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27 Jan

In December 2021 Aerofuels Group of Companies finalized refueling complex (TZK) upgrade in the airport of Khomutovo (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk), including refueling facilities and related infrastructure. In the airport a new tank farm for 800 thousand liters of aviation fuels is built, jet fuel loading/unloading units are re-equipped and a new system of contaminated effluent treatment and removal was installed.

In January 2022 all newly built and upgraded auxiliary buildings and structures on the territory of TZK were registered and put into operation. TZK upgrade will make it possible to increase jet kero stock, and, consequently, that will influence air service growth and increase of refueling in the airport.

Works on Aerofuels TZK upgrade and technical re-equipment in the airport of Khomutovo were carried out within a large investment program of the company for 2020-2022 aiming at construction of new and re-equipping of operating TZK in the Russian airports. The program, within other measures, provides replacement of process equipment of fuel storage and accounting systems, delivery of new refuelers and installation of new laboratory devices in the airports of the company location. In the course of the investment program implementation Aerofuels pays a special attention to compliance of the whole complex of services in jet fuel supply with the applicable Russian and international standards. At the same time, equipment manufactured in the Russian factories and made of the domestic and imported components is used as a priority for refueling complexes upgrade and re-equipping.

TZK of Aerofuels-Kamchatka a branch of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk has been operating in the airport of Khomutovo (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) since August, 2014, and possesses its own up-to-date fuels and lubricants storage, quality control laboratory, new refuelers and qualified personnel. The company renders services meeting the highest Russian and international aviation requirements in refueling, has all required certificates and licenses, and successfully and regularly passes IATA fuel quality pool (IFQP) inspections.

14 Jan

On January 12th, 2022, at the meeting held by V.Putin, President of Russia, with RF Government members V.Saveljev, Head of Ministry of Transport, reported on a current situation with air services in Russia.

One of the main indicators of situation improvement is domestic air service growth in 2021: in comparison with pre-pandemic 2019 it increased by 22% and made almost 90 million passengers. At the same time, volume of air traffic to all directions also increased and achieved 112 million passengers, which can be compared with the level of 2019-2020.

Head of the Ministry of Transport also described aspects of domestic air service subsidy system, due to which it became possible to achieve air traffic growth in Russia, and its development in the current year. He emphasized that air service subsidy volume in 2022 will make record-breaking 27,5 billion rubles, which is more than that allocated from the federal budget to support the branch in 2021, namely: 21,9 billion rubles (to compare with 2019 and 2020 it was allocated by 15,0 billion rubles), with 68% of allocated funds for subsidy in 2022 being sent to the Far East.

The plan for the current year is more optimistic, - Saveljev said.- In 2022 to provide air service accessibility there will be three programs of the state support: increase of air traffic accessibility for citizens, development of regional air service and Aurora air line subsidy support. For these purposes unprecedented volume of financing is allocated from the federal budget 27,5 billion rubles. That will make it possible to transport about 5 million passengers.

Material is prepared on the basis of TASS and Aviation Explorer information.

19 Nov

Since 2011 Aerofuels Group of Companies has been a strategic partner of IATA, a non-governmental organization uniting air carriers and airlines, associated with aviation transportation, from 120 countries. Modern international air transportation is one of the most dynamically developing branches. While developing standards, procedures and practices, IATA provides and coordinates cooperation between aviation transportation market members, which has a favorable effect on their production activities efficiency and flights safety.

IATA strategic partnership program is a platform enabling companies to build and strengthen relationship with key and concerned parties in the branch, to learn the new and to exchange experience. Due to participation in different working groups of IATA, strategic partners get a unique vision of airline priorities, participate in new initiatives development and have rights of priority to promote solutions of a paramount importance for the international aviation transportation future.

Aerofuels arranges services in aviation fuel supply in Russia and abroad for airlines, tour operators and air brokers; cooperates with both Russian and leading international carriers ranking among top 50 of airlines of global standing. Aerofuels partners in refueling are large oil transnational companies, international and regional aviation fuels suppliers.

09 Nov

On November 03rd, 2021, Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, held a strategic session concerning a current situation in the fuel market, which, in particular, was devoted to problems of motor-vehicles fuel and jet kero production and pricing, as well as to measures in maintaining of their balance and final prices dynamics. The meeting took place in the Coordination Centre of the Russian Government.

The following persons took part in the meeting: Maxim Reshetnikov, Minister of Economic Development, Maxim Shaskolsky, Head of FAS, and representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Finance. Besides, to discuss acute aspects of the Russian and international oil products market, representatives of oil companies and field-oriented fuel associations were invited. Aerofuels Group of Companies was represented by V.A.Spiridonov, General Director.

During the meeting the following issues were discussed: dynamics of wholesale, stock and retail prices for Russian market oil products, international market situation, production economics and fuel stock level; and forecasts for the end of 2021 beginning of 2022 were made. A special attention was paid to the inner market of kero, its production, prices and stabilization measures.

During his speech V.A.Spiridonov introduced for consideration several acute and constructive proposals aiming at jet kero prices maintaining as follows:

  • - to increase volume of oil products stock market trading from existing 11% of Vertically Integrated Oil Companies products to 15%;
  • - to provide stock products shipment from all plants of all oil companies admitted to kero production and output;
  • - to set a decreasing coefficient for railway transportation of aviation fuels to the Far Eastern Federal District from the Ural and Siberian Federal Districts

Proposed measures will promote improvement of stock trading transparency; will provide an equal-opportunity access to traded jet fuel for all market members, and, finally, stabilization and gradual decrease of prices for this type of fuel for inner consumers.

08 Oct

In 2021 the airline company of Cheboksary celebrates its 75th anniversary. An air group of Cheboksary, founded in 1946, first consisted only of several airplanes of an air medical service Po-2, and today Cheboksary is a federal international airport. From the airport of Cheboksary the Russian airlines perform passenger transportation to Moscow, St.Petersburg, Sochi, Krasnodar, Anapa, Mineralnye Vody, Yekaterinburg and Novy Urengoy. Along with regular flights, the airport serves special (rotational shift) flights to the northern area cities.

Since 2016 the airport of Cheboksary has been a member of Aerofuels Group of Companies and into-plane fueling has been performed by International Airport of Cheboksary LLC, an aerodrome operator, which in 2021 turns 5. In the airport for aircrafts refueling MACh LLC uses its own aviation fuel guaranteeing air carriers competitive prices and fast high-quality service compliant with all Russian and international norms and requirements. Currently works on large-scale redevelopment of the air terminal building are in progress. In the result of existing premises upgrading, as well as construction of new buildings on the territory of the aerodrome and landscaping of the territory adjoining the air terminal buildings, an exterior of the airport will change much and its comfort will increase.

In the year of its anniversary the airport of Cheboksary is operating more efficiently than ever, and feels optimistic about the future. MACh LLC management and staff work on destination network enlargement and quality improvement of the services offered to Chuvashia and nearest-neighbor regions inhabitants.

27 Sep

Since 2014 TZK Aerofuels, a member of Aerofuels Group of Companies, along with the main activities has been undertaking trading operations in the market of above-ground oil products. The company provides diesel fuel and petrol availability in its own oil depots in Tomsk, Ulan-Ude and Kirov for sales in the regional markets.

In early 2021 within strategic development of trading it was decided to launch a project of own automatic refueling stations (AZS) network creation.

Thanks to cooperative work of all subdivisions in August the first step in this project implementation was made. In Tomsk an automatic AZS under the brand name of Aviator was successfully put into operation.

The Company plans to spread this successful experience over other regions.

20 Sep

Expert RA assigned an expected credit rating of bond-secured loan of 002P-01 series planned for issue by Aerofuels at the level of ruBBB+ (EXP).

The expected credit rating of Aerofuels bond-secured loan of 002P-01 series was assigned for the first time. The expected credit rating was assigned by the Russian national rating scale. The expected credit rating was assigned by Credit Rating Methodology for Debt Instruments (effective date - 14.05.2021).

The assigned expected credit rating demonstrates all significant information on TZK Aerofuels, which Expert RA possesses, reliability and quality of which, in Expert RA opinion, are quite adequate. Key information sources used within the rating analysis was information received from Bank of Russia, Aerofuels JSC, TZK Aerofuels, as well as Expert RA. Information used by Expert RA within a rating analysis was sufficient for methodology application.

The expected credit rating was assigned within the concluded contract; Aerofuels JSC took part in rating assignment.

Number of rating committee members was enough to provide quorum. A leading rating analyst submitted to the rating committee members the rating influencing factors and the committee members expressed their opinion and proposals. The rating committee Chairman provided each rating committee member with an opportunity to speak out before voting

16 Sep


From October 25th, 2021, RusLine airline launches a regular flight from Kurgan to St.Petersburg. The flights will be performed once a week by CRJ 100/200 airplanes with 50 seats. The route will be included in the list of subsidized routes up to the end of the year. Currently there are two flights from Kurgan to Moscow. Besides, for summer subsidized flights from Kurgan to Simferopol and Sochi launched.

The airport of Kurgan is a member of Aerofuels Group of Companies; it possesses a complex of administrative buildings and structures, a tank farm, refuelers, their own railway siding, an unloading rack and a loading depot. TZK Aerofuels Kurgan is equipped with certified and up-to-date equipment, and guarantees air lines a high quality level of jet kero, its reception, storage and further delivery to a refueler. In late 2020 Aerofuels finished a wide-scale upgrading of airport facilities in the airport of Kurgan.

15 Sep

Aerofuels Group of Companies acquired a new oil depot in the area of the city of Borovichi (Novgorod region). Oil depot capacity is over 8000 m3. Due to this purchase Aerofuels is planning to provide continuous and convenient supplies of light oil products to their customers in the Northwestern and Central Federal Districts of Russia.

Since 2010 Aerofuels Group of Companies has been offering to their company-partners a full complex of services in light oil products transshipment and storage in their oil depots in Tomsk, Ulyanovsk, Kirov, Ulan-Ude and Nizhny Novgorod. During the last several years the company implemented a large investment project on construction and upgrading of infrastructure, special equipment and tank farm. All oil depots belonging to Aerofuels Group of Companies have all required licenses and certificates confirming conformance to the requirements for oil products storage and transfer.

07 Sep

In August 2021 Aerofuels UIan-Ude (Aerofuels Group of Companies), undertaking refueling in the international airport of Baikal, received a new Certificate of Conformity for aircraft flights supply with aviation fuels. The Certificate, valid for three years, confirms again that the company meets all requirements of the Federal aviation rules for arrangement of a complex of services in aircraft refueling with jet kero and anti-icing fluid, including reception, storage, preparation to delivery, delivery for refueling and aircrafts refueling with aviation fuel. The inspection was held by specialists of the State Research and Development Institute of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Transport of Russia within the civil aviation facilities Voluntary Certification System.

Aerofuels UIan-Ude LLC is a member of the refueling complexes network belonging to Aerofuels Group of Companies; it has its own up-to-date refueling facilities and highly qualified personnel. TZK guarantees to the Russian and international airlines refueling with high quality certified jet kero having passed the required laboratory quality control, use of equipment meeting the industry-specific standards.

03 Sep

A new, the largest civil aviation refueler -50-FM-LT started operating in the airport of Yakutsk. It is designed and manufactured by Aviatechnology scientific-production association - the Russian aviation refueling equipment manufacturer, on the basis of Aerofuels technical assignment, and is purposed for refueling all types of modern aircrafts including Boeing and Airbus, with filtered and dewatered aviation fuel. High purity filtering conforms to EU and RF standards, and is provided by the newest filtering equipment built in this refueler. Thanks to its extraordinary characteristics the refueler can be used during refueling in extreme climatic conditions of Yakutia and the whole Far North (at a temperature of up to -50). Capacity of -50 tank is 50 000 liters, which makes over 2/3 of a railway tank volume, and its length reaches 19 meters.

Aerofuels refueling complex has been operating in the airport of Yakutsk since May 2020; it obtains its own fuel and lubricant depot, new refuelers and skilled personnel. Aerofuels JSC is an operator of the new TZK. The company renders services meeting the highest Russian and international aviation requirements and has all required certificates and licenses for refueling activities.

24 Aug

Aerofuels Group of Companies within their investment plan for 2020-2022 is carrying out activities on refueling complexes (TZK) technical re-equipping and upgrading in the airports within their footprint, paying special attention to aircraft refueling quality standards improvement. The program aims at construction of new and re-equipping of current TZK in the Russian airports, including fuel handling facilities and related infrastructure. Aerofuels Group of Companies considers it especially important to have the whole complex of services in aviation fuel supply compliant with the applicable Russian and international standards: aviation fuel quality, conditions of its transportation and storage, and technical means for into-plane refueling. Equipment required for TZK upgrading and re-equipping is manufactured of domestic and foreign-made components in the Russian factories.

In 2021 Aerofuels Group of Companies continues upgrading their aerodrome refueles fleet in their refueling complexes. Thus, on August 20th, 2021, a new refueler was shipped from Aviatechnology scientific-production association to the airport of Yakutsk. Up-to-date refueling machinery used in the Aerofuels network conforms to applicable Russian and international aircraft refueling standards.

11 Aug

In March 2021 Aerofuels JSC, a company - member of Aerofuels Group of Companies, successfully placed 3-year bonds at the amount of 1 billion rubles. A coupon rate is 9,25% with quarterly payment. Placement was arranged by Raiffeisenbank.

Funds received from bonds issue are forwarded to implementation of planned investments in RF regional airports infrastructure creation and development (air terminal buildings, refueling complexes, aviation refuelers, etc.).

Current bonds efficiency frontier: 8,95%-9,05%. The nearest date of coupon payment is 01.09.2021.

In late August Aerofuels JSC plans to implement the second bonds issue at the amount of up to 1,5 billion rubles. The date of bonds issue will be informed additionally. Please, follow our website news.

29 Jul

In June 2021 the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) issued a permit to the international airport of Cheboksary building improvement. The project plans to expand the air terminal total area by 1400 m2, which makes it possible to improve its functional use and increase the airport capacity up to 1 million 700 thousand passengers per year. Due to reconstruction of the current premises, construction of new buildings on the airdrome territory and improvement of the territory adjoining the airport building, an external appearance of the airport will change significantly and its comfort will grow. The project will be implemented by International Airport of Cheboksary LLC.

The airport of Cheboksary is an international federal airport. It operates regular flights of the Russian airlines and rotation special purpose flights. Since 2016 International Airport of Cheboksary LLC (MACh LLC) has been a member of Aerofuels Group of Companies. MACh LLC Management and staff are working at destination network increase and improvement of quality of services rendered to Chuvashia and nearest regions inhabitance.

16 Jul

Today one of Aerofuels subsidiaries - TZK Irkutsk celebrates the twentieth anniversary!

Registered on July 2001, the company has become one of the first alternative refueling complexes on the territory of Russia, supplying the Russian and international airlines with high-quality aviation fuel in the airport of Irkutsk. After twenty years TZK Irkutsk is still one of the key and fastest growing regional suppliers of aviation fuels, rendering services in refueling not only in Irkutsk but also in Krasnoyarsk in the airport of Yemelyanovo and Cheremshanka. The company fully complies with the up-to-date Russian and international requirements, has its own aviation fuels quality control laboratory, new aerodrome refuelers fleet, and provides its customers with competitive pricing treatment and high quality service. Besides, the companys achievements and development, first of all, became possible due to well coordinated work of remarkable, highly professional staff of TZK Irkutsk.

Aerofuels Group of Companies would like to congratulate wholeheartedly their colleagues from Irkutsk on the anniversary and wish them strong health, successful work and companys prosperity!

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