Baltic Ground Services and Aeroflot, the flag carrier of the Russian Federation, have announced a new cooperation in Poland by signing an into-plane fuelling services agreement. Baltic Ground Services will provide into-plane fuelling services for the Russian carrier’s aircraft at the largest three airports in Poland – Warsaw, Krakow and Katowice.
Beginning from January 2013, Baltic Ground Services is to provide Jet A-1 fueling services for Aeroflot aircraft for its two daily flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW), four weekly flights from John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice (KRK) and ad hoc flight services from Katowice International Airport (KTW). Prior to the agreement, Baltic Ground Services had already been providing comprehensive ground handling support for the carrier at Vilnius International Airport, Lithuania.
‘The recent into-plane fuelling agreement with Aeroflot complements our well-established ground handling and fueling base in Poland. In addition, the extension of our cooperation with one of the major Russian carrier proves that we are a reliable partner and clients trust our services,’ commented the CEO of Baltic Ground Services, Saulius Batavicius.
Currently Aeroflot operates two daily flights between Moscow and Warsaw (WAW) using Airbus A321 aircraft as well as four weekly flights to Krakow (KRK) on the new Sukhoi Superjet 100, accommodating 170 and 87 passengers respectively.
Baltic Ground Services holds the required licensing which enables to provide passenger and aircraft handling and into-plane fuelling services at Vilnius and Palanga as well as the 6 largest Polish airports – Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Katowice. With its long standing experience working with leading European aviation companies, Baltic Ground Services provides ground and passenger handling services to such carriers as Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines,, Aeroflot, Brussels Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Wizz Air and others.