omanoil signs exclusive aviation fuel agreement with best South East Asian Airline Thai Airways - 15th Dec 09

Muscat, 15th December 2009

Boasting a supply volume of nearly 5.9 million liters to the Kingdom of Thailand’s flag carrier, Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) has signed an exclusive one year jet fuel contract agreement with leading international carrier Thai Airways. The Company will supply jet fuel to their entire fleet of aircrafts landing in Muscat International Airport with state-of-the-art technical, logistical and engineering support.

Highly acclaimed by the international aviation industry as the winner of the best South East Asian airline by TTG, one of the most reputable travel trade newspapers in Asia, Thai Airways has been a prominent international airline for years with outreach to the most popular and sought after destinations worldwide including Muscat.

“Our new contract with Thai Airways reinforces our Company’s well recognized aviation expertise and capabilities,” said Ahmed Kamal General Manager of Aviation and Marine Fuels at omanoil.

“Our commitment to the highest international safety measures, quality and operational efficiency has drawn a large number of leading airlines to partner with us to become their key associate in the Sultanate.”

Supported by a long term partnership with Air BP, omanoil has maintained its industry position as one of the major aviation fuel suppliers in the Sultanate and currently serves an extensive roster of local and global aviation industry customers including; British Airways, Gulf Air, Royal Flight of Oman, Royal Airforce of Oman, Turkish Airlines and Jet Airways.

In the present day, omanoil manages a contemporary fleet of nine Jet A1 aircraft refueling vehicles comprising of various articulated tankers and trailer combinations supplying jet fuel and lubricants to all sectors of the aviation industry. The Company is also the sole supplier of aviation gasoline 100 LL which is used for piston engine aircrafts.