«Rosneft Aero» organizes IFQP conference with «IATA» supervision

8 july 2019

IATA Fuel Quality Pool (IFQP) conference was organized in Moscow within the period July 1 - 5 as a product of collaboration between «Rosneft Aero» and The International Air Transport Association (IATA). Topics such as jet fuel quality control, transportation and storage were discussed at the technological conference.

Технологическая конференция IFQPThe participants learned the best international practices in the field of aircraft refueling, standards and procedures for reception and storage of jet fuel, quality control and operations procedures of modern fueling equipment. Rosneft Aero experts together with the IFQP inspectors emphasized on the current requirements of the international regulations with attention to the quality control, safety, labor protection and the environment.

«IATA» was represented by qualified coaches, Peter Westphal and Hendrik Schmeil, who shared international IATA standards and their extensive experience in the field.

Технологическая конференция IFQPKirill Molodenkov, General Director of Rosneft Aero, spoke at the opening of the event, stressing the importance of the strategic partnership between «Rosneft Aero» and «IATA», as well as the need for holding IFQP conferences in the future to improve the skills of airline and operational staff.

At the end of the conference participants obtained international “IATA” certificates proving completion of IFQP course.


Rosneft Aero is a leading jet fuel supplier and a subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company. Today Rosneft Aero provides into-plane fueling services at 42 airports in Russia and overseas including Moscow, Saint-Petersburg Sochi, Krasnodar, Irkutsk, Vladivostok, Anapa, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Berlin and Munich in Germany, Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi in Georgia, Ulan-Bator in Mongolia and many others.

IATA - International Air Transport Association, a non-governmental professional organization. The headquarters is located in Montreal (Canada). European center - in Geneva (Switzerland). IATA has 117 offices worldwide. IATA members include 265 airlines, which operate 83% of all international flights. The Association acts as the coordinator and representative of the interests of the air transport industry in such areas as flight safety, tariff policy, maintenance, security, the development of international standards.