ILNA: Volume of jet fuel delivered to Iranian and foreign airlines during the past 9 months in Iran was more than one billion liters, head of Head Office for Fueling Airlines, affiliated to National Oil Products Distribution Company said here Friday.
“Out of one billion and ۵۰ million liters of fuel delivered to the local and foreign airlines during that period, ۹۴۵ million liters was delivered to the Iranian and the remaining ۱۰۵ million liters to the foreign airlines, ” said Ali Harandi.
He reiterated that during those nine months the number of fueling of the different airlines through the jet fuel tankers stationed in different Iranian airports was ۱۴۵,۲۱۷ times.
Harandi said that last year during the same period the comparable figure was ۱۸۹,۳۳۷ times, which was ۴۴,۱۲۰ times more than this year.
The head of Head Office for Fueling Airlines, affiliated to National Oil Products Distribution Company concluded that the decrease is due to Iranian airlines usage of more advanced air fleets that consume less fuel and not deceased number of flights.