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Press Release – Tapetco opens underground aviation fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport

On November 11th, 2016, Tan Son Nhat Petrol Commercial JSC (Tapetco) held inauguration ceremony and officially started operation of the underground fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport – International Terminal.

The facilities, invested by Tapetco (a member company of SASCO – Southern Airports Services JSC), provides many advantages over the traditional fuelling method using refueller vehicles, including: enhance safety, fast fuelling time, close monitor of fuel quality…

According to Mr. Nguyen Tan Luc – Tapetco Director, the facilities consists of three 9.000 m3 Jet A-1 storage tanks and a system of underground pipes lead to the airplanes parking apron of the international terminal.

Moreover, the facilities was designed to focus on environment protection, with a state-of-the-art water treatment system. The after-treatment water meets Vietnam requirements of industrial waste.

After its commissioning, the underground fuelling facilities will limit approximately 210 into-plane turns using traditional refuellers and help reduce a total of 82 hours of fuelling.

The advanced aviation fuelling facilities was constructed in compliance with international standards. The engineering phase was executed by Skytanking NV (Belgium) – a prestigious and experienced consultant with expertise in aviation into-plane service provision. The facilities was designed, operated and maintenance in compliance with international standards and procedures including JIG, IATA, ICAO, ASTM, EI…

Press Release – Tapetco opens underground aviation fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport
Press Release – Tapetco opens underground aviation fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport
Press Release – Tapetco opens underground aviation fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport
Press Release – Tapetco opens underground aviation fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport
Press Release – Tapetco opens underground aviation fuelling facilities at Tan Son Nhat Airport