- The aviation business of the new joint venture of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and bp has now taken over refuelling operations
- bp and RIL have been looking forward to the venture, which is expected to surge rapidly to help meet the demands in India
THoD Newsdesk, New Delhi: As per reports, the aviation business of the new joint venture of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and bp has now taken over refuelling operations at 30 airports across India. These locations had previously been operated by RIL solely. RIL and bp proclaimed the commencement of their new Indian fuels and mobility joint venture, Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML), which operates under the Jio-bp brand, in July.
bp and RIL have been looking forward to the venture, which is expected to surge rapidly to help meet the demands in India, pertaining to energy and mobility. The international aviation fuel products and services supplier, Air bp has added 11 new locations in India to its international network as part of the collaboration, between the parent company bp and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). Effective immediately, these 11 locations will serve Air bp’s commercial aviation, general aviation and military customers flying internationally.
Martin Thomsen, CEO, Air bp, mentioned, “India is a really exciting aviation market for Air bp, and the addition of these locations to our network offers our customers even greater choice when selecting a quality aviation fuel provider. We see the potential for tremendous growth in India over the coming years, and we look forward to working closely with this joint venture and welcoming our customers to their growing network.”
Harish C Mehta, CEO, Reliance BP Mobility Limited further added, “With the advent of this joint venture, customers can now experience world-class service combined with the technology-enabled, secure and seamless aviation fuel supplies that bp and Reliance are known for. We are excited about the potential of this partnership for the Indian market and are looking forward to expanding our network footprint together and becoming an integral part of the Indian aviation growth story.”
The rapidly evolving Indian aviation fuel market is already the world’s third-largest in terms of passenger traffic and this partnership aims to increase its presence from 30 to 45 airports in India in the coming years.