April 2019

Kigali, Rwanda - Société Pétrolière Aviation Ltd (“SP Aviation”), the supplier of Jet-A1 and into plane services at Kigali International Airport, is delighted to announce the purchase of two additional aircraft refuellers.

SP Aviation agreed to buy two new 65,000 litre state of the art aircraft refuellers for its service at Kigali International Airport (IATA: KGL, ICAO: HRYR) from Titan Aviation, a leading supplier worldwide.

The deal was initiated at the CEO Africa Forum (#ACF2019), 25-26 March 2019 between Gerard Pourprix the Chairman of Titan Aviation and Egide Gatera, Chairman and Founding Shareholder of SP Aviation Ltd. The deal closed today.

In addition to the state of the art refuellers, SP Aviation will receive training programmes for its staff at Kigali International Airport. The deal will extend to training on operations as well as equipment to manage performance test records.

Egide Gatera, Chairman and Founding Shareholder of SP Aviation Ltd said “This is an exciting development for SP Aviation and we are delighted to improve the country’s aviation fuelling capabilities and support the growth of Kigali International Airport which arises from Rwanda becoming a major tourism hub and new attractive investment destination for businesses”

“New refuellers, technology and operation processes mean that Kigali International Airport will continue to meet the JIG standards for Aviation Fuel Quality Control and Operating Procedures. This in turn reassures the global airline industry of Rwanda’s commitment to safety and quality of its aviation fuel supply.” said Gerard Pourprix, Chairman of Titan Aviation.

Gerard Pourprix, Chairman of Titan Aviation and Egide Gatera, second and third from left at the CEO Africa Forum, March 2019.

SP Aviation is the only supplier of Jet-A1 in Rwanda. The company is committed to the highest safety and quality standards of transporting high quality Jet A1 fuel between the depot and aircraft.

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