The history of Indian Civil Aviation is synonymous with the history of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.(BPCL) -Aviation Service. BPCL has completed more than 75 years of Aviation Service. BPCL-Aviation Service is present at all the major gateways and other airports in the country rendering into-plane services to leading domestic and international airlines and operating the Aviation Fuelling Stations.
BPCL which started as Bharat Shell has been the pioneer in Aviation Fuelling Service. The first powered flight was refuelled in 1911. In 1928, KLM flew the first civil air transport route across India - from Amsterdam to Batavia and BPCL serviced their Fokker F-VII-A aircraft at Karachi, Jodhpur, Allahabad and Dum Dum. The list of Firsts goes on...
Apron Fuel Management System and E-Biz Solution
BPCL is the first and only oil company in India to implement Apron Fuel Management System which is a powerful and comprehensive system that combines the vehicle (Point of Sale) and office support functions into a single seamless interface reducing human intervention and enhancing accuracy. BPCL also provides E-Biz solution to their customers.
BPCL Aviation SBU has entered into a contract with Larsen & Tourbo-ECC Division and is rendering its expertise to M/s L & T - ECC Division for successful completion of New Aviation Fuel Depot at Kuwait for Kuwait Aviation Fuelling Company (KAFCO).The scope of service includes Technical Consultancy by Aviation/Engineering & Projects specialists having domain expertise, Preparation of Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning procedures. BPCL is assisting in performing Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning of entire facility at KAFCO project, training of Owner's personnel in India (Class room training) and on job training at KAFCO site, Kuwait, participation in HAZOP/SIL/ALARP study and assistance to evaluate remedy on the findings as advised by HAZOP committee chairman (i.e. recommendations by 3rd party from that study), assistance in Procurement related activities and preparations of Operations& Maintenance and QC Manual.
Hydrant Owners & Operators and Equity Stake at Cial
BPCL is the first oil company to participate in Greenfield airport in India. We hold equity stake in Cochin International Airport Ltd. which is the first airport built under private-public participation and have state of art hydrant refuelling system at the airport built by us.
BHARAT STARS Services Pvt. Ltd- a Joint Venture Company of BPCL
At new Bangalore International Airport Pvt. Ltd., BPCLs Joint Venture Company BHARAT STARS Services Pvt. Ltd. is providing world class Into-Plane Refuelling service to domestic and international airlines.
It is no wander that due to trust reposed by its esteemed airline customers; BPCL Aviation Service is aptly known as Fuellers to the leading Airlines of the World.
Aviation Business Unit of BPCL has been awarded Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award in Petroleum Sector for the implementation of the use of state-of-the-art Apron Management System, to help provide better service to their service to their customers.