This article is based on NEWS.YKT.RU website
The airplane to be refueled the first by a new operator was traditionally greeted with a water arc in the airport.
According to the Republic Administration request and in order to improve customers’ service quality creating the competitive environment, the airport of Yakutsk attracted to cooperation Aerofuels, the largest refueling company in Russia.
Aviastar-Tu cargo airline became the first customer of the refueling company in Yakutsk. To commemorate the first Aerofuels refueling the airport of Yakutsk Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) greeted TU-204 with a water arc. They used 3 tons of water for greeting. The international tradition to pass the airplane through a water arc relates to remarkable events and that which is going on for the first time.
Involvement of alternative refueling complexes corresponds to the action plan for competition development and improvement of antimonopoly policy. That is one of the key areas of activity to be implemented within Yakutsk Airport Development Strategy till 2032