Chennai : The Indian government-owned oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Friday said that it refuelled more than 100 flights of the SriLankan Airlines.
In a tweet, the BPCL said: “We are pleased to support SriLankan Airlines, with refueling of their long-haul flights at Indian airports, to overcome the Jet Fuel shortage in their country. So far, more than 100 flights have been refueled at #Trivandrum, #Chennai & #Kochi airports.”
In reply the SriLankan Airlines tweeted: “Thank you @BPCLimited! We truly value our partnership.”
The island nation is undergoing severe economic crisis, and its fuel stocks are extremely limited.