National Energy Puma Aviation Services (NEPAS) has opened an aviation fuel station to supply jet fuel at Kyaukphyu airport on September 1, according to Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
The operation to supply jet fuel for planes from domestic airlines started running on September 12, sources said.
“The aviation fuel station first operated on September 12 and supplied fuel for an ATR aircraft from Myanmar National Airways,” said an official from Department for Civil Aviation (DCA).
Puma Energy Asia Sun Company also opened a jetty to load tarmac and oil products in Thilawa port in 2016.
The company invested US$86.4 million to build the jetty and infrastructure buildings in the 37-acre space of land in Thilawa.
Myanma Port Authority (MPA) received US$36 million for leasing out land under build, operate and transfer system annually.
The MPA allowed the leasing period to 70 years: 50 years lease initially and two ten-year leasing periods, in accord with Myanmar Investment Law.