Shell removes lead from light aircraft fuel

Dec 3, 2013

Shell today became the first major oil company to develop a lead-free replacement for Aviation Gasoline (Avgas 100 and 100LL), which will now begin a strict regulatory approvals process. Avgas is one of the last common transportation fuels to contain lead and is used by light aircraft and helicopters. Shell’s new lead-free formulation comes after 10 years of exhaustive R&D, as well as successful initial testing, carried out in the last two months by two original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

DISA and Shell Join Forces to Supply Aviation Fuel in Spain

Jun 28, 2013

DISA Corporación Petrolífera S.A. (DISA) and Shell Aviation have announced the creation of Shell & DISA Aviation España SL, a 50-50 marketing joint venture which will sell Shell-branded aviation fuel in Spain. Completion of the agreement signed last year follows the granting of the necessary regulatory approvals in Spain.

Shell Aviation wins Armbrust Award for the 12th consecutive year

May 30, 2013

Shell Aviation has won the award for Best Technical and Operational Performance in the 2013 Armbrust Awards held in Berlin earlier this month. It is the 12th year running that Shell has won the award and the 14th time in the awards’ 17-year history.

Shell Aviation extends its network in Poland

Apr 1, 2013

Today, Shell Aviation announced it has started operations at Kraków International Airport, extending its refuelling network in Poland. Shell Aviation has one of the most extensive aviation fuelling networks in the world and this is the second airport in Poland it now operates in, having begun providing fuels at Katowice Airport in January this year.

Shell Aviation extends its global refuelling network into Poland

Jan 15, 2013

Today, Shell Aviation celebrated the start of operations at Katowice International Airport in Southern Poland, marking its entry into Poland’s growing aviation market. In a move which underlines its position as a leading global aviation fuels and lubricants supplier, Shell Aviation now provides aviation fuels and associated services to selected airline customers at this airport. It is expected that Shell Aviation will start supplying fuel at further airports in Poland in the coming years.

Shell’s Russian aviation JV extends operations

Jan 10, 2013

Today, Zao Shell & Aerofuels announced it has extended its aviation refueling network in Russia to include Pulkovo St Petersburg airport. In spite of the harsh winter conditions, Zao Shell & Aerofuels’ operations and support teams successfully made their first delivery of jet fuel to an international airline at Russia’s third largest airport on 2nd January 2013.