Anne Anderson, Vice President of Shell Aviation and Adam Harrison, General Manager, Shell Aviation Global Accounts accepted the award at the IATA Fuel Forum in Dubai from Louise Denis, Director of IATA Strategic Partnerships and Hemant Mistry, Director Airports and Fuel and Michel Baljet, Head Fuel Services Operations.
Anne Anderson, Vice President of Shell Aviation, said; “We are proud of our long term commitment and efforts in raising the standards of our sector and creating customized solutions to address critical industry issues. We strongly believe in the benefits of collaboration and IATA’s Strategic Partnership programme has provided a valuable opportunity for collectively utilizing our experience and expertise to enhance safety and operational efficiencies in this industry. This recognition by IATA of our 20 year strategic partnership inspires us to continue our hard work.”
As a member of IATA Technical Fuel Community, Shell Aviation is able to gain an insight into customers’ challenges and recommend tailored solutions. The group focuses on the supply and use of aviation fuel and promotes standardization. It aims to develop a better understanding of issues related to jet fuel and product handling. Through the years, Shell Aviation has carried out important work regarding quality assurance to embolden the aviation fuelling standards across the industry as part of this group. IATA facilitates direct and concise dialogue among Shell and its customers, resulting in true collaborative focus on improving the industry.
Hemant Mistry, Director Airports and Fuel, IATA said about Shell’s recognition, “IATA Fuel Services is proud to work together with our Strategic Partners in all essential areas of fuel. Shell Aviation has been a well-respected and key player in our industry for 20 years. We look forward to strengthening our cooperation with Shell Aviation.”
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association, representing some 240 airlines or 84% of total air traffic. It supports many areas of aviation activity and helps formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues. The Strategic Partnership Programme was founded in 1990 and provides member airlines, suppliers and service providers a platform for collaboration on mutual concerns and emerging issues as well as exchanging ideas through various IATA work groups.
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About Shell Aviation
Shell Aviation is a leading global supplier of aviation fuels and lubricants with a heritage of over 100 years. We produce aviation fuels and lubricants (across a range of grades); market, sell and distribute them - as well as offer further related services to customers. We supply fuel at around 800 airports in approximately 40 countries. We refuel an aircraft every 12 seconds.
Our customers are airports and airlines, big and small, plus private customers such as corporate jet operators and flying clubs. We have one of the world’s most extensive fuelling networks and have a strong supply chain.
We have a portfolio of world-class brands and products and continue to invest in technical innovation. We have strong working relationships with OEMs, put the customer at the heart of what we do and respond to industry opportunities and challenges.
In addition to ensuring high safety and operational standards in our own operations, Shell Aviation is actively involved in several industry bodies, including the Joint Inspection Group (JIG) Fuel Quality Committee, the Energy Institute, Coordinating Research Council and several other industry associations. It has led the Energy Institute Filtration Subcommittee for many years, a group which defines filtration standards and communicates best practice to the industry.
We have a history of unique, full sized research and testing capability with examples including a full flow hydrant and filtration test rig and aviation engine test capability, which has included temperature and humidity control as well as altitude capability for fuels development. Shell Aviation has also led the Joint Industry Group Product Quality Committee for several years, a committee which defines and manages quality standards in joint operations.
International Air Transport Authorities (IATA)
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 240 airlines or 84% of total air traffic. IATA’s Strategic Partnerships Program (SP) is a platform for aviation solution providers to build and strengthen relationships with key industry stakeholders. The IATA SP program currently focuses on more than 30 areas of involvement, spanning virtually all aspects of airline operations.
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