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Every day at around 800 airports in about 40 countries, Shell Aviation provides fuel for almost 7,000 aircrafts, refueling a plane every 12 seconds.

From the private pilot to the largest global airlines, Shell Aviation earns the loyalty of its customers by creating value through the safe and timely supply of high quality aviation fuels and a comprehensive range of high performance aviation lubricants and fluids.

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Working alongside customers and partners is at the core of what we do. 

We have been partnering with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and customers for over 100 years, to deliver solutions and enable the technological advances to power progress together. 

Our name is well known in aviation circles for a good reason: Shell has been a trusted partner from the earliest years of powered flight.

Supporting Aviation

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Since the pioneers of aviation took to the air under power, there has been no let-up in the pace of innovation.

Shell Aviation has been a leader throughout, supporting our customers as they pursue their passion for aviation and strive to perform in a changing world.

Enabling the Future

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Technological advances underpin aviation’s successes and Shell is a leader in aviation fuel, lubricant and fluid technologies.

In the world-class Shell technology centre, scientists and engineers, long-serving industry experts and recent graduates alike, work tirelessly to deliver the next innovations.

Working Together

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Partnership is at the heart of how Shell Aviation develops solutions to help answer the needs of our customers.

We work with customers, equipment manufacturers, research facilities and industry bodies to optimise products for current and future generations of aircraft, engines and systems.

Leading the Way

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Shell is committed to delivering quality products, reliability and increased sustainability in aviation by supplying industry-leading fuels, lubricants and fluids that are approved to international standards and help to improve performance, increase efficiency and reduce cost-of-ownership, wherever and whenever our customers need them.


Shell Aviation becomes sole fuel operator at Lille, France - opens in new window


Shell Aviation started operations at Lille Airport, France, strengthening its European network with its appointment as the airport’s sole fuel operator.

Shell Aviation receives IATA's Strategic Partnership Award - opens in new window


Shell Aviation has received a 20-year Strategic Partner award from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its significant contribution to the industry and strong cooperation with the member airlines of the Association since 1994.

Shell Aviation celebrates a decade of collaboration with Rotax


Global producer of fuels and lubricants Shell Aviation and leading manufacturer of ultralight and light sport aircraft engines BRP are celebrating over a decade of collaboration as the BRP prepares to mark the 25th anniversary of its renowned Rotax 912 engine family.

Shell Aviation wins ‘World’s Best Jet Fuel Supplier’ Award


Representatives from airlines and fuel suppliers have voted Shell Aviation as the ‘World’s Best International Jet Fuel Marketer and Supplier' in the 2013/2014 Armbrust Awards.

Shell extends its global refuelling network into Seletar Airport in Singapore.


Shell Aviation (Shell) today celebrated the official launch of its refuelling operations and fuel storage management at Seletar Airport, located in the north-eastern part of Singapore. With this appointment, Shell offers an end-to-end integrated refuelling service to Seletar Airport. Shell now provides fuel at both of Singapore’s civilian airports: Seletar Airport and the Singapore Changi International Airport, the world’s fifth busiest international airport.

Shell Aviation launches its airport program called ACE, Aviation Centre of Excellence


Shell formally launches its program Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE), a proposition dedicated for fixed-base operators (FBOs) and small and medium size airports. The ACE program from Shell is designed to meet customer needs whether it is safe and effective operations, marketing support for growth, supply security, modern up-to-date equipment, or a partner that is easy to do business with.


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Every day at over 800 airports in around 40 countries, Shell Aviation provides fuel for almost 7,000 air crafts, refueling a plane every 12 seconds. Shell Aviation’s customers range from the private pilot to the largest global airlines.

Shell Aviation fuel is supplied at over 800 airports in around 40 countries.

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