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News and Media 2014
04 Apr 2014
Shell Aviation launches its airport program called ACE, Aviation Centre of Excellence
Today, 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.
18 Mar 2014
Three Decades of Excitement. The AeroShell Aerobatics Team Turns 30.
In 1985, Alan Henley and Steve Gustafson were at an airshow in Lake Providence, LA. They were discussing how Steve's father Merle, who had recently passed away had done a two-ship formation routine with another pilot in airshows. Steve and Alan decided to practise and try a few maneuvers themselves, and performed their first routine later that weekend in the show. Later that year, another pilot named Ben Cunningham joined the two in Pine Bluff, AR, and the group became "The North American Team".
28 Feb 2014
AeroShell Ascender chosen for test flight of Airbus A350 XWB
Shell Aviation today announced that its innovative new turbine engine oil (TEO), AeroShell Ascender, was successfully used in the Airbus A350 XWB MSN 04 test flight aircraft.
News and Media 2013
03 Dec 2013
Shell removes lead from light aircraft fuel
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).
21 Aug 2013
Shell Aviation remembers the past, with an eye on the future
Shell Aviation today announced it has supplied the engine oils for a seaplane that will circumnavigate Britain, replicating a historic event that it did the same for exactly 100 years ago.
28 Jun 2013
DISA and Shell Join Forces to Supply Aviation Fuel in Spain
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.
31 May 2013
Shell Aviation wins Armbrust Award for the 12th consecutive year
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.
02 Apr 2013
Shell Aviation extends its network in Poland
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.
04 Feb 2013
Shell Aviation wins Best Regional Aviation Fuel Provider award
For the third consecutive year, Shell Aviation has been named the best aviation fuel provider for the Middle Eastern and surrounding region, at the Emerging Markets Aviation Awards (EMAA).
16 Jan 2013
Shell Aviation extends its global refuelling network into Poland
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.
10 Jan 2013
Shell’s Russian aviation JV extends operations
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.
News and Media 2012
07 Aug 2012
Shell Aviation joint venture contributes to back-to-back airport operational excellence award
Dublin Airport has received the prestigious Delta Air Lines Grand Slam Award for the second consecutive quarter. The award recognises all the airport’s service providers to Delta Air Lines, including the into plane (ITP) operations (the re-fuelling of the aircraft), a service that is offered through the Shell and Topaz Aviation Ireland Ltd marketing joint venture.
News and Media 2011
15 Dec 2011
ACSA Feather award - Shell Aviation Double award winner for Airport Safety
Shell has been awarded the feather award for Safety in both Port Elizabeth Airport and Cape Town International Airport for 2011. The feather award is an annual award in which Operators and service providers at ACSA are recognized for service excellence in various categories.
30 May 2011
Shell’s Aviation Fuel Takes flight at the Comox Valley Airport
Comox, B.C. – Aviation fuel customers at the airport in Comox now have better access to onsite fuel supplies thanks to a significant investment from Shell Canada Products’ Aviation group (“Shell Aviation”). The Comox Valley Airport now has a new fuel tank that holds 120,000 litres of fuel, an airside refueller truck and other new equipment and services.
News and Media 2010
08 Dec 2010
SHELL AVIATION FUELS GROWTH WITH LAUNCH OF OPERATIONS AT ROSKILDE AIRPORT
SHELL AVIATION FUELS GROWTH WITH LAUNCH OF OPERATIONS AT ROSKILDE AIRPORT
07 Dec 2010
Shell Aviation appoints China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) as exclusive Aviation Lubricants Master Distributor in China
Shell Aviation and China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) Limited today jointly announced that Shell Aviation has appointed China Aviation Oil Hong Kong Limited (CAOHK) as Shell's authorized exclusive Master Distributor of AeroShell aviation lubricant products in China.
02 Dec 2010
SHELL AVIATION EXPANDS OPERATIONS TO 12 AIRPORTS IN INDIA
Customers set to benefit from expanded network as Shell’s joint venture in India signs new agreements
19 Oct 2010
SHELL AVIATION SIGNS FUEL CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR DUBAI WORLD CENTRAL- AL MAKTOUM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Deal marks Middle East expansion and supply entry to what is planned to be the world’s largest airport
15 Aug 2010
SHELL AVIATION APPOINTS AL JABER GROUP AS UAE LUBRICANTS DISTRIBUTOR
Shell Aviation has signed a distributorship agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Al Jaber Group, to distribute Shell Aviation lubricants in the UAE.
04 Jul 2010
TOPAZ AND SHELL AVIATION SIGN FUEL DEAL IN IRELAND
Deal marks Topaz’s entry into Ireland’s aviation fuel sector
01 Jul 2010
Shell Aviation fuels its first flights at London City airport
July 1, 2010 – London – Shell Aviation (SAV) began fuel supply operations at London City Airport (LCA) today. The start of operations follows a Concession Agreement signed with LCA in February 2010, giving Shell Aviation entry into the UK’s leading business airport.
07 Jun 2010
Shell Aviation Gains Supply Entry into Roskilde Airport, Denmark
Shell Aviation (SAV) today announced it has signed a Concession Agreement to operate as a fuel supplier at Roskilde Airport in Denmark (RKE). As well as enabling SAV to provide fuel supply and refuelling services to airlines, the agreement will increase supply security and competitiveness at the airport.
25 Feb 2010
SHELL AVIATION GAINS SUPPLY ENTRY INTO LONDON CITY AIRPORT
Shell Aviation (SAV) has signed a Concession Agreement to operate as a fuel supplier at London City Airport (LCA). The agreement marks Shell Aviation’s entry into LCA. As well as enabling SAV to provide fuel supply and refuelling services to airlines, the agreement will increase supply security and competitiveness at the airport.