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Shell Aviation Gains Supply Entry into Roskilde Airport, Denmark
Situated 30 minutes from Copenhagen, Roskilde Airport is primarily used for business aviation, flight instruction, taxi and training flights with aircraft taking off and landing approximately every five minutes. Large carriers operate out of RKE including major global business jet operators and regional business carriers.
For Shell, entry into RKE will help cement its reputation as leading business jet fuel supplier. It also reflects Shell’s Downstream selective growth strategy and facilitates an increased network capability to key airline partners.
Sjoerd Post, Vice President, Shell Aviation, explains: “Shell is very much looking forward to working in partnership with Roskilde where we aim to target not only the business segment, but also small aircraft customers requiring Avgas. This is an exciting time to be joining forces with the airport and we believe our entry will enhance RKE’s refuelling capabilities by providing more competitive fuel prices and improved service quality to the airlines.”
Lars Lip, RKE Airport Manager, added: “With Shell’s entry at Roskilde Airport we will get an additional fuel supplier with a strong regional team, that will compete in sales and marketing of aviation fuels at RKE, to the benefit of our customer.”
Following construction works in the summer, Shell Aviation aims to be supplying fuel from RKE by the end of the year.
About Shell Aviation
The Shell Aviation business, part of the Shell Group, is a world leader in marketing aviation fuel and operating airport fuelling facilities. It also has a huge range of knowledge on everything from formulating better fuels to designing and managing cost-effective installations. Shell Aviation has invested heavily in the future of aviation, particularly in new locations, upgrades to existing locations, technical advances, and people - at local, regional and global levels.
The company’s operating methods focus on local strength, backed by global support. The company places great emphasis on training and keeping the skills and professionalism of its people maintained at high levels. Shell is one of the few energy companies with research and development facilities dedicated to the aviation sector.
About Roskilde Airport, Denmark
Roskilde Airport in Denmark is a small and exclusive airport at an attractive location near Copenhagen. It will take only 30 minutes to get to the centre of Copenhagen after landing in Roskilde Airport, thanks to the very fast transit time.
On average, an aircraft lands or takes off every five minutes at Roskilde Airport - every day, year round. The airport is primarily used for general aviation flights, but also for training and taxi flights. Roskilde Airport is owned and operated by the listed company Copenhagen Airports A/S, whose primary business activity is Copenhagen Airport at Kastrup.