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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.

The agreement will see Al Jaber Group set up a distribution centre in Dubai to cater to the UAE aviation lubricants market. Al Jaber will focus on the distribution of the full range of Shell Aviation lubricants products to Shell customers. Shell Aviation will continue to extend commercial and technical support to this network through a joint customer service alliance with Al Jaber Group. Shell Aviation and Al Jaber may extend the agreement to cover other regional markets in the Middle East.

Mr. Mohammed Al Jaber, Chief Executive Officer, Al Jaber Group said: “We are pleased to close this deal. Al Jaber Group has a long relationship with Shell and we crowned this relation by extending it to Shell Aviation lubricants. We are committed to servicing our customers with the highest standards and are keen to make this partnership a complete success.”   

Mrs. Fatima Obeid Al Jaber, Chief Operating Officer, Al Jaber Group, said: “We are very excited to partner with Shell Aviation to become their lubricants distributor in the UAE. Our Group’s established presence in areas like logistics and trading will help us grow and expand Shell Aviation’s lubricant offering in the UAE.”

Richard Jory, Regional General Manager, Shell Aviation, Middle East, South and Central Asia and Africa, said: “We are delighted with our new distributorship deal with Al Jaber. With over a century of innovation experience in aviation, we are pleased to offer a range of aviation lubricants designed to fulfil almost every lubrication need in the aviation industry. Our partnership with Al Jaber Trading will help us secure the right quality supply chain for our customers in the UAE and increase our access to new customers across the region.”

Shell Aviation has branded operations at airports in the UAE and Oman, and serves customers through third party distributors across the Middle East region. The company supplies specialty aviation lubricants and greases across the Middle East, and serves Middle Eastern based airlines across a network of over 850 airports across the globe.

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Notes to Editors

Shell Aviation supplies high quality products and services to the aviation industry worldwide. Every day, at over 850 airports across some 50 countries, Shell Aviation provides fuel for around 7,000 aircraft, refuelling a plane every 12 seconds. Our customers range from the private pilot to the largest global airlines.

www.shell.com/aviation

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