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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.
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Shell Aviation's official launch of its refuelling operations and fuel storage management at Seletar Airport. From left: Mr See Seng Wan, GM, Seletar Airport, Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Transport, Mr Lee Tzu Yang, Chairman, Shell Companies in Singapore and Mr Xinsheng Zhang, VP, Shell Aviation.

Seletar Airport, which is managed by Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd, is Singapore’s secondary civilian airport. It supports international aircraft charters, private flights, medical evacuation, flying schools, business jet operations, maintenance works, repairs and overhauls.  Seletar Airport is also a key infrastructure supporting the growth and development of Seletar Aerospace Park, an integrated industrial space for aviation activities.

 

Shell’s operations at Seletar Airport commenced in April 2014. Aside from refuelling services, Shell brings to Seletar Airport its extensive experience in working with big and small airports to improve overall airport safety and refuelling operating standards.

 

Mr. Xinsheng, Zhang, Vice-President of Shell Aviation said,” This latest business expansion demonstrates Singapore’s importance as a regional centre for Shell Aviation’s Asia operations and underscores Shell’s position as one of the leading global aviation fuels and lubricants suppliers. Shell is proud to play a part in serving Singapore’s growing traffic of commercial airlines and business jets.”

 

Speaking at the launch ceremony today, Mr. Lee Tzu Yang, Chairman, Shell Companies in Singapore, said, “Given Singapore's strategic position, Seletar Airport is poised to play a pivotal role in the development of the regional business aviation sector. Shell is excited to be part of this growth journey. We look forward to strengthening our ties with Changi Airport Group and to work closely with them towards their aspirations to make Seletar Airport the premier business aviation hub in the region.”

 

Commenting on the expanded relationship with Shell, Mr. See Seng Wan, General Manager of Seletar Airport said, “We are pleased to welcome Shell as a key partner at Seletar Airport, to provide essential fuel storage management and into-plane refuelling services to our airport users.  Shell is one of the industry leaders in aviation fuel supply chain management, with extensive experience in operating fuel facilities in numerous airports worldwide.  We are confident that Shell will be able to bring global best practices to Seletar Airport, and benefit our airport users through high assurance in product quality, excellence in service delivery, and continuous improvement through innovations. We look forward to a strong partnership with Shell, to jointly take Seletar Airport to greater heights.”

  

The event was graced by Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health & Ministry of Transport.

NOTES TO EDITORS

 

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 a plane 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. Used worldwide, our AeroShell aviation lubricants range is one of the world’s most comprehensive with proven performance.

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.

 

About Seletar Airport

Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL), Singapore's secondary civilian airport, is a 24-hour international airport which caters to diverse users including international aircraft charters, private flights, medical evacuation, maintenance, repair and overhauls, as well as freighter operations.  Spanning 160 hectares, the airport is not slots-managed and is capable of supporting business jet operations to the class of Bombardier Global Express XRS or Gulfstream G55O.  Some 30 global aerospace companies have maintenance, repair and overhaul operations at Seletar Airport.

ENQUIRIES

 

Mich Villar

Shell Spokesperson, Asia-Pacific

Email: Mich.Villar@shell.com

Tel: +639 175 366 424

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL plc

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam, and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 70 countries and territories with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production; production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and gas to liquids; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects. For further information, visit www.shell.com.

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