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Shell Aviation is a global supplier of Aviation Fuels and Lubricants, with a strong heritage of innovation of more than 100 years. We are active across all aviation segments, including commercial, business and general aviation; and our customers range from private pilots to the largest global airlines.
Every day, at over 800 airports across some 40 countries worldwide, Shell Aviation fuels around 7,000 aircraft, refueling a plane every 12 seconds. The industry values us for our world-class safety and operations standards, strong supply chains to deliver supply security, as well as our close collaborations with our customers and other stakeholders.
Support for the aviation business in the Middle East
Shell Aviation has been active in the Middle East region since the 1960s, and aims to provide long-term support to its fast growing aviation industry by providing fuel and comprehensive services at our various airport locations in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Our extensive global network also enables us to support the region’s airlines at many of their destinations around the world. We have been an industry partner of the Arab Air Carriers Organization since 2002, and have a team of professional and knowledgeable account managers based in the region who are dedicated to providing the best possible customer service to the regions’ airlines.
Always at the forefront of innovation, Shell Aviation contributed to a global aviation milestone in 2009 when the world’s first commercial passenger flight (operated by Qatar Airways) from London Gatwick to Doha was powered by fuel made from natural gas by Shell.
Track Record of Excellence
In recognition of its contribution to the region’s aviation and airport industry, Shell Aviation was named ‘Best Regional Fuels Provider’ at the Emerging Markets Aviation Awards (EMAA) for three consecutive years (2010-2012). Shell Aviation was also recently voted by airlines as the “Best International Fuel Supplier” in the 2013/2014 Armbrust Awards. In addition, it has won Armbrust’s “Best Technical and Operational Performance” award fourteen times in the awards’ 18-year history.