Shell has formally launched its airport programme, the Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE), designed to fulfill customer demands of safe and effective operations, marketing support for growth, supply security and modern up-to-date equipment.
ACE is dedicated plan for fixed-base operators (FBOs) and small and medium size airports. It has already been successfully implemented at key European locations, including Gothenburg City Airport in Sweden, Turkey's Gazipaca in Turkey, Zurich in Switzerland and Roskilde in Denmark.
ACE's marketing support comprises joint promotional and marketing materials and Shell Fuel & Fly Card, while the supply security portfolio gives customers access to a worldwide supply and trading network, product quality assurance procedures and experts in fuels and logistics.
Leveraging safety operations management, airports can gain access to the Shell Airport operating manual, effective Shell HSSE programmes, flexible operations training, dedicated technical support and inspection and assessment.
The airports that team with Shell Aviation to use ACE programme can also get dedicated customer care, access to AeroShell Lubricants range and Shell Water Detectors.
Copenhagen Airport, Roskilde airport director Lars Lip said: "Being part of the global Shell Aviation network supports our strategy to market Copenhagen Airport, Roskilde (RKE/EKRK), as the preferred Global Aviation (GA) airport in Denmark."
Shell Aviation European sales manager Ioannis Topsikalidis said, "We are proud to announce this new exciting propsition that brings a great deal of benefits to FBOs and airports globally.
"It is our job to ensure our customers have the latest tools and help available to improve their operations and achieve excellence in what they do."
Shell operates as a global supplier of aviation fuels and lubricants, supplying fuel at 800 airports in more than 35 countries, including John F Kennedy in New York, London Heathrow, Changi International in Singapore and Hong Kong International.
Image: Shell supplies fuel at 800 airports in more than 35 countries. Photo: courtesy of Shell.