What is Jet A1 Fuel?

Jet A-1 is a kerosine grade of fuel suitable for most jet aircraft, both civil and military, helicopter turbine engines, turboprops and compression-ignition piston engines.  It has a boiling point of 150°C-250°C, a flashpoint over 38.0ºC (100ºF) and a maximum melting point of -47.0ºC. 

Costalina offers JET A-1 that complies with international standards and specifications and is fully traceable from the refinery to the aircraft. In addition to this, we also added our own procedures and checkpoints to guarantee product quality throughout the logistics chain. 

Aircraft refueling with Jet A1 Fuel

Aircraft refueling with Jet A1 Fuel

Types of Jet / Aviation fuels in Kenya. 

  1. Aviation Fuel: While almost identical to Kerosene, it has a lower freezing point and an anti-static additive. It also utilizes more refinement process as per the international standard of jet fuel.
  2. Illuminating Kerosene: Jet A is a Kerosene/gas blended jet fuel.
Light an oil lamp with a match, close-up of a hand lighting an old oil lamp.

Light an oil lamp with a match, close-up of a lite an old kerosene lamp.

Costalina also has various range of lubricants we have partnered with leading providers for a full range of automotive, industrial lubricants and special purpose oils for numerous applications. We ensure that these products meet or exceed your industry requirements through our distribution network.