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Founding Sponsors



Jeppesen has a long and proud history in providing navigation systems and support to the aviation industry.

Founded by Captain E B Jeppesen in 1934, Jeppesen produced the first instrument air navigation charts depicting air routes based on radio navigation aids and flight patterns. From these humble beginnings, Jeppesen now provides a wide range of electronic and physical navigation systems and services for air, marine and rail operators world-wide.

Senior Vice President, Aviation, Thomas Wede, said: “Jeppesen shares in the spirit of innovation and transformation put forth by those who will be honoured by the Australian Aviation Hall of Fame.”

AAHOF is honoured to receive Jeppesen as its Founding Corporate Partner.

GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world.


Not just imagining.




GE works.


Keeping Australia Flying


Given its size and geographic location, Australia is heavily dependent on air travel to move freight and people around the country – and the world.


In 2017 Viva Energy acquired Shell’s Aviation business in Australia.The acquisition combines the global reach and technical excellence of Shell, with Viva Energy’s truly local focus on Australian businesses and people supported by an extensive National supply chain.


Viva Energy markets Aviation products under the Shell brand, and is the exclusive licensee in Australia.


About Aviation:


Viva Energy manages the entire Aviation supply chain from production of high quality aviation fuels at our Geelong Refinery, to shipping and terminal operations, through to customer refueling at over 50 airports around Australia.


Viva Energy supplies a large proportion of the Jet Fuel to Melbourne (Tullamarine) airport, with the vast majority being manufactured at our Geelong refinery. We are proud of the fact that every second flight out of Victoria is being fueled by Jet Fuel made locally. Jet fuel represents about 10% Production from Geelong Refinery, so the jet fuel supply secured through this business is very important to the future of our refining business and for jobs at Geelong.


Viva Energy is the only manufacturer of Aviation gasoline (Avgas) in Australia. Avgas is distributed nationally and supports critical services and businesses throughout regional and remote Australia.


As demand for aviation fuel grows with the increase in both domestic and international air travel, Viva Energy will continue to invest in the supply chain to support this and the people to meet this demand.

Current Sponsors



Alliance Airlines is Australia’s only national FIFO air charter operator and leading aviation professional that offers specialised services for inbound and domestic tourism and corporate group travel. Alliance has a proud history of delivering safe and reliable service to its customers, with a focus on simplifying the logistics of air travel.


 Alliance Airlines aims to transform the travel experience by offering optimal flight schedules and cost efficiencies. This is offered through the flexibility of our large Fokker fleet based throughout Australia and maintained through our locally based maintenance facilities.

Hawker Pacific’s team of aviation professionals deliver a diverse range of integrated aviation solutions including sales, support, supplies, management and associated services – for one craft or an entire fleet.


Our world-class team draws on 35 years of experience to offer the industry’s most well-known brands, as well as all and the professional back-up services required for their safe and reliable operation, maintenance, modification and support.


With expert maintenance facilities and aircraft supplies available from Auckland through to Hong Kong and beyond, Hawker Pacific can over exceptional service wherever and whenever you need it.


Our unrivaled network of facilities at strategic locations in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East regions, means we are located exactly where you need us.

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Norton White is a commercial law firm located in Sydney, Australia.


We are acknowledged as leaders in the practice of transport law, with specialised teams devoted to aviation & shipping law. We advise and represent industry on liability, regulatory, corporate and commercial matters.


Our practice services the needs of a diverse range of local and international clients, including those in the logistics, manufacturing, export, mining services, engineering and retail industries.


We are accomplished in advising on commercial and corporate transactions, aircraft and ship acquisition and disposal, competition, dispute resolution & litigation, regulatory compliance, employment law, finance, insurance, intellectual property, international trade and administrative law.”

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