Aviation Kerosene

Aviation kerosene, also known as QAV-1, is the fuel used by airplanes and helicopters equipped with turbine engines, such as pure jet, turboprops, or turbofans.

Our kerosene's thermal stability ensures the aircraft's performance. Because it is more stable, QAV-1 also allows the time between scheduled aircraft maintenance servicing to be increased, reducing costs for airlines and airplane and helicopter owners.


The kerosene we produce is compatible with the Jet A-1 specifications laid down by the AFQRJOS (Aviation Fuel Quality Requirements for Jointly Operated Systems). We developed the Quality Assurance System for Aviation Kerosene which has systematized quality monitoring procedures. The laboratory tests and assays are checked periodically by means of audits and inter-lab programs.

More information is available via e-mail, at sac@petrobras.com.br or by phone, by calling 0800 728 9001.

This product complies with the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuel Agency (NPA) specifications, which are unique to the Brazilian market and have different equivalences for other countries.

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Aviation Kerosene

We market BR Jet Plus, an aviation kerosene that receives an antifreeze additive with fungicidal properties, via Petrobras Distribuidora.

BR Jet Plus supplies aircraft in Brazil and reverts part of its sales revenues to social projects developed in the communities that neighbor the Brazilian airports that sell the product.

The "BR Jet Plus - Solidary Fuel" project aims to contribute to developing skills and capabilities of children and to the social reintegration and professional qualification of adolescents.

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