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Fuel Data Standards

The data standards for the entire fuelling cycle from tender/bid to invoicing were developed with airlines and industry partners through the Fuel Data Standards Group. These standards allow a paperless fuelling cycle to be conducted. The standards are available for free download below.

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Benefits Download Workgroups

Adoption of these Industry data standards deliver substantial benefits to both suppliers and customers of aviation fuel, including:​

  • Improved data quality and accuracy
  • Improved staff productivity
  • Reduced number of disputes and queries
  • Improved timely invoice settlement and cash management
  • Improved customer service
  • Reduced cost of Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable (AP/AR) function
  • Reduced numbers of IT adaptors needed for the exchange of e-data with business partners​

Lifecycle of Fuel Data Standards​​​

The purpose of the proposed standard is to facilitate a cost effective exchange of data between parties to consummate a buy/sell transaction.

There are four separate XML Fuel Data standards that reflect the lifecycle of Fueling aircraft:

  • Tender / Bid: Enables tendering for a fuel contract, the award of a fuel contract and the acceptance of an award
  • Pre-Transaction: Captures information required for a preliminary order through a revised and final order, concluding with a Fuel Summary
  • Transaction: Captures information required by the supplier or customer to process and settle an electronic fuel transaction
  • Invoice​​​: A standardized electronic invoice for fuel purchases that can be used by both fuel suppliers and airlines in the airline industry.

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