Mercury Israel was established in January 2003. The founders were: Shavit Group and the American Mercury.
At a later stage, “Dor Alon” joined the partnership and in 2008 the Shavit Group sold its share in the partnership to ORL.
The company operates 24 hours a day and has 25 employees, who provide refueling services in the Ben Gurion Airport complex.
In 2005/6 Mercury Israel refueled 133,000,000 gallons constituting 56% of all the Ben Gurion Air-port activity.
During the same period, the company refueled 60% of El Al’s fuel.
The Shavit Group manufactured all the aviation refuelers of the company that comply with the IATA standards.