New Orleans’ historic Lakefront Airport – once devastated by floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina – continues down the path of revitalization with the opening of Avfuel-branded AeroPremier Jet Center’s newly-renovated FBO.
Ocean Sky Jet Centre, part of the Ocean Sky Private Jet Group and operator of five premier FBOs in Europe, has announced a partnership with Avfuel Corporation to provide fuel and service solutions (Avfuel contract fuel, marketing support, the AVTRIP pilot incentive program and more) at Ocean Sky Jet Centre at London Luton Airport.
Directly accessible to central London, Ocean Sky Jet Centre at Luton anticipates a sizeable increase in traffic during the upcoming Summer Olympic Games. Avfuel’s four decades of experience in supply and logistics will be a valuable asset. According to Ocean Sky Jet Centre Sales and Marketing Director Natalie Raper, “We are very much looking forward to working with Avfuel as the partnership will further strengthen Ocean Sky’s relationship with all customers flying into London Luton Airport, particularly those from the US.”
“This partnership brings together two highly-regarded providers to offer customers an even more complete experience,” agreed Avfuel Director of Marketing Marci Ammerman. “Avfuel is delighted to work collaboratively with such a world-class FBO operation. This fits well with Avfuel’s ambitions to grow their international portfolio, especially in Europe.”
Odyssey Aviation Bahamas officially opened a new, full-service, fixed-based operator (FBO) facility at the Exuma International Airport (MYEF) in the Bahamas on February 20, 2012.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that the Administrator of the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC), Mr. Li Jiaxiang, will be a featured speaker at the Opening General Session of the upcoming Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2012), to be held next month in Shanghai.
AviPedia or “Aviation Encyclopaedia,” the new electronic learning centre of aviation, was officially launched by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
Fills New Position as Managing Director
Business Jet Access (BJA), a leading aircraft services provider, has named aviation veteran Jeff Curry as Managing Director. In this new position, Curry is responsible for overseeing both the technical and business divisions. He will report to Brian Hoffman, General Manager, Business Jet Access.
Prior to joining Business Jet Access, Curry served as Business Unit Manager with Pratt & Whitney at their Grand Prairie, Texas, facility. A 25 year aviation services veteran, Curry also held key positions of increasing responsibility with Gulfstream Aerospace including Aircraft Completions Manager.
Curry obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He also holds an FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate.
“We are pleased to have Jeff Curry join our team as we continue to grow our aircraft charter, management and maintenance capabilities,” Hoffman said.
Business Jet Center Oakland at Oakland International Airport (OAK) has become a Phillips 66® Aviation-branded dealer.
Business Jet Center Oakland joins its sister operation Business Jet Center Dallas, which has been with Phillips 66 Aviation since 1997. Phillips 66 Aviation is the nation’s largest branded aviation dealer network, featuring 866 fixed base operators coast-to-coast.
Fuel supplier BP announced yesterday that it has ended its licensing agreement with Epic Aviation, its exclusive North American licensee for the Air BP brand, which distributes fuel to approximately 350 FBOs in North America.