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Jet Aviation, World Fuel Ink Preferred FBO Deal

 - May 29, 2018, 12:01 AM
Jet Aviation v-p of EMEA and Asia sales Oliver Burgsch and World Fuel Services/Colt senior v-p of global trip support Joel Purdom hail a deal that makes Jet Aviation the preferred FBO for World Fuel in EMEA and Asia.

Jet Aviation signed an agreement with World Fuel Services (WFS, Booth A67) this week at EBACE 2018 that will make it the global aviation fuel provider’s preferred FBO operator in EMEA and Asia and adds six locations to the World Fuel-sponsored Air Elite FBO Network. As part of its services, WFS offers its customers both full- and self-serve trip support.

“Our clients depend on our network locations to deliver excellent services that ensure seamless travel,” explained Joel Purdom, senior vice president for global trip support at WFS. “We’re fully committed to the highest possible vetting standards, with quality control professionals on every continent constantly inspecting our airport locations to ensure they meet high service standards. We’re delighted to extend our relationship with Jet Aviation, an FBO partner that values service excellence at every turn.”

After its recent purchase of Hawker Pacific, Jet Aviation (Booth A18) now numbers more than 30 locations in its global FBO network, 24 of them in the Air Elite network. To qualify for acceptance, service providers must be audited and meet standards for the quality of their facilities and amenities.

“We appreciate World Fuel Services’ commitment to providing value through outstanding service, and are delighted to expand our cooperation to include our facilities in Jeddah, Riyahd, Medina, Munich, Berlin, and Vienna,” said Steven Benz, Jety Aviation’s senior vice president for regiona business opeations in EMEA and Asia. “We look forward to welcoming World Fuel customers throughout our network.”