Atlantic Aviation Expands Caribbean Footprint

 - August 1, 2022, 3:32 PM
Atlantic Aviation has increased its presence in the Caribbean with the purchase of the Blue Heron FBO at Turks & Caicos's Providential International Airport. (Photo: Atlantic Aviation)

Atlantic Aviation has expanded its footprint in the Caribbean with the acquisition of Blue Heron Aviation, one of two service providers at Providenciales International Airport in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The facility includes a 6,800-sq-ft terminal with passenger and crew lounges, refreshments, conference room, concierge, and onsite customs and immigration service, as well as 12 acres of ramp space able to accommodate aircraft up to a Boeing 757. The staff at the FBO will remain in place following the transaction.

For most of its long history, Atlantic had confined its operations to the continental U.S., but its recent merger with Ross Aviation brought an FBO on Grand Cayman Island under the Atlantic brand along with locations in Alaska and Hawaii.

“Expanding our presence in the Caribbean in this way is an important component of our ongoing strategy of being local everywhere,” said Atlantic CEO Lou Pepper. “It’s our way of continuing to ensure we’re not only where our customers want to be, but also that we respect and reflect the culture of each of the local communities we serve.”