2015 Air Elite® Network Shows Significant Growth in Latin AmericaAugust 12, 2015
New FBOs in Mexico, the Caribbean and South America improve network connectivity for operators traveling in Region and around the globe São Paulo, Brazil (August 12, 2015) –World Fuel Services’ Air Elite® Network has expanded to new locations in Mexico, the Caribbean and South America in 2015. With the addition of seven new locations to the network in 2015, the Air Elite Diamond Service membership has grown significantly throughout South America. Currently, ten FBOs locations operate as part of the Air Elite Network to service business and general aviation (BGA) operators traveling in the region, increasing the total membership to 45 Air Elite Diamond Service locations worldwide. The growth of this uniquely exceptional FBO network allows for better connectivity and servicing of the BGA flight operators and aircraft access to Air Elite Network locations as they move between Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. Furthermore, when selecting Air Elite Diamond Service locations, operators are able to enjoy FBOs that benchmark The Ritz-Carlton philosophy of customer service, earn elevated FlyBuys loyalty rewards, and arrive with confidence of the strictly enforced facility standards for their aircraft and passengers. Current Air Elite Network Diamond Service locations in the Caribbean & Latin America:
- Aerocardal Limitada – Santiago, Chile (SCEL)
- Cabo San Lucas International Airport – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (MMSL)
- Caribbean Support and Flight Services – Barranquilla, Colombia (SKBQ)
- Ecuacentair – Quito, Ecuador (SEQM)
- Jet Aviation – Nassau, The Bahamas (MYNN)
- Jet Centre Curaçao – Curaçao (TNCC)
- Pazos FBO Services – San Juan, Puerto Rico (TJSJ)
- St. Thomas Jet Center – St. Thomas, USVI (TIST)
- World-Way Aviation – Sorocaba, Brazil (SDCO)
- YU Lounge – St. Kitts & Nevis (TKPK)
Network membership is based on Air Elite Network Board invitations that are only provided to FBOs that meet specific facility and customer service standards. Air Elite’s benchmarking of The Ritz-Carlton philosophy on customer service is established through training attendance policies for all members. Air Elite Locations offer BGA operators FlyBuys Rewards for trip support services provided by World Fuel | Colt and other related purchases. This includes elevated FlyBuys Rewards at the level of four-times the rewards to members who utilize AVCARD and two-times the rewards for contract fuel transactions provided by World Fuel | Colt.
With the ultimate network size expected to grow to over 100 Diamond Service Locations, Air Elite is a network that will support customer service elevation, industry best standards, evolving and continuous training of the members, and collaboration toward solution-based innovations to best meet the demands of the BGA market today and in the future.
About Air Elite® Air Elite® is a global network of uniquely exceptional FBOs. The premier network of Diamond Service locations is strategically positioned around the world. The comfort of consistency is delivered through elevated facility standards and customer service. Air Elite offers customers the pleasure of variety with the local expertise and regional nuances of independently owned FBOs. www.AirEliteNetwork.com.
About World Fuel Services Corporation Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services is a global energy management company involved in providing energy procurement advisory services, supply fulfillment and transaction and payment management solutions to commercial and industrial customers, principally in the aviation, marine and land transportation industries. World Fuel Services sells fuel and delivers services to its clients at more than 8,000 locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. For more information, call 305‐428‐8000 or visit www.wfscorp.com.