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43 Air Elite Network Members Achieve Carbon Neutrality

March 18, 2021

March 18, 2021 – HOUSTON – Air Elite® by World Fuel (Air Elite) announces 43 member locations have become carbon-neutral. Working with Air Elite's network locations, World Fuel Services' affiliate, World Kinect Energy Services, analyzed the member's energy use and retired carbon offsets to compensate for their 2019 scope 1 and scope 2 carbon emissions. World Kinect Energy Services is a global leader in sustainability consulting, renewable energy and carbon solutions. Additionally, Air Elite and World Fuel Services has launched the same process to balance its 2020 scope 1 and scope 2 carbon emissions and has committed to becoming a sustainable network in 2020 and beyond. The 43 Air Elite member locations who have achieved carbon neutrality for 2019 include: CYWG Fast Air Jet Centre Winnipeg, Canada EDDL Jet Aviation Düsseldorf, Germany EGBB XLR Executive Jet Centre Birmingham, United Kingdom EGGW Harrods Aviation London – Luton, United Kingdom EGSS Harrods Aviation London – Stansted, United Kingdom ESSB Grafair Jet Center Stockholm, Sweden KBED Jet Aviation – Boston Bedford, Massachusetts KCPS Jet Aviation – St. Louis Cahokia, Illinois KDAL Jet Aviation Dallas, Texas KDHN Aero-One Aviation Dothan, Alabama KDLH Monaco Air Duluth Duluth, Minnesota KFNL Fort Collins-Loveland jetCenter Loveland, Colorado KFTY Hill Aircraft Atlanta, Georgia KHND Henderson Executive Airport Henderson, Nevada KHOU Jet Aviation Houston, Texas KIAD Jet Aviation Washington/Dulles, Virginia KLBE Vee Neal Aviation Latrobe, Pennsylvania KLEB Granite Air Center West Lebanon, New Hampshire KLGB Ross Aviation Long Beach, California KLNK Silverhawk Aviation Lincoln, Nebraska KPBI Jet Aviation West Palm Beach, Florida KPHX Swift Aviation Phoenix, Arizona KPTK Maven by Midfield Waterford, Michigan KSRQ Ross Aviation - Rectrix Sarasota, Florida KSSI Golden Isles Aviation St. Simons Island, Georgia KTEB Jet Aviation Teterboro, New Jersey KVGT North Las Vegas Airport, North Las Vegas, Nevada KVNY Clay Lacy Aviation Van Nuys, California LFPB Dassault Falcon Service Paris - le Bourget, France LSGG Jet Aviation Geneva, Switzerland LSZH Jet Aviation Zurich, Switzerland OMDB Jet Aviation Dubai, United Arab Emirates PANC Great Circle Flight Services Anchorage, Alaska (Operated by Ross Aviation) RKSS Avjet Asia -SGBAC Seoul, South Korea SCEL FBO Aerocardal Limitada Santiago, Chile SDCO World-Way Aviation Sorocaba, Brazil SEQM Ecuacentair Quito, Ecuador TJSJ Jet Aviation San Juan, Puerto Rico WSSL Jet Aviation Singapore YBBN Jet Aviation Brisbane, Australia YBCS Jet Aviation Cairns, Australia YPPH Jet Aviation Perth, Australia YSSY Jet Aviation Sydney, Australia In addition to their Air Elite member locations, Jet Aviation made its operations carbon-neutral at the following six locations: EHAM Jet Aviation Amsterdam, Netherlands OEJN Jet Aviation Jeddah, Saudi Arabia OERK Jet Aviation Riyadh, Saudi Arabia EHRD Jet Aviation Rotterdam, The Hague, Netherlands KVNY Jet Aviation Van Nuys, California LOWW Jet Aviation Vienna, Austria The three newest Air Elite locations for 2021 have also committed to becoming carbon-neutral for 2021 and beyond: KBZN Jet Aviation Bozeman, Montana KSDL Jet Aviation Scottsdale, Arizona KSNA Clay Lacy Aviation Orange County, California Larry Wade, president, Golden Isles Aviation, and Air Elite board chair: "Sustainability is an important responsibility for our industry and is a growing desire for our customers. In response, Air Elite has started its sustainability journey. I am proud of the 43 Air Elite members who have stepped up to make their operations carbon-neutral. That's not an easy investment in this COVID era. Regardless, they have taken the first strides to set a path for Air Elite to be a carbon-neutral network, as well as supporting sustainability initiatives going forward." Achieving carbon neutrality at 43 locations is a meaningful initial action in Air Elite's vision of becoming a sustainable network. In association with World Fuel, the network intends to expand the sustainability program by providing conservation programs, renewable energy and expanded offset options to decarbonize their operations. Steve Drzymalla, senior vice president for business aviation bulk fuel, World Fuel Services, stated: "We applaud the decision of Air Elite's leadership to pursue carbon neutrality. With our solutions, we are in the position to help network members easily achieve their carbon reduction goals. With our first Sustainable Aviation Fuel shipments in 2014 to the addition of selling fuel bundled with offsets in our FBO software, World Fuel Services has and will continue to commit our resources to create a more sustainable future for our customers and the aviation industry." *** 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. About Air Elite® by World Fuel Air Elite® by World Fuel is a global network dedicated to elevated diamond service at distinct facilities. Each location offers commitment to service excellence, members audited to ensure highest facility standards, service culture benchmarking The Ritz-Carlton philosophy, and bonus World Fuel Rewards awarded globally. The premier network of locations is strategically positioned around the world. www.AirEliteNetwork.com

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