Air Elite® by World Fuel Expands Global Network with New Locations

October 18, 2022


  • Four new locations are now part of the Air Elite® by World Fuel (Air Elite) Network, broadening the global footprint
  • The latest locations all offer World Fuel Contract pricing, AVCARD® by World Fuel acceptance, and World Fuel Rewards, including the Air Elite Bonus, providing customers additional points for their business and loyalty
October 18, 2022– HOUSTON – World Fuel Services (World Fuel) announces four new locations where pilots can now experience the Air Elite standard of excellence: StanCraft Jet Center in Idaho; Gateway Aviation Windsor and Airside Flight Services in Canada, and São Paulo Catarina International Executive Airport in Brazil. “We are honored to welcome these new locations to the Air Elite Network, as their commitment to safety and service aligns with our commitment to excellence,” said Steve Drzymalla, senior vice president of business aviation bulk fuel, World Fuel Services. “Pilots will now have more location options to experience the Air Elite difference.” All Air Elite locations receive an invitation to participate in the global network after a diligent review of their facilities and commitment to high-quality service to passengers and pilots. These four locations successfully exceeded the required qualifications to earn an invitation to the global network curated for elite service. This process is governed by the Air Elite board, comprised of members who maintain the network membership and brand. From take-off to touchdown, these new locations additionally give pilots more opportunities to enjoy exclusive benefits like contract pricing, AVCARD® by World Fuel acceptance, and World Fuel Rewards. StanCraft Jet Center (KCOE) is a full-service FBO at the Coeur d’Alene Airport committed to providing exceptional customer service. From highly trained and professional staff ready to meet every need of their guests to the new 30,000 sq. ft. hangar, the state-of-the-art FBO facilities set the Air Elite standard in customer service and satisfaction. StanCraft Jet Center offers a full-service café, luxury crew cars, concierge services, a StanCraft Wooden Boat display, and a golf simulator studio. Gateway Aviation Windsor (CYQG) offers inviting, modern passenger and crew facilities, a 20,000 sq. ft. heated hangar, a luxurious conference room, and a fully equipped roof terrace. Customers have convenient access to Detroit, Michigan, within a short 10 km drive. Gateway Aviation Windsor was named one of the top three FBOs in Canada, the best FBO in Ontario, and recognized with the ‘Rising Star Award’ in the 2022 Top FBO Survey in Wings magazine. Airside Flight Services (CYEG) is dedicated exclusively to providing award-winning service, quality, and safety to the region’s most exclusive and discerning clients. This secure executive FBO in the airport offers a modern, comfortable, and quiet passenger facility with four 20,000 sq. ft. hangars, a 9,000 sq. ft. FBO facility, more than 30,000 sq. ft. of office space, 24-hr. surveillance, long-term vehicle parking, and rental cars. Airside Flight Services was named one of the top three FBOs in Western Canada in the 2022 Top FBO Survey in Wings magazine. São Paulo Catarina International Executive Airport (SBJH) is Brazil’s first private international executive airport and the largest private airport in the country, with easy access to São Paulo’s core business centers. With authorization to operate flights to New York, London, and Paris, the airport is the first international airport in Brazil dedicated exclusively to executive aviation, with permission to make landings from other countries and take-offs outside Brazil. The 2,470 m long runway, 24-hour operation without constrained capacity (no slot coordination), and a travel time of 14 minutes by helicopter or 35 minutes by car to the business districts of São Paulo make this a key airport for this region. *** 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 is committed to service excellence, is audited to ensure the highest facility standards, undergoes industry-leading Air Elite Service Culture training and awards bonus World Fuel Rewards globally. The premier network of locations is strategically positioned around the world. About World Fuel Services Corporation Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services is a global energy management company involved in providing supply fulfillment, energy procurement advisory services, and transaction and payment management solutions to commercial and industrial customers worldwide. World Fuel Services sells and delivers liquid fuels, natural gas, electricity, renewable energy, and other sustainability solutions to its clients at more than 8,000 locations in more than 200 countries and territories through its Marine, Aviation, and World Kinect Energy Services divisions. For more information visit or

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