Quintessentially Aviation Handling Celebrates New Terminal Facility

March 17, 2014

Newest Air Elite Network Member Holds Grand Opening Event Miami, FL (March 17, 2014) – Quintessentially Aviation Handling, the newest member to join the Air Elite Network, celebrates the completion of their new executive passenger & crew terminal facilities at Shannon Airport (EINN) in Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland with a grand opening celebration and event on February 28, 2014. The new, state-of-the-art, 1750 square foot terminal includes a luxurious and contemporary, full-service executive passenger lounge designed to cater to Quintessentially’s discerning business & general aviation clientele. The facility also boasts an impressive airside crew rest lounge complete with satellite TV, Netflix, WiFi, complimentary catering, featuring modern Swiss furnishings. As an additional convenience, the terminal is equipped with its own airbridge to assist with passenger care. "We are thrilled to open our new terminal facility. We feel our new executive passenger lounge, state-of-the-art crew facilities and dedication to service excellence truly embodies the essence of the Quintessentially Group and the Air Elite Network” said Brendan McQuaid, Managing Director of Quintessentially Aviation Handling. Quintessentially Aviation Handling (, which officially launched their new FBO at NBAA 2013 in Las Vegas, NV, is a part of the Quintessentially Group, a leader in global concierge services for ultra-high-net-worth individuals for more than ten years. “The time and effort put into the development of this new executive terminal really adds to the uniqueness of QA FBO and truly exemplifies the Air Elite tradition of offering a global network of uniquely exceptional FBOs” said Michael Clementi, President of World Fuel Services’ Aviation Segment. Shannon Airport is a popular gateway airport for European, Russian and Middle Eastern business aviation flights destined for the United States. The 24/7/365 operations, clear weather records, 10,495 foot (3,200 meter) runway, and the fact that it hosts the only pre-customs clearance facility outside of the Americas makes the airport an attractive technical stop for transatlantic flights to the USA. Quintessentially Aviation Handling, is a part of the Air Elite Network which includes 32 locations world wide. The network was established in late 2011 and each FBO must meet a number of airport, facility and service quality standards to qualify for membership. *** 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. 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

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