The UVair FBO Network, an alliance between EPIC Aviation and the UVair Fuel Program, has revealed its first five member FBOs: Edwards Jet Center in Billings, Mont. (BIL) ; Stevens Aviation in Greer, S.C. (GSP); Ambassador Aviation in Dallas (RBD); Bizjet International in Tulsa, Okla. (TUL); and Million Air Vancouver in Richmond, BC (CYVR).
The UVair FBO Network is comprised of independent FBOs located at airports commonly used by business aviation throughout the United States and Canada, company officials said.
“It was important to our facility to become a member of the UVair FBO Network. From the first time we heard of the plan, we liked the way they approached the concept and knew we were going to belong to a network that was committed to the growth of our facility,” stated Robb Bergeson, general manager at Edwards Jet Center (BIL). “We are excited about the future with the UVair FBO Network.”
“Seeing the UVair FBO Network come to fruition is the culmination of years of planning and careful consideration as to how this alliance could make a true impact within this industry,” explains Steve McCullough, EPIC SVP Business Development and Strategy. “The response has been incredible and these first members to commit are part of a list of over 20 FBOs that have already signed a letter of intent. We truly believe we are creating something the business aviation community wants to be a part of.”
In celebration of the network’s debut, from July 1 through Sept. 30, at UVair FBO Network locations, flight departments and crew can double their UVair or EPIC Card Bravo reward points per gallon on qualifying transactions.
EPIC Aviation is an aviation fuel supplier with operations throughout the U.S. and Canada, including the EPIC FBO Network. EPIC’s supply system consists of nearly 300 supply points in the U.S. and Canada, utilizing a network of refineries, terminal, pipelines, and railcars to serve more than 4,000 customers including airlines, cargo operators, business aviation flight departments, and FBOs. EPIC is owned by Downstream Aviation, which is based in Dallas, and is focused on acquiring and operating companies in the aviation fuel segment of the petroleum industry. Downstream currently operates in the U.S., Canada and Asia Pacific.
The UVair Fuel Program, fueling services from Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., offers a Jet-A contract fuel solution, regardless of aircraft size. The UVair Fueling Card, which is accepted at more than 4,000 locations worldwide and carried by more than 19,500 cardholders, offers pre-negotiated discount fuel pricing with no annual fees and guaranteed payment to suppliers and FBOs.
For more information: 800-830-2357 or UVairFBONetwork.com
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