Correction: Exxon Mobil to remain 100LL manufacturer

In a blog posted on Monday, December 19, fuels expert Ben Visser incorrectly stated that Exxon Mobil had stopped manufacturing 100LL for the general aviation marketplace. In fact, Exxon Mobil continues to manufacture 100LL for distribution under brand names other than its own. Exxon Mobil will cease selling 100LL under Avitat-branded FBOs. Says Ben Visser, “Sorry if I misled anyone.”

Baer Air joins Avfuel network

The Avfuel-branded network of FBOs has expanded with the addition of Baer Air FBO Services, operating at Florida’s Melbourne International Airport (MLB). A division of Baer Air, Inc., an FAA-certified charter service, Baer Air FBO will now offer Avfuel products and solutions in addition to the range of services already provided.

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Island City Flying Service joins Avfuel network

Island City Flying Service, the FBO at Florida’s Key West International Airport (EYW) has joined the Avfuel network of FBOs, offering Avfuel products including AVTRIP rewards, Avfuel Contract Fuel and more.

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Fargo Jet Center joins Avfuel network

Fargo Jet Center Inc (KFAR) has joined the Avfuel network of branded FBO dealers.

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ShopAvfuel.com expands

For the first time, Avfuel’s online retail store, shopAvfuel.com – with its inventory of aviation fuel related equipment, parts, deicing fluid and quality assurance materials – isavailable to the general aviation community.Until now, the site was exclusive to Avfuel-branded dealers.

The site also recently broadened its payment options to allow customers to make their online purchases using all major credit cards and a variety of other methods. Payment methods include MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. UPS Ground shipments are free on all Continental U.S. orders.

Avfuel-branded dealers will continue to make their purchases through their individual accounts with Avfuel, and receive direct billing and special pricing.

“The new payment system is so easy, and it extends our retail presence to ground support and maintenance teams, corporate flight departments, pilots, FBOs and all aviation companies, said Marci Ammerman, an Avfuel spokesman.

For more information: shopAvfuel.com

Havasu Air Center joins Avfuel network

Havasu Air Center at Arizona’s Lake Havasu City Airport (HII) has joined the Avfuel-branded dealer network.

The family-owned FBO is equipped with a new weather awning, a 5,500-square-foot terminal and a 100,000-square-foothavasu-air-center-pr executive hangar. Amenities include a private pilot lounge, snooze rooms, conference room, and movie theater.

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NEW FBO joins Avfuel network

AeroPremier Jet Center at New Orleans’ Lakefront Airport (NEW) has become the newest dealer to join the network of Avfuel branded dealers.

AeroPremier Jet Center, founded in 2008, is the largest FBO complex in the New Orleans area, according to company officials. The full-service aviation company caters to all sizes of aircraft, offering hangar space capable of accommodating aircraft in the G-V size range. The FBO also offers in-house maintenance and wash and detail services.

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Avion Flight Centre joins Avfuel network

Avion Flight Centre at Midland International Airport (MAF) in Texas has joined the Avfuel-branded network of FBOs.

The FBO now honors Avfuel’s refueling rewards incentive program, AVTRIP.

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Twin Cities Air Service becomes Avfuel dealer

Twin Cities Air Service at Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport (LEW) in Maine recently became an Avfuel-branded FBO.

Officials at the FBO report that plans are in the works to expand LEW’s runway from 5,000 to 6,000 feet, increasing capacity at the airport.

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