HONOLULU, HI / November 14, 2011 / GENERAL AVIATION NEWS / Honolulu International Airport's newest FBO is officially open for business. Transair Center offers guests Avfuel products and services, including contract fuel and AVTRIP rewards, along with traditional Hawaiian hospitality.

Although currently operating out of a temporary facility - a newly-constructed passenger terminal and VIP lounge is slated for completion in 2012 - Transair Center provides a complete slate of FBO utilities, including quick turns, lav service, oxygen, and domestic and international ground handling services. The temporary space also includes a lounge area and meeting room for business needs. Passengers and crew are greeted with fresh flower leis upon disembarking from their aircraft. Complimentary Kona coffee is available to all.

"Our motto is 'Dedicated to Excellence with the Spirit of Aloha,'" said Transair Center General Manager Ann Vasconcellos. "We have an experienced and valuable team eager to deliver an exceptional level of service."

Transair Center boasts a large ramp capable of accommodating sizeable business jets. Planeside clearances for Customs and the US Department of Agriculture are available upon request. The seasoned, professional line staff provides efficient care and handling of all aircraft.

Transair Center is owned by Transair Executive Airlines, which has provided cargo and charter services to the Hawaiian Islands since 1982. Led by president and CEO Teimour Riahi, an experienced pilot and aviation industry veteran, the company branched into the FBO business in 2011 after identifying a need for a world-class FBO to tend to corporate and private aircraft at HNL. Avfuel seemed a natural choice for a fuel supplier: "Avfuel is known as a first-choice fuel provider among pilots," Riahi said. "In addition, they bring to the table a variety of support services including a dynamic marketing program, AVTRIP rewards, and Avplan Trip Support for flight planning."

"Avfuel is delighted to team with a trusted provider of aviation services to expand FBO offerings in Honolulu," said Avfuel Director of Marketing Marci Ammerman. "We look forward to supporting their continued expansion and success in the FBO marketplace."

Avfuel provides fuel and services to the global aviation industry and is the leading independent supplier in the United States. Established as a supply and logistic company nearly 40 years ago, Avfuel is core competent in every aspect that surround the delivery of fuel - from refinery to wingtip. Our diverse market of customers include: fixed base operators, airlines, freight companies, corporate flight departments, military special operations and helicopter operators. Avfuel combines global access with personalized service throughout a fueling network over 2000 locations worldwide and 600+ Avfuel branded dealers and offers business solutions such as AVTRIP, an established, recognized pilot incentive program; the jet fuel savings program Avfuel Contract Fuel and Avplan, a flight-support and trip planning company for domestic and international customers. Our 100% dedication to aviation demonstrates our passion and commitment to a global community that prospers on the movement of goods and services around the world.

Contacts: - Transair Center - Honolulu:
Ann Vasconcellos, General Manager, 808- 836-HNL1 (4651) or, URL:
  - Avfuel Corporation:
Marci Ammerman, Director of Marketing, 1-800-521-4106 or, URL:,, Twitter: @Avfuel