SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA /November 28, 2011/ GENERAL AVIATION NEWS / San Luis Jet Center has branded with Avfuel to enhance the FBO?s already-solid reputation as a trusted provider of fuel and services to those visiting California?s central coast.“We combine the services and resources of a large corporate FBO with an approachable, friendly company culture,” said San Luis Jet Center General Manager Andrew Robillard. “Our goal is to make „exceptional? an everyday occurrence. We really strive to make our customers feel as if they are part of an extended family.”
Constructed in 2004, San Luis Jet Center offers visitors a number of amenities, including a comfortable waiting area with views overlooking the runway and ramp; a conference room that can be reserved for meetings; as well as a full lineup of concierge services. “We?re happy to arrange transportation, catering, accommodations, tee times, spa appointments, wine tours – you name it,” said Robillard. In addition to standard refreshments, the FBO serves up some regional flavor: “We serve locally roasted coffee and locally made cookies” Robillard said. “We love supporting our fellow area businesses and adding to our guests? experiences by offering something new.”
In addition to pampering passengers, San Luis Jet Center has become a favorite of pilots. The FBO offers a full lineup of 24-hour ground support services along with an experienced team of aircraft detail specialists, ensuring that visiting airplanes are tended to professionally and carefully. “Our employees will get things done on time, efficiently, without mistake and in the safest manner possible,” said Robillard. Recent FBO improvements include the addition of three brand new fuel trucks, a relocated and upgraded fuel farm and the construction of a new 34,000 square-foot maintenance facility, opened in early November 2011.
According to Robillard, support was a key factor when it came to selecting a fuel supplier: “Avfuel is always there to help and provide solutions whenever we need it,” he said. “The quality control and technical support departments in particular have been incredible assets. Avfuel has a great team that provides a wealth of resources for their clients.” In addition, added Robillard, “Our customers really enjoy the AVTRIP program.” Concurrently, Avfuel admires the FBO?s commitment to exceeding customer expectations and to continuous improvement. “San Luis Jet Center is a dynamic addition to the Avfuel network, and the customer-focused philosophy employed there is a perfect fit with our own culture,” said Avfuel Director of Marketing Marci Ammerman.
Located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo – referred to by the Oprah Winfrey show as the “happiest town in the USA” - offers a variety of cultural and recreational activities. With temperatures averaging 75 degrees year-round, the region is an outdoor-lover?s paradise as well as boasting championship golf courses and world-class wineries and vineyards. In addition, San Luis Obispo and San Luis Jet Center offer a convenient tech stop for those heading to Hawaii and other Pacific basin destinations.
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