Signature Flight Support announced that it has signed an agreement with Airside FBO Operations Ltd., of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada to become a fully licensed Signature Flight Support location. The new facility is located at Edmonton International Airport (CYEG). Signature Edmonton is the second Canadian fixed base operation to be licensed and joins Signature Montreal at Pierre Trudeau Montreal International Airport (CYUL).
S. Michael Scheeringa, President, Signature Flight Support commented on the agreement, “We have had proven success with Signature Montreal and our other global licensed and Signature Select locations and feel very strongly that we’ll bring the same experience to Edmonton. Signature’s dedication to providing a world-class customer service experience is now extended to western Canada with this agreement. We warmly welcome the staff of Edmonton to the Signature family.”
Bill McGoey, President of Airside FBO Operations, adds, “We are very proud to be joining the Signature network and we look forward to introducing a new level of customer service and flight support to the Edmonton market.”
Signature Edmonton is a newly-built and modern facility consisting of four - 20,000 sq. ft. hangars, a 9,000 sq. ft. FBO facility, and more than 30,000 sq. ft. of office space. The facility will offer full ground handling and fueling support and will deliver the full portfolio of Signature Flight Support services including the Signature TailWins pilot rewards program. Signature will deploy its global sales and marketing programs to support this new location.
Edmonton, Alberta is in close proximity to the oil sands region of Canada. The facility is equipped to support aircraft traveling to and from mining locations as well as tourism and business travelers. Edmonton International Airport will be the primary airport serving Edmonton after Edmonton City Centre Blatchford Field Airport (CYXD) closes.
Signature Flight Support Corporation, a BBA Aviation plc company, is the world’s largest fixed-base operation (FBO) and distribution network for business aviation services. Signature services include fueling, hangar and office rentals, ground handling, maintenance and a wide range of crew and passenger amenities at strategic domestic and international locations. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Signature currently operates at more than 100 locations in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. For more information, please visit: www.signatureflight.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/signatureflightsupport. Follow Signature Flight Support on Twitter: SignatureFBO.
BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support®, ASIG® and Signature TECHNICAir™) are focused on refueling, ground handling and/or maintenance of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services and Systems businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H&S Aviation, International Turbine Service®, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services, Ontic®, and APPH®) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the manufacture and services of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.
Airside FBO Operations Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airside Properties Inc., an aviation development and real estate partnership between the Morningstar Group of Companies, Sawridge First Nations Group, and York Realty.