ASIG®, a BBA Aviation, plc company and an industry leader in aviation services, announced that Jason Maga, ASIG General Manager – Honolulu, has been named Fuels Station Manager of the Year by the National Petroleum Management Association (NPMA).
The NPMA is a non-profit, educational and professional membership organization that collects, interprets, and disseminates information relating to safe, efficient and cost effective petroleum operations and maintenance support.
The Fuels Station Manager of the Year award recognizes those individuals who have made significant achievements in the aviation fuel industry. ASIG is contracted by the Hawaii Fueling Facilities Corporation (HFFC), a 22 member airline consortium, to manage and operate the various jet fuel facilities that comprise the fuel distribution network for the Hawaiian Islands.
Jason Maga is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has previously worked for Hawaiian Airlines and several CPA firms including Ernst & Young, LLP. Since 2007, Jason has managed HFFC fuel storage facilities at Honolulu (HNL), Kona (KOA) and Hilo (ITO) international airports. In 2013 Jason participated on the Hawaii Refinery Task Force to determine future storage requirements for the Islands of Hawaii. As a result Jason has been instrumental in determining and implementing upgrades and expansion projects for existing facilities at Honolulu and Kona airports. He has negotiated new ground leases and financing and worked with engineers to build new storage facilities at Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) and Lihue Airport (LIH) on the Island of Kauai. He has also worked with the HFFC in achieving savings totaling $1.7 million associated with insurance, rent and tax reductions.
Larry McMahon, ASIG’s Vice President Fuel Consortiums, remarked, “These projects have had a direct and significant impact in securing and improving the fuel storage and supply network as utilized by both the commercial and general aviation markets within the Islands of Hawaii. Jason has gone above and beyond his regular duties of managing the day-to-day operations of the HFFC jet fuel facilities and demonstrates ASIG’s commitment to being a world class leader in the provision of aviation fuel services.”
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