Tampa, FL (March 6, 2014) – World Fuel Services announced today that Nantucket Memorial Airport (KACK) has chosen to continue to partner with the World Fuel Services Network of FBOs for Phillips 66® Aviation-branded fuel supply, branded programs and marketing support. By securing this bid award, World Fuel Services will extend its business relationship with Nantucket Airport for another three years. World Fuel Services and related entities have had the privilege to supply Nantucket for more than 16 years.
Nantucket Memorial Airport (www.nantucketairport.com) is the only airport serving the island, county and town of Nantucket, Massachusetts – the popular and exclusive New England tourist destination. Nantucket was named the 8th best island in the United States by the TripAdvisor® 2014 Travelers’ Choice Islands. The airport provides customized FBO services to its business & general aviation clientele and will be opening its new FBO facility in April 2014.
“We look forward to continuing our excellent relationship with world Fuel Services and working with them to improve the quality of service for customers as we open our new facility” said Tom Rafter, manager of Nantucket Memorial Airport.
In addition to basic, reliable aviation fuel supply, World Fuel Services Network FBOs benefit from a whole host of products & services that support their businesses. These include the World Fuel Services Network e-learning tool (for web-based aviation/customer service training), NATA Safety 1st Professional Line Service Training, cooperative advertising, marketing & advertising support, credit card processing featuring AVCARD®, WFS-Alliance contract fuel, the FlyBuys Rewards Program and much more.
“Nantucket Airport is a special operation with very unique needs, especially from a supply standpoint. We are pleased that the airport and community recognized the benefit and value of World Fuel Services’ broad spectrum of business & general aviation tools that support the airport’s operations and the confidence they continue to place in our ability to provide consistent service that meets their high expectations. We are very fortunate to call them a customer” said Owen Busch, World Fuel Services’ vice president of business Aviation Bulk Sales.
About World Fuel Services Network
The World Fuel Services Network is a network of branded FBOs that provide quality fuel, personal service and experienced support. The global network includes FBOs under the Ascent and Phillips 66® Aviation brands and the Air Elite service designation.
About World Fuel Services Corporation
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services is a leading global fuel logistics company, principally engaged in the marketing, sale and distribution of aviation, marine and land fuel products and related services on a worldwide basis. World Fuel Services sells fuel and delivers services to its clients at more than 6,000 locations in 200 countries and territories, including airports, seaports, tanker truck loading terminals and other customer storage locations. With 48 strategically located global offices, World Fuel Services offers its clients a value-added outsource service for the supply, quality control, logistical support and price risk management of marine, aviation and land fuel.
The Company's global team of market makers provides deep domain expertise in all aspects of marine, aviation and land fuel management. Aviation customers include commercial airlines, cargo carriers, private aircraft and fixed base operators (FBO's), as well as the United States and foreign governments. World Fuel Services' marine customers include international container and tanker fleets, cruise lines and time-charter operators, as well as the United States and foreign governments. Land customers include petroleum distributors, retail petroleum operators, and industrial, commercial and government accounts. For more information, call 305-428-8000 or visit www.WorldFuel.com.