Tampa, FL (March 24, 2014) – World Fuel Services announced today that they have been awarded exclusive rights to fuel civilian aircraft at RAF Northolt (EGWU) in London, United Kingdom. The Ascent fuel supply will begin on 1st April 2014 and the location will be a member of the World Fuel Services Network.
RAF Northolt (http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafnortholt/) is a unique Royal Air Force station at which both military aircraft and civilian business & general aviation aircraft operate jointly. The airport is conveniently located approximately 12 miles from central London and is open to civilian traffic from 0800 to 2000 Monday through Friday, 0800 to 1500 on Saturday and 1200 to 1900 on Sunday. The airport features a 5,525 foot runway and the facility can accommodate large business jets.
In addition to being an Ascent branded location and a member of the World Fuel Services Network, the RAF Northolt operation will accept both AVCARD and the Multi Service Aero (MS Aero) aviation charge cards for payment. As an added bonus, those customers who link their AVCARD or MS Aero cards to an active FlyBuys Rewards Program membership will earn automatic FlyBuys Rewards points with every purchase.
For more information regarding the RAF Northolt operation, please contact Caroline Pennington, Director, Business Aviation Market Development, at World Fuel Services’ Business & General Aviation London office at CPennington@wfscorp.com.
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 8,000 locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
The company's global team of market makers provides deep domain expertise in all aspects of aviation, marine and land fuel management. The company also offers transaction management services which consist of card payment solutions and merchant processing services to customers in the aviation, marine and land transportation industries. For more information, call 305-428-8000 or visit www.wfscorp.com.?