Jet Aviation Signs Preferred Handling Agreement with World Fuel Services

GENEVA – Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has signed a preferred Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement for facilities in EMEA and Asia with World Fuel Services, a global aviation fuel and services company based in Miami, Florida.

World Fuel Services (WFS) offers its global customers both full-service and self-service trip support, from flight planning and ground handling to fueling and compliance. Under the agreement signed at EBACE 2018 in Geneva, Jet Aviation becomes the preferred handling service provider for WFS at select locations throughout EMEA and Asia.

Joel Purdom, SVP, Global Trip Support at WFS, said, “Our clients depend on our network locations to deliver excellent services that ensure seamless travel. We’re fully committed to the highest possible vetting standards, with quality control professionals on every continent constantly inspecting our airport locations to ensure they meet high service standards. We’re delighted to extend our relationship with Jet Aviation, an FBO partner that values service excellence at every turn. Jet Aviation has nearly 20 FBO locations in its growing regional FBO network, consistently does well in international customer polls and is a long and trusted partner.”

Stefan Benz, SVP regional business operations EMEA and Asia, adds, “We appreciate World Fuel Services’ commitment to providing value through outstanding service and are delighted to expand our cooperation to include our facilities in Jeddah, Riyadh, Medina, Munich, Berlin and Vienna. We look forward to welcoming World Fuel customers throughout our network.”

Jet Aviation is a proud member of WFS’s Air Elite Network. In Europe, member locations include Zurich, Geneva, Dusseldorf and Dubai. In North America, they have a total of nine member locations. Jet Aviation’s newly acquired Hawker Pacific FBOs in Brisbane, Cairns, Perth, Singapore and Sydney are also Air Elite members, and many other global locations are joining soon.

Jet Aviation is exhibiting at EBACE from May 29 - 31, 2018. Please take the time to visit us at the Jet Aviation Booth (# A18).

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. More than 4,800 employees cater to client needs from close to 50 facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of some 300 aircraft. Please visit and follow us on twitter:

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About World Fuel Services

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services is a global energy management company involved in providing energy procurement advisory services, supply fulfillment and transaction and payment management solutions to commercial and industrial customers, principally in the aviation, marine and land transportation industries. 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. For more information, call 305-428- 8000 or visit