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ORLANDO, Fla. / October 18, 2022 / AVIATION NEWS – After nearly 35 years of mailing awards to its loyalty program members, Avfuel Corporation’s AVTRIP rewards program will undergo the transition to a digital payout method.

The fuel supplier has unveiled its plan to update its awards process as early as the first quarter of 2023, in which case, AVTRIP members who are owed an award for the 2022 redemption period would experience a more efficient cash out with a debit push or PayPal® payout.

As a more innovative option than a standard debit transfer, the debit push payment securely sends money directly to the recipient in real time. Those who prefer PayPal can opt to receive their cash awards through its trusted payment platform.

Either option negates the need for any physical form of payment, circumventing the need for a check or even a gift card. Rather, funds are distributed directly to members’ accounts to be used however they prefer. Outside of the initial account setup, award redemption will continue to be completely automatic for AVTRIP members, keeping the program as simple and rewarding as possible. Members can expect extensive communications on how to set up their accounts for the new redemption process ahead of its launch.

“We’re excited to heighten our members’ experience with the AVTRIP program,” said Marci Ammerman, Avfuel’s vice president of marketing. “After exhaustive testing, we’re ready to make the industry’s most efficient and rewarding program even more efficient by leveraging modern technologies for annual payouts. We anticipate the extensive preparations we’ve undergone for this transition will result in a smooth process for our members and a successful update in time for the 2023 awards.

“This is part of an overall initiative at Avfuel. Our team is continuously assessing our offerings to discover where efficiencies can be leveraged and how they can be adapted in a more sustainable way.”

Indeed, in addition to efficiency, a large benefit to the upgrade aligns with Avfuel’s commitment to sustainability. According to the fuel supplier, Avfuel is committed to identifying, developing, providing and advocating for sustainable solutions, making it Avfuel’s duty to promote environmentally responsible operations at its properties and throughout the Avfuel Network, in addition to facilitating initiatives to help customers reach their sustainability goals. With more than 47,000 registered AVTRIP members and an annual payout of more than $1 million, moving from physical payment methods to digital cash awards provides an environmental benefit as well.

Those interested in learning more about Avfuel’s AVTRIP program are encouraged to visit booth 2424 at NBAA-BACE, or visit AVTRIP members at the convention can stop by the Avfuel booth and flash their AVTRIP cards for 1,000 bonus points. This is in addition to exciting giveaways all week long and happy hour events in the booth on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons (2 – 5 p.m.).


Avfuel provides fuel and services—including sustainable fuel and initiatives—to the global aviation industry and is the leading independent supplier in the United States. Established as a supply and logistics company nearly 50 years ago, Avfuel is core competent in every aspect that surrounds the delivery of fuel—from refinery to wingtip. Avfuel combines global access with personalized service throughout a fueling network of more than 3,000 locations worldwide and 650+ Avfuel-branded FBOs. Our 100% dedication to aviation demonstrates our passion and commitment to a global community that prospers on the movement of goods and services around the world.

Contact Avfuel Corporation: Marci Ammerman, Vice President Marketing, 734-663-6466, [email protected],,,,,