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HATTIESBURG, Miss. / March 21, 2024 / AVIATION NEWS – Avflight Corporation, a leading provider of aviation services, proudly announces the acquisition of its 26th FBO, Avflight Hattiesburg, at Mississippi’s Hattiesburg/Laurel Regional Airport (KPIB).

Effective March 19, Avflight acquired US Aviation FBO Services, including its 4,000-square-foot FBO terminal and 125,000 square feet of hangar space.

The FBO terminal is equipped with all the amenities modern travel requires, including comfortable passenger and pilot lounges, and catering capabilities. Avflight is dedicated to elevating the guest experience by updating the facility to its brand and facility standards.

Furthermore, Avflight’s acquired hangar capacity includes 18 units with the ability to accommodate aircraft up to a Gulfstream G550.

This strategic acquisition marks another milestone in Avflight’s growth trajectory and underscores its commitment to delivering exceptional services to the aviation community.

“We are excited to grow the Avflight FBO Network with the addition of Hattiesburg,” said Garrett Hain, vice president of finance and treasurer at Avflight. “This acquisition not only expands our geographic reach, but also reinforces our dedication to serving general aviation operations at key locations across North America.”

Avflight Hattiesburg is conveniently positioned in close proximity to the city’s new FedEx sorting facility, providing an opportunity for Avflight to assist the region’s cargo operations with their unique handling needs.

In addition, Avflight looks forward to handling a diverse array of customers at its new location, including sports charter operators, military operations and traffic flying in for local business. The Hattiesburg area boasts a vibrant cultural scene, historical landmarks and thriving businesses, making it an ideal destination for travelers.

“The Avflight team is proud to support the Hattiesburg community as its new gateway for visitors, contributing to the region’s economic growth,” said Hain. “Avflight looks forward to building lasting relationships with local stakeholders and investing in initiatives that enhance the region’s prosperity.”

Those who have historically frequented KPIB will notice familiar faces at Avflight Hattiesburg; the FBO will retain an existing team of dedicated professionals, ensuring service continuity and a seamless transition for guests while enhancing customer care through the expertise, strength and resources offered by the Avflight Network.

 

ABOUT AVFLIGHT

Avflight operates a network of strategically-located, full-service FBOs across North America and Europe. All Avflight locations provide full fueling and line-service operations as well as a wide variety of amenities. Customers range from corporate jet traffic to freight and cargo companies, as well as charter operations and small aircraft. Each Avflight location is staffed by experienced professionals who undergo continual training to ensure that each customer and aircraft receive the safest, most efficient and friendliest service. Avflight is part of the Avfuel-Branded Network of 675+ FBOs around the globe.

 

ABOUT AVFUEL CORPORATION

Avfuel provides fuel and services to the global aviation industry and is the leading independent supplier in the United  States. Established as a supply and logistics company 45 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 dealers. 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.

Contacts:            Avfuel Corporation: Marci Ammerman, Vice President Marketing, 734-663-6466, [email protected], www.avfuel.com, facebook.com/avfuel, Twitter: @Avfuel