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Air Elite by World Fuel expands global network
Four new locations are now part of the Air Elite network, broadening its global footprint. They all offer World Fuel Contract pricing, AVCARD by World Fuel acceptance, and World Fuel Rewards, including the Air Elite Bonus.
Gateway Aviation Windsor in Canada is a short drive from Detroit, Michigan.

World Fuel Services has added four new locations where pilots can experience the Air Elite standard of excellence: StanCraft Jet Centre in Idaho; Gateway Aviation Windsor and Airside Flight Services in Canada, and São Paulo Catarina International Executive Airport in Brazil.

“We are honoured to welcome these new locations to the Air Elite Network, as their commitment to safety and service aligns with our commitment to excellence,”says senior vice president of business aviation bulk fuel Steve Drzymalla. “Pilots will now have more location options to experience the Air Elite difference.”

All Air Elite locations receive an invitation to participate in the global network after a diligent review of their facilities and commitment to high-quality service to passengers and pilots. These four locations successfully exceeded the required qualifications to earn an invitation to the global network curated for elite service. This process is governed by the Air Elite board, comprised of members who maintain the network membership and brand.

From take off to touchdown, these new locations additionally give pilots more opportunities to enjoy exclusive benefits like contract pricing, AVCARD by World Fuel acceptance and World Fuel Rewards.

StanCraft Jet Center is a full-service FBO at the Coeur d'Alene airport, with highly trained and professional staff ready to welcome guests to the new 30,000 sq ft hangar and FBO facilities that set the Air Elite standard in customer service and satisfaction. The center offers a full-service café, luxury crew cars, concierge services, a StanCraft Wooden Boat display and a golf simulator studio.

Gateway Aviation Windsor at Windsor International airport offers modern passenger and crew facilities, a 20,000 sq ft heated hangar, a conference room plus fully equipped roof terrace. Customers have convenient access to Detroit, Michigan within a short 10 km drive. Gateway Aviation Windsor was named one of the top three FBOs in Canada, the best FBO in Ontario and recognised with the 'Rising Star Award' in the 2022 Top FBO Survey in Wings magazine.

Airside Flight Services at Edmonton International airport is a secure executive FBO that offers a modern, comfortable and quiet passenger facility with four 20,000 sq ft hangars, a 9,000 sq ft FBO facility, more than 30,000 sq ft of office space, 24 hour surveillance, long-term vehicle parking and rental cars. It was named one of the top three FBOs in Western Canada in the 2022 Top FBO Survey in Wings magazine.

São Paulo Catarina International Executive Airport is Brazil's first private international executive airport and the largest private airport in the country, with easy access to São Paulo's core business centres. With authorisation to operate flights to New York, London and Paris, the airport is the first international airport in Brazil dedicated exclusively to executive aviation. It has permission to make landings from other countries and take offs outside Brazil. The 2,470 m long runway, 24 hour operation without constrained capacity (no slot coordination) and a travel time of 14 minutes by helicopter or 35 minutes by car to the business districts of São Paulo make this a key airport for this region.

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