Independent fuel supplier Avfuel has taken over as the official branded fuel supplier of Meridian's Hayward, California location.
“We are honoured the Meridian team entrusted Avfuel to help care for its team's and customers' needs,” says senior vice president of sales Joel Hirst. “The addition of Meridian Hayward to the Avfuel Network provides another premier flying and fuelling location in the heart of California with access to top-tier FBO amenities and Avfuel's dependable programmes.”
“We are very excited to partner with Avfuel as our fuel supplier,” adds Meridian Hayward general manager Carlos Rodriguez. “Avfuel is well-respected throughout the aviation industry for its reliability, innovative solutions and customer support. As part of its network, we look forward to raising the visibility of our brand while also growing our fuel sales volume. In addition, its focus on integrating sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) into the supply chain will be an asset as we work to expand our own efforts in that area.”
Centrally located between San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland, Meridian Hayward provides business and leisure travellers alike with convenient access to the Bay Area's most popular destinations. Situated on a general aviation-only airport, guests benefit from services that cater to the private aviation traveller, including 24 hour availability at an airport with no commercial airline traffic and professionally-trained customer service and line service teams.
Meridian's FBO terminal features an elegant main lobby, full-service business centre, a conference room with full A/V capabilities and seating for 12, professional concierge services and a coffee bar, kitchen and catering area available for both passengers and crews. Pilots benefit from a briefing area, pilot lounge, sleep room and shower. With rental cars and crew cars available on site, guests can quickly hit the road while their aircraft stays secure overnight with tie downs or hangar space.
Meridian's expertly-trained line staff is on hand to provide a full suite of ramp services, including GPU, lavatory service, potable water service and quick turns. With IS-BAH Stage II accreditation and Safety 1st certification from NATA, guests can be assured their aircraft, passengers and pilots are in adept hands from wheels down to wheels up.
As an Avfuel-branded location, Meridian Hayward's customers will enjoy lucrative rewards with preferred loyalty programme AVTRIP and streamlined transactions through Avfuel Contract Fuel. This is in addition to the back-end solutions a partnership with Avfuel provides, helping daily operations run smoothly.