This website uses cookies
More information
Business Air News
Business Air News
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Why visit ACE ’24?

Related background information from the Handbook...

Avflight Corporation

Avflight Hattiesburg
FBO/Handler (Hattiesburg Laurel Regional / Hattiesburg/Laurel)

Hattiesburg/Laurel (Hattiesburg Laurel Regional) Airport

BAN's World Gazetteer

Michigan
Mississippi

The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Request your printed copy

Avflight adds Hattiesburg to FBO roster
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 its unique handling needs.

Avflight Corporation has acquired its 26th FBO, Avflight Hattiesburg at Mississippi's Hattiesburg/Laurel Regional airport.

Avflight acquired US Aviation FBO Services, including its 4,000 sq ft FBO terminal and 125,000 square ft 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.

“We are excited to grow the Avflight FBO network with the addition of Hattiesburg,” says Garrett Hain, VP 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 its 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 travellers.

“The Avflight team is proud to support the Hattiesburg community as its new gateway for visitors, contributing to the region's economic growth,” Hain goes on. “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.

Other News
 
Avflight breathes new life into Detroit hub
May 30, 2024
Avflight has provided essential services to the airport's flight operations since moving onto the field in 2011. It has operated on the airfield since then under short-term leases, earning a reputation over the past 13 years.
Avfuel furthers sustainability commitment with enhanced certification
May 28, 2024
Maven by Midfield unveils Oakland County hangar
May 2, 2024
Green Fuel Day to honour Sonoma's successes
April 11, 2024
Sourcing SAF from California, with one of the industry's highest blend ratios, Sonoma Jet Center contributes to a substantial reduction in net carbon emissions with a 19 metric tonne decrease per truckload of fuel.