Welcoming Jet Prime and SkyPark FBO to the Air Elite Network Press Release
World Fuel Welcomes Locations in Mauritius and Malaysia to its Air Elite Network
World Fuel Services
Pete Stevens, +1 281 280 1114, [email protected]
- Air Elite® by World Fuel Network welcomes Jet Prime (FIMP) and SkyPark FBO (WMSA)
- The latest locations offer World Fuel Contract pricing, AVCARD® by World Fuel acceptance, and World Fuel Rewards. Customers visiting the Air Elite member locations will benefit from the Air Elite Bonus, providing them additional points for their business and loyalty.
January 31, 2024 – HOUSTON – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World Fuel announces an expansion of its Air Elite® by World Fuel Network with the inclusion of Jet Prime (FIMP) and SkyPark FBO (WMSA). World Fuel’s commitment to providing elite services and exceptional experiences to private aviation travelers is exemplified by these strategic partnerships in Mauritius and Malaysia.
"We welcome Jet Prime and SkyPark FBO Malaysia as an extension of the network in Africa and Asia," said Malcolm Hawkins, senior vice president, global business aviation, World Fuel Services. “Our commitment to delivering outstanding service standards and premium facilities is reinforced by the addition of these two locations, further solidifying our reputation as the industry’s leading independent FBO network."
Jet Prime’s lounge is situated away from the busy main terminal, providing a secure and tranquil environment with onsite border control agencies, immigration, health, customs, and offices. It’s a unique concept that blends top-notch travel and hospitality services to and from any aircraft’s doorstep. Jet Prime, located at Sir Seewoosagur International Airport in Mauritius, is crafted for passengers traveling on private jets or commercial airliners. This location provides a stress-free, unforgettable experience while all airport formalities are handled professionally by the Jet Prime team. All aviation and ground handling services are provided to the aircraft, including a dedicated parking slot and an immaculate 21,500 square foot hangar.
“A first of its kind in the Indian Ocean catering to discerning passengers travelling on commercial flights and private jets, we are truly honoured to become a member of the Air Elite Network and to extend our services to customers as they travel to Mauritius or during a stopover for their onward journey,” said Shailendre Munnee, operations manager for Jet Prime.
The facilities at the SkyPark FBO (WMSA) at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, include on-site customs, immigration and quarantine, ample lounge areas, a café, and pilot shower rooms to ensure maximum comfort. With 24-hour operations, visitors will always find a warm welcome by the highly trained staff, ready to handle any of their aircraft. The 28,675 square feet of hangar and ample ramp parking space are protected 24 hours a day by the security team, with maintenance support available by technicians on-site. The location is conveniently situated 30 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, providing easy access to the region and One Stop Service for aircraft. Visitors can enjoy all the amenities expected at a premier FBO, including aircraft ground handling, fuel service, luxurious lounge areas, and a highly dedicated concierge staff equipped to anticipate their needs.
“Shining as Malaysia’s one and only private jets BAC, SkyPark FBO is the eyes of BAC. We take pride in serving our distinguished customers with an exceptional touch of quality and loyalty. Apart from the most personalized welcome, SkyPark’s warm and hospitable personnel are ready to provide our customers an exclusive and memorable experience. Being the only official Business Aviation Centre at WMSA (Kuala Lumpur) with dedicated onsite CIQ facility offers a conducive and seamless experience to our valued customers,” said Hariss Abdullah, operations manager for SkyPark FBO.
About World Fuel Services
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services is a division of World Kinect Corporation, a global Fortune 100 fuel and energy management company providing supply fulfillment, sustainability, and transaction and payment management solutions to customers worldwide. World Fuel Services sells and delivers liquid fuels, operational services, technology, renewable energy, and other sustainability solutions to its clients through its marine and aviation divisions.
For more information, visit www.wfscorp.com.
About Air Elite® by World Fuel
Air Elite® by World Fuel is the global FBO network curated for elite service. Each location is committed to service excellence, is audited to ensure the highest facility standards, undergoes industry-leading Air Elite Service Culture training and awards bonus World Fuel Rewards globally. The premier network of locations is strategically positioned around the world.
For more information, visit www.airelitenetwork.com