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  • From The Cockpit The heat of summer has finally subsided as the pleasant temperatures of fall have been ushered in. The heat did not keep the Shell team from attending several aviation events and spreading the word about the Shell program.

    The aviation community met at two great venues recently. First, in late June the Eastern Aviation Fuels team headed to Teterboro, New Jersey for one of three NBAA Regional Forums this year. With such a large attendance it felt almost like a full-fledged convention. Arriving Wednesday evening, the Shell team had a chance to connect with customers and business colleagues at an event hosted by Shell FBO, Meridian Aviation. The next day was spent visiting with show attendees from all over the northeast region. The second NBAA Regional Forum was held in St. Louis, Missouri. While the participation was subdued compared to Teterboro, the Shell team enjoyed visiting with customers and friends from this area of the country.

    In addition to our other travels, we once again hosted customers at the Aviator Club in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during EAA AirVenture 2015. The Aviator Club is the perfect venue for taking in the sights and sounds of the airshow. Friday night of the event, we hosted a customer appreciation dinner. We were excited to have aviation luminaries Bob Hoover, Sean Tucker, Bud Anderson, and the entire Aeroshell Aerobatic Team join us for a “fire-side chat” to discuss their experiences as aviation professionals. Everyone in attendance was thoroughly entertained as each aviator recounted tales from flying behind enemy lines in World War II to formation flying in the air shows of today.

    At EAF we have reached two significant milestones this year. The first is that we are happy to announce our 40th year in business. The second is that the Shell Aviation network now numbers over 500 FBOs. Neither of which could have been accomplished without two critical elements: super-talented employees and loyal customers. We are truly blessed from both perspectives.

    In closing, we would once again like to thank you for your business. Our team is ready and willing to serve you.

    Fly Safe!

    Buddy Stallings Robbie Stallings Eastern Aviation Fuels

    Quick Turn Eastern Aviation Fuels • Quarterly Newsletter • 3rd Quarter 2015

  • 2 FBO News

    Destin Jet Joins Shell Aviation Destin Jet recently acquired Regal Air and chose Shell to be the sole fuel provider on the airport.

    “Regal Air Destin, located at the Destin Executive Airport, is proud that we are now a part of the Destin Jet family. Destin Jet has consistently provided award winning service to their clientele since opening in 2009. We are honored to be an extension of that great service and the brand that they have built,” said Regal

    Air General Manager, Brian Cherry.

    Regal Air is set to become Destin Jet South in the coming months.

    Destin Jet, voted #3 in the 2015 AIN FBO Survey, prides itself on a customer service focused staff and award winning services. The FBO boasts a luxurious 6,000 square foot terminal with all of the passenger and crew amenities customers have come

    to expect, as well as 40,000 plus square feet of hangar space. The FBO has crew cars and shuttle service available with rental cars onsite. All line personnel are NATA Safety 1st certified, and the FBO offers Shell Contract Fuel and Shell AeroClass.

    Destin Jet is ready to serve the aviation needs of northwest Florida.

    To learn more about Destin Jet, visit www.destinjet.com or call 1-888-538-3786.

    Welcome New FBOs

    FBO Name Airport IATA City State

    City of Houston Ellington Airport EFD Houston TX

    Clearwater Aviation St. Pete Clearwater Intl PIE Clearwater FL

    Coos Aviation Southwest Oregon Regional OTH North Bend OR

    Destin Jet Destin Executive Airport DTS Destin FL

    Fitchburg Municipal Airport Fitchburg Municipal Airport FIT Fitchburg MA

    Golden State Aviation Gillespie Field Airport SEE El Cajon CA

    Precision Air Santee Cooper Regional MNI Manning SC

    Sonoma Skypark Sonoma Skypark Airport 0Q9 Sonoma CA

    Three Wing Aviation Igor I Sikorsky Memorial BDR Stratford CT

  • 3 FBO Showcase

    Avports Adds Jet A to Newport State Airport AvPORTS is pleased to announce that Jet A fuel is now available in Middletown, Rhode Island, at The Newport State Airport, KUUU.

    Newport, Rhode Island, known as the yachting capital of the world, is now a more convenient stop for turboprop and helicopter travelers. With the recent grand opening of its newly renovated aviation facility, the airport will be ready to better serve its customers. In addition,

    Newport State’s growing FBO offers assistance with a variety of services, as well as being a Shell Contract Fuel and AeroClass location.

    “The airport is committed to serving the Newport area’s aviation needs, and we are excited to see growth with the addition of Jet A on the field,” says General Manager, Jeremy Nielson.

    On the airport, visitors will find aircraft maintenance by Chris Aircraft; flight instruction provided by Newport Aviation; sky diving by Sky Dive Newport, and helicopter tours courtesy of Birds Eye View.

    KUUU is one of five Rhode Island airports managed by

    AvPORTS and branded with Shell.

    To learn more about the airport please call, 401.846.9400, or visit www.avports.com.

    Important Dates to Remember

    July 20 - 16, 2015 EAA Airventure Oshkosh, WI

    September 17, 2015 NBAA Regional Forum St. Louis, MO

    November 15 - 17, 2015 Tax, Regulatory & Risk Mgt. Las Vegas, NV

    November 17 - 19, 2015 Quality Control Seminar Bowling Green, KY

    November 17 - 19, 2015 NBAA Las Vegas, NV

    January 19 - 22, 2016 Schedulers & Dispatchers Tampa, FL

    February 22 - 24, 2016 Leadership Conference San Antonio, TX

    April 12 - 14, 2016 ABACE Shanghai, China

    May 24 - 26, 2016 EBACE Geneva, Switzerland

  • 4 FBO Programs

    Welcome New Contract FBOs Airport IATA City State

    Alpena County Regional Airport APN Alpena MI

    Newport State Airport UUU Newport RI

    Covington Municipal Airport CVC Covington GA

    Petaluma Municipal Airport O69 Petaluma CA

    SW Oregon Regional Airport OTH North Bend OR

    Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport DTS Destin FL

    Easton/Newnam Field Airport ESN Easton MD

    Chippewa Valley Regional Airport EAU Eau Claire WI

    Laredo International Airport LRD Laredo TX

    Kyle - Oakley Field Airport CEY Murray KY

    FBO Name

    Aviation Express

    Avports

    City of Covington

    City of Petaluma

    Coos Aviation

    Destin Jet Center

    Easton Jet Services

    Hawthorne Global

    Landmark Aviation

    Murray Calloway County Airport

    Red Mountain Aviation Person County Airport TDF Roxboro NC

    Shell Contract Fuel News

    S INCE THE BEGINNING OF FL IGHT...SHELL IS FLY ING

    To learn more about the Shell Contract Fuel program please email: contractfuel@easternaviationfuels.com or call 252-633-0066

    We are pleased to announce that Shell Contract Fuel is now compatible with FuelerLinx.

    FuelerLinx is an aviation fuel management software system and jet fuel marketplace. The program optimizes flight operations, automates the fuel purchasing process, and reduces operating costs in one easy to manage interface.

    FuelerLinx gives dispatchers and pilots the tools they need to implement cost-saving measures quickly and effectively by comparing all possible fuel prices across all locations.

    For our Shell Contract Fuel customers who use FuelerLinx, they can now view our pricing without having to upload the weekly price file. This automatic price push will not only offer our current customers ease of use, but also will make the Shell Contract Fuel program visible to the network of flight departments that FuelerLinx works with. This will ultimately result in increased applicants and

    increased contract fuel sales for our participating FBOs.

    Our goal is to have all of our branded FBOs participating in the Shell Contract fuel network. If you are interested in becoming a participating merchant, please reach out to Tracy Daniels with our Shell Contract Fuel team. She can be reached at 252.633.0066 or tdaniels@easternaviationfuels.com.

  • 5 In The Know

    STAFF SPOTLIGHT FBO Happenings

    S INCE THE BEGINNING OF FL IGHT...SHELL IS FLY ING

    By now we hope you have heard the good news; we have brought the Shell Aviation and Contract Fuel card application and credit approval in house. To help with this process, we hired Devi Crooks to lead this department.

    Devi joined the Eastern Aviation Fuels team this past January. Hailing from New Jersey, Devi has been in New Bern, NC for the past ten years. Devi is married and has two children. As a family they enjoys spending time on the water.

    If you have any questions regarding card applications, please reach out to Devi: devi@easternaviationfuels.

    AeroWays, located in New Castle, DE is now operating as flyADVANCED. In addition to operating as a full service FBO, flyADVANCED, KILG offers full service aircraft management and charter services.

    Batesville Aviation Services, is pleased to announce that it is now open to the public.

    Congratulations to

    Epps Aviation on Celebrating 50 years!

    Stein’s Aircraft Services,