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W Aviation expands its international FBO network with the addition of new location in Aruba

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W Aviation - a privately-owned international network of FBOs based out of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport - continues to expand and is has announced their newest facility and operation at Queen Beatrix International Airport (TNCA), Oranjestad, Aruba.

The company has taken over the existing general aviation facility and commenced operations on January 1 as the sole fixed based operator.

Covering 10 acres of land, the property currently houses a 4,000 sq. ft. executive terminal and ramp space for aircraft parking to handle all inbound and outbound general aviation traffic for the entire island. To ensure the W Aviation Aruba clients receive the very best experiences in service and facilities, an investment of $1.8m for interior refurbishment and major improvements to the existing property will commence in 2018 to include a state-of-the-art passenger lobby, customer service area, bistro bar, VIP passenger lounges, executive conference rooms, pilots lounge, flight planning room and more.

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W Aviations Chief Executive Officer, Ignacio Martinez says, We are thrilled to announce our newest facility in Aruba and the continued expansion of our FBO network. This is a milestone for our Company, as it not only gives us the opportunity to support our existing global charter fleet in the Caribbean but also allows for us to handle all of the GA traffic on the island. Aruba is the only Non-U.S Caribbean Island with U.S. Pre-Clearance Customs making it an ideal stop for aircraft traffic from South America and the Caribbean destined for the United States.

W Aviation Aruba will be operate as a full-service FBO offering into-plane fueling, handling, ancillary services, customer service, concierge, aircraft parking, customs support and ground handling.

The hours of operations will be 0900-2100 and reservations can be made at

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BlueSky Business Aviation News | 11th January 2018 | Issue #446

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