InterDel Aviation Services Signature’s third Canadian location
June 18, 2014, Vancouver - Signature Flight Support announced at the Canadian Business Aviation Association Convention and Exposition, that it has signed an agreement with InterDel Aviation Services Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to become a fully licensed Signature Flight Support location.
Signature Vancouver, located at Vancouver International Airport (CYVR), is the third Canadian fixed base operation to be licensed and joins Signature Edmonton at Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) as a licensed location, and Signature Montreal at Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport (CYUL) which is now owned by Signature Flight Support.
This agreement comes after the announcement at NBAA 2013 that Signature Flight Support and Imperial Oil of Canada had signed an exclusive agreement to offer the former Avitat network members the opportunity to become Signature Select or fully licensed Signature Flight Support locations.
Maria Sastre, President and Chief Operating Officer for Signature Flight Support commented on the agreement, "We are delighted to add Signature Vancouver, our seventh licensed location, to our ever growing global network now consisting of 119 locations. We see Canada as a burgeoning market for business and general aviation and Signature Vancouver as one of Canada’s most important destinations for our global customers."
Derrick Watts, President of InterDel Aviation Services, adds, "We are very proud and excited to be joining the Signature network and look forward to serving Signature's worldwide clients with an extremely high service experience for many years to come.”
Signature Vancouver, formerly operated under the Vancouver Avitat brand, operates a modern facility consisting of 60,000 sq. ft. hangars, an FBO facility and 15,000 sq. ft. of office space. In addition, through their partners London Aviation Services (LAS), additional shops, offices and a 60,000 sq. ft. hangar, capable of housing 4 – 737 sized aircraft are available. Signature Vancouver offers full ground handling and fuelling services with Esso products and will deliver the full portfolio of Signature Flight Support services including the Signature TaiIWins® pilot rewards program. Signature will immediately deploy its global sales and marketing programs to support this new location.
Vancouver, British Columbia (CYVR), is a gateway airport to Asia. The city is in close proximity to the oil, gas and mining regions of western Canada and enjoys an exceptionally robust tourist industry, including a vibrant cruise ship sector.