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Signature Flight Support adds second Canadian location

Aug. 13, 2012, Edmonton - Signature Flight Support announced that it has signed an agreement with Airside FBO Operations Ltd., of Edmonton, Alta., to become a fully licensed Signature Flight Support location.


August 13, 2012
By Carey Fredericks

The new facility is located at Edmonton International Airport (CYEG). Signature Edmonton is the second Canadian fixed base operation to be licensed and joins Signature Montreal at Pierre Trudeau Montreal International Airport (CYUL).

“We have had proven success with Signature Montreal and our other global licensed and Signature Select locations and feel very strongly that we’ll bring the same experience to Edmonton," said S. Michael Scheeringa, president, Signature Flight Support. "Signature’s dedication to providing a world-class customer service experience is now extended to western Canada with this agreement. We warmly welcome the staff of Edmonton to the Signature family.”

Said Bill McGoey, president of Airside FBO Operations: “We are very proud to be joining the Signature network and we look forward to introducing a new level of customer service and flight support to the Edmonton market.”

Signature Edmonton is a newly-built and modern facility consisting of four 20,000 sq. ft. hangars, a 9,000 sq. ft. FBO facility, and more than 30,000 sq. ft. of office space. The facility will offer full ground handling and fueling support and will deliver the full portfolio of Signature Flight Support services including the Signature TailWins pilot rewards program. Signature will deploy its global sales and marketing programs to support this new location.

Edmonton is in close proximity to the oil sands region of Canada. The facility is equipped to support aircraft traveling to and from mining locations as well as tourism and business travelers.  Edmonton International Airport will be the primary airport serving Edmonton after Edmonton City Centre Blatchford Field Airport (CYXD) closes.