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Signature Flight Support extends reach to Canada

Oct. 20, 2010, Orlando, Fla. - Signature Flight Support has entered into a licensing agreement with Starlink Aviation for Starlink Aviation’s fixed base operation (FBO) at Montréal Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport (CYUL) to become a branded Signature Flight Support FBO.

October 20, 2010  By Carey Fredericks

Under the terms of this agreement, Starlink Aviation will re-brand and operate its FBO services as Signature Flight Support, forming part of Signature’s global network of FBOs. The Montréal FBO will offer its customers Signature’s full portfolio of services, with the benefits of the Signature Service PromiseTM.  Starlink Aviation’s aircraft charter, aircraft management, corporate shuttle and maintenance, repair and overhaul services will remain unchanged and will continue to operate under the Starlink Aviation brand.
“The value of Signature’s global FBO network will benefit our customers no matter where they fly around the world.  The network offers enhanced connectivity from Montréal to all Signature locations and a consistent, exceptional service experience that they can depend on.  The Signature brand represents exceptional customer service and efficiency.” said Glen Lynch, President and CEO of Starlink Aviation.  “By entering into this agreement, our FBO becomes part of the largest global and best-in-class FBO network.”
Signature Flight Support Corporation’s President, S. Michael Scheeringa states “We are excited about our entry into the Canadian market. This represents our first North American licensing agreement as we look for new ways to extend Signature’s customer offerings by expanding our global footprint and through our unwavering dedication to delivering world-class customer experiences at all of our 103 locations. Starlink Aviation is a quality facility staffed with dedicated professionals and we look forward to a sustained and prosperous future in Montréal.”
The Signature Montréal FBO is 15 minutes from the city’s commercial, hospitality and entertainment districts.  The facility features a secure, heated 65,000 sq. ft. hangar, crew and passenger lounge, sleeping room, shower facilities, café-bistro, conference room and wireless internet access.  Services include: 24/7 operations, ground handling, BMW crew cars, Jet-A fueling, on-site customs (CANPASS), flight planning, computerized weather service, and anti-icing.


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