TALON AIR joins Signature Select

TALON AIR JOINS SIGNATURE SELECT

Signature Flight Support Corporation announced today that Talon Air of Farmingdale, New York (FRG) has joined Signature Select as the newest location in the Signature Flight Support network and the first on Long Island. The addition of Signature Select’s customer benefits to Talon Air will offer convenience and create new value for air travelers and is expected bring more business to Republic Airport.

Maria Sastre, President and Chief Operating Officer for Signature Flight Support, commented, “Talon Air has been a long-term customer with its aircraft-charter services and managed fleet of aircraft. Now being a Signature Select affiliate, they are able to offer their clients all of the benefits of Signature’s global network. Signature has a significant presence in the New York market, and we enthusiastically welcome Talon Air to our network.”

Talon Air’s Signature Select affiliation creates added value for clients by way of point-to-point coordination with other Signature locations—saving time and ensuring consistent, high-touch concierge service.

“We are excited about the host of opportunities created by joining Signature Select’s growing network of locations around the country,” said Talon Air Founder, Adam Katz. “We expect our clients, Republic Airport and the surrounding community to see a real economic benefit from the convenience this program provides.”

Talon Air, headquartered at Republic Airport (KFRG), is a full-service business and private aviation provider. Its facility comprises more than 100,000 sq. ft. of hangar, executive terminal and office space, making it the largest operator at Republic Airport. Talon’s portfolio of services includes aircraft charter, management, fixed-base operations (FBO) and flight-support solutions. Talon Air also operates a FAA Part 145 Repair Station and performs maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) on most modern aircraft—along with non-destructive testing (NDT), avionics installation and repair, interior installation and refurbishment. In addition, as part of the Talon Air Mobile Services Team, Talon Air provides aircraft-on ground (AOG) service.

Talon’s diverse fleet of owned and managed aircraft spans the gamut of heavy, super-midsize, midsize, light jets, turboprop, amphibious and executive helicopters. Talon Air also offers a fleet of 30 turbine-powered aircraft and is the world’s largest owner and operator of the Hawker 4000 Aircraft, all of which are available for charter.

Signature Select members are supported by Signature Flight Support’s global sales and marketing teams and are promoted along with its network of more than 200 worldwide locations. Each member company maintains its independent brand with the addition of the Signature Select badge.

To learn more about Signature Select, visit www.signatureselectfbo.com or contact Melissa Singer, Senior Director of Brand Extension, at 407-648-7229 or via email: melissa.singer@signatureflight.com.

Signature Flight Support, a BBA Aviation plc company, is the world’s largest fixed-base operation (FBO) and distribution network for business aviation services. Signature services include fueling, hangar and office rentals, ground handling, maintenance and a wide range of crew and passenger amenities at strategic domestic and international locations. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Signature currently operates at more than 200 locations in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. For more information, please visit: www.signatureflight.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/signatureflightsupport.  Follow Signature Flight Support on Twitter: SignatureFBO

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) are focused on refuelling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the service of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.

CONTACT:
Signature Flight Support

Patrick D. Sniffen, Vice President Marketing +1 407 206 5212
patrick.sniffen@signatureflight.com

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