Signature Flight Support, a BBA Aviation company, which announced last month that it had licensed Blue Heron of the Turks and Caicos Islands, was officially opened for business on November 17, 2014 at Providenciales International Airport (MBPV).
The new FBO provides customers with a modern and contemporary facility, consisting of a 6,800 square foot terminal, with lounges and office space, 11 acres of aircraft parking and hangar facility. The FBO offers full ground handling, fueling and the full portfolio of Signature’s services including its loyalty and rewards programs Signature Status® and Signature TailWins®.
Maria Sastre, President and Chief Operating Officer for Signature Flight Support stated, “Our Blue Heron by Signature Flight Support FBO at Providenciales International Airport is spectacular. We are confident that our discerning customers will find this to be an extraordinary location in an extraordinary destination. The sleek and modern facility supported by well-trained staff will provide the world-class service experience that our customers expect from Signature around the globe.”
Blue Heron Aviation, Ltd. recently announced that it has hired Louis Jennings to be its general manager in the Turks and Caicos. Jennings has extensive experience in managing FBOs and was most recently the general manager for multiple FBOs in North America.
“At Blue Heron Aviation, it is our first priority to make our part of the travel experience as seamless as possible for guests and clients, whether they’re here for business or leisure,” Mr. Jennings said. “Turks & Caicos Islands invokes an ideal of luxury. Because we are the first islanders our visitors meet when they arrive and the last they see when they leave, we’re the caretakers of that ideal. The Turks and Caicos GA market has seen substantial growth over the past decade and we anticipate that this trend will continue. Our new FBO will offer the highest quality of service and facility which are essential to success in this expanding market. The design of the FBO boasts modern technology and energy efficient features such as solar power. We are excited to be working with Signature Flight Support who will bring their expertise and knowledge of the global market, enabling us to deliver the service expected of a world-class FBO”.
The Turks and Caicos Islands consist of 40 islands and cays located 550 miles southeast of Miami, Florida and just below the Bahamas chain. The destination is fast becoming one of the most sought after vacation destinations in the Caribbean due to its world class hotels, villas, restaurants and spas, award-winning beaches, crystal-clear waters and exceptional outdoor adventures. The world’s third largest barrier reef surrounds Turks and Caicos providing superior scuba diving, deep sea fishing and fly fishing. The islands boast 350 days of annual sunshine and a tropical marine climate.
Blue Heron Aviation Ltd is a Turks and Caicos Company owned by investors and residents who have significant investments in the Turks and Caicos Islands.