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Signature Flight Support Joins Foreflight’s Directory Program to Enhance Flight Planning Experience for Customers

Oct 21, 2013

Signature Flight Support Corporation, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that it is teaming up with ForeFlight, creator of the leading flight planning app for Apple iPad and iPhone, as a featured business in the company’s newly announced ForeFlight Directory. The Directory is a listing service that enables airport and aviation businesses to inform and engage ForeFlight Mobile users through a user-friendly interface with engaging branding, artwork, photos, business, and service descriptions. Signature Flight Support’s network of FBOs is showcased in the ForeFlight Directory which features services, amenities, and affiliations, and makes FBO selection easy for the customer. 

 

“We developed ForeFlight Mobile to make pilots more productive in the cockpit and when pre-flight planning. With Directory, our mission is to improve the service experience between fixed base operators and pilots,” says Tyson Weihs, ForeFlight co-founder and CEO. “We have seen great interest in Directory since we soft-launched this program over the summer. We are thrilled to have a broad spectrum of customers aboard that share our vision for using mobile technology to improve the trip planning experience for pilots and operators, including Signature Flight Support.” 

 

Maria Sastre, President and Chief Operating Officer of Signature Flight Support was enthusiastic regarding the new service, “Our customers are tech-savvy and looking for the best sources of flight planning information and need it at their fingertips.  ForeFlight is one of the leading flight planning tools and we are very impressed with their rapid technology development.  For pilots, FBO selection is one of the most important factors when planning a flight – and Signature is dedicated to providing world-class service that will round out that perfectly planned flight.” 

 

Signature also announced at NBAA that it launched its updated and refreshed website which is optimized for mobile devices including iPad, tablets and smartphones as part of their leadership in FBO technology customer offerings.

Signature Flight Support is exhibiting at this year’s National Business Aviation Association Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, NV (Booth #N3505). 


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 100 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®, ASIG® and Signature TECHNICAir™) are focused on refueling, ground handling and/or maintenance of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services and Systems businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H&S Aviation, International Turbine Service®, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services, Ontic®, and APPH®) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the manufacture and services 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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Patrick D. Sniffen Vice President Marketing patrick.sniffen@signatureflight.com Phone +1 407 206 5212 Mobile +1 321 276 7232