Wisconsin native accepts honor during AirVenture 2017 EAA Banquet dinner
OSHKOSH, Wis. – ‘Freedom’ and ‘integrity’ are the two words that Ben Van Handel uses to describe what flight means to him. Van Handel is the first recipient of the Phillips 66® Aviation Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Flight Training Award. The award provides $13,200 to help make an individual’s dreams of flight a reality.
App supports aviation industry with relevant, timely information
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce the launch of their new mobile app. This dynamic app for iOS and Android devices enables users to find and learn more about local FBOs, keep up with aviation industry events, obtain current Contract Fuel price quotes and up-to-date information for the WingPoints® rewards program.
Wisconsin native accepts honor in home state during AirVenture 2017
OSHKOSH, Wis. – Phillips 66® Aviation is happy to announce this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award winner, Eric Whyte, of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Whyte’s experience with the EAA Young Eagles program is unique, holding the distinction of being the first individual to transition from Young Eagle to Young Eagles volunteer pilot.
Public event to celebrate Hillcrest’s grand opening with meals, music and memorable airshows
LEWISTON, Idaho – Hillcrest Aircraft Company is proud to announce they are hosting the Radials ‘N Rivers Fly In to commemorate the grand opening of their Fixed Base Operations (FBO). The newly branded Phillips 66® Aviation location now offers full service Jet A, and full serve and self-serve 100LL Avgas, aircraft parking with easy access to taxiways. The FBO’s facilities include a pilot’s lounge, conference area with Wi-Fi, phone and computer stations, catering and rental car coordination.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation has announced a few changes within its General Aviation team. Those changes include the appointment of Lindsey Grant, Manager, General Aviation, U.S., and Eric McMurphy, Director of Sales, General Aviation, U.S. Grant will replace R.G. (Greg) Still, who will become Manager, Sales Optimization, Branded Sales, U.S. Sales.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce the first Phillips 66 Flight Training Award. In honor of its 90th anniversary, Phillips 66 Aviation is providing additional support to the EAA Young Eagles program by offering a flight training award in the amount of $13,200.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation today announced it has expanded its roster of eligible organizations included in its Compassion Flight Fuel Rebate Program.
HOUSTON – The results of Fltplan.com’s eighth annual Pilots’ Choice Awards were released and 18 Phillips 66® Aviation FBOs ranked in this year’s survey.
HOUSTON - Phillips 66® Aviation is thrilled to announce that it has been recognized in Professional Pilot magazine’s Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) Survey as the Best Fuel Brand. Also landing on top was Phillips 66 branded FBO Texas Jet (KFTW). Texas Jet took home the highest honors in two categories as the number one Best U.S. FBO and Best Independent FBO.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce the addition of 11 FBOs to the network.
HOUSTON – The results of this year’s Aviation International News (AIN) FBO survey are in, and Phillips 66® Aviation is thrilled to announce that two of its FBOs were recognized as top 5 percent rated FBOs in the Americas, two ranked in the top 10 percent, and four were ranked in the top 20 percent.
HOUSTON - Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce the addition of five FBOs to the network. Phillips 66 Aviation provides top-quality fuel and support to the largest network of branded FBOs in the country. Please visit the FBO locator to identify branded locations at airports from coast to coast.
The new Phillips 66® Aviation website earned an Award of Excellence from the Business Marketing Association (BMA) of Houston during its 2016 Lantern Awards Gala Exhibition and Dinner. An Award of Excellence represents the BMA of Houston’s recognition for marketing excellence. Phillips 66 Aviation won an award in the Website (budget over $50,000) category during the recent gala where the city’s top-quality creative and strategic business-to-business communications were highlighted.
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Redbird Flight is pleased to announce that 31 flight schools that use Redbird flight simulators were recently awarded Flight Training Excellence Awards by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). Redbird Flight operates in conjunction with Redbird Skyport, a Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO and flight laboratory servicing San Marcos Regional Airport (KHYI).
ROGERS, Ark. – Beaver Lake Aviation, a Phillips 66® Aviation branded fixed base operator (FBO) and wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., recently celebrated its 30-year anniversary. Located at Rogers Executive Airport (KROG), the northwest Arkansas FBO is a destination for corporate businesses and a convenient stopover for cross-country general aviation flights and aircraft traveling to local attractions like the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art or the popular 28,000-acre Beaver Lake located high in the Ozark Mountains.
ORLANDO, Fla. – Phillips 66® Aviation hosted a check presentation on November 1st at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) to benefit Corporate Angel Network. The $22,000 donation will support the nonprofit organization’s sole mission – to arrange free transportation to medical treatment for cancer patients and their families utilizing donated seats on corporate aircraft.
DALLAS – Business Jet Access, sister company to Business Jet Center, a Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO and leading provider of aircraft charter, management, maintenance, and pilot services, is proud to announce the achievement of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 Certification.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. – Legend Aviation, a Phillips 66® Aviation branded fixed base operator (FBO), will serve as the host FBO for the Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association’s (AOPA) fall Fly-In event.
SIDNEY, Mont. – Phillips 66® Aviation branded Richland Aviation, a full service fixed base operator (FBO) that has served pilots, aviators and their crew for the past 45 years, will host the Wings of Freedom Air Show September 24-25 at Sidney-Richland Municipal Airport (KSDY).
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.– Thunderbird Aviation, a Phillips 66® Aviation branded full- service provider of aviation fuels and aircraft maintenance, is busy preparing for the additional aircraft traffic and travelers who will be coming in and out of Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM), the closest airport to Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota where the 41st Ryder Cup is being held.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce that five of its fixed base operators (FBOs) have renewed contracts, signing on to continue providing Phillips 66 Aviation branded high-performance fuel to its customers.
OSHKOSH, Wis.– Phillips 66® Aviation is pleased to announce that this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award winner is John Mininger, a licensed pilot and active member of the Quakertown Pilots Association, EAA, and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO Texas Jet recently announced it was awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) certification.
The 2016 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forums bring together a variety of aviation industry personnel, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators and manufacturers for one-day events hosted at some of the top airports and FBOs in the U.S.
Phillips 66® Aviation announced today that R. G. (Greg) Still has been named Manager, General Aviation, U.S. Sales. Still will office in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and report to Randy Fralix, General Manager, U.S. Sales.
Phillips 66® Aviation announced that Smith Underwood will take over as director, Sales General Aviation, U.S. Sales. Underwood will report to recently announced Greg Still, Manager, General Aviation, U.S. Sales.
Phillips 66® Aviation announced today that Charlie Schouweiler will transition to the position of coordinator, supply, General Aviation, U.S. sales. Schouweiler will office in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and report to Jeremy Wheeler, director, supply and military exports, General Aviation.
ASHEBORO, N.C. – Being held Saturday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Asheboro Municipal Airport (KHBI), is a fly-in event that’s attracted attendees for the past twenty years. Funds from the event benefit the North Carolina Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame.
AMERICUS, Ga. – Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO, Souther Field Aviation, Inc., is participating for the first time in the all-female Air Race Classic, as an en route stop on this year’s course. 2016 marks the fortieth anniversary for both the race and the establishment of Souther Field Aviation, which opened its doors to pilots in 1976 at Souther Field (KACJ).
HOUSTON – The results of Fltplan.com's seventh annual Pilots' Choice Awards were released and 15 Phillips 66® Aviation FBOs ranked in this year's survey. Open to FltPlan's 157,000-plus active, registered users, the survey recognizes top U.S. FBOs, top U.S. FBOs by region, small and large, FBO chains, Canadian, Caribbean and Mexican FBOs, ATC Centers, ATC Towers, and U.S. Customs & Border Protection facilities that serve U.S. airports.
HOUSTON – The new Phillips 66® Aviation today announced it has expanded its contract fuel program, Partners-Into-Plane, to allow corporate and charter flight operators (Part 91 and 135) to participate in the program.
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Freedom Aviation, a Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO, is a sponsor for this year's Lynchburg Regional Airshow, presented by Liberty University, taking place May 21-22. In addition, Freedom Aviation will provide the fuel for all performers at the show, including the featured U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the second oldest formal flying aerobatic team in the world.
HOUSTON – This weekend marks the annual Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Expo, an event Phillips 66 Aviation proudly sponsors. Happening May 14-15 at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Missouri, the rain or shine event will feature military and civilian demonstrations as well as static airplane displays including current military, general aviation, corporate and warbird aircraft. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the men and women of our armed services, and speak with them about the aircraft they fly.
HOUSTON – The new Phillips 66® Aviation is pleased to announce that ten of its FBOs were recognized in this year's Professional Pilot Magazine's (Pro Pilot) annual Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) survey.
HOUSTON – The results of this year's Aviation International News (AIN) FBO survey are in, and Phillips 66® Aviation is pleased to announce that three of its FBOs were recognized as top 5 percent rated FBOs in the Americas, two ranked in the top 10 percent, and five were ranked in the top 20 percent.
HOUSTON – The new Phillips 66® Aviation website – completely redesigned and featuring customizable navigation – earned a Gold ADDY from the American Advertising Federation-Houston during its 2016 awards gala. The Gold ADDY represents the ad federation's highest level of recognition at the category level.
TAMPA, Fla. – At the opening session of the 2016 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference at the Tampa Convention Center, a total of $44,500 in monetary scholarships were awarded to nine people seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education.
HOUSTON - Phillips 66® Aviation announced Seth Thompson has joined Phillips 66 as Unbranded Sales Representative, General Aviation. He will focus his efforts on expanding the Phillips 66 Partners-Into-Plane contract fuel program that is available at more than 170 participating FBO locations and includes more than 300 participating members.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Phillips 66® Aviation branded Trego-Dugan is proud to announce the November 3rd grand opening of its new FBO facility in Grand Island, servicing flights in and out of Central Nebraska Regional Airport (KGRI).
LAS VEGAS – In a presentation held at the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show, Phillips 66® Aviation, hosted a check presentation to Corporate Angel Network (CAN).
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation has partnered with FlightBridge®, a software platform that streamlines the process of booking and managing all general aviation related services including hotel and car rental bookings, limousine reservations and catering requests.
HOUSTON – The Phillips 66 Veterans Network today partnered with The Lone Star Veterans Association to host an event in celebration of Veterans Day. Phillips 66 Aviation donated $1,000 in avgas fuel to propel The Lone Star Freedom Flight Team in a flyover honoring our Veterans of five Van's RV-8s.
Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO StarPort Aviation was recently profiled in Aviation International News. Click here to read the article and learn more about StarPort's facility, services and offerings.
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO Westjet Air Center, Inc. (Westjet) is hosting a grand opening event Friday, October 9, to celebrate the construction of its $1 million new FBO facility.
Phillips 66® Aviation joins more than 100 exhibitors participating at this month's forum held on September 17 at St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS).
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation, the nation's largest network of branded aviation fuel dealers, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Wheeler as director, supply and military exports for general aviation. Wheeler replaces Keith Reneau, who recently retired from Phillips 66 after working for the organization for more than 30 years.
OSHKOSH, Wis. July 22, 2015 – Phillips 66® Aviation is pleased to announce that this year's Leadership Award winner is Fred Stadler, a year-round volunteer for the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). Stadler reached an unprecedented milestone this month when he flew his 6,000th Young Eagle, setting the record for the most volunteer flights by any pilot participant in the program.
CHICAGO – Vertiport Chicago (Vertiport), a private, full-service landing facility and fixed base operator (FBO) for helicopters, has elected to distribute Phillips 66® Aviation fuel at its new heliport establishment that opened its doors on April 30.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – Phillips 66® Aviation today announced the contract renewal of DuPage Flight Center (DuPage), a full-service FBO owned by the DuPage Airport Authority, serving Chicagoland's DuPage Airport. DuPage has offered Phillips 66 fuel to its customer base since 1995.
SAN MARCOS, Texas - Redbird Skyport, a Phillips 66® Aviation FBO located in San Marcos, Texas – an area devastated by the recent flooding – has stepped up in a number of ways to support rescue, victim treatment and cleanup for local relief efforts.
STRATFORD, Conn. June 17, 2015 –Phillips 66® Aviation is pleased to announce it's added Volo Aviation to its FBO network. Headquartered at the Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR), the location boasts 40,000 square feet of hangar space, and manages approximately 30 flights per day.
ST. LOUIS – The business aviation center of the Midwest, Spirit of St. Louis Airport, recently renewed their fuel contract with Phillips 66® Aviation. The vendor/dealer relationship was originally established in 1965, just one year after the airport officially opened its doors.
REDMOND, Ore. – Butler Aircraft Services is a Phillips 66 Aviation branded FBO that offers all of the typical amenities like full and self-serve fuel, charters, courtesy cars, rental cars, coordination of hotel accommodations, award-winning catering and plenty of fresh coffee and cold water to keep pilots alert and hydrated. But one additional service they offer, that many FBOs do not, is multi-engine, aerial firefighting.
Phillips 66® Aviation will be in attendance as an exhibitor at the upcoming forum to be held on June 25 at Teterboro Airport in Teterboro, New Jersey.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation, the nation's largest network of branded aviation dealers, today announced the appointment of Kent Holman as Senior Supply Coordinator for General Aviation Marketing. He reports directly to Keith Reneau, director supply, military & exports, and will continue to work out of Bartlesville, Okla.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation, the nation's largest network of branded aviation fuel dealers, today announced the appointment of Kimberly Ruth as director, programs development for general aviation. Ruth replaces Rosemary Leone, an avid pilot and aircraft owner who recently retired from Phillips 66 after holding the position for five years, and working at the organization for more than 10.
HOUSTON – Phillips 66® Aviation is happy to announce that five of its FBOs were recognized in this year's Professional Pilot Magazine's (Pro Pilot) annual Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) survey. The magazine's subscribers completed 1,641 forms to complete the 42nd annual results.
ORLANDO, Fla. – In a presentation held at the world's largest civil aviation trade show, the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, Phillips 66® Aviation presented Corporate Angel Network (CAN) with a $21,000 donation contribution.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Harbour Air Services, a Fixed Base Operator (FBO) with a twenty-plus year history of serving aviation customers at Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC), gave away a 2013 Harley Davidson Softail to one lucky recipient in the "Fuel Up to Ride" sweepstakes. Alan Bambach of Plymouth, Mich. was the grand prize winner, taking home the heritage bike among thousands of drawing entries.
CAMARILLO, Calif. – Family-owned and operated Channel Islands Aviation (CIA) is Phillip 66® Aviation's newest addition to its growing Fixed Base Operation (FBO) network, with more than 850 facilities scattered across the U.S. A steadfast structure, CIA opened its doors in 1976 when co-owners Mark and Janie Oberman were selected as the first operator at Camarillo Airport (KCMA).
SANDPOINT, Idaho – Phillips 66® Aviation-branded dealer Granite Aviation recently announced it opened its doors for business at a new Fixed Base Operator (FBO) facility, located at Sandpoint Airport (SZT). The $1.6 million facility boasts a new 3,700 square foot terminal, a 7,000 square foot hangar, four aircraft refueling trucks, deicer truck and a newly constructed 190-foot-by-900-foot aircraft ramp.
OSHKOSH, Wis. – The nation's largest network of branded fixed base operators, Phillips 66® Aviation, is launching a new personal credit card for pilots that makes recreational flying easier, while providing opportunities for triple WingPoints® Rewards and double Young Eagles Fuel Rebates through the end of 2013.
LAS VEGAS – Phillips 66® Aviation, the largest branded aviation dealer network in the nation, has honored Showalter Flying Service with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Perry Brothers Aviation Fuels with its 2013 Safety Values Award during the recent 2013 Phillips 66 Marketing Conference & Trade Show.