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Phillips 66 Aviation Awards 1 Million WingPoints to Three Charities

February 2021

Three charities are each the recipients of 1 million WingPoints as a result of the “It’s the Great WingPoints Giveaway” promotion presented by Phillips 66® Aviation.

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Newly rebranded Flyby Air plans expansion at Michigan’s Cherry Capital Airport

February 2021

Three locations in Michigan (Muskegon, Holland and Traverse City)

Terry Boer, Owner and President of newly rebranded FLYBY AIR, expanded his aviation services company at Michigan’s Muskegon County Airport (KMKG) into a regional network of fixed-base operators (FBO) across the state of Michigan, not long before the arrival of COVID-19. In but a few short years, Boer and his team purchased Tulip City Air Service at West Michigan Regional Airport (KBIV) in Holland, where they established the company’s second full-service FBO, followed by the acquisition of charter provider Air Service at Traverse City, Michigan’s Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC). The acquisitions diversified FLYBY AIR’s portfolio of services, enabling the company to not only survive a year marked by a global pandemic and massive lockdowns but come out of it as a better business overall. And now, they look forward to more expansions at KTVC.

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Cutter Aviation: Record Year Amid Pandemic Concerns

January 2021

Multiple (Southwest U.S.)

Back in March of 2020, Cutter Aviation President and CEO Will Cutter never could have imagined his company would be celebrating one of its best years yet. But indeed, Cutter Aviation finds itself entering 2021 on the heels of a banner year with record-setting sales, a surge in private charter rentals, and full occupancy at all of its hangars across all FBO locations throughout the Southwest—not to mention, a host of expansion projects on the horizon.

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Phillips 66 Aviation launches its own virtual experience

December 2020

The Phillips 66® Aviation Virtual Experience launches today, allowing people to virtually connect and interact with the fuel brand from the comfort of their own home or office.

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Feel the Familial Spirit at Spirit of St. Louis

December 2020

St. Louis, Missouri

The Midwest hospitality and familiar spirit is prevalent at Missouri’s Spirit of St. Louis Airport (KSUS). Much like a family, the more than 3,000 employees who call KSUS “home” support each other, support their community and work towards a common goal – to provide world-class aviation support services for business and general aviation needs.

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Mustang Aviation: Where the Midwest Meets the Wild West

November 2020

Pierre, South Dakota

Visitors who fly into Mustang Aviation, the FBO at Pierre Regional Airport (KPIR), are welcomed with the customer service-based ethos of the Midwest, the tranquil vibe of the west, and the flare of the wild outdoors.

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Glacier Jet Center has strong summer in midst of pandemic

October 2020

Kalispell, Montana

Five months ago, Mike Talbot, general manager of Glacier Jet Center, didn’t know what the future would hold for him and the FBO he’s called home for 14 years. Like many other fixed-base operators – and companies around the world – business came to a screeching halt.

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Phillips 66 Aviation announces WingPoints giveaway

October 2020

Phillips 66® Aviation is excited to announce the “It’s a Great WingPoints Giveaway” promotion. Each time pilots use their Phillips 66 Aviation WingPoints® Rewards Card on valid fuel purchases between September 22 – December 21, they and the FBO will be automatically entered to win various prizes.

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Creativity and a conservative business model drive evolution of Tri-City Aviation

September 2020

Blountville, TN

During times of uncertainty, one thing is sure. Tri-City Aviation in scenic northeast Tennessee, can – and will – adapt to the changing needs of general aviation. Under the leadership of Owner and Manager Pam Phillips, the lone FBO at Tri-Cities Regional Airport (KTRI), which celebrated its golden anniversary last year, has proven that creative, yet conservative business practices can help a business survive in the grimmest circumstances.

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Phillips 66 Contract Fuel now offered at several Jet Aviation locations

September 2020

Jet Aviation now offers Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel at six of its locations around the country. The participating locations include Laurence G. Hanscom Field (KBED) in Bedford, Mass., William P. Hobby Airport (KHOU) in Houston, Palm Beach International Airport (KPBI) in Florida, Teterboro Airport (KTEB) in New Jersey, Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) in California and St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS). The program is accepted for all classes of trade – corporate, charter, air ambulance and cargo. 

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Tri-State Aero

August 2020

Evansville, IN

Tri-State Aero, the lone Phillips 66 branded FBO at Evansville Regional Airport (KEVV), offers all the FBO amenities and top-notch maintenance capabilities that pilots expect from larger airports, but with an added benefit of quick-turn service. And now, ramp reconstruction at the southern Indiana airport is expected to be complete by the end of the year. Already an attractive option for corporate travelers due to its location and convenience, this 250,000-square-foot ramp, which sits on a massive plot of land open for development, will provide KEVV and the FBO the opportunity to expand services.

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Virtual aviators compete in new video game from Phillips 66 Aviation

July 2020

Phillips 66 Aviation is excited to announce the launch of the fuel brand’s first-ever digital video game. Presented by Phillips 66 Contract Fuel, In Flight allows players to command the pilot’s seat, as they fly their virtual plane through the air, avoid obstacles and rack up points.

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