Sebring, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2012
Volo Aviation LLC announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract to manage the Sebring Flight Center, the municipally-owned FBO situated at the Sebring Regional Airport (KSEF) in Sebring, FL. Located in the heart of Central Florida, KSEF boasts a 2,000-acre airport property/commerce park that is conveniently positioned within a 150-mile radius of 85 percent of the state's population. The airport is also home to the Sebring International Raceway and the annual Sebring US Sport Aviation Expo.
"We are very pleased to have been awarded this contract", states Brian Ciambra, Volo Aviation LLC's Senior Vice President for FBO Operations. "By leveraging our experience and market knowledge, we are very confident that we can assist the Sebring Airport Authority in achieving their goal of enhancing the customer experience while increasing revenue at this location."
Sebring Airport Authority (SAA) Executive Director Mike Willingham mirrors Ciambra's enthusiasm. "We look forward to working with Volo Aviation and developing a mutually beneficial relationship. We at the SAA have long felt that this airport has vast unrealized potential, and we are pleased that Volo Aviation shares our vision."
Volo Aviation sees ample opportunity for increasing business at Sebring, as the airport has some distinct advantages. "Its location makes it a convenient destination for GA traffic, and with the Runway Cafe located on site- it's the ideal weekend lunch spot. " claims Ciambra. Also, Volo Aviation plans to reach out to commercial and corporate clients who may be able to take advantage of Sebring's designation as a US Foreign Trade Zone. This designation may make it attractive for manufacturers, distributors, and aircraft operators, who can benefit form the zone's elimination of duties and taxes on some products.
"For operators departing Sebring on international flights, we can also offer file with no FET assessed:, says Ciambra. "Depending on the fuel uplift- the savings could be substantial."
"Sebring has a lot to offer the aviation community", says Willingham. "How that we have Volo Aviation working with us, we have confidence that our concerted efforts will serve to garner interest for the airport and the surrounding area."