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October 17, 2016 16:05 ET

EPIC Congratulates Meridian Hayward on West Coast Opening

Fuel flowing as Meridian Hayward opens for business

IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - October 17, 2016) - EPIC Fuels, a leading supplier of ground and aviation fuels, is pleased to announce that Meridian's new fixed-base operations (FBO) at Hayward Executive Airport (HWD) in Hayward, California is open for business and fuel is flowing effective October 17. Meridian Hayward is featuring EPIC Fuels as the branded fuel supplier at the new location and is accepting the EPIC Card for fuel and ancillary purchases.

A great location for business and charter aircraft, Meridian Hayward is located at an airport with no curfew and, like Teterboro, is a General Aviation-specific airport, with no commercial airline traffic. This initial opening features a newly constructed 6,300 square foot terminal and offices, a 30,000 square foot hanger and 3.5 acres of ramp area.

Additional phases of construction are expected at a later date to expand the FBO, including a second 12,000 square foot terminal, two 40,000 square foot hangers and an additional seven acres of ramp space. The facility will serve as a West Coast base for Meridian Air Charter and Meridian Aircraft Management.

Operations begin immediately, but Meridian will host a grand opening later this Fall.

About EPIC

EPIC Fuels is a global supplier of fuels and services to FBOs, commercial airlines, airports, ground fueling operators, the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and other government agencies around the world. Our largest customers include Fortune 500 flight departments, top-tier FBOs, major airlines, charter and cargo operators as well as all branches of the U.S. military. In addition, we offer the EPIC Card, an aviation fuel card for retail or contract fuel purchases and ancillary services. The EPIC Card is accepted both in and out of network, at over 8,000 locations worldwide. For more information, please visit us online at www.EPICFuels.com.

About Meridian

Meridian is a full-service, private aviation company headquartered at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in Teterboro, NJ, located just minutes from New York City. Meridian owns and operates businesses that include Air Charter, Aircraft Management, Aircraft Maintenance, and a world-class Executive Terminal / FBO. In 2016, the company is opening its second FBO at Hayward Executive Airport (HWD) in Hayward, CA. Meridian also has charter sales offices located at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and Sonoma County Airport (STS) in California. Meridian has earned numerous industry awards and accolades for its exceptional service and high safety standards, including: 2016 Top Rated FBO in Northeast by AIN FBO Survey; 2016 Top US FBO in Northeast by FltPlan.com; 2016 Best FBO at TEB by Professional Pilot PRASE Survey; 2016 Best CSRs by Professional Pilot PRASE Survey (#3 for Betsy Wines and #5 for Victor Seda); ARG/US Platinum Rated; IS-BAO Registered (Stage 2); Wyvern Wingman Certified. For more information, please visit our website at www.meridian.aero or call us at 201-288-5040

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