SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - Fuelstream, Inc. (OTCQB: FLST) ("Fuelstream" or the "Company") announced today that representatives of Fuelstream, accompanied by Jonathan Rosenzweig, Chairman of Global Airways ("Global"), have inspected the second of five Airbus A-320s that Global plans to utilize for its Airbus refit. Global Airways recently announced it has appointed Fuelstream as its U.S. representative for fueling and logistics services.
Kevin Blanco, Vice President of Sales for Fuelstream, stated, "The enthusiasm among our employees and shareholders is extremely high as we reach this important milestone in our business plan. Our relationship with Global Airways has grown into much more than just a contract to provide jet fuel. Acting as their U.S. representative and handling their entire ground service is a tremendous vote of confidence for both our Company and our employees."
Fuelstream will evaluate and recommend ground handling companies, caterers, crew transportation and services, coordinate with cargo handlers, and serve as Global's GSA for cargo in Miami. It will also work with the Aviation Department on gate assignments and ticket counters, and with all government authorities (TSA, Customs & Immigration and the local police) to ensure compliance.
About Global Airways
Global Airways is an International Air Transport Organization carrier whose activities cover acquisition, heavy maintenance, refurbishment and leasing of aircraft. Established in 2001, Global Airway's main strategy is to offer full aircraft services and maintenance with a highly trained staff and crew complement. The Company services many government and regional airlines based in South Africa and the Company is seeking to add fuel serving as a new business unit.
Freight -- expanding its fleet in order to provide wide body freight service from Johannesburg through Africa, Europe, Hong Kong, and the United States.
Passenger Service -- reintroducing service to and from Miami International Airport to Cape Town. This was a very successful route before political commitments in 2004 terminated service. Global Aviation intends to run 4 flights per week round trip.
Fuelstream is an operating fuel logistics company that concentrates its supply chain management efforts in the distribution of aviation fuel to corporate, commercial, military, and privately-owned aircraft throughout the world. Currently, a majority of the Company's fuel and related services are concentrated in the sourcing, purchase and delivery of (Jet-A) fuel "into the wing" of private and commercial aircraft at various airports. With offices in Sunrise, Florida and Johannesburg, South Africa, the Company intends to supply a variety of ground services either directly or through its affiliates, including concierge services, passenger and baggage handling, landing rights, coordination with local aviation authorities, aircraft maintenance services, catering, cabin cleaning, customs approvals, and third-party invoice reconciliations. For more information please visit www.thefuelstream.com.
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