SOURCE: FuelStream, Inc.

Fuelstream, Inc.

September 18, 2014 07:30 ET

Fuelstream Assists Global Airways With Delivery of Airbus A320-231

SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - Fuelstream, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FLST) ("Fuelstream" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its representatives assisted executives of Global Airways (Global) as they accepted delivery of an Airbus A320-231, which will be added to Global's existing fleet. As Global Airways U.S. representative for fueling and logistics services, Fuelstream provided all fueling and handling arrangements for the flight from Victorville Airport in San Bernardino County, CA to O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Fuelstream provided the initial 25,000 pound fuel uplift at Victorville, as well as stops at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Amílcar Cabral International Airport in Cape Verde, Sal, and Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport in Cote D'Ivoire, Abidjan. Following the ferry flight from Victorville, the Airbus A320-231 tail number N632AW was met in Fort Lauderdale, FL and inspected by Fuelstream personnel over a three day period, before departing to Africa. 

Global Airways' Chairman, Jonathan Rosenzweig, said "Global Airways is pleased to add a second Airbus A320-231 to our fleet and our plans call for adding four more in the future. We believe our selection of the Airbus A320-231 will provide the ultimate in both comfort and safety for our passengers. We are proud to be the second fully licensed operator of Airbus Aircraft in South Africa, with complete support of Airbus Industries." Mr. Rosenzweig continued, "We value our relationship with Fuelstream and look forward to working with them in the future."

Fuelstream also arranged FAA Departure Clearance for USA as well as the Overflight and Landing Clearances for all countries. This included:

  • USA, Victorville - Departure Clearance
  • USA, Fort Lauderdale - Landing
  • Cape Verde, Sal - Landing
  • Senegal, Dakar - Overflight
  • Guinea - Overflight
  • Cote D'Ivoire, Abidjan - Landing
  • Ghana, Accra - Overflight
  • Gabon - Overflight
  • Congo - Overflight
  • Angola - Overflight
  • Namibia - Overflight

"Being a part of the growth of Global Airways is a tremendous opportunity for Fuelstream," said Kevin Blanco, Vice President of Sales for Fuelstream. "We congratulate them on adding their second A320-231 and look forward to continuing to expand our business relationship with them." Mr. Blanco continued, "I will be on the flight to Johannesburg with the representatives from Global and plan to spend two weeks with them to discuss future business, as well as visiting some other South African Airlines to discuss business opportunities."

About Global Airways

Global Airways is an international Air Transport Organization whose activities cover acquisition, refurbishment, heavy maintenance, leasing and chartering of aircraft. Established in 2001, Global Airways' main strategy is to offer fully crewed, maintained and insured aircraft (ACMI) of the highest standard in the most cost effective manner. Global Airways has a fleet of aircraft comprising of Douglas DC9-32, McDonnell-Douglas MD-82 and Airbus A320 operating in Africa and Middle East. With a 24 hour a day maintenance and Operations Control Center located at O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg, FAOR) in South Africa, Global Airways provides aircraft, locally and internationally to meet the short and long-term requirements of our clients. For more information please visit http://www.g-airways.com.

About Fuelstream

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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