UAS International Trip Support and EPIC Aviation Announce Strategic Alliance

Wednesday 4th February 2015

  • UAS
  • L-R Kevin Cox and Jay Husar

UAS International Trip Support, a leading global aviation services provider, and EPIC Aviation, a leading aviation fuel supplier, announced today the formation of a strategic alliance that will create opportunities for growth for both industry-leading companies and deliver added value to their customers.

EPIC Cardholders, who currently have access to over 5,000 EPIC FBOs and merchants, will realize even greater access when operating internationally through the UAS network of 3,000 locations and regional operations teams. They will be able to purchase discounted fuel on credit using their existing EPIC Card account.

UAS customers will now have priority access at all EPIC locations in North America, providing immense value for the trip support giant who completed over 100,000 movements in 2014.

"UAS has a distinct advantage as one of the only service providers in the world who can aggregate the fuel volumes of our general, commercial, and military aviation customers," says Jay Husary, Executive Vice President of UAS. He added, "Due to UAS' economies of scale, EPIC customers will now have access to significantly reduced fuel costs at even the most remote locations around the globe."

"With the unique strengths of each of our companies, we are excited to bring this dynamic alliance to the industry," explained Kevin Cox, EPIC's President, "Our abilities to develop custom solutions that make the process of fuel-related transactions more efficient and accurate for flight departments and FBOs is a priority to EPIC. We look forward to working closely with UAS on a global basis for many years to come."

Additional details about this alliance, including introduction to the new technologies developed jointly by UAS and EPIC, will be forthcoming in the weeks to come.

About EPIC

EPIC is an aviation fuel supplier with primary operations throughout the U.S. and Canada including the EPIC FBO Network®. EPIC's supply system consists of nearly 300 supply points in the U.S. and Canada selected to provide our customers with a reliable and secure fuel supply. The system utilizes a broad network of refineries, terminals, pipelines, and railcars to serve over 4,000 diverse customers including Airlines, Cargo Operators, Business Aviation Flight Departments, Fixed Base Operators and Resellers. EPIC specializes in innovative customer solutions and industry-leading fuel quality assurance programs.

For more information please see Epic online at: 

www.EPICaviationllc.com

About UAS

UAS International Trip Support provides trip support, executive travel, and air charter services to aviation operators around the world. With access to more than 3,000 locations across the globe, regional headquarters in Dubai, Houston, Hong Kong, and Johannesburg, and 37 regional offices, UAS is fully equipped to service any location, including the most challenging and remote stations. Our aviation professionals on staff represent more than 50 nationalities, speak more than 42 languages, and provide 24/7 support to business, VIP and commercial operators globally.

To learn more about UAS, please visit www.uas.aero

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