AVIAA adds UK regional FBO group Global Trek Aviation to its supplier network

Sunday 28th July 2019

  • AVIAA logo
  • Global Trek Aviation

Global Trek Aviation is a 24/7 full service operation, offering its own dedicated in-house Jet A1 fuel service, with its own Jet A1 fuel truck fleet, in collaboration with Gulf Aviation, ensuring clients can always refuel.  Since 2018 it has been proud to be an Air BP Sterling Card seller too.


“We heard about the great work AVIAA has been contributing to the industry over the past 18 months of its existence, helping its member operators to significantly lower their costs. After a very positive meeting with Sarah Holian, initially in the UK and then with AVIAA MD Irena Deville, we couldn’t wait to sign up and give something back to the industry,” said Colin Gordon, Global Trek Aviation’s Commercial Director.


Colin is a long-standing aviation professional, formerly in flight operations and commercial  roles  in Scotland and London  Luton with Ocean Sky, RSS Jet Centre and latterly Landmark Aviation.  Together with CEO David McColm and COO Gordon Bingham they moved into Belfast when the Scottish Government denationalised their former home at Prestwick Airport.


“We are delighted to welcome Global Trek Aviation, an important UK regional airport FBO supplier,” said Irena Deville.


“We are committed to offering a diverse and wide-range of FBOs for our members and the high quality and variety of services Global Trek offers makes their two FBOs excellent additions to our growing international FBO network,” she added.


AVIAA is looking forward to celebrating with Global Trek on 30th July at an Open Day at its new Cardiff FBO.

Global Trek’s facilities  handle VIP jets, including commercial airliners on ad charter.  Its 24/7 service offering also extends to delivery flights, air ambulance, tech stops and ferry flights, as well as support for government and military flights.   Pet importation is another popular service.


Since its formal launch in May 2018,  AVIAA has grown to now provide procurement services for over 1,000 aircraft,  partners with over 70 preferred suppliers,  and nearly 150 international FBO locations.   It has added a new European office in Munich, Germany, now headed by Irena Deville, whose former UK-based GPO business Convolus was acquired by AVIAA in January.


AVIAA’s current member fleet is made up of North American, European, and Middle Eastern operators, but with their expanding international supply chain has started to garner interest from Asia and Africa as well.  It is also growing its presence in the Middle East, working with notable industry partners such as Jetex Flight Support. 




Established in 2017 with a global presence,  AVIAA uses aggregation, transparency, industry expertise, and proprietary algorithms to streamline the procurement process for both operators and vendors.  

The business is headquartered in Irvine, California, and also has offices in Park City, Utah, Munich, Germany, and in the UK at London Oxford Airport.



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