BBA Aviation diversifies fuel services with EPIC Aviation acquisition

Source: Marketwired.com

BBA Aviation has announced it has acquired EPIC Aviation, operating under EPIC Fuels, which provides fueling services to over 200 FBOs.

Signature Flight Support, one of BBA Aviation group’s main areas of business, stated: “This acquisition of EPIC Fuels, a leader in aviation fuel supply, logistics, transaction processing, and self-service fueling devices, complements BBA Aviation’s FBO Network, Signature Flight Support.

The addition of EPIC Fuels will generate opportunities for all BBA Aviation stakeholders, including an extensive network with complementary offerings benefiting its various customers.

Mark Johnstone, BBA Aviation Chief Executive commented “We are pleased to have reached an agreement to acquire EPIC.

This acquisition fully supports the strategic development of Signature through increasing our network relevance, extending the range of fuel and non-fuel services we offer our customers across our unique FBO network and continuing to establish a competitive cost structure through investment in technology and economies of scale.”

“We’re proud to be joining BBA Aviation, a world-class company who is an acknowledged leader in aviation with whom we share aligned values,” said Kevin Cox, EPIC Fuels President.

“Over the past 78 years of continuous operations, EPIC has developed a loyal, diverse, and supportive customer base.  This acquisition will generate significant opportunities for all of our customers who depend upon our team for fuel, services and award-winning fueling devices.”

Signature Flight Support’s wide network with combine with EPIC Fuels to offer the Epic/Signature Multi Service Aviation Card, currently accepted by more than 529 merchants.