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Jet Fleet International Selects Wright Express to Manage CoBrand Program
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2007 – Jet Fleet International (JFI) has selected Wright Express (NYSE:WXS), a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government vehicle fleet industry to manage its unique, cobranded MasterCard® aviation coop program.
JFI negotiates preferred fleet pricing with aviation suppliers on behalf of hundreds of private and corporate jet owners worldwide. It unites them with the purpose of increasing their buying power for different aviation services such as fuel, insurance, weather and flight planning, and aircraft maintenance.
“Since we started JFI, it has been our desire to satisfy the needs of our members and they want the best,” said Bob Hoover, Co-founder of Jet Fleet International. “I want to say that we value their input and advice so much and I always encourage them to keep sending us feedback. It was our duty to find a top notch company that would understand our member's requests like credit management and detailed and professional looking invoices. We had been striving to accomplish those goals for so long. It certainly was challenging but like anything worthwhile, it sure doesn't come easy. After an extensive search we are so pleased of our new relationship with Wright Express. I really feel that they understand how to get the job done for JFI!”
“We're delighted that JFI chose Wright Express to manage its MasterCard aviation coop program,” said David Maxsimic, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing at Wright Express. “We welcome the growth opportunities created by the versatility of the JFI business model and look forward to bringing the highest quality commercial credit card program to their members.”
About Jet Fleet International
Jet Fleet International was founded in 2003 by former astronaut Eugene “Gene” Cernan and aviation legend R.A “Bob” Hoover. JFI negotiates preferred fleet pricing with aviation suppliers on behalf of hundreds of private and corporate jet owners worldwide. The JFI Alliance Partners consist of contract fuel programs, upset recovery training, flight planning, weather data, safety auditing/consulting, Insurance, Enhanced Vision Systems, emergency medical equipment/services, satellite communications, pilot headsets, aircraft window repair and replacement, avionics upgrades and aircraft maintenance. The company has offices at the Van Nuys Airport-California, San Jose Airport-California and Dubai Airport-U.A.E. More information on Jet Fleet International can be found at www.jetfleetinternational.com.
About Wright Express
Wright Express is a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government vehicle fleet industry. Wright Express provides these services for approximately 295,000 commercial and government fleets containing 4.3 million vehicles. Wright Express markets these services directly as well as through more than 125 strategic relationships, and offers a MasterCard-branded corporate card. The Company employs more than 675 people and maintains its headquarters in South Portland, Maine. For more information about Wright Express, please visit http://www.wrightexpress.com.
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