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PrimeFlight Aviation Services Begins Into-Plane Fueling for Southwest Airlines at TPA

August 1, 2018

PrimeFlight Aviation Services will begin into-plane fueling operations on behalf of Southwest Airlines at Tampa International Airport (TPA) effective August 1, 2018.

“PrimeFlight is excited to expand its relationship with Southwest Airlines as well as expanding its fueling footprint,” said Dan Bucaro, CEO of PrimeFlight Aviation Services. “This marks our entry into fueling at TPA, and we hope to continue expanding the presence of our fueling services into 2019.”

Southwest Airlines operates more than 75 flights each day out of TPA, totaling more than 25,000 flights annually.

About PrimeFlight Aviation Services

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, PrimeFlight Aviation Services provides major airlines and airports with the ground handling services, aircraft services, into-plane fueling, deicing, and terminal services necessary for the safe and reliable operation of commercial airline aircraft across a national footprint. PrimeFlight is a portfolio company of the Carlyle Group. For more information, visit