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RocketRoute Partners with Avfuel to Expand MarketPlace Solution

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RocketRoute is delighted to welcome Avfuel as a strategic partner of its new fuel and handling service—MarketPlace—as it introduces the platform to the North American aviation community. Developed in cooperation with Air BP, MarketPlace allows pilots and operators to check prices, and request fuel and/or handling services directly with providers through one convenient platform.

The free-to-use system helps crew members save time at the airport by efficiently arranging and confirming essential services prior to arrival. Additionally, the RocketRoute MarketPlace streamlines administrative and billing processes, allowing time-constrained aircraft operators to focus on other trip considerations.

Avfuel’s partnership will bring an additional 400 locations to the MarketPlace in early 2017, increasing the service’s total coverage to 1200+global locations.

“Our partnership with Avfuel provides further depth to our existing network by including key airports throughout North America to which international operators desire to travel,” said Steve Woods, vice president of sales and vendor relations at RocketRoute. “Avfuel’s participation in our new service validates our approach of connecting operators and pilots directly with fuel and handling providers.”

Existing Avfuel customers will benefit from the convenience of the RocketRoute MarketPlace where they can access their Avfuel account details and any specific individualized pricing they may have negotiated directly with Avfuel Contract Fuel. Fuel can then either be paid for via their existing Avfuel account, or via a credit or debit card with no prior contractual relationship.

“We are happy our customers will have access to Avfuel Network locations through this new industry tool,” said Marci Ammerman, Avfuel vice president of marketing. “The RocketRoute MarketPlace is an efficient touchpoint for pilots and operators to easily acquire the services they need from the providers they know and trust.”

The RocketRoute MarketPlace is available globally via iPad, iPhone and web.

About Avfuel Corporation

Avfuel provides fuel and services to the global aviation industry and is the leading independent supplier in the United States. Established as a supply and logistics company more than 40 years ago, Avfuel is core competent in every aspect that surrounds the delivery of fuel – from refinery to wingtip. Avfuel combines global access with personalized service throughout a fueling network of more than 3,000 locations worldwide and 600+ Avfuel-branded dealers. Our 100% dedication to aviation demonstrates our passion and commitment to a global community that prospers on the
movement of goods and services around the world.

Contacts: Avfuel Corporation: Marci Ammerman, Vice President Marketing, 734-663-6466,
mammerman@avfuel.com , www. avfuel.com , facebook.com/avfuel , Twitter: @Avfuel

About RocketRoute

RocketRoute is a leading aviation services company, helping flyers to get airborne, anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day. With innovative and smart technology for flight planning, fuel, and concierge services, RocketRoute is transforming the aviation industry.

The company has processed over one million flights and has more than 120,000 registered users flying worldwide. RocketRoute works anywhere, on any device and brings together into one system, everything the individual pilot or flight department needs to operate an aircraft and to connect directly with service suppliers on the ground. The principles of fast, easy to use, direct access has been at the heart of the business, since its formation in 2009, fuelled by its passion for aviation.

Air BP acquired a minority stake in RocketRoute in April 2016. The move has enabled them to jointly continue developing new technology solutions that simplify the complexity of flight planning and fuel purchasing for private pilots, owners, operators and flight departments.

Contacts : Kurt Lyall, CMO, +44 7985 191764, kurt@rocketroute.com

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