Summit Aviation broke ground on Jun 9 on a 78,000 sq ft expansion at its EVY (Middletown DE) site. The construction project, which falls on the company’s 50th anniversary, includes a new 37,400 sq ft hangar that can accommodate 8 Boeing CH47 Chinooks or 3 Bell Boeing V22 Ospreys. The expansion is part of a $12-million investment by Summit parent company Greenwich AeroGroup. (Above) Summit Aviation Pres Robert Fitzpatrick (far L) and Greenwich AeroGroup Pres & CEO Jim Ziegler (2nd from L) were joined at the groundbreaking by Delaware Governor Jack Markell, New Castle County Executive Christopher Coons, Delaware Economic Development Office Secretary Alan Levin and other dignitaries.

US Bank Multi Service Aviation is now issuing its Multi Service aviation card to companies that use business jets in Switzerland. The aviation fuel card is accepted by 7500 aviation service providers in more than 190 countries. Multi Service Aviation now issues cards in 34 countries, with plans for more expansion later this year.

Vail Valley Jet Center EGE has joined the Avfuel network of branded FBO dealers offering AVTRIP points and Avfuel contract fuel. Equipped with onsite US Customs, the full service FBO has 2 conference rooms, a business center, showers, complimentary crew cars, a flight planning room, quiet rooms and an entertainment room.