March 3, 2016
TOLUCA, MEXICO (March 3, 2016) – Universal Aviation Mexico, a joint venture between Avemex and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to provide ground support throughout Mexico, announced the completion of a multi-million renovation of their co-branded FBO at Toluca International Airport (MMTO).
Universal Aviation is the ground support division of Universal® and has more than 50 locations in 20+ countries, with five locations operated under Universal Aviation Mexico. Its location in Toluca is also one of the longest-running FBOs at the airport, first established in the early 1990s.
“Throughout our Universal Aviation ground support network, our goal is to exceed our clients’ expectations every time they land,” said Adolfo Aragon, Vice President, Latin American and Caribbean, Universal®. “With our Toluca FBO being both a high-traffic destination and one of the cornerstone locations in our global network, it was important to make a significant reinvestment here with our long-time partner, Avemex, in order to provide the highest level of amenities and features for our clients.”
The facility includes a 16,384 square-foot FBO, three direct ramp access points from taxiways, 135,000 square feet of ramp space, and a controlled private parking lot for clients. It also features a 16,640 square-foot maintenance hangar, and three overnight hangars (92,000 square-feet) with controlled hangar and ramp access with CCD cameras and biometrix fingerprint scanners.
- Passenger amenities
- Conference/meeting room with integrated lounge
- Two private passenger lounges
- Two open private lounges
- An independent semi-private lounge
- Crew amenities
- Executive dinning lounge with a morning buffet served from 7-11 a.m. and food available the rest of the day a la carte with an open terrace for smokers
- Short term crew lounge with two work stations
- Long term crew lounge, including two snooze rooms, two designated women’s and men’s independent restrooms with showers, a TV area, and four work stations
- Enhanced security
- Dedicated area for drivers and security guards with independent restrooms and 100+ closed caption TV cameras
- Additional amenities
In addition to the renovation of the FBO, the corporate headquarters of Avemex, which provides charter management services, maintenance, and aircraft sales, was also completely renovated within the Toluca facility.
Avemex manages a mixed fleet of 24 aircraft and helicopters. Avemex’s service division, Centro de Servicio Avemex, provides all support services to operate the Avemex fleet including: maintenance (corrective, scheduled and preventive), airframe services, engine and APU services, and avionics maintenance scheduling.
Grupo Avemex has more than 35 years of experience supporting the corporate aviation industry in Mexico by providing full aircraft operation management services and maintenance, adhering to the highest international standards for quality, safety, compliance, and customer service. Since 1989, Grupo Avemex has represented Cessna Aircraft Company in Mexico in selling and providing maintenance services for Citation, Caravan and piston model aircraft. In addition, Grupo Avemex has a strategic partnership with Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to provide aircraft ground support services throughout Mexico, under a joint venture, Universal Aviation Mexico, which also operates an FBO in Toluca that underwent a multi-million renovation in 2016. For more information on Avemex contact +52 722-2793000.
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