Posted February 01, 2006 in Press Releases
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2003
MC KINLEY AIR RANKED TOP INDEPENDENT FBO IN U.S.
Green, OH: McKinley Air Incorporated, the largest provider of private aviation services at
Akron-Canton Airport was named the top independent fixed base operator (FBO) in the nation in the May issue of Professional Pilot Magazine. The ranking was part of the annual PRASE
(Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment) Survey, which measures private pilot customer satisfaction.
A total 9,179 ballots were collected and tallied from Pro Pilot subscribers ranking line
service, customer service, facility, value and overall excellence among others. Conklin & deDecker Associates in Arlington Texas conducted an independent assessment of the PRASE survey findings to insure impartiality and accuracy. .This is a phenomenal accomplishment,. praised airport director Fred Krum. .We commend the McKinley team for delivering an excellent product from an excellent facility. They are just one more reason why Akron-Canton is a better way to go.. McKinley Air is not new to the PRASE ranking. The company ranked 9th and 5th in 2001 and 2002 respectively.
McKinley Air Incorporated, founded in 1934, provides pilot accommodations, aircraft
fueling and maintenance and hanger space to corporate and general aviation interests throughout the United States. McKinley is one of many diverse aviation related companies located at Akron-Canton Airport. The airport is currently in the midst of a $50 million, five-year expansion project including longer runways, an expanded terminal (including a new second-level loading concourse and a food court with national brands) and a new interchange south of the airport at Shuffel Road. Additional airport information is available at www.akroncantonairport.com.