This past Thursday, representatives of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA), led by its Deputy Director General, Mr. Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, conducted a special tour of Banyan Air Services’, 88 acres facility in Fort Lauderdale. The team, made up of the BMOTA vertical and aviation department members, also used the opportunity to present, to Banyan’s executives, gift bags as a token of appreciation for their support to The Bahamas.  Each gift bag contained a Bahamas Gateway FBO shirt, hat, cup, towel and key chain.  The BMOTA began working with Banyan more than twenty years ago, and today it is its largest Fixed Based Operator (FBO), sending hundreds of pilots to its 40+ airports, each year.  The one stop entity, which commenced operations 39 years ago, has also been voted South East Florida’s number one FBO for the past 10 consecutive years, and assist pilots with Bahamas travel services including aircraft registration and logistics for customs and immigration approvals, fuel, aircraft sales, engine maintenance, avionics installation and hanger parking. 

Pictured presenting a Bahamas gift bag as token of appreciation is (right) Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General, BMOTA to (left) Don Campion, President, Banyan.

Pictured are members of the BMOTA vertical and aviation department team with Banyan’s executives from left to right are:  Ahmad Williams, Leonard Stuart, Richard Treco, Donna Ash, Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General BMOTA; Don Campion, President, Banyan; Captain Greg Rolle, Sr. Director, BMOTA Verticals & Aviation Department; John Tonko, Director of Customer Support, Banyan; Aram Bethel, Sabrina Ramsey and Carlton Sands.

MOTA aviation and vertical staff members are pictured touring Banyan’s facilities with John Tonko, Banyan’s Director of Customer Support. 

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