Signature Flight Support names Maria Sastre as president and COO


Sastre takes over at Signature as president and chief operating officer responsible for the worldwide FBO network.

BBA Aviation Flight Support announced the promotion of Maria Sastre to president and chief operating officer for Signature Flight Support Corporation. Sastre will be responsible for the daily operations of Signature’s worldwide network of fixed base operations (FBOs) and maintenance centers.

Sastre commented on her new role, “I am proud of the entire global Signature Flight Support team.  We have been able to achieve much in the last three years and I am committed to the continued growth and expansion of Signature’s global network.  We will continue to invest in our facilities and our people to be the industry-leading FBO chain.  Our customers come first and everything that we do is guided by the philosophy of delivering the best possible service experience in a safe and efficient manner.”

Prior to joining Signature in 2009, Sastre was vice president, International, Latin America, Caribbean and Asia and Vice President of Operations, Royal Caribbean Cruises. Sastre reports to S. Michael Scheeringa, president and CEO of BBA Aviation’s Flight Support division which includes Signature Flight Support Corporation and Aircraft Service International Group Inc. (ASIG).

Scheeringa added, “With Ms. Sastre, we have a highly successful and effective industry leader at the helm of our Signature Flight Support business.  Her dedication to our customer-centric philosophy drives our passion for the business to deliver world-class service and safety at every Signature Flight Support location across the globe. She brings the knowledge and leadership qualities that are necessary for Signature’s continued success and global expansion.”