FlyUSA acquires Tampa aviation company expanding its fleet in Tampa Bay

FlyUSA, a private aviation company based in Clearwater, acquired 3B Aviation, in Tampa.

This acquisition expands FlyUSA’s fleet to 15 privately managed aircraft in the Tampa Bay region, according to a statement.

3B Aviation was founded in 2012 by Nick Barrows, a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, pilot and flight instructor.

As part of the acquisition, Barrows joins FlyUSA as the president of acquisitions and management. Prior to the acquisition, 3B Aviation employed ten pilots and managed 13 aircraft on behalf of more than 25 private owners, the statement said.

FlyUSA provides on-demand private charter flights, as well as aircraft acquisition and management services, on behalf of a client base of more than 700 members.

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