Aerial Refueling Services
The global leader in commercial aerial refueling
Since 2000, Omega Aerial Refueling Services, Inc. (OARS) has been the leader in commercial in-flight refueling services completing more missions and delivering more fuel than any other carrier in the world. We offer a range of refueling solutions to the U.S. Armed Forces and our allies across the globe.
ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Thursday, July 29, 2021, the Department of the Navy awarded Omega Aerial Refueling Services, Inc. a firm-fixed-price contract to continue providing commercial aerial refueling services to the Navy and Marine Corps, test programs, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers and government contractors.
As in previous contracts, Omega will support training such as receiver initial qualifications, recurring pilot refresher readiness training and Fleet exercises, as well as cross-country and transoceanic drag flights. The entire Omega team looks forward to continuing its more than 20-year relationship supporting the Fleet. The initial ordering period for this contract is five years, plus an additional five optional years that may be exercised.
Omega will continue to operate under its current sole source contract during this transition to provide a seamless experience to our current customers. Omega will also begin to offer a boom tanker capability in September 2021.
The official announcement on the Department of Defense website may be viewed at: www.defense.gov/newsroom/contracts/contract/article/2713104