PrimeFlight Cargo and Garsite Welcome New Executives to Support Continued Growth

April 1, 2024

(Sugar Land, TX – April 1, 2024) PrimeFlight Cargo, an industry leader in cargo solutions, and Garsite, a leading supplier of aviation refueling equipment, have welcomed two new executives to support the company's continued global growth.  

Shawnpaul Booth joined PrimeFlight Cargo this month as Senior Vice President of Cargo. Booth joins the company after 18 years at Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), holding leadership roles such as Vice President of Business Performance and Operations Support for North America and most recently Senior Vice President of Cargo and Global Strategy. A graduate of Florida International University, he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  

“Shawnpaul's extensive industry experience will support the expansion of PrimeFlight’s cargo operations globally,” explained Charlotte Cheatham, COO for PrimeFlight Aviation Services, parent company of both PrimeFlight Cargo and Garsite.  

Mark Nicholson joined Garsite as Senior Vice President of Global Operations. Prior to joining Garsite, Nicholson spent more than 15 years at Shell International E&P where he held several leadership roles. Most recently he served as its Principal Construction Engineer, and before that, he spent nearly five years in Brazil as Offshore Coordination Team and Logistics Lead.  

“Mark’s international logistics and engineering experience will help us continue to expand our line of aviation equipment while maintaining the quality that our customers expect,” Cheatham added.  

About Garsite 

Starting in 1952, Garsite began manufacturing and assembling aircraft refuelers and hydrant dispensers for in-to-plane fueling companies, oil companies, airlines, freight distribution companies, and fuel marketers around the globe. Garsite was recently acquired by PrimeFlight, which rebranded its ProFlo Industries division, bringing two of the strongest names in the refueling equipment industry under the Garsite brand.  

About PrimeFlight Cargo

PrimeFlight Cargo is a subsidiary of PrimeFlight Aviation Services and provides a wide range of cargo and e-commerce services to airlines, e-commerce, and cargo companies. Services include passenger cargo handling, end-to-end e-commerce cargo and freight handling, truck yard services, transport services, charter cargo services, ground handling, ULD maintenance, GSE maintenance, and more.  

About PrimeFlight Aviation Services 

Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, PrimeFlight Aviation Services and its network of subsidiaries provides major airlines and airports with ground handling, fueling services, cargo handling, GSE maintenance, aircraft services, deicing, passenger services, aviation cleaning supplies, and terminal services, as well as general aviation aircraft cleaning and support services, across a global footprint. PrimeFlight is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group and Capitol Meridian Partners. For more information, visit