Orlando … ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that it has been selected by British Airways as the new aircraft refueler at London Stansted Airport (STN) for their scheduled cargo operation. STN is ASIG’s third dedicated refueling operation for British Airways which include operations at London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW). In addition, the carrier has elected to renew its refueling agreement with ASIG at Bangkok Survarnabhumi Airport (BKK). ASIG has been servicing British Airways at BKK since the airport’s opening in 2006.
Pat Pearse, Managing Director, ASIG Europe, remarked, “We are excited at the opportunity to partner with British Airways at a new location. British Airways was ASIG Europe’s launch customer when we commenced operations at London Heathrow more than 20 years ago and we have enjoyed growing our partnership with them at other U.K. airports and into Asia. ASIG looks forward to further opportunities to serve British Airways across their network.”
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ASIG is a global provider of ground, fuel and airport facility services to airlines, airports, oil companies and industry partners. The company's 7,500 highly qualified aviation service professionals safely handle millions of flights annually. ASIG offers flexible, comprehensive service solutions that deliver value and quality across a network of 71 airports in North America, Europe and Asia.
ASIG is part of BBA Aviation plc a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation's Flight Support businesses (ASIG and Signature Flight Support) are focused on refueling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services and Systems businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the manufacture and services of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.
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