Orlando … ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) ground handling operation is the recipient of LAN’s Safety Ground Handling Award. Recognized at LAN’s first Ground Handling Awards ceremony, ASIG was chosen for the hard work and dedication to safety that is displayed on a daily basis. During the ceremony, LAN acknowledged the role of handlers as strategic partners within their system, which has over 750 destinations. Shortlisted candidates were invited to the event and award criteria centered on service, safety and commitment. ASIG provides ground handling services to LAN Chile and LAN Peru at (LAX). ASIG’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) operations were one of four ground handling locations also shortlisted for this same award.
“It is truly an honor to be recognized by LAN for our continuous and concerted commitment to safety and for the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our ground handling team at LAX,” commented Tim Ramsey, ASIG Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “LAN’s actions demonstrate that it recognizes the positive results created by a close working relationship between an airline and its handling supplier. It gives us great pride to see ASIG LAX capture the award and for our JFK team to be acknowledged as well. These are two of our busiest operations on opposite sides of the country, both delivering exceptional value to LAN.”
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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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