Orlando … ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that it has received John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFKIAT) “Best in Class 2011” award, for fewest aircraft incidents at JFK Terminal 4. JFKIAT owns Terminal 4 which is the only non-airline, privately-operated terminal at JFK. The award is based on ASIG’s Terminal 4 operation not incurring any aircraft damage during 2011. JFK ground handled over 3,300 flights last year for various airlines including AeroGal Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways. To date, ASIG’s Terminal 4 operation has gone 513 days without incurring aircraft damage.
Andy Reeves, ASIG Senior Vice President, Operations, Americas commented “We are honored to be recognized by JFKIAT for delivering safe and reliable service to the carriers and the airport community. I would also like to congratulate our JFK team for their steadfast commitment to the company’s vision and philosophy of zero incidents for our operations. This is truly a job well done in achieving zero damage at one of the world’s busiest airports.”
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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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