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ASIG Partners with American Airlines at Six U.S. Airports
Yvonne Coleman
Marketing Manager
(407) 648-7373

Orlando … ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that it has been selected by American Airlines to provide a variety of aviation fuel and ground handling services at six airports within the United States.  These agreements represent a major outsourcing of airside services by American Airlines.

ASIG is American Airlines’ new aircraft refueling provider at five airports including one of their main hubs at Chicago O’Hare International (ORD), where ASIG is already fueling their regional flights.  The other four airports are Nashville International (BNA), Detroit Metro (DTW), San Diego International (SAN) and San Francisco International (SFO).  Both BNA and DTW also include the refueling of American’s regional flights.  In total, ASIG is providing aircraft refueling services to 250 flights per day at these airports.  In addition, American Airlines has extended ASIG’s current refueling contracts at 24 airports for an additional 5 years, through 2017. 

Separately, ASIG was also awarded a contract from American Airlines for ground handling, cabin cleaning and ground equipment maintenance services at Denver International Airport (DEN).  This marks the first ground handling contract award that ASIG has received from American Airlines.  ASIG is handling 21 daily flights for American at Denver.  At BNA, ASIG is now managing and operating American Airlines’ jet fuel facility.  The storage facility serves all carriers operating out of BNA. 

Tim Ramsey, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, stated, “We are delighted to be selected as American Airlines’ partner in these key cities.  ASIG has enjoyed a long relationship with American and we understand their need to have high quality service for these critical airline functions.  We look forward to supporting the carrier’s needs across our network in a safe and timely manner.”  With these additional cities, ASIG is providing a variety of services to over 300,000 American Airlines flights annually at 28 airports across the U.S.

Note to Editors:
ASIG is a global provider of ground, fuel and airport facility services to airlines, airports, oil companies and industry partners. The company's 8,000 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 83 airports in North America, Central 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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