Orlando . ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that Cathay Pacific Airways has selected ASIG as their cargo services provider at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). ASIG will provide warehousing, documentation, cargo ramp handling, as well as aircraft fueling services to Cathay's three weekly flights in Atlanta. Additionally, ASIG will provide Cathay Pacific with cross-docking and trucking facilitation services as needed. ASIG's multi-bay facility allows for easy access by delivery vehicles, significantly reducing pickup and delivery times. Service will commence on November 20, 2005.
Commenting on the contract award, George Stark, Vice President Cargo Sales & Customer Service said, "We look forward to handling Cathay Pacific at our North Cargo facility in ATL. ASIG has well-established cargo operations throughout our network and we have focused our sales and marketing efforts to build and reinforce awareness of this capability within the industry."
ASIG is a global provider of ground, fuel, cargo 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 64 airports in North America, Europe and Asia.
ASIG is part of BBA Aviation Services Group, a division of BBA Group PLC, a publicly held corporation traded on the London stock exchange. The Group's companies are engaged in providing products and services to the aviation and specialty materials industries. BBA Aviation Services Group serves the world's business aviation, regional airline, helicopter and commercial aviation markets through its primary operating companies and their subsidiaries that in addition to ASIG include: Dallas Airmotive; Signature Flight Support; International Turbine Service; International Governor Service; Barrett Turbine Engine Company; H+S Aviation; and Premier Turbines.