ASIG is also providing a dedicated refuelling team for the airport’s corporate jet facility, London City Airport Jet Centre.
ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services announced that on April 1 it commenced aircraft refuelling services and management and operation of London City Airport’s (LCY) jet fuel facility. Under the agreement, ASIG is also providing a dedicated refuelling team for the airport’s corporate jet facility, London City Airport Jet Centre, in addition to into plane services for airline customers. ASIG secured the contract following a competitive tender process.
Pat Pearse, Managing Director – EMEA, BBA Aviation Flight Support, commented, “We are very pleased that London City Airport has entrusted us with responsibility for managing aviation fuel logistics on their behalf. ASIG has established itself as a premier provider of aviation fuel services and we look forward to providing the airport with our expertise and capabilities in this regard.”
Aircraft Service International, Inc. (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. BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider.
BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support® and ASIG®) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive®, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service®, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company®, International Governor Services®, Ontic® and APPH® are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com
London City Airport (LCY) is the only London airport situated in London itself, just three miles from Canary Wharf, seven miles from the City and 10 miles from London’s West End and linked to all via the Docklands Light Railway. Catering for over 3 million passengers and 70,000 movements annually, in 2012 LCY celebrated its millionth flight, 36 millionth passenger and 25 years of operation. LCY offers a unique rapid transit proposition – a short check in, door to lounge, and a shorter arrival, tarmac to train. 10 airlines fly out of LCY, serving 48 destinations, seven of which were new for 2012, with six further announced for 2013. The airport has permission to increase its operation to 120,000 movements per annum, which it intends to do by 2023. Further information about the airport and its services can be found at www.londoncityairport.com.