ASIG®, a BBA Aviation, plc company, an industry leader in aviation support services, announces that it has agreed to acquire the assets of Skytanking USA, Inc., an independent provider of aviation fuel services.
Skytanking USA has over 350 employees and owns more than 800 pieces of refueling related assets. The company, which is headquartered in South Florida, has operations at 14 U.S. airports, 6 of which represent new markets for ASIG. Skytanking USA provides commercial aircraft refueling and jet fuel facility maintenance. They also provide fuel facility maintenance and inspections for the U.S. military at 47 installations; a new addition to ASIG’s fuel services portfolio.
Under the terms of the agreement, ASIG will divest four operations in Germany and Austria to Skytanking Holding GmbH of which Skytanking USA is a subsidiary. The acquisition of assets should be completed in March subject to customary transaction approvals.
Tony Lefebvre, ASIG’s President and Chief Operating Officer, stated, “This acquisition represents a strategic expansion of our core fuel business in the United States. Skytanking USA, which began operations in 2003, has created a strong customer base by leveraging their expertise in aviation fuel services. We look forward to having them join the ASIG team as we continue to expand our global operations.”
ASIG (Aircraft Service International Group®), a BBA Aviation plc company, is a global provider of ground, fuel and airport facility services to airlines, airports, oil companies and industry partners. ASIG’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. For more information, please visit: www.asig.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/asigfriends
BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refuelling 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 and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 220 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com