ASIG®, a BBA Aviation, plc company, an industry leader in aviation support services, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Skytanking USA, Inc., an independent provider of aviation fuel handling services. Under the terms of the agreement, ASIG divested four of its airport fuel operations in Europe to Skytanking Holding GmbH of which Skytanking USA was a subsidiary. The acquisition brings a new line of business to ASIG - fuel facility maintenance and inspections for the U.S. military at 47 installations.
Tony Lefebvre, ASIG’s President and Chief Operating Officer, stated, “We are pleased to welcome the team members from Skytanking USA, Inc. to the ASIG family. This acquisition brings six new North American locations to the ASIG network and strengthens our presence in eight others. Adding Skytanking to our growing portfolio is a testament to our long term strategy of targeted growth in our aircraft fueling business. The fuel facility maintenance and inspections for the U.S. Military is a new line of business for ASIG and one we are excited to expand.”
ASIG employs over 8,000 aviation service professionals providing ground handling, aircraft fueling, passenger services and technical support to commercial airlines and airports at 89 global locations.
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 89 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
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