407) 648-7373 Orlando. ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that it has successfully commenced aircraft fuelling operations at Bangkok's new Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK). ASIG's concession to provide fuel services is one of two 20-year licenses awarded by the airport authority, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT). Commenting on the successful launch, Mark Edwards, Managing Director, ASIG Europe, said, "Preparing for the opening of the airport has been three years in the making and we have constructed world class facilities, implemented industry best practices and have trained our fuelers to provide the safest, most reliable service possible. We are pleased to offer the world's airlines a competitive choice of into-plane operators in Bangkok for the first time ever." Prior to the opening of the airport, ASIG passed the International Fuel Quality Pool (IFQP) audit with no issues, allowing us to commence services.
To date ASIG has obtained fuelling contracts with British Airways, United Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Austrian Airlines, Singapore Airlines and All Nippon Airways.
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 65 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; Ontic Engineering & Manufacturing; Barrett Turbine Engine Company; H+S Aviation; and Premier Turbines.