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.