Contact: Yvonne ColemanMarketing ManagerTel: (407) 648-7373Orlando ... ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that it has been awarded a new contract to provide ground handling services for SAS at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). ASIG currently provides SAS with aircraft refueling, deicing and passenger handling services at ORD. SAS has also renewed its agreement with ASIG for the provision of ground handling, cabin cleaning, passenger handling and aircraft deicing services at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).
Andy Reeves, ASIG Senior Vice President, Operations, North America, remarked, "We are pleased to be providing comprehensive ground handling services to SAS's wide body flights at ORD and EWR. Over the years, SAS has entrusted us to handle a variety of ground support and passenger handling services for them at these busy airports and we look forward to the opportunity to extend our relationship to other locations".
Note to Editors: 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 70 airports in North America, Europe and Asia.
ASIG is part of BBA Aviation plc a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation's Flight Support businesses (ASIG and Signature Flight Support) are focused on refueling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services and Systems businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the design, manufacture and services of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com