Orlando … ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced today that it has been named Ground Handling Business Partner of the Year by Spirit Airlines. ASIG provides a variety of airside services to more than 15,000 Spirit Airlines flights at 11 U.S. airports. These services include aircraft refueling, jet fuel facility operation and maintenance, ground handling, cabin cleaning, aircraft deicing and passenger handling services. The Business Partner of the Year Award recognizes ASIG for their achievements in service excellence and providing valuable resources and infrastructure that in turn allow Spirit Airlines to maximize operational efficiencies and provide an enhanced travel experience for their customers.
Tim Ramsey, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, ASIG, remarked “We are truly honored to receive this recognition from Spirit Airlines. We commenced 3 new contracts with Spirit in 2012 including their home base, at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). ASIG also supports Spirit in several of their key U.S. markets. We value our relationship with Spirit and are committed to delivering a broad range of sustainable business solutions as they continue to grow their network in the U.S and elsewhere.”
“This year has been filled with opportunities for Spirit as we have rapidly expanded our network. On a number of occasions ASIG far exceeded our expectations and helped Spirit manage some very complicated situations,” said Spirit’s Senior Manager Airport Affairs Phillip Stan Berton. “It is this type of commitment from our ground handling business partners that we want to recognize with this award.”
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ASIG is a global provider of ground, fuel and airport facility services to airlines, airports, oil companies and industry partners. The company'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. BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support 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, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com
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