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July 30, 2009

Skytanking ASIG Announces Award of Storage and Hydrant Management Contract at Munich International Airport

Skytanking ASIG GmbH & Co. KG today announced that it has signed a 7-year contract with Flughafen München GmbH to operate the aviation fuel storage and hydrant system at Munich Airport.

Munich International Airport is Germany's 2nd largest airport and the 7th largest in Europe in terms of passenger numbers. The fuel system managed by Skytanking ASIG is supplied via rail and pipeline and comprises 30,000 m3 of Jet A-1 storage and 14,000 metres of underground hydrant pipeline connecting the storage to more than 120 aircraft stands.

The contract was awarded to Skytanking ASIG after an extensive public tender process, which evaluated the bidders' technical competence, HSSE standards and economic capabilities. Skytanking ASIG, which is a 50/50 joint venture between Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG) and Skytanking Holding GmbH, has been successfully operating the fuel facilities at Munich Airport since 1999. Skytanking ASIG also holds one of the two licences to provide into-plane fuelling services at the airport.

is a global provider of ground, fuel 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 and delivers 34 billion litres of jet fuel annually.  ASIG maintains and operates jet fuel facilities at 43 airports and provides aircraft refuelling services at 54 airports worldwide.  ASIG has won numerous industry awards for their fuel services line of business.  The company offers flexible, comprehensive service solutions that deliver value and quality across a network of 67 airports in North America, Europe and Asia.

Skytanking Holding GmbH is the specialist aviation fuelling division of Hamburg-based Marquard & Bahls AG. Skytanking operates at 21 airports in Europe, USA and Asia and handles 7.7 billion litres of aviation fuel per year. Skytanking provides a full range of services including engineering, building, owning and operating jet-fuel storage and hydrant facilities and providing into-plane services to airlines, airports and oil companies around the world.

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