Signature Flight Support acquires gategroup’s de-icing business at Dublin, Ireland, expanding its portfolio of services
Jul 2, 2013
Signature Flight Support Dublin Limited announced today that it has acquired the assets of gategroup’s aircraft de-icing business at Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW). This announcement follows BBA Aviation’s acquisition of gategroup’s de-icing, washing and cabin cleaning business at London Heathrow and London Gatwick which will be operated by Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG).
Signature’s deicing services will be rendered to both business and general aviation as well as commercial airline customers. This marks Signature’s first entrée into commercial ground handling services at Dublin Airport.
Pat Pearse, Managing Director for BBA Aviation’s EMEA Flight Support Division commented on the acquisition, “The acquisition of gategroup’s deicing business at Dublin Airport further strengthens Signature’s commitment to the airport and to our expanded customer base. Signature is keen on continuing to expand its portfolio of flight support services at Dublin Airport and we are pleased to have this new opportunity.”