Air BP renews contract at UK's Blackbushe Airport

Monday 11th June 2018

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  • Chris Gazzard, Blackbushe Airport manager and Russell Halley, general aviation regional sales manage

    •    Air BP has renewed its contract at Blackbushe Airport in Surrey to supply Jet A-1 and Avgas

    •    The contract renewal reinforces Air BP's commitment to general aviation in the UK

    •    Air BP customers will benefit from continued safe and efficient aviation fuel operations and the ability to use their Sterling Cards to pay for fuel

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, has renewed its fuel supply contract at Blackbushe Airport (BBS/EGLK) in the UK, effective immediately. Air BP will continue to supply Jet A-1 and Avgas 100LL.

Customers will be able to use their Air BP Sterling Card to purchase fuel, in addition to ordering and paying for fuel via the RocketRoute MarketPlace platform. Air BP has been supplying Blackbushe since 2012 and during this period has invested in the installation of a new fuel storage facility and two new fuel bowsers.


Russell Halley, Air BP general aviation regional sales manager, UK said: "We are very pleased to continue to supply Blackbushe Airport demonstrating our continued commitment to our general aviation customers in the UK. We look forward to deepened co-operation between our team and that of the airport and to welcoming our customers this summer."


Chris Gazzard, Blackbushe Airport manager, added: "Maintaining a robust and safe fuelling operation is critical for any aerodrome, and I am pleased that this will continue at Blackbushe in collaboration with Air BP.  Their service and equipment quality has been second-to-none.  We were supported in our previous contract, benefitting from the much-needed investment in the fuelling facilities.  We can continue to deliver an excellent quality product.  We are excited to continue to welcome Air BP Sterling Card holders."

Conveniently, Air BP can provide Avgas from the airport's fuel storage facility, or both Avgas and Jet-Al on stand from Mercedes mobile bowsers. 

 Introduced by Blackbushe in late 2017, Rotors Running Refuelling for helicopters is available by prior arrangement, enabling faster and more efficient refuelling.

Customers can refuel at Blackbushe Airport from 08:00 local time, 7 days per week, or at other times by prior arrangement. It offers convenient access to the capital being located just 40 miles from Central London on the borders of Hampshire, Surrey, and Berkshire. Blackbushe handles over 30,000 movements each year comprising a mix of training aircraft, general aviation and business aviation traffic.

About Air BP

As the aviation division of BP, Air BP is one of the world's leading suppliers of aviation fuel products and services. We have been investing in the aviation industry for over 90 years and currently supply around six and a half billion gallons of aviation fuel a year. We fuel over 6,000 flights a day, at around 900 locations in more than 50 countries - that's more than four every minute. Our customers include commercial airlines, the military, business and private aircraft owners, airports and airfield operators.

Air BP's services include the design, build and operation of fuelling facilities, technical consultancy and training, supporting customers to meet their lower carbon goals through environmental solutions, the Sterling Card for efficient general aviation refuelling and innovative digital platforms to increase efficiency and reduce risk.

www.airbp.com

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