Air BP expanding to Muenster Osnabrück Airport
Air BP, an international aviation fuel service supplier, is expanding its footprint in Germany with the announcement that it has secured a new contract at Muenster Osnabrück Airport (FMO/EDDG). The contract, won after a lengthy tender process, commences 01 April 2018. Muenster Osnabrück will receive supply of jet fuel and avgas 100LL. Air BP will also supply Muenster Osnabrück with unleaded avgas and is the first of Air BP’s 41 locations in Germany, to be supplied with UL91 fuel grade.
“We chose Air BP for its renowned expertise in technical and operations support, its strong local sales representation and its willingness to invest in the airport,” said Muenster Osnabrück Airport managing director, Prof. Dr Rainer Schwarz.
A programme has been agreed for the transition ahead of the handover with the incumbent fuel supplier.
Juergen Kuper, Air BP general manager, Central Europe and Benelux added: “We are pleased to supply Muenster Osnabrück and look forward to supporting the growth of the airport and to deepened co-operation between our team and that of the airport. We are confident that we can support the commercial equation at Muenster Osnabrück which spans both Commercial and General Aviation as well as fixed base operator activity.’
One of Germany’s largest regional airports with a catchment of six million people, Muenster Osnabrück International Airport serves the area of the northern Ruhrgebiet, southern Lower Saxony, Emsland, Westphalia and parts of the Netherlands.
Muenster Osnabrück is expected to near the million mark of passenger footfall in 2017 and is home to some 35,000 aircraft movements. The airport is supported by mainstay operators Lufthansa, Germania and international carriers including Turkish Airlines and FlyNikki and expects to increase its passenger footfall to 1.2 million passengers per year. Business and general aviation activity is also growing. Muenster Osnabrück offers VIP lounge facilities and 24/7 opening hours.