Aviation Fuelling

Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including into-plane fuelling, aviation fuel storage and hydrant management, investment in aviation fuel facilities at airports and engineering. Its customers are airlines, airports, and oil companies. The company currently handles 15.8 million cbm of aviation fuel per year, refuels 1.4 million aircraft – which is equivalent to two fuellings per minute – and has operations at 71 airports in 13 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Skytanking employed around 1,500 people in 2016.

Into-Plane Fuelling

Skytanking is an expert in providing safe and efficient into-plane fuelling services at some of the largest and smallest airports around the world. The company owns a fleet of more than 400 fuelling vehicles. Fuelling is carried out either with a tank truck or via a hydrant system using a dispenser.

Airport Fuel Storage & Hydrant Management

Apart from into-plane fuelling, Skytanking operates and maintains more than 35 airport fuel storage and hydrant systems that are owned by oil companies, airlines, airports or Skytanking itself.

Investment in Aviation Fuelling Infrastructure

Skytanking finances, builds and operates airport storage and hydrant systems on a build, own, operate (BOO) or a build, own, operate, transfer (BOOT) basis. Examples include Bangalore, India, and Stuttgart, Germany.


Skytanking has a team of engineers based in Brussels that are experts in all aspects of jet-fuel storage and hydrant engineering. They can assist airports, airlines and oil companies with fuel facility engineering from concept to start-up.

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