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May 19, 2019

Skytanking Expands in the USA: New Location Philadelphia

Skytanking is refuelling of American Airlines flights in Philadelphia. Following Atlanta, where the company became operative in February this year, this is the second location in the USA.

Skytanking is refuelling all regional flights of American Airlines out of Philadelphia which will peak at almost 200 daily flights. As of autumn 2019 this number will double as American's mainline and international flights will be also be refuelled by Skytanking. Finally, Skytanking will also fuel all of American's ground service equipment starting this summer. 

"We are pleased we could add Philadelphia to our portfolio next to Atlanta. We could even expand business at our Atlanta station where we began refuelling for United Airlines as of May 1, 2019," says Kevin Plescha, President Skytanking North America.

Skytanking is a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls, a Hamburg-based family-owned company that operates in the fields of energy supply, trading and logistics. Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including building, owning and operating aviation fuel storage and hydrant facilities, and providing into-plane services to airlines, airports and oil companies. Skytanking handles 23 million cbm of aviation fuel per year, refuelling two million aircraft at 78 airports in 14 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

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