Unternehmen

FUELLED BY QUALITY

30 years‘ experience in Fuelling

Unternehmen

FUELLED BY QUALITY

30 years‘ experience in Fuelling

Unternehmen

FUELLED BY QUALITY

30 years‘ experience in Fuelling

AFS Aviation Fuel Services GmbH in Hamburg

Milestones of an exemplary corporate success story
AFS Aviation Fuel Services GmbH had its origins in 1986 as a subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and VEBA OEL AG – with 14 staff members and 6 aircraft refuelling vehicles.

The first aircraft refuelling unit was opened at Munich-Riem Airport. A year later an aircraft refuelling unit was launched in Hamburg.

Excerpts from the corporate history of AFS

1986

Establishment of AFS Aviation Fuel Services GmbH as a 50% subsidiary of Lufthansa Commercial Holding GmbH and Veba Oel AG in Hamburg,

Foundation of the first operating unit at Munich-Riem Airport

1987

Establishment of the aircraft refuelling service at Hamburg International Airport

1988

AFS enter into a joint venture with Caltex: this ushers in the hour of birth of FFS in Frankfurt

1989

Opening of the new airport tank storage facility as well as of DFS at Düsseldorf Airport

1991

AFS takes over the former Minol operations in Leipzig, Dresden and Berlin-Schönefeld

1996

Planning of new operations in Hanover, Stuttgart and Cologne; operations management taken up in Erfurt

1999

Takeover of the former refuelling service companies in Hanover, Cologne, and Stuttgart

2000

Opening of a DEA operating site on the former US military base at Hahn in the Hunsrück region

2003

Establishment of the IT subsidiary GlobeFuel Systems & Services GmbH; completion of the airport tank storage facility in Nuremberg and assumption of its management

2005

Merger of Stuttgart-based tank and storage operations

2007

Takeover of the management of the into-plane service at Nuremberg Airport as well as of the company Flughafen-Schwechat Hydrantengesellschaft in Vienna

2009

Establishment of AFS A GmbH for the pooling of future activities in Austria Establishment of Salzburg Fuelling GmbH and takeover of operational management of the into-plane service/airport tank storage facility on behalf of the shareholders BP, OMV, and SHELL.

2012

Opening of the operating site AFS Berlin on Schönefeld Airport

2015

Swissport International, the world´s largest ground and cargo handling company and member of Chinese HNA Group, acquires a majority stake in AFS.