UPLIFT INTERNATIONAL and Ostend-Bruges Airport Join Forces for Sustainable Aviation

Belgian aviation fuel supplier UPLIFT INTERNATIONAL has taken over all fuel activities at Ostend-Bruges Airport. “With the acquisition of TNA Services by UPLIFT, we welcome a team of aviation fuel experts committed to reducing the CO₂ emissions of our airport,” says CEO Eric Dumas.

The acquisition provides new opportunities for the further development of the airport, with a strong emphasis on sustainability. UPLIFT INTERNATIONAL is known for its commitment to sustainable aviation and will play an essential role in promoting sustainable activities at our airport with this new agreement.

Pieter Van Espen, Managing Director at UPLIFT, emphasizes: “Our ambition to accelerate the transition to sustainable aviation is an integral part of our operations. We are committed to introducing the supply of sustainable aviation fuels and investing in the renovation and expansion of our fuel infrastructure using environmentally friendly technologies.”

Eric Dumas, CEO of Ostend-Bruges Airport, says: “This collaboration is an essential step in our journey towards more sustainable airport operations. We have entered into a long-term concession agreement with UPLIFT and look forward to further sustainability efforts together.”

Installations ready for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

During the extensive renovation works on the airport’s runway, UPLIFT also carried out maintenance and renovation works on their tank installations without disrupting air traffic. “In this way, the installations are ready for the future, with Sustainable Aviation Fuel expected to play an important role in the short term,” says Van Espen.

UPLIFT INTERNATIONAL provides fuel supply for all aircraft at the airport, and this agreement underscores the commitment of both parties to a more sustainable aviation industry.


UPLIFT INTERNATIONAL Holding BV is a Belgium-based company founded with the ambition to accelerate the transition to sustainable aviation. UPLIFT offers future-proof and flexible aviation fuel solutions based on thorough domain expertise. Well-considered projects and collaborations aim to enable UPLIFT’s active involvement in various parts of the aviation fuel chain. UPLIFT is currently expanding its expert team to create a center of expertise with domain experts with proven world-class experience and provides engineering, strategic, and management services at several locations in Belgium, the rest of Europe, and APAC. Additionally, UPLIFT is actively working on several ambitious sustainability projects in the field of aviation fuel, fuels, and other sustainable products.