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BGS in deal to boost fuel supply services

OSLO, June 17, 2017

BGS, an international provider of ground handling and aircraft fuelling services which caters to regional airlines including flydubai and Turkish Airlines, has renewed fuel service provision for Norwegian aircraft at two Lithuanian and two Polish airports, adding one more – Kaunas airport – to the deal.

Norwegian and BGS partnership spans over four years since 2013 and recently, parties have extended the fuel supply partnership at Krakow, Warsaw, Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports.

BGS has extended the contracts in all these locations as well as added a new airport to the contract – Kaunas International Airport.

The sixth largest low-cost carrier in the world – Norwegian – will be supplied with almost 12,000 tons of aircraft fuel to the airports throughout the contract period.

More than 80 per cent of the total amount will be delivered to the airports in Poland, the remaining – to support carrier’s operations in Lithuania.

During 2016, the entire BGS-served airport network comprised of Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine, Russia and the Czech Republic was supplied with almost a quarter of  a million tons of aircraft fuel, or 80% more compared to the previous year. In 2017, the company plans to continue the growth and increase the quantity supplied to as much as 315 000 tons of aviation fuel.

“We are happy about the long-standing partnerships that exponentially keep extending throughout the different locations. Additionally, it’s always a pleasure to uphold such global leaders’ as Norwegian activities," stated Linas Geguzis, the chairman of the board at BGS.

"Our high efficiency standards, quality approach as well as customer support are one of the main reasons airlines choose BGS and we are delighted to support the client’s development and expansion in the European market," he added.

BGS operates in Vilnius, Kaunas, Palanga, Riga, Tallinn, Warsaw Modlin, Warsaw Chopin, Krakow, Katowice, Radom, Zhukovsky, Kiev Zhuliany, Kiev Boryspil, Odessa, Lviv and Ostrava-Mošnov airports.

Besides flydubai and Turksih flag carrier, BGS provides services to Ryanair, Wizz Air, Ukraine International Airlines, Lufthansa Group, Turkish Airlines, DHL, TAP Portugal, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in these airports.

Annually, BGS serves more than 2,4 million passengers and 13 000 flights. On average, BGS transports and fills in more than 250,000 tons of aviation fuel annually.

BGS is a member of Avia Solutions Group family – an international, publicly traded aviation holding company with over 20 subsidiaries worldwide.-TradeArabia News Service




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