RIGA, Latvia – May 17, 2022 – FCG OPS continues its strong growth in Europe by cooperating with General Aviation Service (GAS) to launch a partner network of ground handling stations throughout Spain.
Recognizing that its flight support and dispatch customers are frequently operating to this region FCG OPS has developed a new strategy that demonstrates company is proactively looking for new opportunities to enhance its services. This new cooperation with GAS enables FCG OPS to offer a full range of ground handling services in this region: from aircraft handling and refueling, to obtaining flight permits and travel services.
Comprehensive ground handling services are now available at GAS’s FBO network in the major airports of Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Granada, Girona and Ibiza.
The launch of the ground handling network in Spain in cooperation with a reliable partner is driven by FCG OPS's strategy to expand its presence in Western Europe and the company's desire to meet the growing demand for handling services in the region.
“We receive a growing number of requests from our customers for services in locations beyond our ground handling network – and this is no coincidence. Our services are provided under the strict control of our certified specialists across all FCG OPS stations, which guarantees the highest quality”, said Sergey Starkov, CEO of FCG OPS. “GAS professionals are highly qualified, reliable, and their FBO terminals are equipped to ensure the highest level of service to our customers. In addition, we can offer exclusive fuel prices in Spain. We are looking forward to the fruitful cooperation with GAS and are focused on further development in the region.”
“We highly appreciate our long-term cooperation with FCG OPS and its high-class specialists. Moving to a new level of relationship, we can qualitatively render services to their customers through our FBOs in Spain. In circumstances related to the pandemic and other geopolitical situations, we thoroughly monitor the changing international regulations concerning business aviation passengers, and do our best to make sure that the trips will take place”, said Eugene Shadov, commercial director of GAS.
For more than 20 years FCG OPS dispatch center has accumulated extensive experience, providing services to more than 400 airlines each year. Its ground handling network covers more than 40 airports in 28 countries in the Baltics, Scandinavia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. Each station ensures guaranteed quality of service through the evaluation of services by crews after each flight, application of quality control standards, and regular audits.
FCG OPS is a part of Flight Consulting Group holding that also includes FBO RIGA, a business aviation center at Riga International Airport, JET TRAVEL – an IATA certified 24/7 crew travel agency, FCG Aviation Development – an expert in business aviation infrastructure development, and IT platform FCG ATOM.