BGS expands to the Czech market and serves the first client – Ryanair
BGS, an international provider of ground handling and aircraft fueling services, has opened an aircraft fueling station at Ostrava-Mošnov International Airport (IATA: OSR, ICAO: LKMT) in the Czech Republic. There, the company has already provided fueling services to its first client – Ryanair.
BGS has opened the new fueling station located in the eastern part of the Czech Republic. On the 1st of April, first refueling service was provided for Europe's largest low-cost airline Ryanair. Ostrava-Mošnov International Airport is the 16th location for BGS in Europe and the first one – in the Czech Republic. At OSR, the company plans to supply 7,500 tons of aviation fuel per year.
“The launch of Ostrava’s station is a new step in further development of our airports’ network. Expansion of the geography allows not only to widen our support to existing customers, but also to win the trust of new clients,” comments Linas Geguzis, Chairman of the Board at BGS.
Together with the new station, BGS provides services in 16 airports located across Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine, Russia and the Czech Republic. Throughout 2016, BGS supplied almost 250 000 tons of aircraft fuel, or 80% more than in 2015. Also, the company serves more than 2.4 million passengers and 13 thousand flights each year. BGS is a member of Avia Solutions Group family – an international, publicly traded aviation holding company with over 20 subsidiaries worldwide.