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Flight Consulting Group – 15 years of success in Latvia

BC, Riga, 22.07.2015.Print version
Flight Consulting Group, a Latvian holding company specializing in services for business aviation, celebrates 15 years of success. Having proved itself as a reliable partner, the company continues progressive development and strives to double the volume of services by a constant expansion of its service portfolio in the next years.

Flight Consulting Group was established in 2000 offering services in international flight support, charter flight management and non-scheduled flights handling in the Riga International Airport. The company was developing rapidly and became one of the leading business aviation services providers in the ex-Soviet territory in less than 3 years after the launch.


Augmenting its potential the Group initiated a project of the first FBO (Fixed Base Operator) in the Baltics resulting in the launch of FBO RIGA business aviation center in the Riga International Airport in 2009. Due to Flight Consulting Group there were 20 jets based in the airport already in 2010 making Riga one of the leading business aviation centers in Europe. Today Flight Consulting Group is getting ready for the launch of a new state-of-art business aviation center FBO RIGA in the Riga International Airport that will meet all the requirements of company’s customers. The grand opening of the new business aviation center is scheduled for September 9, 2015.


Nowadays, Flight Consulting Group is handling about 80 percent of non-scheduled flights in the airports across the Baltics, Belorussia and Kaliningrad (Russia). It is also providing operational control and dispatch services to more than 90 aircraft of different types, from Beechcraft Premier 1 to Boeing Business Jet and Airbus Corporate Jet, which are operating international charter flights from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Malta, etc. The total number of flights handled and serviced by the company exceeds 80,000 in 125 countries and 2500 airports across the globe.


“15 years is a period when one can safely say if the business has been a success. I am very proud of Flight Consulting Group’s achievements. Of course, this is the result of a hard work of our team where each member is a true professional of its kind”, said Roman Starkov, co-owner of Flight Consulting Group. “From the very first day we strive to provide integrated, high-quality and cost-effective services in business aviation with an individual approach to every customer. We will continue our progressive development and will constantly improve our services for the benefit of our clients, partners and the whole market”.


“In the core of our business there is a great desire to provide a customer with a full range of services in business aviation: from operational control and handling in any airport around the world to a professional consulting in aircraft acquisition and management. Our customers value our quality, reliability and flexible pricing policy. We are proud of our business results and we will put every effort to upscale the scope of services while improving the quality”, said Leonid Gorodnitski, co-owner of Flight Consulting Group.


Flight Consulting Group includes FBO RIGA, a certified ground handling provider, operator of business aviation center in Riga International Airport; FCG OPS, a certified 24/7 flight operations control center; JET TRAVEL agency specializing on crew services; FCG Aviation Development, an expert in engineering design and business aviation infrastructure development. Flight Consulting Group has also developed a unique software FCG ATOM (Air Trip Order Management) that combines ERP, CRM, Flight Planning и Business Analytics. Flight Consulting Group is constantly expanding its service portfolio by investing in its companies and assisting them in planning, financing, information technology and legal issues.

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