BGS and Turkish Airlines Extend Partnership to 2026

  • 2023-09-28

BGS, a leading ground handling, aircraft fuelling, and logistics services, is pleased to announce the extension of its partnership with Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier of Turkey, for ground handling services at Vilnius International Airport for a period of 3 years. 

Under the agreement, BGS will handle Turkish Airlines flights twice daily from VNO which rises to three times daily during the summer. 

Vitalis Dudys, BGS Group Head of Commerce, said about the agreement: "We are proud to continue our partnership with Turkish Airlines, a collaboration that has spanned over a decade. This extension reflects the trust and satisfaction both companies have in each other's capabilities."

This partnership renewal reinforces BGS's dedication to providing ground-handling services to one of the most prominent airlines in the world. Carrying on the long-standing partnership that has existed since Turkish Airlines' inaugural flight to VNO in 2013.

BGS is a family member of Avia Solutions Group, the world’s largest ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance) provider with a fleet of 192, aircraft operating on all continents in the world. The group also provides various aviation services such as MRO, pilots and crew training, ground handling and other interconnected solutions.

About BGS: 

BGS is a leading ground handling, aircraft fuelling, and logistics services company, operating at 10 airports. 

BGS is part of Avia Solutions Group, the world’s largest ACMI provider (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance), operating a fleet of 192 aircraft, and a parent company of SmartLynx, Avion Express, Bluebird Nordic, BBN Indonesia Airlines, KlasJet, Magma Aviation and others. The Group also provides a range of aviation services including, MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul), pilot and crew training, ground handling, as well as a variety of associated services. Supported by 11,500 highly skilled aviation professionals, the Group operates in 68 countries worldwide.

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