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BGS acquires Naftelf, expands business in Estonia

BGS acquires Naftelf, expands business in Estonia

BGS, a leading ground handling, aircraft fuelling and logistics services company, has acquired Naftelf Eesti, one of the largest aircraft fuelling companies at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. With this acquisition, BGS is expanding and strengthening its presence in the Estonian aircraft fuelling market.

Gytis Gumuliauskas, CEO at BGS, has commented, “We have been working in Estonia since 2015 and see great future potential in this market. I believe that acquiring Naftelf will allow us to significantly improve our competitiveness and offer even better fuelling solutions to our clients.”

For the past 18 years, BGS has been operating in the Baltic countries and beyond. It has an ISAGO safety and quality certificate for ground handling services, is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organisation, a member of IATA’s Ground Handling Council (IGHC), and a member of the Joint Inspection Group (JIG).

BGS is part of Avia Solutions Group, one of the world’s largest ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) providers, with a fleet of 180 aircraft. The Group provides a range of aviation services including, MRO, pilot and crew training, ground handling, as well as a variety of associated services.

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James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.


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