FBO Riga expands portfolio of services with helicopters and more

posted on 19th June 2018 by Omar
FBO Riga expands portfolio of services with helicopters and more

FBO RIGA, a holder of Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Awards as the best FBO in Europe, fuels business growth with the launch of new services under a single brand to meet the needs of business aviation customers.

The new business areas cover helicopter charters in partnership with GM Helicopters, finest catering for business aviation in cooperation with Resto-Rātors, world-class concierge service and luxury transfers.

“Airlines and passengers choose FBO RIGA for unmatched personal approach along with modern infrastructure of our center of business aviation at the Riga International Airport. We are proud of being a trusted partner to our customers.

Striving to meet their needs we are expanding our portfolio of services to provide clients and partners with a single gold standard of quality, hospitality and privacy”, said Roman Starkov, CEO and co-owner of FBO RIGA.

FBO RIGA reached an exclusive agreement with GM Helicopters, the only commercial operator of helicopters in the Baltics, to bring a modern, transparent and high-quality product to the local market.

Helicopter transportation will be provided under “FBO RIGA Helicopters operated by GM Helicopters” brand name.

Currently, the company offers three helicopters including Agusta AW109SP (6 passengers), Airbus H125 (5 passengers) and Cabri G2 (1 passenger) with two more helicopters to follow in the coming months – the first is expected in August, the second in September.

Under the new agreement GM Helicopters will provide the operator’s certificate (AOC) and maintenance while FBO RIGA will ensure 24/7 customer support and sales.

“We see growing demand for helicopter charters in our region. With GM Helicopters as a partner we can offer our clients and partners a new product that meets the consistently high standards of our company”, Roman Starkov said.

FBO RIGA has created a first-class 24/7 catering service for business aviation expanding successful cooperation with Resto-Rātors holding, the author of 18 well-known restaurant projects in Jurmala and Riga.

The new joint project will provide business aviation passengers with versatility of tastes, hottest food trends and great choice.

Responding to the growing demand of B2B customers for concierge services FBO RIGA allocated this service to a separate business unit.

Professional assistants will make any client’s dream come true: from hotel reservations to invitations to private events and the best seats at Latvia’s main musical events including the Baltic Musical Seasons, “Laima. Rendez-vous. Jurmala” festival and World Jazz Festival.

FBO RIGA Concierge takes care of any leisure activities while company’s partners benefit from special conditions on concierge services.

Lastly, FBO Riga now offers 12 Mercedes-Benz S, V, E-class with professional drivers, as well as luxury car rental service under its brand. All the vehicles are not older than two years.