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UK is focus of growth for Latvia's FCG
FCG believes the UK is one of its strategic markets. It has appointed Samantha Whitfield as UK customer relationship manager, to strengthen partnerships and to take the lead in joint initiatives within The ACA.
UK customer relationship manager Samantha Whitfield and manager, operations department Yuri Nadezhdin.
Read this story in our January 2022 printed issue.

Latvian business aviation support company FCG OPS has appointed Samantha Whitfield as its customer relationship manager in the UK. She will be responsible for developing cooperation between the company and the leading aviation industry players in the region.

FCG OPS is part of the Flight Consulting Group, a network that also includes FBO Riga and charter broker Baltic Business Association Center. This appointment is the next step in FCG OPS' progressive business development strategy in Europe. Earlier this year, the company joined The Air Charter Association (The ACA) and took part in Air Charter Expo 2021.

“As the global economy recovers from the pandemic, new strategies, business approaches and opportunities are emerging. We see a strong potential for growing our business in the UK, where the competitive advantages of FCG OPS, including our quality of service and flexible personal approach to customers, are highly valued," says managing director Sergey Starkov.

Whitfield adds: “I am excited to have joined the FCG OPS team and to be assisting in the company's development of both new and existing relationships within the industry. While considering the needs of its clients, suppliers and colleagues, FCG has invested its time and resources wisely in creating flexible, efficient support solutions for aircraft operators worldwide. I look forward to meeting our UK clients and suppliers over the next few months and to be able to introduce FCG OPS to those who don't already know us.”

Whitfield's aviation industry experience includes six years with a flight support provider. She has excellent customer relationship skills as well as expertise in fuel procurement, crew logistics and commercial operations.

“We were delighted to welcome Flight Consulting Group to The Air Charter Association, after meeting our criteria for membership and successfully gaining accreditation as a corporate member of the association. Flight Consulting Group was also our first member from Latvia, expanding our ever-growing international footprint,” notes The ACA chief executive Glenn Hogben.

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