The Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (FLT) is one of the world’s largest travel groups and now has more than 20,000 people across the globe. The company’s vast leisure and corporate travel sales network now extends throughout four major regions:
- Australia and New Zealand
- The Americas, specifically the United States, Canada and Mexico
- EMEA (the United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and the United Arab Emirates); and
- Asia (Greater China, India, Singapore and Malaysia)
In addition, FLT’s global corporate travel management network, FCM Travel Solutions, extends to about 75 other countries through strategic licensing agreements with independent local operators. After starting with one shop in the early 1980s, FLT has enjoyed remarkable ongoing growth under its founder and CEO, Graham “Skroo” Turner.
The company now has more than 30 brands, including the flagship Flight Centre leisure travel brand and Liberty, the iconic US travel agency group. Key corporate brands include Corporate Traveller and FCM.
FLT has been listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1995 and currently has a market capitalisation in the order of $AU 5 billion, making it an ASX S&P 100 company.
The company has twice been judged Australia’s best employer, in addition to claiming a number of other employer and travel agency awards in Australia and overseas.
During the 2019 fiscal year, FLT generated a record $AU 23.7 billion in total transaction value and delivered a $AU 343.1 million underlying profit before tax.