Air, Freight News

Corona virus keeps Air Charter Service busy

[ February 13, 2020   //   ]

Air Charter Service says it has been inundated with requests for charters following the corona virus outbreak in China and Asia.
Commercial director Justin Lancaster explained that the broker had  it had flown everything from four passengers on a private jet, to hundreds on larger aircraft, to 100 tonnes of surgical masks.
As well as passenger flights to evacuate people from the region, it had organised relief cargo into the area including, protective overalls, medical gloves and millions of surgical masks.
He added: “We have faced various challenges in booking the flights, including …clients not willing to put their cargo on aircraft that have recently been to the region.”