ACS opens in Washington DC

Air Charter Service has opened an office in Washington DC to serve the capital and the Virginia and Delaware regions. Joel Fenn has been appointed as chief executive of the new office, the broker’s ninth in the US.Fenn was most recently chief executive of ACS’s Miami operation, and commented: “We have always had a strong customer base here in the capital and we were fortunate enough to have a couple ... [+]

ACS opens south of France outlet

Air Charter Service has opened a new office in the country, in Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. The broker’s Paris office has grown into one of its most important following its opening 13 years ago. The office in Aix-en-Provence will be headed by Caroline Bourge, who joined ACS over ... [+]

Air broker ACS keeps on growing

UK-based broker Air Charter Service recorded sales of $770 million for the first six months of its financial year (1 February-31 July 31), an increase of 49% on the same period last year.ACS founder and chairman, Chris Leach, commented: “Last year was our record year, with revenue of $1.8 billion, ... [+]

Single brand for Air Charter Service urgent options

Air Charter Service has consolidated its urgent cargo products under a new sub-brand – ACS Time Critical. Its 24-hour team can deliver a range of specialised services, alongside ‘go-now’ cargo aircraft charters, including onboard courier and ‘next flight out’, as well as integrated trucking solutions, for a premium door-to-door service ... [+]

Air Charter Service opens Gatwick office

Air Charter Service has opened a new office in Gatwick. It will be headed by Alex Sadler who has been with ACS for nearly a decade.  The broker will retain its head off in Kingston, southwest London. [+]

Broker recruits for Midwest growth

Broker Air Charter Service is planning a recruitment drive later this year as part of its expansion plans for the US Midwest. It moved into a new office in Chicago on March 25 with six times the space. Chief executive of the office, Caitlin Uhlmann, said: “O’Hare Airport is currently hugely expanding ... [+]

Charter broker comes to refugees’ aid – in the air and on the ground

Air Charter Service has now arranged more than 20 relief flights to Poland and several more to Moldova carrying cargo such as tents and medical supplies, to aid Ukrainian refugees. Its team has not only been facilitating flight operations, but has also been purchasing and delivering supplies to various border ... [+]

Broker turns Santa to get gifts to Queensland

Air Charter Service helped to buy, wrap and deliver more than 300 Christmas presents for children in the remote region of Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire, in Queensland’s far north. Chief executive of the broker’s Sydney office, Paul Crook, said the operation was planned for almost four months, with some of the team ... [+]

All hands on deck to keep Covid kits moving

ACS volunteers helped keep Covid test kit supplies flowing earlier this month. Two flights arriving at Birmingham Airport with more than two million kits on board were unable to be offloaded by the local handling agent alone so the charter broker sent a team of ten people from its Surbiton ... [+]

A charter every hour and a half for busy cargo broker 

UK-based international broker Air Charter Service has recorded its busiest ever quarter for its cargo division, with 1,445 charters between August and October. This, combined with its other divisions, resulted in the highest ever revenue for the company in one quarter – a total of £321.1 million (US$430 million).  Group cargo director Dan Morgan-Evans said it was equivalent to ... [+]

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