Hopping the Atlantic

Broker Air Charter Service was recently entrusted with a critical mission - getting 104 tons of hops from Frankfurt to Mexico to keep seven breweries in the country running. With a leading brewer facing supply chain issues, Air Charter Service stepped in to help with the delivery of from Germany.ACS Mexico chief executive, Marco Circosta, commented: “We were contacted by our freight forwarder customer in Mexico whose client had seven ... [+]

Andrew Summers to run Europe for broker ACS

Broker Air Charter Service has appointed Andrew Summers as regional director for its mainland European offices. An 18-year ACS veteran, he will be responsible for helping ACS heads of our operations across Europe in cargo, private jets and group travel grow their businesses and expand into new markets. As a ... [+]

ACS opens Manchester office

Air Charter Service has opened its third UK office, and its first in the north of England, in Manchester. It will be headed by Alex Sadat-Shafai, who joined the company 18 years ago and has worked in both the cargo and group charter teams. Much of the motivation for setting ... [+]

Busy 2023 for aid airlifts

Broker Air Charter Service says it has had its busiest year for some time for emergency flights in 2023, including aid movements and evacuations. In February, an earthquake struck Turkey and Syria. A day later, ACS flew search and rescue teams to the region, along with its own representative to ensure ... [+]

Broker notches up airport no. 4,000

Air Charter Service has landed at its 4,000th airport since 2013 with a passenger flight to Cobar Regional in New South Wales, Australia. ACS chairman Chris Leach commented: “Since the beginning of 2013, we have chartered aircraft into or out of 4,027 IATA or ICAO recognised airports, along with thousands more ... [+]

ACS opens up in Bangkok

ACS opens up in Bangkok Air Charter Service has opened a new office in Bangkok,  with Steve Fernandez, formerly head of the company’s Hong Kong office, moving to Thailand to spearhead the operation. Many manufacturing businesses have moved to Thailand from China, due to rising costs.  Fernandez said: “It is ... [+]

Joseph Tam to head up Greater China cargo for ACS

Air Charter Service has promoted Hong Kong-based Joseph Tam to cargo director of its new Greater China region.James Royds-Jones, recently appointed as regional director for Greater China, commented: “Joseph has been with ACS for more than 12 years now – his experience in the region is unparalleled and he truly ... [+]

Air Charter Service opens in New Delhi

Air Charter Service has opened an office in New Delhi, its second office in India and 33rd globally. The company opened its Mumbai office almost 12 years ago and last year enjoyed one of its best years in terms of charter numbers in India. The new office is headed by ... [+]

ACS to the rescue of rhinos

Air Charter Service was called into action by non-profit conservation organisation African Parks to help relocate 16 Southern White Rhino from South Africa to Garamba National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).The last Northern White Rhino was poached in the DRC in 2006 but Garamba is now ... [+]

ACS speeds aid to stricken Libya

Air broker Air Charter Service has been working around the clock to arrange aid charters to Libya following the catastrophic floods in the country. By 21 September it had already chartered aircraft carrying over 500 tons to the country, with more to follow in the coming days. Director for government and humanitarian ... [+]

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