ACS Los Angeles arranges Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe world tour

Air Charter Service’s Los Angeles office recently arranged a branded Airbus A340 VIP to transport the legendary rock bands, Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe, along with other VIPs and 23 tonnes of the bands’ instruments and staging on their joint world tour. Tom Howe, CEO of ACS’s Los Angeles office commented: “After handling the Iron Maiden world tour in 2016, we are well-versed in mammoth rock band tours. This request required ... [+]

Chartered plane to the rescue of Brexit Britain

Broker Air Charter Service has contracted a UK-registered BAe 146 freighter ahead of the end of Brexit transition on 31 December. The aircraft is the first of what ACS hopes to be a number of options that would ensure that it can continue to offer its clients competitive solutions during any ... [+]

Air Charter Americas doubles up

UK-owned broker Air Charter Service has moved its US headquarters on Long Island, New York to larger premises, double the size of its previous premises. ACS Americas had its most successful year in 2018, arranging almost 6,000 charter contracts across its nine offices with revenue of over $250 million.       [+]

ACS comes to aid of Indonesia

Air Charter Service has flown in more than 600 tonnes of relief goods on 20 charter flights to Indonesia since the earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of the country on 28 September. Group cargo director Dan Morgan-Evans the operator had been flying in aid such as shelter kits and water ... [+]

Air Charter Service opens Geneva office

Air Charter Service has opened a cargo department at its Geneva office. It previously serviced Switzerland through its UK, French and German offices. [+]

Air charterer gears up for China growth

Air Charter Service has moved its China operation to larger premises in Beijing. ACS China managing director, Wanny Wu, said the new office is in the heart of the business district of the city and double the size of the previous premises, adding: “This is an exciting time for the ... [+]

Animal rescue

Air Charter Service has been flying homeless in the wake of the Florida hurricanes to new homes. The company’s Los Angeles office received calls from a number of rescue centres that had to be evacuated from Florida, as they lay in the direct path of the storm and arranged for ... [+]

Feeling the squeeze

Air Charter Service found itself in a tight spot recently when it was asked to move two high cube containers from Italy to Saudi Arabia with oil and gas industry. The boxes fitted into the Ilyushin IL-76, with a clearance of less than 10 centimetres with the doors open. The ... [+]

ACS and Antonov move Americas’ biggest air load

Air Charter Service’s Brazil and Florida offices chartered Antonov Airlines’ giant AN-225 to carry the heaviest single piece of air cargo to be flown in the Americas, a 182 tonne transformer from São Paulo to Santiago de Chile. From there it was transferred to its final destination, where it replaced ... [+]

Air firms to back child charity

Coyne Airways and Air Charter Service are backing War Child, a charity which supports children affected by conflict. Family-run Coyne and ACS will donate an agreed amount per transaction on behalf of their customers, starting from next month. Customers will be given the opportunity to match the donation on a ... [+]

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