Top celebrity hotels around the world
29 March 2017 by Claire EllisLive the celebrity lifestyle and organize private jet charter to one of these top celebrity hotels around the world, from the USA, Italy, Dubai and more.
Aviophobia: How to get over the fear of flying
24 March 2017 by Claire EllisAviophobia doesn’t have to rule your life, learn how to get over the fear of flying using the latest apps, alternative therapies, homeopathic remedies, and private jet charter with ease.
Famous Movie Locations to Visit by Private Jet Charter
22 March 2017 by Claire EllisSome movies are filmed in locations so amazing they steal the show. We’ve assembled a guide to five famous movie locations to visit by private jet charter.
Airports Around Me: Global Airport Expansion
20 March 2017 by Claire EllisMajor airport expansions are underway around the world. Browse our list of the most important developments so you know what to expect in the future.
North American 5 Star Getaways
18 March 2017 by Claire EllisHire a private jet to one of these 5 star holidays across North America. Allow us to help make your getaway even more luxurious.
Private Jet Charter to Boao Forum
17 March 2017 by Claire EllisThis February, take your place among the most influential minds in business, government and academia at the Boao Forum for Asia.
Charter a Private Jet to the MotoGP Qatar
15 March 2017 by Claire EllisThe MotoGP racers are gearing up for another high-speed season. Charter a private jet to the 2017 MotoGP Qatar to get there in a flash.
Hire Private Jet Charter to the March Madness Games
13 March 2017 by Claire EllisBook a private jet charter to the 2017 March Madness Games and watch the best college teams in the USA battle it out in the grand championships.
Top 7 Airports for Private Jets in Houston
11 March 2017 by Claire EllisWe’ve compiled a list of the top 7 airports for private jets in and around Houston to help you find the best option for your next private jet trip.
Debunking the Myths of Executive Charters
8 March 2017 by Claire EllisThere are many myths and misconceptions about executive charters. We put them to the test here.
ACS helps in transportation of World’s heaviest woman
8 March 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS assists in transporting Eman Ahmed, the world's heaviest woman, from Egypt to Mumbai.
North America’s Top Luxury Travel Trends for 2017
3 March 2017 by Claire EllisTravel is always evolving. We’ve reached out to a roster of in-the-know experts for the top five luxury travel trends for 2017 so you don’t miss a beat.
Hire Private Jet Charter to these Top Spring Break 2017 Destinations
1 March 2017 by Claire EllisSpring is the ideal time to fly by private jet charter to warmer destinations for a vacation. Here are the hottest spring break 2017 destinations for couples, student college tours, and families.
Air Charter Service arranges almost 12,500 contracts in a year
28 February 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS arranged just under 12,500 contracts in 2016, making it the company’s record year.
Charter a Private Jet to the Dubai World Cup
27 February 2017 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together an insider’s guide to the 2017 Dubai Gold Cup. Charter a private jet to Dubai be a part of the city’s biggest sporting and social event.
Industry votes for ACS in Africa and honours company Chairman, Chris Leach
24 February 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS celebrates a double success at the Stat Trade Times awards dinner, held in Johnnesburg.
Charter a Private Jet to the Formula 1 Melbourne Grand Prix
23 February 2017 by Claire EllisHear the roar of a Formula 1 engine as it hits 200 miles per hour. Book a private jet charter to the Melbourne Grand Prix for a piece of the action.
Chartering for Valentine’s Day
13 February 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re looking to sweep the love of your life off their feet for Valentine’s Day, why not charter to one of these romantic destinations.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to the Rio Carnival 2017
8 February 2017 by Claire EllisThe Rio Carnival is one of the most famous celebrations in the world. Charter a private jet straight to the heart of Rio Carnival 2017.
Love is in the air for the private jet-set
7 February 2017 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service reveals some of the most romantic gestures that have taken place on board their flights.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to Munich’s 2017 Fasching Festival
6 February 2017 by Claire EllisMunich’s Fasching festival is among the most fabulous Carnival celebrations in all of Europe. Charter a private jet to land just minutes from the merriment.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to the Vienna Opera Ball 2017
3 February 2017 by Claire EllisThe Vienna Opera Ball 2017 is one of Europe’s most glamorous. Charter a private jet straight to Vienna to waltz among international celebrities and the cream of Viennese high society.
How to Charter a Private Jet to the Academy Awards
2 February 2017 by Claire EllisThe a-list dominated Academy Awards Ceremony in 2017, hosted at LA’s Dolby Theatre, promises to be this year’s top event in the film industry.
Air Charter Service predicts five year high for Super Bowl private jet traffic
2 February 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS says that Houston is much better equipped to deal with the thousands of private jet charter flights than some of the previous years’ host cities.
Hire a Private Jet to Mardi Gras 2017
1 February 2017 by Claire EllisMardi Gras in New Orleans is known as the greatest free show on earth. Experience the legendary masked parades and elaborate floats at the 2017 Mardi Gras celebrations.
5 Ways to Escape Winter Flight Delays
31 January 2017 by Claire EllisDon’t let winter weather derail your travel plans. We’ve put together a list of five tips to help you get to your destination on time no matter what Mother Nature brings.
Private Jet Charter to the 2017 Sanremo Music Festival
26 January 2017 by Claire EllisThe Sanremo Music Festival has become one of Europe’s most famous singing competitions and 2017’s event promises to be a highlight of the music calendar.
Charter a Private Jet Charter to the 2017 GRAMMY Awards
25 January 2017 by Claire EllisHave you always dreamed of walking the red carpet at the GRAMMY Awards? Here is all you need to know about attending ‘Music’s Biggest Night.’
Air Charter Service announces new Regional Director for European offices
24 January 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has promoted Tracy D’Cruz to Regional Director for the company’s European offices.
Charter a Private Jet to the 2017 Tennis Grand Slams
13 January 2017 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together a guide to the 2017 Grand Slam tournaments, the most prestigious events in tennis.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to the Formula One Grand Prix Season
12 January 2017 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together an insider’s guide to the 2017 Formula One Grand Prix races. Charter a private jet to arrive like a true VIP.
Aviation Events Calendar 2017
10 January 2017 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together a guide to the most essential conventions and trade shows on the aviation industry’s 2017 calendar.
Record month for Air Charter Service with £40 million turnover
10 January 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported that the company recorded revenue of more than £40 million in November.
Charter a Private Plane to the 2017 Cricket Tests
6 January 2017 by Claire EllisEngland has an exciting summer of Test Cricket on the horizon. We’ve put together a guide to the Test matches every dedicated cricket fan must attend.
Private Jet Charter to these Private Island Retreats in 2017
5 January 2017 by Claire EllisThere’s nothing more luxurious than having an entire island to yourself. We’ve put together a guide to the most exclusive private island resorts to visit in 2017.
Charter a Private Plane to the 2017 Major Golf Championships
4 January 2017 by Claire EllisDon’t wait until it’s time to tee off. Book your private jet charter now for the 2017 Major Golf Championships.
Charter a Private Jet to the 2017 MotoGP Races
3 January 2017 by Claire EllisThe MotoGP racers are gearing up for a season of non-stop excitement. Here’s a guide to all the races in 2017.
Charter a Private Jet to the NBA Global Games London
23 December 2016 by Claire EllisThe NBA Global Games are coming to London. Don’t miss your chance to see the NBA on British soil.
Charter a Private Plane to the Top New Year’s Eve Parties in the USA
23 December 2016 by Claire EllisStart the New Year in style by chartering a private plane to one of America’s most exclusive New Year’s Eve parties.
Hire a Private Jet to a Last-Minute Winter Wonderland this Christmas
22 December 2016 by Claire EllisYou may not be able to fly to the North Pole, but you can still hire a private jet to this last-minute Christmas getaways.
Visit Boot Düsseldorf by Private Jet Charter
22 December 2016 by Claire EllisBoot Düsseldorf, the world’s premier boat show, is an essential event on every watersports enthusiast’s calendar.
Attend Carnival Venice by Private Plane
21 December 2016 by Claire EllisDon a mask and a step back into the Venice of yesteryear at Carnival, Italy’s most glamorous party.
How to Host an Aviation-Themed Event
20 December 2016 by Claire EllisFor world travellers and aviation geeks alike, an aviation-themed wedding, gala or other special occasion makes for an unforgettable evening.
How Taking Vacations Relieves Stress
19 December 2016 by Claire EllisFor anyone carrying a great deal of corporate responsibility, finding time out when there are deadlines to meet becomes less of a priority when the job needs to be done.
Charter a Private Jet to America’s Top Wine Tours
16 December 2016 by Claire EllisThere are few better weekend getaways than a sojourn into wine country. We’ve put together a wine-lover’s guide to America’s top wine tours.
Hire a Private Jet to Europe’s Winter Holiday Hotspots
15 December 2016 by Claire EllisPlanning a winter escape? Charter a private jet to one of Europe’s top five holiday hotspots.
The World Economic Forum at Davos by Private Jet
14 December 2016 by Claire EllisThis January, the world’s most influential players come together in Davos for the World Economic Forum, a prestigious invitation-only conference.
Dan Morgan-Evans promoted to Global Cargo Director at ACS
13 December 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has announced that Dan Morgan-Evans has been promoted to Global Cargo Director.
Private Jet Charter to Houston for the Super Bowl
13 December 2016 by Claire EllisThe Super Bowl is coming to Houston. We’ve put together a guide to all you need to know about America’s biggest Sunday in sports.
Santa's Secret Charter
12 December 2016 by Claire EllisWhat would happen if Santa's sleigh was to have an accident? We're getting in the festive spirit with our own take on the poem 'A Visit from St. Nicholas'...
The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice
8 December 2016 by Claire EllisThe Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is a lesson in opulence, with each and every room appointed with lush furnishings, historical art and plenty of character.
Air Charter Service expands in Florida
7 December 2016 by Glenn PhillipsThe Florida office of ACS has moved to new and much larger premises following impressive growth in its first 15 months.
Sundance Film Festival by Private Jet Charter
7 December 2016 by Claire EllisSundance Film Festival, America’s premier independent film festival, is your chance to see the best independent films before they make it big.
Private Jet Charter Home for the Chinese New Year
6 December 2016 by Claire EllisThe Chinese New Year is a time to gather with friends and family for a feast. Air Charter Service can take the stress out of getting there.
Top 9 Christmas Markets around the world
5 December 2016 by Claire EllisFrom NY to Vienna and Budapest to Sapporo, here’s our guide to the best Christmas markets around the world.
Hire a Private Jet to Berlin Fashion Week
30 November 2016 by Claire EllisBerlin is emerging as one of the most exciting cities in fashion. See upcoming designers alongside industry powerhouses at Berlin Fashion Week
The best ever Christmas card?
28 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsIs there a better gift than that of a private jet card that allows you to fly in style to anywhere in the world?
The New York International Motorcycle Show by Private Jet
24 November 2016 by Claire EllisHosted in glamorous Miami Beach, Art Basel is set to take the city by storm, with art collectors, enthusiasts and buyers flocking from around the world.
ACS and Antonov Airlines deliver the Americas’ heaviest ever air cargo
23 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLast week Air Charter Service worked with Antonov Airlines to carry the heaviest single piece of air cargo to be flown in the Americas.
Experience Art Basel Miami by Private Jet
22 November 2016 by Claire EllisHosted in glamorous Miami Beach, Art Basel is set to take the city by storm, with art collectors, enthusiasts and buyers flocking from around the world.
The Perfect Luxury Destination, Suited To Your Personality
17 November 2016 by Claire EllisWhether you enjoy fine dining, visiting the theatre or driving high-powered vehicles, the perfect destination in the US is calling you to explore via private jet.
Online pricing fuels growth for Air Charter Service in Canada
16 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS Canada is enjoying a fruitful 2016, reporting that business is up more than 30% year on year.
Hyatt Regency Nice, an icon of the Promenade des Anglais
16 November 2016 by Claire EllisThe Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée is perfectly positioned for those looking to enjoy Nice and the further French Riviera.
Charter a Private Jet to America’s Hottest Chef’s Tables
15 November 2016 by Claire EllisWe’ve assembled a guide to the hottest chef’s tables in America. You get the reservation, and we’ll help you charter a private jet to get there.
Private Jet Charter Home for Thanksgiving
14 November 2016 by Claire EllisThanksgiving is a day for feasting with friends and family. Air Charter Service can make getting there just as enjoyable.
8 Benefits of Flying by Private Jet Charter
11 November 2016 by Claire EllisChartering a private jet has distinct advantages. This guide details eight of the countless reasons you should consider opting for private jet hire instead of first class.
Top 5 Aerospace Trends to Watch
10 November 2016 by Claire EllisThe aerospace industry is in the midst of a transformation. We’ve listed some of the top five aerospace trends to watch.
Air Charter Service sees travel for 2017 Confederations Cup as 2018 World Cup ‘dry run’
9 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS is preparing for a flurry of aircraft charter requests for next year’s Confederations Cup in Russia.
Absolut Vodka, Uber and ACS team up for amazing party weekend
8 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsThe leading brands in taxis, alcohol and private jets collaborated to create a once in a lifetime experience for eight lucky Londoners.
Charter A Private Jet To The Los Angeles Auto Show
8 November 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service has all the details you need to know about the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.
Charters to Remember: Rwandan Relief
3 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsIn 1994, ACS embarked a humanitarian flight to bring aid to Rwandans following the shocking genocide.
The Hotel Experience By Private Jet Hire
2 November 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service has put together a guide to HX: The Hotel Experience, the hospitality industry’s premier trade show.
ACS and Coyne Airways back charity War Child
31 October 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS and Coyne Airways announced last week to back War Child, a charity supporting children affected by conflict.
Charter a Private Plane to the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championship
31 October 2016 by Claire EllisIt’s time to book your tickets to the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, the most-attended polo event in America.
Visit the Venice Biennale by Private Plane
25 October 2016 by Claire EllisFor art and culture mavens, La Biennale di Venezia is the essential European event. Whether you prefer art or architecture, the Biennale has the event perfect for you.
Charter a Private Jet to the NBA Season Tip-off
21 October 2016 by Claire EllisAfter a history-making final and a summer of free agent frenzy, the NBA is back on 25th October with two must-see games on opening night.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to the Formula 1 Grand Prix USA
20 October 2016 by Claire EllisWhether you’re a diehard fan of Formula 1, or yet to experience the thrill of a race, the F1 Grand Prix in Austin is a must.
Air Charter Service’s worldwide offices leap into action to aid Haiti’s hurricane victims
20 October 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS has been busy arranging both cargo and passenger charter flights to Haiti following Hurricane Matthew.
Top Pet-friendly Venues in LA
19 October 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service lists the top pet-friendly venues in LA. Relax in luxury and style with your furry friend next to you.
Private Jet Charter to London for the NFL International Series
19 October 2016 by Claire EllisWhether you’re a football fan who would never miss a game or you’re just curious about the sport, now’s your chance to see the NFL on British soil.
Air Charter Service reports steady growth in charter volumes at half way point
18 October 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, reports that it has seen charter numbers rise year on year at its financial year’s half way point.
Fly Private to Keep a Child Alive’s Black Ball
17 October 2016 by Claire EllisHosted by 15-time Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys, the annual Black Ball promises a night of electrifying music and gourmet cuisine, all for a worthy cause.
Film Festivals by Private Jet
14 October 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service reviews some of the top international festivals in filmmaking around the world. Get your private jet hire ready.
Book a Private Jet Charter to The Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards
14 October 2016 by Claire EllisThe awards gala, held at the Cooper Hewitt on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is the highlight of National Design Week.
UNICEF Masquerade Ball 2016 by Private Jet Charter
11 October 2016 by Claire EllisIt’s almost time for the fourth annual UNICEF Masquerade Ball which will be held at the iconic Clifton’s Cafeteria in Los Angeles.
New York City Wine & Food Festival by Private Jet Charter
10 October 2016 by Claire EllisSample the finest cuisine at this year’s New York City Wine & Food Festival and, to ensure you arrive in style, why not get your private jet hire arranged soon.
Visit Cuneo’s Gourmet Food Festivals by Private Jet Charter
10 October 2016 by Claire EllisAutumn in Italy is all about the harvest: both the abundance of fresh produce and the celebrations that come along with it.
Bloc Hotel, Gatwick's in-house hotel
7 October 2016 by Claire EllisWhether you’re an aircraft enthusiast or just looking for somewhere to relax before or after you fly, check out the Bloc Hotel in the South Terminal of Gatwick Airport.
World Series Baseball Final by Private Jet Charter
5 October 2016 by Claire EllisTo ensure you don’t miss out on any of the action, here’s a guide to everything leading up to the World Series Baseball Final.
Which destination is perfect for you?
4 October 2016 by Claire EllisWhatever the purpose of your private jet rental, there is a destination somewhere that will provide the luxuries best suited for your travel personality.
Air Charter Service climbs 40 places in The Sunday Times Top Track 250
3 October 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has been placed 45th in The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 list, with sales growing by 10% to £315.8 million.
Guide to the Best Art Exhibitions and Auctions in North America
3 October 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service has put together a world-class list of art exhibitions and auctions in North America that art lovers should not miss out on.
Industry votes for ACS again in Payload Asia Customer Choice Awards
30 September 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has been, once again, voted ‘Charter Broker of the Year’, for the fourth year in a row.
Unique Destinations Perfect for winter
30 September 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service has put together the following list of some of the best worldwide destinations for a dose of winter sunshine, and some fun.
New York’s top pet-friendly venues
27 September 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service looks into the top pet-friendly venues in New York. Wine and dine in style with your furry friend next to you.
New York Film Festival by Private Jet Charter
27 September 2016 by Claire EllisIt’s time for the world’s biggest film event, get your private plane hire ready. We cover everything you need to know about the New York Film Festival 2016.
Air Charter Service Russia sees signs of a return to growth in charter market
27 September 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service reports that it is starting to see the shoots of recovery in private jet bookings from its Moscow operation in the last few months.
Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 by Private Jet Charter
18 September 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service details all you need to know about the upcoming, prime-time Emmy Awards set to air soon.
How A Jet Engine Works
15 September 2016 by Claire EllisLearn how the engine of your private jet charter works to give you a seamless flight experience.
5 ways to stay productive on your next flight
13 September 2016 by Claire EllisTo ensure that you get the most out of your next business trip, we’ve selected some of the best tips to help you make the most of your time in the air.
Visit Fashion Week by Private Jet Charter
9 September 2016 by Claire EllisAttending the New York, London, Milan or Paris Fashion Week? Charter a private jet with Air Charter Service and don’t miss a single second of the action on the runway.
Owning vs Renting A Jet
9 September 2016 by Claire EllisA private flight is the quickest way to reach your destination, but how do you decide between private jet hire and buying your own plane?
Visit Paris Fashion Week 2016 By Private Jet
8 September 2016 by Claire EllisThe countdown to Paris Fashion Week has begun; we bring you all the details you need to know, as well as a few extra bits of information.
Visit Milan Fashion Week 2016 By Private Jet
7 September 2016 by Claire EllisThe Milan Fashion Week (MFW) is set to once again transform the city's streets into a showcase of bold colours and eccentric designs.
Nice takes top private jet holiday hotspot again, as Olbia continues to drop down the list
7 September 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS has booked more than a hundred private jet charters to Nice already this year, proving it to be the top holiday destination for wealthy individuals yet again.
Visit London Fashion Week 2016 By Private Jet
6 September 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at London Fashion Week, to give you the lowdown on where to be, when.
UK City Wonders by Private Jet Charter
1 September 2016 by Claire EllisBig Ben, Edinburgh Castle, and St Paul's Cathedral – these are some of the United Kingdom's most renowned visitor attractions, but there are less-famous marvels that have yet to step out of the shadow of Britain's major landmarks.
Air Charter Service expands its OBC offering in Asia
24 August 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has expanded its OBC offering in Asia by developing its specialist team and network of couriers.
Celebrity Pilots Flying High
24 August 2016 by Claire EllisEveryone knows celebrities like to fly in style, chartering private jets to ferry them around the world, but there are also celebrities who can fly themselves instead.
New York Fashion Week 2016 Dates
24 August 2016 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together this informative guide to help you stay in the loop with all the shows scheduled to take place on the runways.
24 August 2016 by Claire EllisEvery entrepreneur should make travel a priority, we’ve gathered some stories from seasoned traveling entrepreneurs to help inspire you.
New York City Ballet: Fall Gala
24 August 2016 by Claire EllisThe New York City Ballet will hold its fifth annual Fall Gala on Tuesday, September 20 at the David H. Koch Theatre in New York.
Rent a Private Jet for the 2016 MTV Music Awards
19 August 2016 by Claire EllisThe 2016 MTV VMAs will air live on Sunday, August 28th from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
JA Manafaru, a beautiful Maldivian Escape
18 August 2016 by Claire EllisNestled on an island, JA Manafaru is a beautiful Maldivian escape, with beautiful overwater villas, great food and seamless personalised service.
Fly by Private Jet Hire to the Eat-Drink San Francisco Food Festival
18 August 2016 by Claire EllisSan Francisco hosts one of the hippest annual cuisine events on the USA’s Western seaboard. The festival is four long days of food-and-drink appreciation presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association.
Iron Maiden World Tour Case Study
17 August 2016 by Claire EllisWorking closely with Iron Maiden’s management and Air Atlanta, we needed to ensure the Iron Maiden Book of Souls World Tour successfully circumnavigated the world.
Travel Around the World Like A VIP
17 August 2016 by Claire EllisCruise the Suez Canal, float across the desert in a hot air balloon, hop on board the Bullet Train, and live the high life on a private jet, this is travelling in style.
ACS has a record month for volumes in July despite European market jitters
16 August 2016 by Glenn PhillipsDuring the month of July leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, booked 1,114 charter contracts, making it the company’s best month on record.
Top football clubs increasingly turning to aircraft charters for global pre-season tours
8 August 2016 by Glenn PhillipsEuropean football’s top teams have been turning to private aircraft charters to help facilitate their increasingly ambitious and ever more complicated pre-season preparations.
Ten Stages Iron Maiden Rocked
5 August 2016 by Claire EllisA look at ten of the best venues Iron Maiden played during their recent world tour, looking at capacity, historical significance and other notable curiosities.
Tour the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World
3 August 2016 by Claire EllisWith only one still in existence, and the Seven Natural Wonders of the World currently the most popular list for travelers, it’s no wonder so few know of these ancient architectural accomplishments.
Legendary treasures that haven’t been discovered...yet
3 August 2016 by Claire EllisBuried treasure may seem like a bedtime story but all over the world there is real-life hidden loot worth millions waiting to be discovered.
Fogo Island Inn Luxury Private Jet VIP Package
29 July 2016 by Claire EllisContrasting starkly with its surroundings, the Fogo Island Inn is a modern architectural marvel, set on rugged rocks on the beautiful Fogo Island.
On Tour with Iron Maiden
28 July 2016 by Claire EllisI was lucky enough to be on board Ed Force One for a leg of Iron Maiden’s Book of Souls World Tour, starting at Download Festival and ending in Oslo Gardermoen.
The 2016 Hampton Classic
19 July 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at what the Hampton Classic is all about, from its history to dress code, and its 2016 schedule.
Air Charter Service named official air charter partner for The Hampton Classic
19 July 2016 by Glenn PhillipsWorld leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has partnered with the Hampton Classic as the event celebrates the 41st year of its current format.
Greatest Women in Aviation History
18 July 2016 by Claire EllisWomen have played an important role in pushing the known boundaries of aviation since its earliest days. We take a look at some of the most memorable of these.
100 Years of Boeing
13 July 2016 by Claire EllisThe world's largest aerospace company, Boeing, is celebrating its centenary and we thought it an opportune moment to pay tribute to the company that’s jetted millions of people to destinations around the world.
Backstage on Ed Force One
12 July 2016 by Claire EllisLast year we were asked to undertake one of the most important charter projects of 2016, Iron Maiden’s The Book of Souls World Tour, and here’s how we got on.
ACS and Ed Force One On Tour
12 July 2016 by Glenn PhillipsOver the last four months legendary rock band, Iron Maiden, has been flying around the world on their The Book of Souls tour on the coolest ‘tour bus’ ever.
Euros Case Study
10 July 2016 by Claire EllisACS arranges flying teams and fans for a range of team to a selection of games during Euros 2016.
Air Charter Service selected by British Government
6 July 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has been selected as a preferred supplier for the UK Government’s humanitarian division, the Department for International Development (DFID) for the next two years.
Top Private Jet Summer Escapes for 2016
6 July 2016 by Claire EllisFancy escaping this summer? We’ve put together our Top 5 summer chartering destinations.
Best Places to Visit during the Summer
5 July 2016 by Claire EllisLooking to book a vacation but not quite sure where best to go? We’ve put together a list of our favorites.
British Grand Prix VIP Private Helicopter Package
30 June 2016 by Claire EllisFast cars, great food and pure luxury, experience the British F1 race at Silverstone in the style of a true VIP.
Euros Final and Champagne VIP Private Jet Package
29 June 2016 by Claire EllisExperience the final of this 2016 Euros with a tour through the Champagne region of France, private jet flights and tickets to the Stade de France for a real VIP experience.
Touching down! The latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
29 June 2016 by Susie McLaughlinEach issue is packed with a variety of news, reviews, interviews and features from the worlds of business, leisure, tech, science, history and more.
The Evolution of Air Charter Service
28 June 2016 by Claire EllisWith the unveiling of the new Air Charter Service logo, we take a look at the history of the brand, and the ethos behind the new look.
Air Charter Service unveils new logo
28 June 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has today [28th June] unveiled a new logo, the first change in the company’s branding for more than a decade.
Industry votes for ACS again
20 June 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS has been recognised for the fourth consecutive year as the Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the 2016 ACW World Air Cargo Awards gala dinner.
7 June 2016 by Claire EllisSet to open on the 16th of June 2016, Disney fans around the world are keen to gain an insight into the latest addition to the Disneyland Resorts, Shanghai Disneyland.
Euro 2016 charter fever nears take off
7 June 2016 by Glenn PhillipsWith Euro 2016 fast approaching, ACS prepares for an extremely busy period and the fruition of months of work, having already booked more than 20 aircraft to fly to the championships.
Dragon Boat Festival
3 June 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at the annual Dragon Boat Festival, taking place on June 9th.
Bear Charter Service
31 May 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLast week leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, arranged a charter to fly three orphaned bear cubs from Georgia to a specialist sanctuary in Greece.
Sublimotion, a new way to dine
31 May 2016 by Claire EllisSublimotion wants to introduce you to a new way to dine, a dining concept that is more a gastronomic showcase than a simple meal.
History of a Royal Romance
26 May 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at the royal couple’s 68-year-long romance and the impact of their jet setting vacations on their relationship.
The Top Wellness Destinations in Europe
25 May 2016 by Claire EllisA list of Europe’s top wellness destinations covering a range of requirements, whether you're recovering from illness, or just want to unplug from the world.
Air Charter Service charters for dolphins
24 May 2016 by Glenn PhillipsEarlier this month ACS was asked to arrange a charter to help rehome two dolphins from a dolphinarium in the Netherlands to their new home in Spain.
Who’s Who in the Crew?
20 May 2016 by Claire EllisWhen you charter a private jet have you ever wondered about the flight and ground crew positions involved and how they fit together? We take a look.
Qbic Hotel, London’s most revolutionary hotel experience
18 May 2016 by Claire EllisWe recently came across Qbic, a chic, modern hotel in Whitechapel, close to the hip areas of Shoreditch and Brick Lane.
The Ultimate VIP Extreme Sports Package
18 May 2016 by Claire EllisBungee-jumping, whiter water rafting, volcano boarding and more, all via your personal private jet.
8 Ultimate Superyachts
13 May 2016 by Claire EllisWe bring you eight of the most exceptional superyachts worth placing on your wishlist, alongside traveling the world via Air Charter Service.
Outstanding year for Air Charter Service China
11 May 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service reports that its China operation is really on a roll, following impressive growth last year and a strong start to 2016.
Travel round the world like a VIP
11 May 2016 by Claire EllisCruise the Suez Canal, float across the desert in a hot air balloon, hop on board the Bullet Train, and live the highlife on a private jet, this is travelling in style.
The Private Jets of the US Primaries
11 May 2016 by Claire EllisPrivate jet charter is the only way primary candidates are able to maintain the furious pace of the campaign trail, let’s examine their jets of choice.
ACS arranges first private jet charter out of Dubai Al Maktoum’s new VIP terminal
10 May 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service arranged the inaugural private jet flight from Dubai Al Maktoum’s new VIP terminal on an Embraer Legacy.
4 May 2016 by Claire EllisWith a multitude of high-profile fights on the horizon, we give you the lowdown on who’s fighting where, and how you can be there.
Air Charter Service announces strong financial results for 2015
28 April 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported a strong 2015, with a healthy increase in turnover.
How much does it cost to charter a private jet?
27 April 2016 by Claire EllisWhen it comes to the cost of renting a private jet, the answer is quite complicated, so here’s how we at Air Charter Service, answer the question ‘how much does a private jet cost?’ when we get asked.
Air Charter Service retains Charter Broker of the Year award
27 April 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter broker, Air Charter Service, retained its title of Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the glitzy Air Cargo News awards ceremony.
ACS is always in fashion
26 April 2016 by Glenn PhillipsRecently Air Charter Service received an unusual request, to move 200 designer dresses to France in time for Paris Fashion Week.
The Top 10 Most Extravagant Places to Stay
20 April 2016 by Claire EllisOpulence is a very relative term, but Air Charter Service has created this list of the most extravagant places to stay to put it all into perspective.
Golf Tournaments Worth Planning for This Year
6 April 2016 by Claire EllisOur private jet charter service places these international golf tournaments well within reach. Let Air Charter Service help plan your golf schedule.
Which sporting events will generate the most private jet business in 2016?
6 April 2016 by Glenn PhillipsWith such a big year for sports tournaments and events, leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has said that it expects more business from some than others.
Monaco F1 Grand Prix VIP Private Jet Package
4 April 2016 by Claire EllisFrom private jets to pit lane passes, and helicopter transfers to yacht parties, this is how you experience the Monaco Grand Prix like a VIP.
Guide to LA’s Most Beautiful Beaches
31 March 2016 by Claire EllisIf you’re booking a private jet charter to one of the most iconic beach-front cities in the world, like LA, we’ve got some top planning tips.
Charters to Remember: Spirit In The Sky
30 March 2016 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2007 our customer had sourced the specialist sightseeing boat, the ‘Spirit of Skye’, in order to take a VIP on a tour of a new copper mine that was on a very shallow lake.
Hong Kong Sevens
30 March 2016 by Claire EllisWith the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in full swing, we take a look at where it all began, the Hong Kong Sevens.
ACS CEO calls for shorter lead times for urgent charter flight permissions
29 March 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS CEO has called for shorter lead times in obtaining vital charter flight permissions in certain regions – highlighting countries where more than 24 hours’ notice is required.
The 14 Biggest Music Festivals in 2016
23 March 2016 by Claire EllisWe bring you a list of the top music festivals hosted around the world in 2016.
Air Charter Service tackles Six Nations weekend schedules
23 March 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS booked more than 40 aircraft for rugby fans and teams flying them around Europe for the Six Nations tournament, which concluded at the weekend.
The 12 Biggest Music Festivals in 2016
23 March 2016 by Claire EllisFrom classical festivals to rock weekends, we’ve compiled a list of must-see music festivals taking place across the world in 2016.
ACS’s new look OBC division has a flyer of a first year
23 March 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s new look On Board Courier service has exceeded all expectations in its first year, averaging almost two operations a day.
48 Hours in New York
21 March 2016 by Claire EllisFrom the street corners of Broadway, to the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue, and even the crossroads of Times Square, no other city is more abuzz with possibilities than the one that “never sleeps.”
11 March 2016 by Claire EllisSelection Sunday is creeping ever closer, we take a look at what this year’s March Madness has coming up.
ACS chartered aircraft flies stargazers to optimal eclipse viewing point
9 March 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS arranged to fly 130 tourists from Bali to Ternate on the Maluku Islands in Indonesia to witness the first rare total solar eclipse in the region for 33 years.
How to charter a private jet to the Masters
4 March 2016 by Claire EllisThe first of the four major championships, the Masters tees off in April in Augusta, Georgia.
Spotlight on Wellington Airport
2 March 2016 by Claire EllisWellington is the home of Weta Workshop, best known for its work on the epic Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, and they’ve ensured their airport is equally as fantastical.
Air Charter Service expands into sixth continent
29 February 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS has announced that it is opening a new office in Sydney, Australia – the company’s first operation in the continent.
ACS expands its West Coast operation following record year
24 February 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS's Los Angeles operation has moved to newer, larger premises on Santa Monica Boulevard following a record year for both the company and the LA office itself.
Spotlight on Knuffingen Airport
24 February 2016 by Claire EllisThe world’s smallest airport, by a long way. Found within Hamburg Airport, this 150sqm airport cost €3.5 million are over 150,000 man hours to become operational.
Real Pilots Discuss: Most Challenging Airports to Land At
19 February 2016 by Claire EllisWatch and listen as both commercial and private charter pilots share their most hair-raising runway landing tales.
Spotlight on Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
17 February 2016 by Claire EllisThe world’s busiest airport by passenger traffic since 1998, Atlanta Airport is a major hub for travel throughout the USA.
What better way to say I love you…?
12 February 2016 by Glenn PhillipsWith some people choosing to pop the question on board private jets, ACS asks ‘will it be you’ this Valentine’s Day?
Pets on Jets
10 February 2016 by Claire EllisTravelling with pets is a seemingly unattainable dream, but Air Charter Service offers private charter flights that make it a reality.
Spotlight on Don Mueang International Airport
10 February 2016 by Claire EllisFancy teeing off between two runways? You can do just that at the Kantarat golf course at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport.
Spotlight on Denver International Airport
5 February 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at one of the USA’s most interesting airports, where conspiracy theorists have plenty to talk about.
More aircraft charters expected than last year ahead of The Big Game, but Bay Area airports equipped to cope
4 February 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS says that this year’s host city is much better equipped to deal with the thousands of charter flights than last year’s.
The Ultimate Rockstar World Tour
4 February 2016 by Claire EllisWhether you're a music superstar, the manager of one or just one of us who enjoys pretending, we're taking you on a private jet flight plan which rocks.
Jet set tech
3 February 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at some of our favourite must have travel gadgets for those taking to the skies.
Spotlight on San Francisco International Airport
28 January 2016 by Claire EllisWith the Super Bowl ensuring San Francisco is firmly in the spotlight, we thought we’d take a look at its main airport.
Super Bowl 50 is here
27 January 2016 by Claire EllisNext weekend is the big game, and we’ve taken a look at everything in the run up to it, and how you and your friends can get there.
Power on ice
27 January 2016 by Victoria HarveyA select number of guests will be invited to northern Finland, close to the Arctic Circle, to test the exceptional on-ice capabilities of Bentayga, Bentley’s first SUV.
The latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
27 January 2016 by Victoria HarveyThe latest issue of Cloud, the exclusive lifestyle magazine from Air Charter Service, is available now.
Euro Championship bookings really taking off
25 January 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS says that this month it has started booking aircraft in earnest for this summer’s European football championship, which are to be held in France.
Chartering for the NFL Super Bowl 50
22 January 2016 by Claire EllisFancy heading to San Francisco, home to Super Bowl 50, we’ve put together some of the must dos for anyone visiting this beautiful area.
Spotlight on Heathrow Airport
20 January 2016 by Claire EllisWith four terminals offering everything from WH Smiths to Prada and Café Nero to Tiffany & Co, you’ll be sure to find something to suit every traveller.
New Year’s Resolutions for Globetrotters
19 January 2016 by Claire EllisIt’s a new year and Air Charter Service gathered a group Globetrotters to inspire some travel ideas for 2016, private jet travel should be one of course.
Spotlight on Singapore Changi Airport
14 January 2016 by Claire EllisA winner of countless awards, we take a look at just what makes Singapore Changi Airport one of the world’s most celebrated airports.
The Royal Family of Private Jet Manufacturers
14 January 2016 by Claire EllisThe aviation industry is dominated by a handful of top private jet manufacturers, but who are they and how did they reach the pinnacle of engineering?
UK and US Awards Shows to watch out for
14 January 2016 by Claire EllisIt’s awards season on both sides of the pond, and celebrities around the world are getting ready to strut their stuff on the red carpet. Here, we take a look at all the big events happening in the UK and the USA over the next couple of months.
Awards season in Los Angeles
14 January 2016 by Claire EllisWith the Golden Globes kicking off the awards season in style, we take a look at all the big events happening in Los Angeles over the next couple of months.
Spotlight on Black Rock Municipal Airport
11 January 2016 by Claire EllisOnly existing for one week a year, the Black Rock City Municipal Airport is created for Burning Man Festival in the Nevada Desert.
The Afterlife of Old Aircraft: Decor Inspiration
11 January 2016 by Claire EllisWhen you love jets as much as we do at Air Charter Service there’s something special about a story where a decommissioned plane ends up as art, rather than in a scrap yard.
The lifecycle of a plane
11 January 2016 by Claire EllisThe life of an aircraft is not measured in years, but in cycles, we take a look at how long an average commercial airliner can stay airborne, and why.
ACS brings in new head of cargo for South America
11 January 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS has brought in the experienced Andre Rodrigues to head up the cargo division in the company’s São Paulo office.
Air Charter Service’s Christmas celebrations raise almost £7,500 for charity
23 December 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS is really in the festive spirit following its London HQ’s Christmas party which raised almost £7,500 ($11,200) for the company’s chosen charities.
ACS’s West Coast office on course for record year
22 December 2015 by Glenn PhillipsThe West Coast office of ACS is set to have its record year, having already arranged as many charters as in 2014, with two months of its financial year still left.
ACS’s Middle East operation set for record year
22 December 2015 by Glenn PhillipsThe Dubai office of ACS is on course for its record year, having already arranged more charters so far in 2015 than any of its previous ten years.
Spotlight on Rovaniemi Lapland Airport
22 December 2015 by Claire EllisFather Christmas’s airport on the Arctic Circle, in the capital of Lapland, Finland.
Luxury Shopping via Private Jet
22 December 2015 by Claire EllisTake a whirlwind trip with us to the Worlds Top Luxury Shopping destinations in the most enviable of chariots - your personal Private Jet.
Air Charter Service Christmas Party
21 December 2015 by Claire EllisThis year, Air Charter Service took its Christmas Party celebrations to Raven’s Ait and The Library, Kingston upon Thames.
ACS brings home the bacon
16 December 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS was called into action last week when the company was asked to fly more than 17 tonnes of ham to a Caribbean Island that had run out of the popular meat.
Spotlight on Nicosia Airport
14 December 2015 by Claire EllisOnce the hub of Cypriot air travel, now an abandoned tumbledown ruin stranded in a UN buffer zone.
HondaJet: The next step in aviation innovation
11 December 2015 by Claire EllisHondaJet has just received its FAA type certification after proving the jet’s performance, safety and reliability over more than 3,000 hours in over 70 locations.
Spotlight on Svalbard Airport
10 December 2015 by Claire EllisThe most northern airport receiving public scheduled flights in the world, Norway.
All I want for Christmas is … a private jet card
10 December 2015 by Glenn PhillipsThe Lindbergh jet card, a carbon fibre card that lets its owner book helicopters and private jets anywhere in the world in an instant is, perhaps, the ultimate Christmas gift.
The MIT Plane of the Future
9 December 2015 by Claire EllisWhat happens when respected US institutes NASA and MIT come together to engineer the next generation in aviation?
ACS flies fire trucks to Iraq
9 December 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS recently received an enquiry to move three fire trucks from Turkey to Iraq.
ACS – Around the World in 80 Days
3 December 2015 by Claire EllisJoin us for a modern rendition of 'Around the World in 80 Days' and see what might have happened had Phileas Fogg had a private jet charter at his disposal.
Top 7 Tips to make the best of long-haul flights
3 December 2015 by Claire EllisFlying long-haul can be an exhausting and unenjoyable experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are our tops tips for long-haul travel.
Spotlight on Jumbolair-Greystone Airport
3 December 2015 by Claire EllisA private-use airport, located in Florida, allowing homeowners to taxi to their front doors.
All about the iconic Concorde
30 November 2015 by Claire EllisVoted one of the most iconic aircraft in the world, we take a look at the past, present and future of Concorde.
Spotlight on Kansai Airport
30 November 2015 by Claire EllisOn its own manmade island, the airport is found 40 km off the coast of Osaka, Japan.
Air Charter Service continues expansion in Germany
26 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsFollowing significant growth in 2015 year to date, Air Charter Service’s German operation is expanding into new premises in Frankfurt.
Winter Adventures and Activities
23 November 2015 by Claire EllisThere's no need to give winter the cold shoulder. Book your private jet charter and put the fun back in the season with these outdoor adventures.
Spotlight on Munich Airport
23 November 2015 by Claire EllisMunich Airport may not seem vastly exciting on first glance, but within you’ll find the only airport beer garden in the world.
Runway Models: The World's Most Beautiful Jets
19 November 2015 by Claire EllisSome private jet charters are so beautiful that it's easy to imagine them as fashion runway models. We bring you the most gorgeous jets that have graced the sky and showed us what it means to travel in style.
Strange and Expensive Items Ordered On Board Private Jets
19 November 2015 by Claire EllisEver wondered what those who travel on private jets like for dinner? Read on to find out.
Charters to Remember: Top of the World
13 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2007 we flew two specially modified Toyota 4x4 cars to Resolute Airfield, Canada, in the Arctic Circle in order to try to become the first motor vehicles to reach the magnetic North Pole.
Top Photographs of Earth from Space
10 November 2015 by Claire EllisWhile our private jet charters can only take you that far up in the sky, we are nonetheless excited to bring you these top photographs from space, captured by the world's leading space technology.
Midlands Air Ambulance Saves Lives One Day at a Time
10 November 2015 by Claire EllisCelebrating their 24th anniversary, the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has three helicopters located strategically around the country, ready to fly at a moments notice. ACS talks to them about one of their most memorable moments.
Spotlight on Queenstown Airport
10 November 2015 by Claire EllisVoted one of the world’s most beautiful airport approaches, Queenstown offers passengers some truly outstanding views.
Air Charter Service keeps world record attempt on track
10 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS was recently called upon to help a world record attempt of driving from the southernmost point in South Africa to the northernmost in Norway.
Foggy conditions lead to a rise in private jet charters
5 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsFoggy conditions lead to a rise in private jet bookings for Air Charter Service.
Air Charter Service transports helicopters for major refurb
4 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service transported two Mil Mi-8 MTV helicopters from Africa into Europe for a major refit.
Spotlight on Courchevel Airport
4 November 2015 by Claire EllisWith a short runway and mountainside location, pilots need a special certification to land here.
Air Ambulance Service Moves Mountains for UK Patients
3 November 2015 by Claire EllisACS provides air ambulance charters to protect your life when you're out of reach. Read more about medical aircraft services in London & how they help you.
The Air Adrenaline Guide
3 November 2015 by Claire EllisHiring a private jet charter is just one way to enjoy the thrill of being airborne. Have a look at these adrenaline-fueled activities, guaranteed to take your leisure pursuits to new heights.
Stephanie Poster appointed Head of Private Jets for ACS Canada following record month
3 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has announced that Stephanie Poster has been promoted to Head of its Canadian Private Jet division, following a record September.
Escape UK City Life with a Luxury Spa Day Retreat
29 October 2015 by Claire EllisBook your private jet charter and get ready to break free from the bustle of the city life with these top luxury spa retreats.
A foodies guide to: The Sky
28 October 2015 by Claire EllisWe spoke to the professionals about all the things you need to know when choosing what to dine on when flying.
Air Charter Service appoints Caroline Werf as head of German operation
28 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has promoted Caroline Werf to Managing Director of its Frankfurt operation.
Air Rescue Operations: London Air Ambulance
26 October 2015 by Claire EllisACS provides air ambulance charters to protect your life when you're out of reach. Read more about medical aircraft services in London & how they help you.
Spotlight on Teterboro Airport
23 October 2015 by Claire EllisOne of the few true city airports left, offering great photography opportunities for aviation enthusiasts.
Top Three Aviation Themed Hotels
21 October 2015 by Claire EllisFor most, unless you’ve managed to score and upgrade, or are chartering, sleeping on planes can be a pain, but not in these amazing hotels.
Spotlight on Taipei Songshan Airport
21 October 2015 by Claire EllisOne of the few true city airports left, offering great photography opportunities for aviation enthusiasts.
Air Charter Service continues US expansion with new office in Miami
20 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has opened its doors in Miami - its fifth office in North America.
Industry votes for Air Charter Service again in Payload Asia awards
19 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has been, once again, voted ‘Charter Broker of the Year’, for the third year in a row, at the Payload Asia Awards.
Charters to Remember: Shifting Sands
16 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2002 Air Charter Service received a rather strange request – to fly sand to Egypt.
Air Charter Service climbs up Top Track 250 rankings
12 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has been placed 85th in The Sunday Times’ Top Track 250 list.
Air Charter Service acts fast to help fire victims
7 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS was last week called into action to help residents of northern California, as they evacuate their homes which lay in the path of the deadly wildfires in the region.
TV money drives surge in football teams using aircraft charters
7 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsMore football teams are turning to chartering an aircraft for critical away matches at the other end of the country.
Types of private jet and their amenities
6 October 2015 by Claire EllisWith so many jets to choose from, how can you find your perfect fit?
On Board Courier service flying at ACS
5 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service says that the On Board Courier department is currently averaging a booking every twelve hours.
The latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
2 October 2015 by Victoria HarveyThe new edition of Cloud – the exclusive lifestyle magazine from Air Charter Service – is available now.
Spotlight on Lake Hood Airport
1 October 2015 by Claire EllisLake Hood is the world’s busiest seaplane base located just outside Anchorage in Alaska, USA.
How to Have More Birthdays Than the Queen
1 October 2015 by Claire EllisYou don’t have to be royalty to get as many birthdays as the Queen of England, all you need is good working knowledge of global time zones.
Dream Journeys: Macau
30 September 2015 by Claire EllisTo the west of Hong Kong, Macau is a city of two sides, its Portuguese history contrasting with its Chinese heritage.
Modern Tips for Alleviating Jet Lag
30 September 2015 by Claire EllisThere has been a lot of research recently on the effects of jet lag. We made contact with several experts to discuss some prevention and remedy techniques.
Dream Journeys: Mexico
30 September 2015 by Claire EllisMexico is a country with a reputation for great food, plenty of sunshine and a strong sense of cultural identity.
ACS brings in Potter to head up new aircraft sales division
29 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has announced that it is starting up an Aircraft Sales division and is bringing in the experienced Gordon Potter as Director.
Air Charter Service grows Asia Pacific market share
29 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s offices in Hong Kong and Beijing have reported that they are having a record year.
Dream Journeys: Madagascar
29 September 2015 by Claire EllisOff the beaten track, rich in nature, culture and ideal for those looking to explore somewhere still relatively untouched by tourism.
Spotlight on Madeira Airport
25 September 2015 by Claire EllisA small airport with a runway extending out over the ocean on a platform, with nothing but the water beyond.
A foodies guide to: São Paulo
25 September 2015 by Claire EllisA guide to dining out in São Paulo. Where to go for local cuisine, sophisticated fine-dining and must-do dining experiences.
Air Charter Service announces strong half year results
24 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported a strong first half of the year, with more than a 20% increase in both revenue and number of charters.
The life of a plane spotter
23 September 2015 by Claire EllisWe asked our resident expert on what it takes to be a plane spotter, or aviation enthusiast, and where’s best to go.
Spotlight on Gisborne Airport
22 September 2015 by Claire EllisThis small airport is forced to halt proceedings on its runway for the local train that cuts across the runway throughout the day.
Air Charter Service tackles busy Rugby World Cup schedule
22 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsWith the Rugby World Cup now in full swing, ACS is preparing for some of its busiest weeks of the year, which started in earnest over the first weekend.
Air Charter Service celebrates 25th Anniversary
22 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS is celebrating 25 years since Chairman Chris Leach and his wife Tina founded the company in the basement of their family home in south west London, UK.
A foodies guide to: Dubai
18 September 2015 by Claire EllisDubai has a great array of cuisine, from local favourites to Michelin starred celebrity hangouts, you’ll find it all.
ACS Twenty5 Live
17 September 2015 by Claire EllisTo celebrate 25 years chartering aircraft, ACS hosted its own festival, Twenty5 Live.
The 10 Most Expensive Places to Visit in the World
16 September 2015 by Claire EllisLocation can make or break a holiday, and if you’re willing to pay for it then here is our unofficial list of 10 of the Most Expensive Places to Visit in the World - from islands to penthouse suites.
Dream Journeys: Galapagos
14 September 2015 by Claire EllisFollow in the footsteps of Darwin as you explore all the wonders to be found both on the ground and underwater.
Where to ski in Switzerland
11 September 2015 by Claire EllisSki season in Switzerland is kicking off and ski charters are on the rise, here’s our handy guide on where you should be skiing.
Spotlight on Gibraltar Airport
10 September 2015 by Claire EllisWhen your island is only 2.3 square miles, fitting in an airport is tricky. Find out why Gibraltar is deemed one of the world’s most extreme airports.
Teeing off around the world
10 September 2015 by Claire EllisWe spoke to Derek Murray, a Consultant at Golf World Magazine and former editor at Golf Digest, about his favourite courses around the world.
A foodies guide to: Mumbai
10 September 2015 by Claire EllisOur Mumbai office has been dying to let you know where to eat out in Mumbai, should you find yourself in this eclectic city.
Jet set DJs don’t miss a beat chartering with ACS
10 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported a record number of big name DJs chartering private jets to manage their busy festival and club schedules over the summer months.
What does the inside of a private jet look like?
8 September 2015 by Claire EllisFrom very light jets up to executive airliners; we’ll give you a sneak peek of what a luxury private jets interior looks like.
Spotlight on Toncontín International Airport
8 September 2015 by Claire EllisWith a steep approach, short runway and with plenty of mountainous terrain around, landing at Toncontín International Airport is an adventure in itself.
A foodies guide to: Houston
4 September 2015 by Claire EllisTexas is well known for its barbecue, so when we asked our Houston office for their foodie favourite we were expecting to see some mentioned, and we weren’t disappointed.
Dream Journeys: Namibia
3 September 2015 by Claire EllisTowering dunes, petrified trees, big cats, salt pans, beach resorts and the Namib Desert.
Spotlight on Antarctica Airport
2 September 2015 by Claire EllisWith runways only accessible during certain time of the years and aircraft landing directly on the sea ice with nothing but water beneath.
Dream Journeys: New Zealand
28 August 2015 by Claire EllisNew Zealand is made up of two islands, each offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences, beautiful landscapes and welcoming people.
Charters to Remember: The Fine Line
27 August 2015 by Glenn PhillipsIn late 2012 Air Charter Service was called upon to retrieve a Sea King helicopter that was left stranded on top of a mountain in the Arctic Circle.
A foodies guide to: Los Angeles
25 August 2015 by Claire EllisLos Angeles is no stranger to good food, be it the street trucks with their cult followings, or the celebrity endorsed hotspots.
Air Charter Service and the great ketchup catch-up
25 August 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS handled a rather unusual request last week – 90 tonnes of tomato ketchup sachets for a leading fast food restaurant chain.
24 August 2015 by Claire EllisAirports aren’t known for being particularly eco-friendly, but there are a few who are trying to be as green as possible, with good results.
Spotlight on Princess Juliana Airport
24 August 2015 by Claire EllisLocated right under the flight path, Maho Beach is a plane spotter’s dream, white sand, azure waters and aircraft passing just metres overhead.
A foodies guide to: Hong Kong
20 August 2015 by Claire EllisWe asked our Hong Kong office for their favourite places to dine out in beautiful Hong Kong.
Air Charter Service arranges first relief flight into current Yemeni capital
19 August 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has arranged the first civilian cargo flight into Aden since the troubles in the country started almost 5 months ago.
Dream Journeys: Australia
18 August 2015 by Claire EllisSuch a vast and varied country, with its wild red centre and mile upon mile of outback, the iconic Great Barrier Reef and whole host of busy cities.
ACS supports Dreamflight in making children’s dreams come true
14 August 2015 by Claire EllisACS is proud to support children’s charity Dreamflight, helping young children with a serious illness or disability take the holiday of a lifetime.
A foodies guide to: Geneva
13 August 2015 by Claire EllisWhether you’re stopping for a long weekend, heading out on business or simply enjoying a well-earned break, we know the best places to wine and dine in Geneva.
7 August 2015 by Claire EllisWith Tomatina on the horizon, we take a look at some of Europe’s favourite festivals.
Flying with pets and the new ARK at JFK
6 August 2015 by Claire EllisWith over 70,000 animals passing through annually, we take a look at the plans for the ARK, JFK’s new animal terminal.
Our Top 5 Summer Escapes
6 August 2015 by Claire EllisFancy escaping this summer? We’ve put together our Top 5 summer chartering destinations.
Travelling In Style To The Hampton Classic
6 August 2015 by Claire EllisAll you need to know about the Hampton Classic and how to get there in style, with ACS.
ACS reveals its Top 5 private jet hotspots in 2015 so far
5 August 2015 by Glenn PhillipsNice still top this summer for private jet travellers in Europe
Dream Journeys: Bora Bora
5 August 2015 by Claire EllisBora Bora, a little island in French Polynesia, and one of the most beautiful places on earth.
A foodies guide to: Paris
4 August 2015 by Claire EllisWe asked our France office where's best to eat in beautiful Paris.
Dream Journeys: Cuba
3 August 2015 by Claire EllisWe take a look at the faded grandeur of Cuba, where classic cars fill the streets and music drifts through the air.
Beach vs culture
31 July 2015 by Claire EllisThe eternal debate between beach bum and culture buff, we’ll show you where to get the best of both worlds.
Up in the Air: Five Key Facts
31 July 2015 by Claire EllisEver wondered how vapour trails are created? We answer this, and more of your aviation queries.
Justin Bowman celebrates 20 years at Air Charter Service
30 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsJustin Bowman is celebrating twenty years at ACS which he originally joined when he was a student renting a room in the company chairman’s family home.
Grey Market Charters, and why you should avoid them
27 July 2015 by Claire EllisWe give you the low-down on grey market chartering, how it could affect you and why you’re better off chartering with a professional.
Dream Journeys: Indonesia
27 July 2015 by Claire EllisWhether you’re looking for epic beaches, great snorkelling and diving, wildlife trekking or temple hopping, you’ll find it all in Indonesia.
Five Minute Interview with Chris Leach, ACS founder and chairman
27 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsA five minute interview with Air Charter Service founder, Chris Leach.
Air Charter Service unveils new Air Evacuation Plan offering
21 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS create a full time dedicated department offering customised Air Evacuation Plans.
Air Ambulance Charter Stories - Part 2
17 July 2015 by Claire EllisThe heroic men and women of the various air ambulance rescue teams around the UK share their exhilarating stories with us. Join us for this heart-warming, ongoing series.
ACS reports all time record month
17 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS booked more than 1,000 charter contracts in a month for the first time in its history.
Chartering for falconry in the Middle East
17 July 2015 by Claire EllisWe take a look into the world of falconry in the Middle East, and the birds that are chartered for.
A foodies guide to: London
15 July 2015 by Claire EllisOur London office gives us the low down on the best spots in the City, whether you’re on a budget or looking to splash the cash.
ACS Roars Into Action To Restore Rwanda’s Pride
14 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist was last week called into action to transport seven wild lions from South Africa to Rwanda.
Dream Journeys: Iceland
14 July 2015 by Claire EllisIceland is otherworldly, with stunning, desolate landscapes, in places bathed by the ethereal northern lights.
Spotlight on Malé Airport
10 July 2015 by Claire EllisHome to the amazing waterdrome Seaplane Terminal, Malé International is an airport of two halves.
How to charter a private jet
9 July 2015 by Claire EllisIf you’ve never chartered, the process can seem a little daunting, so here’s our step by step guide.
A foodies guide to: Toronto
9 July 2015 by Claire EllisWe’ve got our local experts to clue us in on the best places to eat in and around beautiful Toronto.
The Ashes 2015
8 July 2015 by Claire EllisThe English and the Aussies are coming together to battle it out once more for the honour of lifting the urn.
F1 and aviation
7 July 2015 by Claire EllisAs the echoes of engines fade around Silverstone, we take a look at the relationship between Formula 1 and aviation.
Dream Journeys: Ecuador
7 July 2015 by Claire EllisA South American wonderland, we take a look at Ecuador, its Galapagos Islands and how to get there in style.
Air Ambulance Charter Stories - Part 1
7 July 2015 by Claire EllisThe heroic men and women of the various air ambulance rescue teams around the UK share their exhilarating stories with us. Join us for this heart-warming, ongoing series.
Spotlight: Airbus ACJ319
26 June 2015 by Claire EllisWe turn the spotlight on one of the most luxurious private jets around, the Airbus ACJ319.
The high-flyers of Wimbledon 2015
26 June 2015 by Claire EllisIn the run up to Wimbledon we take a look at how the big-hitters could be chartering to the courts.
Just landed, the latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
26 June 2015 by Victoria HarveyThe new edition of Cloud – the exclusive lifestyle magazine from Air Charter Service – is available now.
A foodies guide to: New York
25 June 2015 by Claire EllisWith so much choice, choosing where to eat in the Big Apple can seem daunting, here are our recommendations.
Air charter industry buoyant with Rugby World Cup demands
24 June 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has seen a sharp increase in bookings for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
Dream Journeys: Sri Lanka
18 June 2015 by Claire EllisThe perfect combination of beach, culture and history, here we take a look at chartering a private jet to Sri Lanka, a beautiful island of the toe of India.
Q&A with a private pilot
15 June 2015 by Claire EllisWe asked Chief Pilot Captain Tim Pennington to shed some light on life as a private pilot.
ACS in Nepal
11 June 2015 by Claire EllisACS sent cargo broker Tom out to Nepal after the earthquake to help coordinate aid, only for him to be caught in the second quake. Here’s his story.
Neil Backhouse to lead ACS Jet Card expansion
10 June 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS announce expansion of Jet Card division
David Ortiz calls on Air Charter Service for a private jet charter
10 June 2015 by Glenn PhillipsBaseball player and all-round sporting icon, David Ortiz, charters a private jet from Boston to Baltimore.
Dream Journeys: The Maldives
2 June 2015 by Claire EllisIf you’re looking to sweep the love of your life off their feet for Valentine’s Day, why not charter to one of these romantic destinations.
Solar Impulse 2
1 June 2015 by Claire EllisFrom Abu Dhabi to Japan, we follow the epic journey of the solar powered Solar Impulse 2 as it attempts to circumnavigate the globe.
Aircraft charter industry responds to Nepalese tragedy
28 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsThe aircraft charter industry has been busy helping the survivors from the 25th April Nepal earthquake.
Air Charter Service to invest heavily in OBC division
27 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has announced its plans to invest heavily in its On Board Courier division worldwide.
Air Charter Service opens new European office
27 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has announced the opening of its seventh European operation, in Geneva.
ACS at EBACE
26 May 2015 by Claire EllisFrom the hardened veterans to the newbies, ACS employees were out in force at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition that took place in Geneva last week.
Private Jets and the Cannes Film Festival
12 May 2015 by Claire EllisThe Cannes Film Festival is fast approaching and with it, an influx of private aircraft into the Cannes-Mandelieu airport.
Industry votes for ACS
11 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has been recognised for the third consecutive year as the Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the 2015 ACW World Air Cargo Awards gala dinner.
Relief agencies facing logistical nightmare in Nepal
30 April 2015 by Glenn PhillipsNepal earthquake disaster poses a logistical nightmare for rescuers.
Air Charter Service retains Charter Broker of the Year award
29 April 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has won the Air Cargo News ‘Charter Broker of the Year’ award at the prestigious Cargo Airline of the Year awards.
Air Charter Service releases 2014 financial results
23 April 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported an extremely successful 2014 for all three of its divisions.
Just landed, the latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
22 April 2015 by Victoria HarveyThe new edition of Cloud – the exclusive lifestyle magazine from Air Charter Service – is available now.
9,000 charters for ACS last year
14 April 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported that the company arranged more than 9,000 aircraft charter contracts last year, an increase of more than 20% on 2013.
ACS books $25m of charter flights in 3 weeks
30 March 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS flies more than 5,000 tonnes of urgent cargo due to port strike
Air Charter Service raises almost £50,000 for charity in 2014
23 February 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service says that the company and its employees raised almost £50,000 for charity in 2014.
Air Charter Service expands German operation
16 February 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is expanding its German operation, moving to new premises, along with plans to expand the team by a further six additional personnel by October.
Charters to Remember: Restoring Rwanda's Pride
6 February 2015 by Glenn PhillipsIn June of 2015, ACS was called into action to transport seven wild lions from South Africa to Rwanda as part of a major conservation project to reintroduce them into the country.
Just landed, the latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
1 January 2015 by Glenn PhillipsThe new edition of Cloud – the exclusive lifestyle magazine from Air Charter Service – has just arrived.
Thomas Howe promoted to President of Air Charter Service California
1 December 2014 by Glenn PhillipsThomas Howe, formerly VP of the office, joined the company’s cargo division in their London headquarters and soon built up a strong reputation within the industry.
ACS appoints new global head of private jet division
1 November 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has promoted Andy Christie from President of its North American offices to Global Head of the Private Jet division.
Air Charter Service launches new app
10 October 2014 by Glenn PhillipsThis month has seen the launch of a new free aircraft guide smartphone and tablet app, that features detailed information on more than 200 different aircraft types.
Air Charter Service reports strong first half year results
1 September 2014 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported a strong first half of the year for all three of its divisions in both revenue and charter numbers.
ACS evacuates hundreds from northern Iraq
1 August 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAs the violence in Iraq worsens, Air Charter Service has chartered a number of airliners for evacuations from the country.
The logistics behind the World Cup
30 July 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service sees months of work arranging charters around Brazil, that were planned as far back as last year, drawing to a close as well.
ACS achieves record monthly charter numbers
1 July 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has said that June was the busiest month in the company’s history, completing more than 800 charter contracts.
ACS achieves record monthly charter numbers
1 July 2014 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has said that June was the busiest month in the company’s history, completing more than 800 charter contracts.
Air Charter Service retains ACW award
16 June 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has been recognised for the second consecutive time as the Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the 2014 ACW World Air Cargo Awards gala dinner in Shanghai.
ACS announce sponsorship of Powering Imagination
7 May 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, announces their part in the latest chapter in the Lindbergh legacy: Powering Imagination.
ACS honoured with Charter Broker of the Year award
5 May 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has won the Air Cargo News ‘Charter Broker of the Year’ award at the prestigious Cargo Airline of the Year awards.
Air Charter Service flies more than thirty million kilograms of cargo
28 April 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported that in 2013 it chartered aircraft carrying a total of 31,172 tonnes of cargo.
Air Charter Service Group confirm termination of merger discussions with Hangar 8
13 March 2014 by Glenn PhillipsThe Air Charter Service Group can confirm that talks regarding the merger of the company with Oxford-based aircraft management company Hangar 8 have been terminated.
Air Charter Service continues expansion with Houston move
10 March 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has announced its plans for a new office in Houston, Texas, with the intention to open in May this year.
The anniversary of Steve Fossett's solo circumnavigation flight
28 February 2014 by Glenn PhillipsOn this day 9 years ago Steve Fossett, an American businessman and keen aviator, took off in the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer.
Air Charter Service reports 14% growth in charter numbers
21 February 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported that it completed almost 7,500 charter contracts in its financial year, Feb 1st – Jan 31st.
Official Statement from Air Charter Service regarding merger talks
21 February 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service can confirm that the Group’s Chairman, Chris Leach, and the Chairman of Hangar 8 PLC, Nigel Payne, are in discussions regarding a proposed merger of the two companies.
Air Charter Service reports 14% growth in charter numbers
17 February 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported that it completed almost 7,500 charter contracts in its financial year, Feb 1st – Jan 31st.
Four year anniversary of Haiti devastation
12 January 2014 by Glenn PhillipsToday marks the 4th anniversary since the catastrophic earthquake hit the island of Haiti on 12th January 2010.
South Sudan evacuations over Christmas period
27 December 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has been providing aircraft charters for evacuations out of South Sudan on behalf of oil and gas companies
The Rutan Voyager - the first non-stop around the world flight
16 December 2013 by Glenn PhillipsOver the weekend on the 14th December was 27th anniversary since the two American pilots, Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager began the first ever non-stop flight around the world.
The 22nd anniversary of Pan Am's downfall
4 December 2013 by Glenn PhillipsToday marks the 22nd anniversary of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) ceasing its operations.
ACS bases AN-12 in Philippines to support relief effort
22 November 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has worked non-stop over the weekend and managed a further four successful charters there, as well as six into the equally-affected Guiuan,
First civilian air relief arrives in devastated Tacloban
22 November 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAs the backlog of humanitarian aid starts to mount at Cebu Airport, with warehouses full, the first civilian cargo flight has landed in the devastated city of Tacloban.
Air Charter Service promotes Justin Bowman to Vice Chairman
7 November 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has announced that Justin Bowman has been promoted to Vice Chairman of the Group.
Air Charter Service picks up second top gong this year
22 October 2013 by Glenn PhillipsThe Payload Asia Awards celebrate excellence and achievement in the cargo market in a variety of categories.
ACS lands first B747-8F at Frankfurt Hahn to transport apparatus for FIFA World Cup
18 October 2013 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, recently organised a charter for the first landing of a Boeing 747-8 freighter at Hahn Airport.
Charter enquiries for Brazil 2014 heat up
18 October 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported that they have been receiving calls already with customers enquiring about charter flights to the country next summer.
ACS case study: South Atlantic oil and gas charters
4 September 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service often organises solutions to transport both freight and personnel to remote drilling locations
What is the world's fastest airliner?
2 September 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service explores two of the the fastest commercial airliners of all time.
ACS reaches the summit of Europe's tallest mountain
30 August 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is proud to announce that an Ilya Tiunov from their Moscow office reached the summit of Europe’s tallest mountain, Mount Elbrus.
ACS support childrens' charity Dreamflight
27 August 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is proud to be supporting Dreamflight for the second year running.
Flybe and Air Charter Service sign Inclusive Tour agreement
30 July 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service (ACS) signing an exclusive agreement allowing ACS to sell Charter Series capacity to tour operators on Flybe's behalf, from the winter 2013 season.
Escape routes planned as tensions in Egypt continue
17 July 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, is reporting that its Dubai office has been busy arranging potential evacuations in case tensions in Egypt worsen further.
Football teams clamour for early charter aircraft availability
20 June 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported a larger than usual early interest for aircraft charters from football teams ahead of the new season - with fixture lists released just this morning.
Air Charter Service wins top award
6 June 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is delighted to announce that the company has been voted Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the ACW World Air Cargo Awards 2013.
Anniversary of Charles Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic
20 May 2013 by James LeachToday marks the 86th Anniversary of the day Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island New York to fly directly to Paris, becoming the first man to fly across the Atlantic solo.
Air Charter Service Chairman Chris Leach honoured with lifetime achievement award
18 May 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Chairman and founder Chris Leach, has been honoured for his life’s work in aviation at the Cargo Airline of the Year Awards by winning the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Air Charter Service reports impressive growth in first quarter
20 April 2013 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has seen a 12% increase in charters across its three departments – private jets, commercial airliners and cargo aircraft.
Stephan Blank takes charge at ACS Frankfurt
18 April 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is pleased to announce Stephan Blank as the new General Manager of its Frankfurt operation.
Save The Children & Air Charter Service combine forces to get urgent relief to Mozambique
20 March 2013 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, recently chartered a Boeing B747-400 from Nairobi to Maputo in conjunction with the charity Save The Children.
Azat Mulgimov takes the reins at ACS Moscow
18 March 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is pleased to announce that Azat Mulgimov has taken up the role of General Director in the company’s Moscow office.
New Group Deputy Managing Director at Air Charter Service
18 February 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is delighted to announce the promotion of Justin Bowman from Commercial Director to Deputy Managing Director of the Group.
New app offers instant private jet prices worldwide
10 January 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has launched a new multiplatform mobile phone application allowing users instant access to current private jet charter prices worldwide.
How do you rescue a rescue helicopter?
9 January 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service was called upon recently to retrieve a Sea King helicopter that was left stranded on top of a mountain in the Arctic Circle.
Philanthropic Air Charter Service raises more than £30,000 for charity in 2012
3 January 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has shown its charitable side this year by raising in excess of £30,000 (€40,000 / $55,000) for charity.
Air Charter Service awarded ISO 14001
11 December 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service specialists in providing aircraft charters, has been awarded the environmental certification ISO 14001.
Air Charter Service opens its doors in Kazakhstan
26 November 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has this week [26th Nov], opened its new Kazakhstan office in the country’s largest city, Almaty.
Travelling in a hurry? How’s this for fast?!
20 November 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service arranges charters on some of the fastest passenger aircraft available anywhere in the world.
Soccerex – Bringing the World of Football to Rio De Janeiro
13 November 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service will be coming to Rio De Janeiro Brazil to showcase our services as one of the most established aircraft charter companies in the industry.
Air Charter Service jumps 30 places in Sunday Times Top Track 250
31 October 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has, once again, featured in the annual Sunday Times list of Britain's leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales – the Top Track 250.
New Jet Card promises the freedom of effortless world travel...
10 October 2012 by Glenn PhillipsThe world’s first truly global jet card to offer its holders total flexibility and freedom of choice is being launched today by aircraft charter expert, Air Charter Service.
Notification to Media regarding bombing in Afghanistan
18 September 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service would like to confirm that we are not the company “ACS” whose employees were tragically killed, nor are we part of the same group of companies.
ACS’s market share grows in increasingly competitive sector
20 August 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported a 15% rise in the number of charters it has arranged year to date compared to 2011.
Erik Lindbergh joins Air Charter Service as Brand Ambassador
1 June 2012 by Glenn PhillipsErik Lindbergh, the renowned aviator and grandson of world famous Charles Lindbergh, has joined leading global aircraft charter specialists Air Charter Service as a Brand Ambassador.
Air Charter Service features in new ‘Hot 100’
3 March 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has been recognised in the latest Real Business Investec ‘Hot 100’ list of fastest growing private companies.
Air Charter Service starts taking bookings for UEFA Euro 2012
1 March 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported a very high demand for charter flights into and around Poland and Ukraine for this summer’s UEFA European football Championships.
Air Charter Service’s Aviator Ball raises money for charity
31 December 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s staff Christmas party, ‘The Aviator Ball’, has raised £14,014 for charity, thanks to the generosity of the company’s employees
Half year results 2011
14 October 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported strong growth in the first half of 2011, with revenue increasing by 20%.
ACS competes in 2011 Great River Race
1 October 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service took part in this year’s Great River Race last weekend (18th September) and, in doing so, raised almost £6,000 for one of the company’s chosen charities, Heal.
Ulster Rugby signs exclusive agreement with Air Charter Service
1 September 2011 by Glenn PhillipsACS has secured a partnership with one of Ireland’s premier rugby union teams, Ulster Rugby, in a season long sponsorship deal.
Air Charter Service beats war and weather to charter aircraft into Mogadishu
18 August 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has successfully chartered for clients transporting much needed aid into the infamously war-torn Somali capital Mogadishu
ACS experiences year on year growth worldwide
15 August 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported yet another increase in both the number of charters and in total revenue for July 2011 compared to the same month last year.
ACS arranges first relief charters into stricken Eastern Africa
20 July 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has seen a huge increase in demand for charters to carry desperately needed humanitarian aid for the starving people of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia
ACS Paris expands its cargo department
1 May 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Paris office welcomed Maxime Fabre to its cargo department last week.
Air Charter Service helps to rescue stranded vessel
11 April 2011 by Glenn PhillipsFollowing a storm in Morocco last month a large vessel ran aground on the country’s shores. After initial attempts failed to shift the ship, Air Charter Service was called upon.
Japanese evacuations become latest in ACS’s relief operations this year…
1 March 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Hong Kong office has completed its first few staff relocation flights out of Japan
ACS in Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For
1 March 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has once again been included in The Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For 2011.
Egypt crisis update
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has already booked or flown charters carrying more than 2,000 foreign nationals out of Cairo, as the violence in the Egyptian capital escalates.
Wendesday 23rd - Air Charter Service begins evacuation charters from Libya
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsACS, has had its first flight depart troubled Libya on Wednesday.
Air Charter Service - Libya evacuation update
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has now evacuated over 4,500 passengers from Libya in one of the largest and most complex evacuation operations the company has ever faced.
Air Charter Service - Libya evacuation update
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has now evacuated over 4,500 passengers from Libya in one of the largest and most complex evacuation operations the company has ever faced.
ACS optimistic about the cargo charter market in 2011
1 January 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is optimistic that 2011 will be a strong year in the cargo charter market after having its record ever year in 2010 fuelled by the automotive and oil & gas sectors.
There’s no business like snow business
31 December 2010 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has said that the closure of many major UK airports – including London’s Gatwick – has led to an exceptional increase in the number of enquiries for private jets.
Upturn in the automotive market sees ACS re-introduce managed fleet
10 October 2010 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has recently re-introduced its managed fleet, initially taking on one European registered Antonov 26.
No Plane, No Gain for ACS in Great River Race
26 September 2010 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service entered a team into the Great River Race – a gruelling 21 mile course down the Thames from London’s Docklands to Richmond, Surrey.
Air Charter Service Trans-Atlantic offices combine for Le Mans debutant
26 July 2010 by Glenn PhillipsACS’s New York and London offices recently worked closely together to ensure that a Le Mans driver making his debut in the race transferred from London to the French city in double-quick time.
Air Charter Service Trans-Atlantic offices combine for Le Mans debutant
26 July 2010 by Glenn PhillipsACS’s New York and London offices recently worked closely together to ensure that a Le Mans driver making his debut in the race transferred from London to the French city in double-quick time.
ACS flies tricky load to Nigerian FPSO
1 July 2010 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s London office recently arranged two charters for a very awkward load from France into Nigeria.
Meticulous planning ensures tight fit into IL-76
1 May 2010 by Glenn PhillipsDan Morgan-Evans, Cargo Assistant Director of ACS’s London office, recently flew a shipment that took meticulous planning. It was a 30 ton control unit that was needed in Nigeria.
Air Charter Service's immediate response to disaster in the Caribbean
1 January 2010 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service was called into action less than an hour after a devastating earthquake in Haiti.
ACS rushes aid to disaster affected areas
1 October 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service was recently called into action after a ship ran aground close to the town of Lagoa, the Azores, in the Atlantic Ocean.
Come and meet the ACS team at Soccerex
1 October 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is attending the World’s premier football exhibition - Soccerex
ACS London helps with fighter jet trials in India
1 September 2009 by Glenn PhillipsThomas Howe, cargo charter account manager ACS London, recently helped with the fighter jet trials for the Indian Air Force.
ACS expand within Europe
1 September 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is delighted to announce the opening of their new office in Paris.
Huge interest in the ACS Payment Protection Plan
1 August 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has seen a marked increase in business in recent months with many customers citing the reason being the new payment protection plan.
Evergreen International Aviation and Air Charter Service team up on the B 747 Supertanker
1 July 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is delighted to announce that it has signed an exclusive contract with Evergreen International Aviation of Oregon.
ACS helps film star relive D-Day landings 65 years on
2 June 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service's account manager, Mrk Garza, received a telephone call from a Sunday newspaper, the News of the World, last week
Air Courier Service launches in style!
1 June 2009 by Glenn PhillipsThe latest string to Air Charter Service’s bow, Air Courier Service, got off to a flying start with an intercontinental booking in its first full week of operation.
ACS gets Champions' League Final off to a flyer!
25 May 2009 by Glenn PhillipsUEFA Champions’ League Final day – May 27th 2009 – was a busy one for Air Charter Service.
Air Charter Service launches Air Courier Service
10 May 2009 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has launched an on board courier service offering bespoke solutions for urgent time sensitive shipments unsuitable for a dedicated aircraft charter.
Air Charter Service launches empty leg service
1 April 2009 by Glenn PhillipsACS has an aircraft going one way, it often needs to get back to its original location or home base.
Air Charter Service named in Sunday Times Top 100 as they lead the way for aviation in Best Companies guide
1 March 2009 by Glenn PhillipsACS is pleased to announce that not only has it been awarded an ‘outstanding’ 2 star accreditation from Best Companies
ACS transport urgent medical treatments for cancer patients.
1 February 2009 by Glenn PhillipsACS recently chartered two business jets to transport medical treatments to London and Manchester hospitals.
ACS and Spanish relief agency work together to deliver 17 tons of aid into Zimbabwe
1 January 2009 by Glenn PhillipsZimbabwe, a country that is already under strain is now faced with an outbreak of cholera. In a country hit by hyper inflation rendering what little food there is unaffordable; five million people are now thought to be in need of food aid.
ACS helps deliver aid to DR Congo refugees
1 November 2008 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service was recently one of the first air charter brokers to get civilian flights into Goma carrying 88 tons of emergency aid.
ACS lend a helping hand
1 October 2008 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service recently chartered an ILYUSHIN-76 on behalf of a UK development company contract.
Urgent relief for Gustav and Hannah victims
1 October 2008 by Glenn PhillipsHaiti was torn apart by two hurricanes in the space of a week, destroying 11,000 homes leaving 850,000 people in desperate need of aid.
Quick response by ACS for an urgent flight request
1 September 2008 by Glenn PhillipsAlex Sadat-Shafai passenger charter analyst at Air Charter Service received an urgent request to transport 5 passengers from east Midlands to Brest.
ACS receives ‘People Development Award’ in recognition of its continued investment in best practice training and development of its team.
1 June 2008 by Glenn PhillipsACS is delighted to announce that it has been accredited with the ‘People Development Award’ by IFW, an award voted for by industry professionals
ACS Provides air transport of relief goods to USAID for Typhoon Frank
1 June 2008 by Glenn PhillipsWhen USAID were faced with a colossal relief operation they called on ACS London who efficiently transported 31,000 kilograms of relief cargo to the Philippines.
ACS Hong Kong and Moscow show that two offices are better than one..!
1 May 2008 by Glenn PhillipsACS passenger brokers from Moscow and Hong Kong brought their two teams together to ensure a VIP customer reached their destination ahead of schedule
ACS is proud of its quick reaction to the deluge of calls received to mobilise aircraft into cyclone hit Burma.
1 May 2008 by Glenn PhillipsA natural disaster can hit any part of the world at any time, you can’t predict where or when it will happen but in ACS’ line of work it has to be ready for when it does.
ACS conduct urgent next day delivery
1 March 2008 by Glenn PhillipsWhen an oil refinery in the North of England urgently required a spare part to be replaced, they turned to ACS to tackle the crisis immediately.
ACS first on call in abrupt change of events
1 February 2008 by Glenn PhillipsWhen a family of four urgently needed to visit a relative abroad, ACS made sure they were airborne within 3 ½ hours of taking their first call.
Bolivian flooding calls for urgent international assistance…
1 February 2008 by Glenn PhillipsFloods affecting nearly 25,000 families hit parts of Bolivia last month causing the country’s President Evo Morales to declare a state of emergency after weeks of heavy rain
Private jet out of London Heathrow Sir? No problem...
1 January 2008 by Glenn PhillipsOn the 16th January 2008 ACS’ Moscow office received an urgent request for a private jet to be positioned at London Heathrow airport
Air Charter Service raises significant amount for charity
1 December 2007 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2011 leading aircraft charter firm Air Charter Service raised more than $77,000 for their chosen charities; HEAL, Cancer Research UK
Transformer transport is Optimus Prime...
1 December 2007 by Glenn PhillipsSometimes the strength of an organisation lies in its commitment to detail and its quality of foresight.
ACS London turns laughs into money
1 December 2007 by Glenn PhillipsOn Friday 13th March the staff at ACS London, got into the spirit of Red Nose Day to raise some money and arrived at work all determined to win the coveted prize of best costume.
Air Charter Service goes CarbonNeutral®
6 November 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service (‘ACS’), one of the leading names in passenger and cargo air chartering, today announces that it will be off-setting CO2 emissions.
Hurricane Noel damage calls for urgent assistance…
1 November 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service (ACS) one of the leading names in cargo and passenger air chartering, arranged for an Antonov-12 to carry seven tonnes of urgently needed relief
ACS conduct specialist Russian tour
1 November 2007 by Glenn PhillipsACS organised a seven leg trip from London Luton airport to several remote locations throughout Russia over a five day period in November 2007
ACS Condors fly 200 tonnes of ‘Christmas Trees’ to Egypt…
1 October 2007 by Glenn PhillipsEnormous ocean freighters are generally the preferred mode of transport when carrying 200 tonnes of oil drilling equipment from the UK out to the Middle East.
ACS provide executive travel around America
11 September 2007 by Glenn PhillipsInternational food firm needed a personalised itinerary for travel around the USA he turned to ACS to look after his very specific needs.
$15 billion Nuclear Power project in Yemen…
11 September 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service (ACS) one of the leading names in cargo and passenger air chartering, organised a Boeing 737-200 to carry a group of 19 passengers from Dubai (DXB), UAE to Sana’a (SAN), Yemen
W R Christopher Foyle joins ACS Board of Directors
4 September 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service Plc (ACS), the worldwide passenger and cargo air charter broker, today announces the appointment of Christopher Foyle as a Non-Executive Director
Aberdeen Executives take the rain to Spain…
1 August 2007 by Glenn PhillipsExecutives from, one of Scotland’s 100 largest companies, chartered a private jet from Aberdeen to attend the launch of a ship in San Sebastian last month
Speed bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing…
1 August 2007 by Glenn PhillipsThe opening line of the traditional Sky Boat Song was never meant as a prophecy.
Transport of oil well equipment across the world...
1 July 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service (ACS) has been a specialist in outsize cargo transport for the past 15 years.
ACS pole position at Battersea
1 July 2007 by Glenn PhillipsA Silverstone British Grand Prix will draw crowds of 100,000 people, many of whom will want to avoid the inevitable train delays and motorway congestion out of London
ACS sees boom in music charters
1 July 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported a particularly high demand for charters this year to move bands’ and artists’ equipment from show to show – whether it be for festivals or their concert tours.
Summer of fun – despite the rain!
1 June 2007 by Glenn PhillipsDuring May, June and July this year the music industry and its fans have enjoyed some brilliant shows such as The Big Weekend
ACS secure the cricket world cup
1 May 2007 by Glenn PhillipsWith thousands of fans descending on the small islands that make up the West Indies, the local security forces needed some outside help.
Nice way to get to Nice
1 April 2007 by Glenn Phillips300 people, located in different parts of the UK, all need to attend an event in southern France.
Eric Clapton: live in Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong...
1 March 2007 by Glenn PhillipsAccording to local myth, there is a pub in Shropshire where Eric Clapton used to stroll in occasionally and ask if the band would let him join them for a few numbers.
All aboard for...?
1 March 2007 by Glenn PhillipsIt was a typical English winter's day when 38 people turned up at Farnborough: overcast, gloomy and not notably warm.
A Birthday to remember.
1 February 2007 by Glenn PhillipsThe gentleman was equally unhappy at the thought of arranging the logistics for his guests to travel to different airports, taking different flights and not arriving at the same time
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