China Situation Update
29 January 2020 by Claire EllisWe have been receiving an increasing number of requests for charters relating to the coronavirus outbreak in China and can give the following updates.
Air Charter Service raises more than £30,000 for local charity
18 December 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has raised £30,953 for Momentum Children’s Charity, an organisation that cares for families with children who have cancer or life-challenging conditions in Surrey (where the company’s headquarters is based) and the surrounding areas. Its latest project has been funding an isolation room at Kingston hospital’s paediatric ward.
Charter flight bookings for Euro 2020 kick off following draw at the weekend
5 December 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter company, Air Charter Service, has seen a huge surge in demand for charter flights to next year’s Euro championships since the draw for the tournament was made on Saturday.
ACS experiences huge uptake in its Capped Rate Jet Card account
26 November 2019 by Glenn PhillipsSince launching the product last year, Air Charter Service has seen significant uptake in its innovative Empyrean Capped Rate Jet Card account, the first of its kind, with the total value of sales already accounting for 40% of all its jet card programmes.
The biggest airport in the world has opened
15 November 2019 by Claire EllisAs the world’s fastest-growing aviation sector, China has launched Beijing Daxing International Airport in September 2019. The US$12 billion Beijing Daxing International Airport will overtake Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta to become the biggest airport in the world. Eventually, it will serve over 100 million passengers a year as part of China’s aviation expansion plan.
ACS heads to IATA Slots Down Under following busy summer of leasing
11 November 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is heading to Brisbane this week after experiencing its busiest ever summer for ACMI deals and leases this year. The winter season is now shaping up in a similar way, with the wet leasing of a brand new Airbus A330-900NEO the most notable coup.
ACS expands its US Headquarters
7 November 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s US headquarters has expanded in order to facilitate future growth of its nine regional offices.
Air Charter Service raises £30,000 for Macmillan
25 October 2019 by Glenn PhillipsThe staff at Air Charter Service’s office in London have raised £28,892 for the leading charity, Macmillan Cancer Support.
The best UK music festivals by private jet charter
16 October 2019 by Claire EllisThe 2019 summer music festival season might be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start making festival plans for the best UK music festivals that will be taking place during the rest of the year and in 2020. In fact, some of the summer festivals that took a break last year will be back next year, along with some spring festivals that will get you warmed up for the 2020 summer season.
ACS mobilises 25 couriers for five tonne OBC shipment
15 October 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLate last month Air Charter Service completed its largest single onboard courier job to date, transporting a shipment of just over five tonnes from Hong Kong to Portugal.
Worth the weight
9 October 2019 by Claire EllisIn one of the biggest-ever OBC operations, we coordinated 25 couriers to deliver five tonnes of metal automotive parts from Hong Kong to Portugal.
Aircraft that save lives
7 October 2019 by Claire EllisACS has a proud history of providing humanitarian aid in situations where conflict, crises or natural disasters threaten human lives. From Haiti to Yemen, and Zimbabwe to the Philippines, ACS aircraft have provided emergency assistance where and when it was needed most.
Overcoming a logistical mine-field
3 October 2019 by Claire EllisACS were asked to urgently transport 1.7 tonnes of cargo to a client in Papua New Guinea to get a mine back up and running after an emergency shutdown.
A Mexican hacienda hideaway
2 October 2019 by Jessica BarrieTucked away in Mexico’s picturesque highlands, Hacienda de San Antonio is a luxurious home from home, with just 25 exclusive suites. Unwind in the library, enjoy a spa treatment or two, then take afternoon tea in the Yellow Room, or get out and about, hot air ballooning, quad biking and more.
A breath-taking Mexican beach break
2 October 2019 by Jessica BarrieTake off for Mexico’s pristine Pacific coastline and the exclusive Cuixmala estate, where nature and luxury go hand in hand amid some of the country’s most stunning scenery. Sail, scuba dive or seek out the local zebras by day, then settle in for sunset with a cocktail and your own beach bonfire.
Private jet charter and types of private jets
30 September 2019 by Claire EllisPrivate jets might be the epitome of wealth, luxury and exclusivity, but you don’t have to be a millionaire to fly private. The key is in knowing which aircraft best suits your travel needs so that your charter is convenient and cost-effective. In part 1 we find out more about light to mid-size private jets, and what they have to offer.
ACS utilises empty aircraft to fly aid to the Bahamas
27 September 2019 by Glenn PhillipsACS Miami filled up an empty aircraft, on its way to perform an evacuation flight, with key supplies following Hurricane Dorian.
Moving dangerous goods
26 September 2019 by Claire EllisWhen a military client needed to move two pallets to a location in India, we put our logistical expertise into getting them to their location ahead of time.
Air Charter Service transports election ballot papers
26 September 2019 by Claire EllisWe were approached to transport sensitive materials vital to the elections in the Central African Republic, safely and securely from Shanghai to Bangui.
Flying a top-flight team
20 September 2019 by Claire EllisWe worked with the travel manager of a top-flight Italian football club to find the perfect VIP aircraft to transport 70 players and support staff to a game in Spain.
Taking tennis on tour
19 September 2019 by Claire EllisTennis teams playing in back-to-back tournaments in Canada and the US were in need of a smooth transport option to get them between the two – ACS stepped in to help.
Why businesses fly private
19 September 2019 by Claire EllisMost businesses and companies these days are multinational and are using private jet charter to connect themselves with the rest of the world. Some of the ways in which this helps a company is that they are able to save money, increase productivity and retain and meet new clients. Learn more about how private jet charter helps global businesses flourish.
Spotlight on Jumbolair-Greystone Airport
16 September 2019 by Claire EllisJumbolair-Greystone Airport is the most exceptional small private jet airport in the United States for private jet charter flights, and for the take-off and landing of private aircraft like John Travolta’s Boeing 707. Set in a residential airpark, the unique amenities are small but exclusive.
Chalet Gentianes, Courchevel 1850
16 September 2019 by Claire EllisTucked away in a peaceful spot a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Courchevel 1850, Chalet Gentianes blends luxury with traditional charm.
The Lodge, Verbier
13 September 2019 by Claire EllisPerched high in the Swiss Alps, The Lodge is a luxurious mountain retreat for an unforgettable ski holiday or active summer break.
Apartment Cotschna, St. Moritz
12 September 2019 by Claire EllisOverlooking Lake St. Moritz, Apartment Cotschna is a chic pied-à-terre for six, just a seven-minute walk from the Chantarella funicular to the Corviglia ski area.
The ultimate European skiing holiday by private jet charter
12 September 2019 by Claire EllisFor thrill-seekers, shoppers and spa-goers alike, a ski holiday is an idyllic way to spend a winter’s weekend – and if you're travelling by private jet charter, you can be on the slopes in a flash.
Air Charter Service expands Spanish presence
11 September 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has moved its Spanish operation to new larger premises in Madrid, following a strong year in 2018.
Escape to the Arctic in 24 hours
11 September 2019 by Claire EllisWhen a weekend of pilot strikes left thousands of passengers stranded worldwide, one Norwegian company faced a race against the clock to get their employees home from the UK before Monday.
Are VR flight simulators the future of pilot training?
10 September 2019 by Claire EllisTechnology breakthroughs in the next 12 months will see virtual reality (VR) applications and devices becoming more powerful and getting better at creating higher quality visuals. Long used in pilot training, VR flying is about to take off to the next level.
Euro 2020 provides unique logistical challenge
5 September 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service predicts an extensive use of aircraft charters throughout next year’s Euro 2020 football tournament, with the competition consisting of 24 competing nations in 12 host cities, spanning the entire continent.
Air Charter Service responds to Hurricane Dorian
4 September 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAs Hurricane Dorian now sweeps along the East Coast of the US, Air Charter Service has been busy evacuating the Bahamas and Florida, as well as flying in medical aid to the afflicted regions to help those already affected.
Private jet charter is booming
28 August 2019 by Claire EllisThe private aviation sector has seen steady worldwide growth over the last few years, with predictions from professionals across the private charter industry that the growth will only continue. We look at how these trends affect you and which are important to look out for.
Air Charter Service’s UK office outperforms declining private jet market
21 August 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading private jet specialist, Air Charter Service, has said that in the first half of its financial year the company saw an increase in private jet bookings from its UK office of 8%.
Planning the ultimate holiday in Monaco
20 August 2019 by Claire EllisMonaco has a stellar reputation as one of the best places to travel in Europe for the wealthy. But this tiny gem delivers the holiday of a lifetime, whether you’re on honeymoon, in retirement, travelling with family or on a budget – and a private jet charter is your best option. Here’s why.
Unforgettable Canadian skiing holidays
18 August 2019 by Jessica BarrieAre you after family vacations in Canada, or perhaps an unforgettable party and alpine adventure? Maybe the Great White North means just one thing for you: trying out the best skiing in Canada. Private jet travel gets you closer to your dream Canada vacation spots quickly, comfortably and with the greatest ease. Read on for our pick of the best Canadian skiing holidays.
Charter flight is no simulation
14 August 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Florida office recently chartered a Boeing B747 to fly a 35 tonne flight simulator, which proved to be an exceptionally tight fit, from Texas to Japan.
ACS jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane
30 July 2019 by Glenn PhillipsA team of 11 fearless ACS employees recently skydived their way to raising almost £9,000 for children’s charity Momentum.
The best summer holidays by private jet
25 July 2019 by Claire EllisDeciding where to go on vacation is the first step. The second is getting there. Commercial airline travel can cramp your style, but private jet travel gives you a greater choice of summer holiday destinations, and flies you to more airports on your schedule, in style. So let’s talk about places to go in the summer and how a private jet rental will get you there.
A guide to the best food in Hong Kong
25 July 2019 by Claire EllisIt isn’t for nothing that Hong Kong earned its nickname as the ‘World’s Food Fair’. A private jet charter lets you try out the best food in Hong Kong as well as the surrounding islands with ease. Here’s our pick of Chinese food and Hong Kong restaurants to inspire your tastebuds and wanderlust.
Air Charter Service arranges four Antonov 124s for African power plant construction
9 July 2019 by Glenn PhillipsMulti-award-winning aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, was recently called into action to move almost 400 tons of components to add the finishing touches to a new power plant in Niger.
Charter a private jet to the Hong Kong Sevens
8 July 2019 by Claire EllisRugby Sevens is a spectator-pleasing game, featuring speed, skill and an average of a score-a-minute. Its premier tournament is the Hong Kong Sevens, played over three days in late May or early April. Find out more about the game, as well as Hong Kong airports and well-located luxury hotels to help you plan your trip.
Trip of a lifetime: charter a private plane to watch Africa’s Great Wildebeest Migration
8 July 2019 by Claire EllisWhen hearing about a private jet safari, you can’t help but think of Africa’s annual great migration, when millions of animals thunder across the scorched plains of Kenya and Tanzania. We take a look at the trip of a lifetime: chartering a private plane to watch the Great Wildebeest Migration.
Coast to coast Costa Rica
8 July 2019 by Claire EllisHop from rainforest to beach by air, raft and zip-line, spotting rare wildlife and stunning scenery every step of the way on this incredible 14-night trip.
Eye on the horizon: a look at the future of the air cargo industry
8 July 2019 by Claire EllisBy observing common trends in the air cargo industry, and taking a look at forecasts based on data analysis, it’s easier to prepare for the future and know what to expect. This guide takes a look at the future of global air cargo industry.
Keeping car production up to speed
8 July 2019 by Claire EllisWith an automotive factory at risk of halting production, we helped arrange the rapid delivery of vital electrical components.
Have more fun and pay less – hire a private jet with friends
8 July 2019 by Claire EllisOrdinary people are using private jet charter to do extraordinary things. Whether you’re into wellness tourism, want to watch major sports events, or simply want to take your family on the vacation of a lifetime, traveling with friends or in a group significantly lowers the cost of private jet flights.
US Open by private jet
5 July 2019 by Claire EllisTouch down in New York for three sessions of top-flight tennis with a luxurious hospitality package, plus five nights in a suite at the stunning Park Hyatt New York.
Happy 70th birthday BACA
1 July 2019 by Claire EllisFrom humble beginnings in a City of London coffee shop to the modern age of international air charter, we take a look back at BACA’s long and illustrious history.
Here be dragons: an Indonesian adventure
28 June 2019 by Jessica BarrieSet sail for Komodo and meet the world’s largest lizards on this unforgettable two-week trip, enjoying jungle and beach stops along the way.
In the spotlight: 50 passenger aircraft
25 June 2019 by Jessica BarrieIt may be mid-summer but it’s the busiest time of the year for budgeting, planning and booking group travel before the summer holidays. From football fixtures in the Europa or Champions League, to incentive trips for your top performers, we’ve got you covered.
Relax and revive in Oman
24 June 2019 by Jessica BarrieTucked away in a remote bay surrounded by rugged, sun-drenched mountains, Six Senses Zighy Bay is a world away from the everyday.
No traffic, 5 star accommodation and backstage access – the other side of Glastonbury
24 June 2019 by Glenn PhillipsThe vast majority of the thousands of people who managed to get Glastonbury tickets will be fighting through the traffic jams around Stonehenge on the way to the festival this week.
3 times our onboard couriers saved the day
24 June 2019 by Claire EllisFrom haute couture to highly sensitive data, our versatile onboard courier team have delivered everything imaginable to every corner of the globe.
ACS’s Asian aircraft leasing tour
21 June 2019 by Claire EllisWith European demand for lease aircraft at an all-time high, we set off for Asia in search of a new source of suitable airliners.
What’s the difference between private jet charter and first class flights?
18 June 2019 by Claire EllisWhat’s the best way to travel in style – a private jet charter or a first class flight? There’s a lot to consider, from luxury airport lounges to onboard facilities, flight duration and price. Read more about how these two luxurious flight options compare in terms of comfort, privacy and convenience.
ACS increases Australian investment
13 June 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, is continuing its commitment to investing in Australia, with the expansion of its Sydney operation.
ACS retains Charter Broker of the Year award
12 June 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has retained the title of 'Charter Broker of the Year' at the annual WAC Awards. The glitzy ceremony last week was held at the Westin Grand Hotel in Munich.
All at sea in South Africa
4 June 2019 by Claire EllisAfter thunderstorms off the coast of Cape Town delayed the docking of their cruise ship, a group of 80 Australian tourists found themselves stranded when they missed their onward flight. Luckily Air Charter Service were on hand to get the trip back on track.
A custom private jet is a great way to build your brand
4 June 2019 by Claire EllisA custom private jet is a great way to distinguish your brand from the competition. We’ve picked some of the best examples of branded jet livery and personalized private jet interiors that show how much value some visionary organizations and individuals attach to their brands.
Madrid Airport expected to be ‘busiest in Europe’ this weekend
31 May 2019 by Glenn PhillipsMadrid Barajas Airport is set to become the busiest airport in Europe this weekend as Liverpool and Tottenham fans fly out en masse for the Champions League Final in the Spanish capital.
Top private helicopters
28 May 2019 by Claire EllisMost people know about chartering private planes or yachts for business trips or luxury holidays, but how much do you know about chartering a private helicopter? From nimble two seaters to luxury boardrooms in the sky, we take you through a list of some of the finest and most popular helicopters available for charter today.
The Rising Popularity of Private Jet Charter
27 May 2019 by Claire EllisHow you spend your money comes down to choice of price and products, and a buyer’s experience that’s as pain-free as possible. So why should travel be any different? Private jet charter offers a choice of flight destinations, aircraft type, a variety of travel products and experiences that are all unmatched by commercial air travel.
Influx of calls following incredible Liverpool win last night
8 May 2019 by Glenn PhillipsPrivate aviation specialist, Air Charter Service, has said that the company has been inundated with phone calls following last night’s dramatic football match at Anfield with fans desperate to get to Madrid for the Champions League Final on 1st June.
Qualified pilot? Find out more about buying your own private jet
2 May 2019 by Claire EllisYou’ve qualified as a pilot or maybe you’ve been flying for years. Either way, you’re ready to take the first step to buy a private jet. But what are the best private jets for sale and how much does a private jet cost? We give you the facts that can help you make the right decision.
Louisville International Airport prepares for influx of private jets
2 May 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAs the Kentucky Derby approaches, the relatively small airport of Louisville International, around three miles away from the race track, sees its busiest week of the year.
Air Charter Service invests in its Russian headquarters
30 April 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading global aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has moved its Moscow operation into a new office space, almost twice as large as its previous premises.
ACS clinches another Charter Broker of the Year award
30 April 2019 by Glenn PhillipsACS have been recognised as the ‘Charter Broker of the Year’ in the Cargo Airline of the Year awards hosted by Air Cargo News.
World Marathon Challenge
25 April 2019 by Claire EllisThe World Marathon Challenge called us to arrange for an aircraft to take a group of marathon runners to seven marathons in seven days across seven continents.
In the spotlight: Boeing 767-300 VIP
24 April 2019 by Claire EllisHistorically, if you had a group of up to 100 passengers a long-haul charter meant having to compromise, but ACS now have access to a new generation of wide-body VIP aircraft that offers the best of both worlds.
Whisky and irons Islay escape
18 April 2019 by Claire EllisHead to one of Scotland’s most scenic spots for a three night stay on a stunning links golf course. Tucked away in the dunes of Islay, The Machrie hotel overlooks seven miles of pristine beach and its very own golf course.
Air Charter Service strengthens board of directors with new appointment
18 April 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has appointed the industry veteran, Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to the company’s group board.
Tailor-made trips to Japan for 2019
16 April 2019 by Claire EllisAll eyes are on Japan as it prepares to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup, so what better time to plan a trip to this unique country. Air Charter Service’s private jet packages will get you closer to the action and allow you to experience some of the cultural highlights along the way.
Boeing 737 MAX grounding – ACS keeps summer schedules on track
15 April 2019 by Claire EllisAs Boeing 737 MAX aircraft remain grounded worldwide, Air Charter Service (ACS) have been securing leasing solutions for a major European airline to help them meet passenger demand during the peak spring and summer seasons.
Gastro tour of Rioja, San Sebastian & Bordeaux
15 April 2019 by Claire EllisThis gastronomic journey includes tasting Rioja’s finest wines, Michelin-starred dining in San Sebastian and a private vineyard tour in Bordeaux.
Getting Airborne with ACS
12 April 2019 by Claire EllisWhen an international aerospace manufacturer’s aircraft was grounded with a fault in China, their freight forwarding partner asked Air Charter Service for a quick solution.
A Family Holiday Down Under
11 April 2019 by Claire EllisWe were contacted on behalf of the CEO of a financial institute looking to plan a Chinese New Year family trip across Australia.
BrewDog Case Study
11 April 2019 by Claire EllisBrewDog approached us to help make BrewDog Airlines’ first transatlantic flight a seamless success.
Augusta Regional Airport gears up for busiest week of the year
10 April 2019 by Glenn PhillipsOver the course of Masters week Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field handles 22% of its total annual private jet traffic, with almost 2,500 aircraft movements in the run up and directly afterwards.
Air cargo industry rallies to help Mozambique following Cyclone Idai
4 April 2019 by Glenn Phillips500 tons of humanitarian aid, and almost 100 doctors were delivered on aircraft charted by us in April 2019.
The fastest commercial airliners in the world
14 March 2019 by Claire EllisLife is moving faster than ever before. Now 2019 is about to get a whole lot faster as airlines respond to the demand to fly passengers to their destinations on the fastest commercial aircraft in the world.
Charter company reports on busy year for Six Nations charter flights
14 March 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported that this year it has seen huge numbers of charter flights arranged to the Six Nations tournament.
ACS expands Far East operations with new Shanghai office
13 March 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has invested further in its Asian operations, by opening a new office in Shanghai.
Bauckham returns to Air Charter Service as Brexit Consultant
11 March 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has appointed industry veteran and former CEO, Tony Bauckham, as Brexit Consultant.
Air Charter Service picks up top award in Russia
28 February 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has been awarded the title of ‘Charter Broker of the Year’ in the third National Wings of Business Awards.
Industry votes ACS number one in Africa
22 February 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLast night ACS picked up the prestigious award of ‘International Air Charter Provider of the Year in Africa’ at The STAT Trade Times awards ceremony in Johannesburg.
Air Charter Service steps up investment in Middle East with office expansion
18 February 2019 by Glenn PhillipsThe Dubai office of leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has expanded its premises, almost doubling the size of the operation, which is the company’s regional headquarters for the Middle East, Africa and India.
ACS announces next step in US expansion with Atlanta office opening
12 February 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has opened its sixth office in the United States in the city of Atlanta, Georgia.
Air Charter Service invests further in California
12 February 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has invested further in its Los Angeles operation as it continues to expand its presence in California.
Stormzy’s birthday takes flight
11 February 2019 by Jessica BarrieWhen English rapper Stormzy wanted to celebrate his 25th birthday in style, The Platinum Car Company came to us on his behalf to book a jet capable of flying 265 passengers to Mahon from Stansted and then back again that night.
Atlanta airports prepare for private jet influx as Super Bowl LIII approaches
31 January 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAs the New England Patriots prepare to take on the Los Angeles Rams this weekend, Atlanta’s airports are gearing up for a busy few days, with more than 1,000 private jet flights anticipated for the big game.
ACS ramps up investment in Brazil as it continues record year
28 January 2019 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service continues to invest in South America with an expansion of its Brazilian operation.
ACS IN ACTION: A Chartered Conference
23 January 2019 by Claire EllisA travel agent approached us needing a full charter solution for passengers flying to delegate conferences across Europe.
1,500 private jets predicted to descend on Davos this week
21 January 2019 by Glenn PhillipsThis week the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) will bring business leaders from around the world to the Swiss town of Davos, and Air Charter Service predicts there will be close to 1,500 private jet flights over the week.
Private Jets of World Leaders
17 January 2019 by Claire EllisFrom presidential to royal fleets, find out how some of the most influential world leaders are making their way around the world for matters of state and leisure.
Chinese New Year Tour
13 January 2019 by Claire EllisAfter a recommendation from one of our existing clients, a travel agency in Beijing approached us about a Chinese New Year tour through South America that couldn’t be done with scheduled services.
UK skiers turn to private jets to get to maximise time on the slopes
9 January 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has said that it has seen more and more wealthy families turning to private jets to get to exclusive skiing destinations around Europe.
Castello di Casole
4 January 2019 by Jessica BarrieNestled in a sprawling hilltop wine estate amid wooded Tuscan countryside, Castello di Casole is a luxurious Italian retreat.
ACS Adventures 2018
31 December 2018 by Claire EllisTravel with us as we take a look back at what we got up to during 2018.
ACS Adventures 2018
31 December 2018 by Claire EllisTravel with us as we take a look back at what we got up to during 2018.
Air Charter Service announces new appointment to its Board of Directors
21 December 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter broker, Air Charter Service, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Katie Ivie, the company’s HR Director, to its Board of Directors.
20 December 2018 by Jessica BarrieThe only resort with views of both the Petit and Gros Piton Mountains, Jade Mountain is an unforgettably romantic seafront sanctuary.
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
20 December 2018 by Jessica BarrieRevamped following a multi-million dollar renovation, this ultra-luxurious resort offers beachfront indulgence against the dramatic backdrop of the Haleakalā volcano.
Record month for Air Charter Service with £61 million revenue in November
18 December 2018 by Glenn PhillipsWorld leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported that the company recorded revenue of more than £60 million last month, making it the record month in its history, beating the previous best of £52 million.
ACS Hong Kong celebrates 10 years of success in style
12 December 2018 by Glenn PhillipsThis October Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office celebrated its 10th birthday, with a lavish party to recognise the office’s huge success over the last decade.
Comparative analysis of the top aviation courses in Russia, with extensive information about universities and their aviation degrees
25 November 2018 by Claire EllisIn this report, we take an in-depth look at some of Russia’s universities and colleges offering aviation and aeronautics courses, including a comparison of the costs, courses offered, the content included, and how long it takes to study each course.
Air Charter Service wins Asian Business Aviation Association award
15 November 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has been awarded the title of ‘Best Charter Broker’ at the annual ‘Icons of Aviation’ gala awards ceremony, organised by the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA).
ACS Spain celebrates 10 year anniversary with record half year results
7 November 2018 by Glenn PhillipsThe Spanish office of leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has celebrated its tenth anniversary by revealing their half year results for the six months ending 31st July 2018, which show revenue up by 37% and charter numbers rising by 49%.
The most expensive private jet in the world
31 October 2018 by Claire EllisFlying by private jet is always a luxury, no matter the size of the aircraft. However, the very best private jet is extraordinarily fabulous – and extraordinarily expensive. Here’s a look at the most expensive private jet in the world.
ACS appoints George Rolls as Director, Private Jets
25 October 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading private jet specialist, Air Charter Service, has appointed George Rolls in the role of Director, Private Jets as it looks to the next stage of its expansion.
Air Charter Service helps to fly in more than 600 tonnes of relief goods to Indonesia
24 October 2018 by Glenn PhillipsSince the earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Indonesia on September 28th, Air Charter Service has been busy helping governments and charities to deliver more than 600 tonnes of aid to the country.
The Grand America Hotel
17 October 2018 by Jessica BarrieIf you’re looking to create memories that last a lifetime, then The Grand America Hotel is the place for you. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, it’s bespoke rooms, restaurants and excellent setting make it an impressive stay for all.
10 October 2018 by Jessica BarrieThis elegant spa hotel offers stunning 360° views over Paris as well as being ideally located in the heart of the city on famous Avenue Kléber.
Air Charter Service in top 30 of Sunday Times Top Track 250 list
10 October 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has been placed 29th in The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 list.
Air Charter Service called into action in Hawaii again
26 September 2018 by Glenn PhillipsFollowing the destruction caused by Hurricane Lane in Hawaii last month, Air Charter Service’s Texas office was called into action.
Private jets versus sports cars and supercars
25 September 2018 by Claire EllisOur growth and wellbeing are increasingly dependent on how we choose to travel. Since a crossover between jets and cars will take years to hit the mainstream, here’s what you need to know before deciding whether to invest in a private jet or a sports car.
The Royal Hawaiian
21 September 2018 by Jessica BarrieSince 1927 the Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Resort has bought a new era of luxurious resort travel to Hawaii.
What food can be ordered on a private jet flight?
20 September 2018 by Jessica BarrieWhen you fly on a private jet every tiny detail is tailored to make your flight as enjoyable as possible, and that includes your food. Join Air Charter Service to explore how.
Air Charter Service opens Swiss freight operation
13 September 2018 by Glenn PhillipsThe Geneva office of global charter experts Air Charter Service, has launched a cargo department, adding to the operation’s private jets and group travel divisions in the Swiss city.
Top 5 airports for Private Jets in and around Charlotte
13 September 2018 by Claire EllisOne of the luxuries of private jet travel is being able to choose where you land. For your next visit to Charlotte, we have listed the top 5 private jet airports in and around Charlotte.
The most interesting and unique hotels in the world
5 September 2018 by Claire EllisFrom a 13th-century castle and private French Polynesian atoll to an iconic African architectural landmark and rugged Arabian hideaway, explore some of the world’s most unique hotels with an ACS private jet charter.
ACS hails World Cup as busiest single sporting event in company’s history
21 August 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter provider, Air Charter Service, has said that the 2018 FIFA World Cup was its busiest ever event, with almost 350 separate bookings across all five of its divisions during the month long tournament.
5,000 fans follow Les Bleus to Ireland
20 August 2018 by Claire EllisWhen 5,000 French rugby fans needed to get to Dublin to cheer on Les Bleus for their Six Nations fixture against Ireland, ACS were called in to help.
An A-Z of aviation definitions
17 August 2018 by Claire EllisDo you know your altimeter from your horizontal stabilizer? Take a look at our glossary of aviation terms, which explains everything from airport procedures and regulations to airplane parts. This A-Z of definitions is useful whether you’re training for an aviation job, work for an airline or are simply a curious passenger.
16 August 2018 by Claire EllisThis luxurious coastal retreat on the Australian island state of Tasmania offers stunning views over Great Oyster Bay and the Hazards Mountains beyond.
A look back at the de Havilland Comet: The world's first commercial jet airliner
16 August 2018 by Claire EllisIn 1952, the history of flight was changed forever with the launch of the world’s first commercial jet – the de Havilland Comet. In this post, we look back on the glory days of this glamorous jet airliner and the disasters that eventually brought it down.
Air Charter Service announces impressive half year results
15 August 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has revealed the company's half year results for the six months ending 31st July 2018, which show revenue is up 23%, from £195.2m (US$253m) to £240.5m (US$312m).
Ultimate Central America
3 August 2018 by Claire EllisUncover some of South America’s most spectacular destinations on this incredible safari to Guatemala and Belize, travelling in style by private jet throughout and staying in a range of luxury wilderness eco-lodges owned by Hollywood director Francis Ford Coppola.
ACS helps to avert Hawaiian disaster
31 July 2018 by Glenn PhillipsIn late May, Air Charter Service was called upon to source an aircraft capable of flying 68 tonnes of the fire retardant ore, barite, to battle the increasing threat of lava reaching a geothermal power plant in Hawaii.
31 July 2018 by Claire EllisDiscover Venice in ultimate style on this four-night break, flying-in by private jet and staying in one of the city’s most luxurious hotels before returning to London on the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – staying in one of the train’s fabulous new Grand Suites.
29 July 2018 by Claire EllisThanks to the precision of 3D printing, creating just about anything has become a reality – even your own plane. Join us and explore how.
Top 10 Aviation Books
27 July 2018 by Claire EllisLooking for a great book about flying? Here are 10 of the must-read books about aviation, perfect for both professional pilots and aviation fans. There’s something to suit all tastes, whether you’re looking for a pilot manual, flight history or fiction. Top picks include the fascinating true stories of wartime pilots and the first trans-Atlantic crossing.
The world tour of airplane graveyards
26 July 2018 by Claire EllisThere’s something morbidly fascinating about seeing some of the world’s best-known planes grounded for good. In this blog, we take a tour of some of the world’s most spectacular airplane graveyards.
SpaceShipOne: A look at the world’s first reusable commercial spacecraft
25 July 2018 by Claire EllisCommercial space flight might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but it’s close to being a reality. Join us for a look at the world’s first commercial spacecraft, SpaceShipOne.
The world’s best aviation museums
23 July 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to the world’s best aviation museums to uncover the mechanical and historic achievements of the aviation industry’s exciting past and present. Here’s our pick of the best aviation museums around the world.
Air Charter Service takes Germany’s biggest club night to the skies
16 July 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft specialist, Air Charter Service, arranged a VIP-configured, fully customised ‘Club Jet’ to take some of the world’s biggest DJs to host a party in the skies, before kicking off a huge clubbing weekend in Germany.
Air Charter Service further strengthens its West Coast presence with new San Francisco office
3 July 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has opened a new office in San Francisco this week, its second in the state and sixth in the US in total.
Top 7 Airports for Private Jets in San Francisco
3 July 2018 by Claire EllisWe’ve compiled a list of the top 7 airports for private jets in San Francisco to help you find the best option for your next private jet trip.
Air Charter Service opens dedicated office for its OBC operation
26 June 2018 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Germany based onboard courier team has moved into its own independent office next to Frankfurt Airport, just three years after the company announced that it would revamp its OBC division, and two years ahead of schedule.
ACS revels in rhino relocation
26 June 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLast month award-winning aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, helped to transport six wild black rhinos to Zakouma National Park in Chad.
Your summer set-jetting guide
21 June 2018 by Claire EllisTo explore the locations of your favorite flicks, join us and plan the set-jetting adventure of a lifetime.
ACS never makes a dog’s dinner of a charter
19 June 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLate last year, leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, chartered four Boeing B777s to move more than 400 tonnes of dog food after a computer virus meant that supermarkets in Australia and New Zealand would have run out of the popular brand.
18 June 2018 by Claire EllisStylishly located in the heart of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is one of the world’s most prestigious five-star hotels.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas
12 June 2018 by Claire EllisThe Oberoi Vanyavilas is a luxurious tented camp in exotic Rajasthan, lauded as India’s leading luxury jungle resort.
ACS leading the way in the race to Russia this summer
12 June 2018 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has now booked more than 160 flights for the World Cup in Russia.
What is the best way to ship your car?
9 June 2018 by Claire EllisFrom road carriers to container ships, professional drivers to private jet charters, there are plenty of methods for relocating your vehicle. Here’s a look at some of the options available and what to consider when transporting your car.
Travel agents get a taste of the high life
7 June 2018 by Claire EllisBack in March, Air Charter Service gave six lucky travel agents a taste of the high life, whisking them off to Venice by private jet to begin a tour of three of Italy’s most beautiful cities, hosted by Marriott Luxury brands.
Going tech in Reykjavík
7 June 2018 by Claire EllisWhen an aircraft went tech with an engine failure in Reykjavík, a leading global low-cost airline required an urgent wet lease solution to provide cover for a transatlantic route.
Belmond Hotel Splendido Portofino
7 June 2018 by Claire EllisHoused in a 16th-century Benedictine monastery which nestles on a verdant hillside overlooking picture-perfect Portofino Harbour, Belmond Hotel Splendido is one of Italy’s most celebrated hotels.
Wynn, Las Vegas
5 June 2018 by Claire EllisWynn Las Vegas is one of Sin City’s leading luxury resorts, offering understated glamour and contemporary style within easy reach of all the action.
4 June 2018 by Claire EllisExplore Australia’s incredible natural landscapes on the adventure of a lifetime Down Under with this amazing 13-night package, flying by private jet throughout and staying in a range of world-class luxury retreats.
Weird and wonderful concept planes that history forgot
3 June 2018 by Claire EllisWhile many of us can tell a Boeing 747 from an Airbus A320, we often fail to recognise the design-forward planes of the past that tried to take the aviation industry in a new design direction. Join us to explore the weird and wonderful planes that failed to become household names.
Taking life down a gear
1 June 2018 by Claire EllisAs part of an incentive for 130 of their Chinese dealers and customers, a leading car manufacturer was arranging an exclusive party at a castle in Ibiza, followed by a visit to their head office in Stuttgart.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
31 May 2018 by Claire EllisProudly positioned on the Strip next to the Bellagio, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers modern luxury at the heart of the City of Lights.
29 May 2018 by Claire EllisAmangiri is a remote luxury hideaway nestled in a cliff-curve amid the dramatic canyons of the American Southwest.
Air Charter Service announces record-breaking first quarter cargo numbers
29 May 2018 by Glenn PhillipsMulti award-winning aircraft charter company, Air Charter Service, has announced that the first quarter of its financial year was a record for the company – and was particularly good for its cargo division.
A flying start to married life
28 May 2018 by Claire EllisA travel company came to us on behalf of a wedding planner organising a lavish Indian wedding.
What Hollywood got right (and wrong) about the future of aviation
27 May 2018 by Claire EllisFrom flying cars to hoverboards and time travel, Hollywood’s portrayal of the future of aviation has been both fictional and fulfilled. Join us to explore what Hollywood got right (and wrong) about the future of air travel.
A match-day football mission
26 May 2018 by Claire EllisAs part of a series of international friendlies, an Asian national football team had matches lined up in Northern Ireland and Poland just three days apart.
Air Charter Service voted Charter Broker of the Year for sixth consecutive year
24 May 2018 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has retained the title of 'Charter Broker of the Year' at the annual WAC Awards.
Amansara, Siem Reap
24 May 2018 by Claire EllisAmansara is an intimate all-suite resort in Siem Reap, perfectly positioned to explore the temples of the Angkor UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Why you should charter a private jet to Asia
22 May 2018 by Claire EllisFrom private Cambodian islands to Thailand cruises and luxury Hong Kong city breaks, Asia is has a wealth of options for unforgettable travel destinations. Here’s why you should charter a private jet to Asia with ACS.
Air Charter Service invests further in China
22 May 2018 by Glenn PhillipsThe Chinese operation of leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has moved to larger premises in Beijing to enable the next step in its plans for expansion as the Chinese market continues to grow.
ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
18 May 2018 by Claire EllisARIA Resort & Casino is an AAA Five Diamond-awarded Las Vegas hotel, renowned for its modern amenities and exceptional service.
A break for the beach
17 May 2018 by Claire EllisWhen two VIP guests en route to a party in the Caribbean had their domestic connection to London cancelled, their travel company asked us to step in and help.
A trip down memory lane
15 May 2018 by Claire EllisA couple in the US were planning their annual holiday and decided to take their kids and the extended family back to their roots in Scotland.
Lime Wood Hotel & Spa
5 May 2018 by Claire EllisLime Wood Hotel & Spa is a luxury country-house retreat in the heart of the New Forest National Park.
2 May 2018 by Claire EllisDiscover Puglia in southern Italy on this four-night Mediterranean adventure, flying in by private jet and staying in a magnificent villa at the Borgo Egnazia luxury resort.
New York’s private jet industry up by almost 5% in 2017
30 April 2018 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has studied the WingX statistics for New York’s impressive private jet numbers last year and predicts further growth in the market in 2018.
Louisville Airport prepares for busiest day of the year
27 April 2018 by Glenn PhillipsAs the Kentucky Derby approaches, so does the busiest day of the year for Louisville International.
Cottage holiday hotspots for Toronto travellers
19 April 2018 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together a selection of packages for short hops by private jet to some of the area’s most popular cottage holiday hotspots.
Ultimate Grand Prix: Spain & Monaco
5 April 2018 by Claire EllisCombine two of the world’s most prestigious Formula One races – the Spanish Grand Prix and Monaco Grand Prix – on one incredible trip.
Augusta Airport prepares for busiest week of the year
4 April 2018 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service predicts that this year will be especially busy due to the ‘Tiger Woods effect’.
Air charter company inundated with requests as World Cup throws up logistical challenges
29 March 2018 by Glenn PhillipsACS has been seeing record demand for aircraft charters ahead of the big kick-off in June
A Day in the life of an ACS Onboard Courier
28 March 2018 by Claire EllisFrom the moment the shipment comes in, to the moment it’s delivered safely to its final destination, we take a look at the average day of an ACS Onboard Courier.
Air Charter Service Germany reports outstanding 2017
28 March 2018 by Glenn PhillipsRevenue up by 31% and charters by 23%.
23 March 2018 by Claire EllisFrom the moment you set off to feeling white sand between your toes, it’s never been easier to arrange a much-needed getaway to a private island.
ACS reveals most unusual cargo requests
13 March 2018 by Glenn PhillipsFrom flying 90 tonnes of ketchup to transporting the world’s heaviest woman, here are the most unusual cargo charter requests we’ve received
Charter company predicts busiest year for Six Nations charter flights
9 March 2018 by Glenn Phillips2018 will be its busiest in terms of charter flights to the Six Nations tournament.
Canada’s Three Coasts by Private Jet
7 March 2018 by Claire EllisDiscover Canada’s extraordinary natural beauty on this coast-to-coast adventure, flying by private jet throughout and staying in a range of luxury retreats.
Air Charter Service to exclusively market A320 in Europe
5 March 2018 by Glenn PhillipsACS has signed an exclusive marketing agreement for an Orange2Fly Airbus A320 for six weeks.
Aviation Events Calendar 2018
1 March 2018 by Claire Ellis2018 is quickly becoming the most exciting year yet for aviation. We’ve compiled a guide to the must-see events on the world’s aviation calendar.
Air Charter Service announces revenue of almost $700 million for 2017
21 February 2018 by Glenn PhillipsACS has revealed that the company’s revenue was $677 million (£477 million) in the financial year ending January 31st 2018
Ultimate fashion tour of Europe
8 February 2018 by Claire EllisRub shoulders with the fashion elite in London, Milan and Paris this February during Europe’s most hotly anticipated fashion weeks.
Minneapolis airports expecting record influx of private jets
2 February 2018 by Glenn PhillipsMinneapolis’s airports are preparing for what is predicted to be the busiest day in their history over the Super Bowl weekend.
ACS further increases US presence with Manhattan office opening
1 February 2018 by Glenn PhillipsACS has this week opened a new office in Manhattan, its second operation in New York and sixth in North America.
Exhilarating Heli-Skiing Packages
31 January 2018 by Claire EllisThrilling helicopter rides, fresh powder, breath-taking landscapes and luxurious chalets – take skiing to the next level with a tailor-made heli-skiing package
No-Expense-Spared Private Jet Proposal Packages
30 January 2018 by Claire EllisMoney-can-buy ways to pop the question this Valentine’s Day
ACS and Lance McCullers Jr. help with homeless cats and dogs
25 January 2018 by Glenn PhillipsWorld Series winner, Lance McCullers Jr. of the Houston Astros, helped with transporting displaced cats and dogs.
23 January 2018 by Claire EllisDelve into China’s rich history and exotic culture on this incredible tour, flying by private jet throughout and staying in coveted hotels from luxury brands like Peninsula and Aman.
More than 1,000 private jets set to descend on Swiss town
18 January 2018 by Glenn PhillipsNext week the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) will bring business leaders from around the world to the Swiss town of Davos
Air Charter Service invests in larger premises in India
19 December 2017 by Glenn PhillipsThe Indian operation of ACS has moved to new premises in Mumbai
Exclusive Russia Packages for Summer 2018
19 December 2017 by Claire EllisWith all the upcoming sporting action, Russia is set to be the travel hotspot of summer 2018.
An exotic Indian adventure
15 December 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover India’s most iconic sights in unrivalled style on this luxury tour, flying by private jet throughout.
Animals displaced by Irma flown to new homes
13 December 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS arranges charter for displaced rescue animals to their new homes after they were evacuated from Florida
Rush begins to secure limited charter aircraft in Russia after World Cup Draw
1 December 2017 by Glenn PhillipsWith the draw now completed ACS says that aircraft charters will be an essential part of logistics for the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year.
Charters to Remember: A Heavy Load
30 November 2017 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2016 we chartered Antonov Airlines’ giant AN-225 to carry the heaviest single piece of air cargo in the Americas.
Record quarter for Air Charter Service with £144 million revenue over the three months
21 November 2017 by Glenn PhillipsThe company reported that it has achieved revenue of more than £144 million in the period August to October.
Private jet charter to Kokomo Private Island Resort
20 November 2017 by Claire EllisKokomo Private Island Resort is a barefoot paradise where practically everything is included, so you can simply kick back, and enjoy.
Hire a Private Jet to Europe’s Winter Holiday Hotspots
17 November 2017 by Claire EllisPlanning a winter escape? Charter a private jet to one of Europe’s top five holiday hotspots.
Fly by private jet charter to the world’s best luxury Christmas shopping destinations
10 November 2017 by Claire EllisMake this year your best Christmas yet. Book a private jet charter to the world’s top shopping destinations to get everything on your Christmas shopping list during one fabulous trip.
Embark on the ultimate African adventure
9 November 2017 by Claire EllisUncover Southern Africa’s wildlife-rich wilderness on our 14-night safari adventure through some of this rugged region’s most inspiring destinations.
Private Jet Charter to Armani Hotel Milano
1 November 2017 by Claire EllisThe Armani Hotel Milano is the epitome of a designer hotel in the heart of Milan.
Big City Beats Case Study
24 October 2017 by Claire EllisHaving chartered a Boeing 747 with us the previous year, Big City Beats came back to us with an even bigger challenge.
The rise of carbon neutral airports
22 October 2017 by Claire EllisThe era of carbon neutral airports is here. Discover how these eco-friendly airports work, the reason for their rise and how they will impact the future of aviation.
The ‘Real’ winners
21 October 2017 by Claire EllisAfter Real Madrid were confirmed in the 2017 UEFA Champions League final, our Madrid office received two separate requests from two travel agents asking us to co-ordinate air travel and ground transportation for over 500 Real Madrid supporters
From India with Love
20 October 2017 by Claire EllisWe were contacted after a husband-to-be asked the travel agent he’d arranged his honeymoon with to add an extra week to its duration, without telling his wife, and organise a private jet tour of India
In the Driver’s Seat
19 October 2017 by Claire EllisWe were approached by the travel and events agency ŠKODA AUTO had hired to help coordinate and transport 9,000 passengers in groups ranging from 8 to 240 people for training on the new ŠKODA KODIAQ
Under the Sea
18 October 2017 by Claire EllisWe were approached after a travel agent was asked to put together a diving trip to the remote Tubbataha reef in the Philippines, which was only accessible by a liveaboard (boat) that left each morning
Air Charter Service helps take Germany’s biggest club night to the skies
17 October 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS recently arranged a charter to take some of the world’s biggest DJs to the skies.
Ash Cloud Brings Chaos
17 October 2017 by Claire EllisWe were asked by a leading travel agent to get six board members of a global company who had been left stranded in the Singapore back in the UK inside 24 hours to make an important meeting
A walk on the wild side
16 October 2017 by Claire EllisWe were approached by a global travel agent who had received a request from a regular client who had invited 17 important investors to their annual conference and wanted to add a private aircraft experience with an overnight stop at a safari lodge as part of the kick off to the event.
ACS makes it five in a row at the Payload Asia Customer Choice Awards
13 October 2017 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has once again been voted 'Charter Broker of the Year'
Aircraft charter specialist working tirelessly on hurricane relief operations
9 October 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has arranged more than 130 charter flights in response to the various hurricanes across the Caribbean and US
Hit the slopes in style at our ultra-luxurious ski chalets
3 October 2017 by Claire EllisEmbark on a magical winter retreat with our seven-night luxury skiing packages, available throughout the winter season.
ACS On Ice
3 October 2017 by Claire EllisA global events agency was tasked with the travel logistics for a European ice skating tour for a renowned entertainment brand.
European Orchestra Tour
2 October 2017 by Claire EllisIn 2015 we were asked to charter for the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra’s European tour over the course of 10 days.
Black Friday Freight
2 October 2017 by Claire EllisA local freight forwarder contacted our Hong Kong office looking for an urgent charter solution to clear a 105,000kg backlog of cargo for one of their customers.
How planes, private aviation and pilots changed fashion
29 September 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover five fascinating ways that pilots and aviation revolutionized the world of fashion and jewelry design, from the invention of the wristwatch to Amelia Earhart’s leather jacket.
An Unforgettable Lapland Experience
27 September 2017 by Claire EllisSpend a magical Christmas in Lapland with our four-night adventure in northern Finland, including snowmobiling to the Northern Lights, a husky sled ride, and a visit to Santa.
Air Charter Service sees busy summer for ACMI deals
25 September 2017 by Glenn PhillipsThis summer ACS has had its most successful summer for leases.
Aircraft charter expected to be crucial to World Cup logistics next year
14 September 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS says that aircraft charters will be an essential part of logistics for the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year.
What to wear on a private jet charter
13 September 2017 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service sits down with Nicole Pollard Bayme, stylist to Royals and celebrities, to talk private jet style. Plus Nicole’s top 10 picks for your upcoming flight.
The World’s Most Exclusive Cars
12 September 2017 by Claire EllisWhich cars do the wealthiest and most discerning consumers in the world drive? Discover five of the most prestigious vehicles on the market.
The Future of Aviation Technologies, Rocket Engines and Sustainable Aviation
8 September 2017 by Claire EllisACS speak to Simone Paternostro, Aerospace Researcher at the University of Nottingham, about the future of aviation technology.
High-flyers turn to private aviation specialist to escape path of Hurricane Irma
7 September 2017 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service helps to evacuate wealthy individuals trying to avoid Hurricane Irma.
7 September 2017 by Claire EllisVenice’s first seven-star hotel, the award-winning Aman Venice is an ultra-luxurious base from which to explore this romantic city’s magnificent architecture and winding waterways.
Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastian
6 September 2017 by Claire EllisSan Sebastian's most illustrious hotel, this opulent belle-époque retreat is beautifully located on the Urumea River in the historic city centre
The World’s Most Incredible Remote Vacation Destinations
30 August 2017 by Claire EllisDo you dream of getting away from it all? Discover seven vacation destinations so remote your problems will stay home
Weekend Getaways of the World’s Wealthiest
29 August 2017 by Claire EllisWhen billionaires get into their private jets on Friday night, where do they go? Discover the fabulous destinations loved by the world’s wealthiest people.
Private Jet Charter to Aman Sveti Stefan
25 August 2017 by Claire EllisAman Sveti Stefan is a graceful coastal retreat on the scenic island of Montenegro, renowned for its unique setting and understated luxury.
Hundreds of private jets expected to descend upon Sin City this weekend
24 August 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS is expecting a huge number of private jets to flood into Las Vegas this weekend to see the ‘most valuable fight of all time’.
Jet Engines and How Airplanes Fly
23 August 2017 by Claire EllisThe invention of modern jet aircraft transformed world travel and warfare. But how do modern airplanes fly? ACS teams up with the University of Nottingham to explain the four principles of flight, and how they apply to modern jet planes.
The Future of Aviation and Pilotless Planes
22 August 2017 by Claire EllisWhat does the future of aviation hold? We discuss the newest technology - pilotless planes, drones and air taxis –and discuss what is coming next with Aerospace Engineer Simone Paternostro of Nottingham University.
18 August 2017 by Claire EllisSoneva Jani is a breathtaking escape in the Maldives, beautifully located for watersports and beachside relaxation.
Visit the Venice Biennale by Private Jet Charter
17 August 2017 by Claire EllisLa Biennale di Venezia is an arts institution that has solidified Venice as one of the premier cultural destinations in the world. Read our guide to the 74th Venice International Film Festival, 30 August-9 September 2017.
Air Charter Service arranges transportation of priceless works of art
16 August 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS was recently entrusted to fly 11 paintings by world famous artist Pablo Picasso from France to Morocco
Charter Private Jet to World Polo Championship, Sydney
15 August 2017 by Claire EllisThe X FIP World Polo Championship will take place from 21-29 October 2017. Eight international polo teams will compete to win the coveted trophy. Charter a private jet to the World Polo Championship 2017, Sydney.
The Priceless Flight
15 August 2017 by Claire EllisA museum in Rabat wanted to borrow some priceless art by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso from another museum in Paris, and we were asked to get it there quickly, and safely.
AOG Case Study: Two aircraft tyres
11 August 2017 by Jessica BarrieWhen their Boeing 767 burst two nose gear tyres upon a heavy landing in stormy conditions in Mauritius, the major European airline chartering it needed a swift way of getting the aircraft airborne again.
Skywatchers flock to airports in path of total solar eclipse
10 August 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS is chartering aircraft to several destinations for stargazers to get a better look of the first total eclipse in America this century.
Top Five Ilyushin Aircraft
9 August 2017 by Claire EllisThe story of Russian aircraft manufacturer Ilyushin is one of success and innovation. These are the top five Ilyushin aircraft of all time.
Women Celebrities Who Fly Planes
9 August 2017 by Claire EllisThese five famous women are also pilots. Learn who these multi-talented celebrities are, and what inspired their love of flying.
The Latest Trends in Private Jet Activity
8 August 2017 by Claire EllisAll over the world, traveling by private jet is growing increasingly popular, here’s a look at the latest private jet trends, from the top planes to the busiest flight routes.
Boeing calls time on its beloved Jumbo Jet 747
7 August 2017 by Claire EllisThe Boeing 747 is being grounded after nearly half a century. We discover why, and trace the history of this iconic behemoth once known as Queen of the Skies.
World's Most Iconic Aircraft
5 August 2017 by Claire EllisTrace the history of the world's most iconic aircraft through the ages. From Concorde to the Boeing 747 these are the airplanes that changed aviation forever.
Bellagio, Las Vegas
3 August 2017 by Claire EllisThe Bellagio is a legendary Las Vegas resort and casino, famous for its iconic dancing fountains.
"The Money Fight" Ultimate Weekend Package
3 August 2017 by Claire EllisFly to Las Vegas for a weekend of fast cars, flights and VIP tickets to the Mayweather vs McGregor fight.
Air Charter Service invests in expanding its Canadian presence
1 August 2017 by Glenn PhillipsThe Canadian office of ACS has moved to new, larger premises in Toronto
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
1 August 2017 by Claire EllisSoneva Fushi is a boutique hideaway in the Maldives, offering a luxurious Robinson Crusoe-style escape during which guests can unwind in blissful seclusion.
Charter Flights to Mayweather vs. McGregor, Las Vegas
1 August 2017 by Claire EllisArrange a private jet charter to Las Vegas on August 26 2017 and witness this much anticipated fight.
Hotel Marqués de Riscal, Rioja
31 July 2017 by Claire EllisHotel Marqués De Riscal is an iconic vineyard hotel sitting above Rioja’s oldest winery
International pre-season tours prove big business for football charter specialist
27 July 2017 by Glenn PhillipsMany of football’s top teams now turn to private aircraft charters for pre-season tours.
Price to Charter a Private Jet: Top 5 Summer Escapes 2017
27 July 2017 by Claire EllisThese are the top five summer escapes for 2017. Find out how much it costs to charter a private jet to Europe’s most stylish summer escapes, the nearest airports and flight times.
Cargo Aircraft Antonov Through the Ages
26 July 2017 by Claire EllisWe explore how Antonov became the great aviation powerhouse it is today, from simple training gliders to the massive Antonov AN-225 cargo plane.
These are The Top 5 Airports for Private Jets in Canada
25 July 2017 by Claire EllisWhile all private jet airports are designed for convenience, some airports take their facilities up a notch. We’ve assembled a list of the best private jet airports in Canada to help you plan your next trip.
Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
24 July 2017 by Claire EllisMandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is an exclusive sanctuary at the heart of the legendary Strip.
Sweet deal for ACS
19 July 2017 by Glenn PhillipsLast week ACS arranged to fly 100 tonnes of confectionary to restock a warehouse in Peru.
Fly into these Top 7 Airports for Private Jets in Los Angeles
19 July 2017 by Claire EllisLA is home to many jetsetters and enough private jet airports to accommodate them all. We’ve assembled a list of the best private jet airports in Los Angeles to help you plan your next LA charter flight.
Travel to the Palio Siena by Private Jet Charter
18 July 2017 by Claire EllisThe Palio Siena is a thrilling vestige of medieval Tuscany that still lives on. You must experience it once in a lifetime. We can help you get there.
Fly to Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 by Private Jet Charter
17 July 2017 by Claire EllisEvery August, Edinburgh bursts to life as the largest arts festival in the world descends upon the city. Book a private jet charter to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to immerse yourself in the festivities.
Hire a Private Plane to the Glamorous Goodwood Revival 2017 Racing Festival
13 July 2017 by Claire EllisTravel back in time to the heyday of motor racing with a glamorous weekend at the Goodwood Revival. Hire a private jet or helicopter to arrive in style.
Rent a Private Jet to the Canadian Open 2017
12 July 2017 by Claire EllisOne of the most thrilling events on the PGA Tour is just a short hop away. Rent a private jet to the Canadian Open for a VIP affair from start to finish.
Arrive Like the Stars: Book a Private Jet Charter to the Toronto Film Festival
11 July 2017 by Claire EllisHollywood takes over Toronto for eleven days every summer. Book a private jet charter to the Toronto Film Festival to see the next big films and the stars that make them shine
World Leaders Book Your Private Charter Flights to the G20 Summit
5 July 2017 by Claire EllisSome of the world’s most influential leaders will gather in Hamburg for the G20 Summit. Your time is valuable, so book charter flights for an efficient and secure arrival.
Joel Fenn promoted to Business Development Director for ACS’s North American offices
5 July 2017 by Glenn PhillipsIt has been announced that Joel Fenn will head up Private Jet Business Development for North America.
Try These Popular Private Jet Charters from Los Angeles For Express Travel
4 July 2017 by Claire EllisThanks to the city’s large population of A-listers and business executives, Los Angeles is a popular hub for private jet travel. Read on for a list of the popular private jet charters from Los Angeles.
Charter a Private Jet to The Hampton Classic Horse Show 2017
3 July 2017 by Claire EllisIf you love equestrian events, don’t miss The Hampton Classic Horse Show 2017. Charter a private jet to the Hamptons for world-class show of horse racing, and celebrity sightings.
Private Jet Charter to Houston
30 June 2017 by Claire EllisHouston is a bustling business hub filled with museums and culture. Whether you’re visiting for business or leisure, travel in style with a private jet charter to Houston.
Britain’s Most Popular Air Taxi Routes
29 June 2017 by Claire EllisFlying private may sound like a luxury available only to the rich and famous. However, there are ways to fly private at a fraction of the cost. We spill the secrets here.
Popular Private Jet Charters from Miami for Business or Pleasure
28 June 2017 by Claire EllisWith its beautiful beaches, fabulous hotels and easy access to the Caribbean, Miami is a hub for private jet travel. We've listed some of the most popular private jet charters here.
Private Jet Charter Miami
27 June 2017 by Claire EllisHeading to Miami, Florida? Whether you’re visiting for a beach holiday or business trip, hire a private jet charter Miami to travel there in style.
Private jet to private yacht on the Cote D'Azur
26 June 2017 by Claire EllisFly into Nice by private jet for a seven-night cruise of the French Riviera, dining on Michelin-starred cuisine and diving in turquoise waters.
Exclusive private villa on the Dalmatian Coast
21 June 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover the idyllic coast from one of Dubrovnik’s most exclusive private residences, complete with personal chef and vintage wine cellar.
Growing number of festival-goers look to helicopters to beat the infamous Glastonbury traffic
20 June 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS is seeing increased interest helicopter charters for private clients desperate to beat the legendary Glastonbury traffic.
Cultural Wonders of Aman Venice & Montenegro
19 June 2017 by Claire EllisThis seven-night private jet package brings together two of Europe’s most sensational destinations with Aman’s signature understated luxury.
Travel like a VIP and Rent a Private Jet to the Silverstone Grand Prix
15 June 2017 by Claire EllisThe British Grand Prix is among the most prestigious – and glamorous – races on the Formula One calendar. Rent a private jet to let the celebration begin the moment you leave home.
Ultimate luxury in the Maldives
15 June 2017 by Claire EllisArrive by private jet for a 10-night escape with Soneva Resorts, including two spectacular desert-island retreats and a luxurious yacht cruise.
Hire a Private Plane and add a touch of Luxury to your Burning Man experience
15 June 2017 by Claire EllisHire a private plane to Burning Man 2017 for the experience of a lifetime. We’ll drop you off directly in the Black Rock Desert.
Jordan Hinsch announced as new head of Private Jets for ACS Florida
14 June 2017 by Glenn PhillipsJordan Hinsch has been promoted to Director of Private Jets in the company’s Miami office.
Charter a Plane to some of The Best Fourth of July Festivities in the US
13 June 2017 by Claire EllisCelebrate America’s birthday in style. Charter a plane to the country’s most exclusive Fourth of July parties.
Air Charter Service reports impressive first quarter results
12 June 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported a 24% increase in revenue year on year.
Top 5 Airplanes to Charter for Special Events
12 June 2017 by Claire EllisIf there’s ever a moment that was made for a luxury private jet, it’s your special event. Here are the best airplanes for life’s biggest occasions.
Rent a Private Jet Charter for the 2017 ESPY Awards
9 June 2017 by Claire EllisTickets are still available for the biggest night in sports. Rent a private jet to the ESPY Awards to arrive in luxury, just like the pros do.
Private Jet Charter to the Tour de France
7 June 2017 by Claire EllisThe Tour de France winds through hundreds of small towns and all five of France’s major mountain chains. It’s typically not an easy race to get to, but we can help make your arrival seamless and luxurious.
Charter Flights to Glastonbury 2017
5 June 2017 by Claire EllisGlastonbury Festival is legendary, and so is the traffic to get in. We can help you charter a private jet to skip the queues and arrive in style.
ACS sees huge interest for helicopters and private jet charters for football’s European Finals
1 June 2017 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has several flights booked for both the men’s and women’s Champions League finals this week.
The Cheapest Private Jet Charter Trips
31 May 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re looking for the cheapest private jet charter trips, then find out how to choose the most cost-efficient aircraft and get the biggest discounts using empty leg flights.
ACS loads high cube containers with centimetres to spare
30 May 2017 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service recently transported two high cube containers from Italy to Saudi Arabia with vital oil and gas industry materials inside.
The Best Private Jet Charter Prices for Interstate Travel
26 May 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re looking for the best private jet charter prices for interstate travel, find out how to choose the best aircraft for your trip and how much it’ll cost in this guide.
Private Jet Charter to the NBA Games 2017
23 May 2017 by Claire EllisOrganize a private jet charter to the NBA games to watch America’s top basketball teams battle it out in the 2017 NBA playoffs and finals.
How Much Does it Cost to Charter a Private Jet?
17 May 2017 by Claire EllisWe’re often asked how much it costs to charter a private jet. The answer is rather complicated. Here’s what you need to know.
ACS expands its Airlines Sales team
16 May 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has increased the size its Airline Sales division by welcoming Daniel Parker as manager of the company’s London Operations Control Centre.
Air Charter Service proves its worth again as it is voted world’s best
15 May 2017 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service was crowned ‘Charter Broker of the Year’ for the fifth consecutive year at World Air Cargo awards ceremony.
Charter Private Jet to London for Royal Ascot 2017
15 May 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re a horse racing fan, don’t miss Royal Ascot 2017. Charter a private jet to London for five days of world-class racing, fancy attire and celebrity sightings.
ŠKODA KODIAQ Case Study
12 May 2017 by Claire EllisŠKODA AUTO a.s. appointed ACS to transport 9,000 passengers in groups ranging from 8 to 240, from 29 countries, to Faro, Portugal for training on the new ŠKODA KODIAQ, returning them the following day.
The Best Private Jet Charters to the Kentucky Derby
11 May 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re a horse racing fan, travel in style with your own rented aircraft to Louisville for the 2017 Kentucky Derby and watch top thoroughbred horses compete in the country’s greatest race.
Air Charter Service completes its part in launch of new ŠKODA KODIAQ
10 May 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has assisted ŠKODA in the launch of a brand new car, arranging flights to and from almost 30 countries.
Air Charter Service Private Jet Charter Global Leader Through the Ages
10 May 2017 by Claire EllisACS Founder and Chairman Chris Leach turned a basement startup into a multinational private jet charter company. Here's the story of Air Charter Service through the ages.
London Private Jet Charter to the Epsom Derby 2017
9 May 2017 by Claire EllisLove horse racing? Then arrange a London private jet charter to the 2017 Epsom Derby, the greatest flat race in the world, which takes place in June at Epsom Downs Racecourse.
Private Charter Flights to New York for the US Open Tennis Championship
2 May 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re a tennis fan, arrange private charter flights to the 2017 US Open in New York for a Grand Slam tournament featuring the world’s top players.
Air Charter Service announces strong financial results for 2016
28 April 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported a strong 2016, with a 10% increase in revenue, totalling £346 million in the year ending 31st January 2017.
How Much Does a Custom Private Jet Interior Cost?
21 April 2017 by Claire EllisWhen designing your personal private jet interior, the sky's the limit. Of course, this level of customisation comes at a price. Here's how much a bespoke interior truly costs.
ACS helps to bring Easter joy to thousands
21 April 2017 by Glenn PhillipsThis Easter, the Miami office hopped into action to arrange a special one off helicopter charter.
Favorite Celebrity Vacation Spots
18 April 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re looking for a luxury getaway, hire private jet charter services to one of these celebrity vacation spots around the world, from Italy to Hawaii and the Bahamas.
Ending on a High
18 April 2017 by Claire EllisWe were asked to provide the magical finale for a group tour travelling through Switzerland by chartering helicopters to take them to their final destination.
Arrange Private Jet Hire to the DFB Pokal Final
13 April 2017 by Claire EllisEaster is around the corner, so we’ve taken a look at some of the things you could get up to, where you can find the best/biggest eggs and also our favourite Easter escape.
11 April 2017 by Claire EllisEaster is around the corner, so we’ve taken a look at some of the things you could get up to, where you can find the best/biggest eggs and also our favourite Easter escape.
Parisian Love Story
11 April 2017 by Claire EllisWe had less than 24 hours to arrange a romantic helicopter trip across Paris so a dream proposal could come true for one lucky lady.
Private Jet Charter to Coachella 2017
8 April 2017 by Claire EllisNo music festival can match the cool factor and starpower of Coachella. We can help you charter a private jet to Coachella 2017 to skip the legendary traffic.
Europe’s Top 10 Luxury Villa Rentals
7 April 2017 by Claire EllisPamper yourself by taking a private jet charter to one of Europe’s top 10 luxury villa rentals in France, Italy, Spain and Greece.
Private Jet Charter to the Long Beach Grand Prix
4 April 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re a racing fan, book a private jet charter to 2017’s Long Beach Grand Prix in California to experience America’s number one street race.
A Solar Eclipse
4 April 2017 by Claire EllisFinding a last minute solution to get a tour group from beautiful Bali to a remote island in Indonesia, in time for them to witness a solar eclipse.
Air Charter Service reveals top European ski destination airports for private jet users
4 April 2017 by Glenn PhillipsLeading private jet specialist reveals the top destination airports that their European clients fly to for their skiing holidays.
Top 11 Airplanes to Charter for Every Occasion
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisWhether you’re flying with colleagues, a date, or the whole family, there is a private jet that’s right for your next journey. Here’s a list of the top 11 airplanes to charter for every occasion.
An Encrypted Flight OBC
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisTransporting sensitive data can be a stressful experience. We utilised our experience to supervise a USB stick from end-to-end in complete confidentiality.
The Life Saving Flight
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisA pharmaceutical company urgently needed to send HIV medication to a customer in Lagos, Nigeria - we delivered in just over 24 hours.
A ‘Nice’ Surprise
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisA last minute change of plans meant it was up to us to ensure a surprise birthday trip to the Monaco Grand Prix could still go ahead.
Keeping Production Moving
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisWith a factory in Mexico in dire need of parts, and the factory in creating them unable to produce and ship them quickly enough, we were called in to help.
Private Jet Charter to the NHL Finals
1 April 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’ve ever wanted to see the NHL Finals live, this is your year. The NHL is celebrating its Centennial and we can help you book a private jet charter to the games.
Private Jet Charter to the Hong Kong Sevens
31 March 2017 by Claire EllisIf you love rugby, book a private jet charter to the 2017 Hong Kong Sevens to watch some of the world’s top rugby teams compete in a three-day tournament.
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.
Air Charter Service raises new company record of almost £60,000 for charity in 2016
29 March 2017 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2016 Air Charter Service raised a record amount of £59,403.50 for their chosen charities through a variety of fund-raising activities.
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.
Private Jet Charters to the Masters Golf Tournament
23 March 2017 by Claire EllisIf you’re a big golf fan, consider organizing private jet charters to the 2017 Masters Golf Tournament to watch golfing stars compete at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.
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.
Air Charter Service breaks its target of 1,000 OBCs in one year
14 March 2017 by Glenn PhillipsInvestment in the company's onboard courier division is now paying dividends, with more than 1,000 jobs arranged last year.
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.
Charters to Remember: Mountain Rescue
6 March 2017 by Glenn PhillipsWe were asked by the British government to supply cargo helicopters to help the aid effort following the earthquake in the Kashmir region of Pakistan.
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 Johannesburg.
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.
Air Charter Service helps deliver B777 engine in Arctic climate
22 February 2017 by Glenn PhillipsWe chartered an Antonov AN-124 to transport the most powerful aircraft engine in the world to help a Boeing 777 stranded in the Arctic.
Europe’s Top 5 Star Holidays
17 February 2017 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to one of Europe’s top 5 star holidays for some luxury and relaxation.
Charters to Remember: All At Sea
17 February 2017 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2015 ACS arranges cargo aircraft charters to ease the pressure caused by the port strike on the USA’s west coast.
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.
AOG Case Study: Engine cowling
11 February 2017 by Jessica BarrieA grounded aircraft costs a business dearly every minute it’s inoperable, which is why our global expertise and ability to act fast are invaluable in these situations.
UK’s Top Luxury Travel Trends for 2017
10 February 2017 by Claire EllisThe travel landscape is always changing. We’ve put together a list of the top luxury travel trends you need to know about in 2017.
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.
New leadership team for Air Charter Service India
31 January 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has announced a new leadership team for the company’s India office.
ACS expects busiest year for Six Nations charter flights
30 January 2017 by Glenn PhillipsACS has reported that it is expecting this year to be the busiest year for charter flights to the Six Nations tournament.
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.
Engine cowling replacement
20 January 2017 by Claire EllisA grounded aircraft costs a business dearly every minute it’s inoperable, which is why our global expertise and ability to act fast are invaluable in these situations.
Long-term aircraft leasing
20 January 2017 by Claire EllisWith a busy summer 2017 schedule ahead, a major EU airline approached ACS to help increase capacity and make the most of their valuable slots in one of mainland Europe’s busiest airport hubs.
Short-term aircraft leasing
20 January 2017 by Claire EllisFollowing two hurricanes in September 2017, a leading global airline had to re-assign several of their wide-body aircraft from its European schedules to repatriate 1,500 holidaymakers from Florida and the Caribbean.
Replacing two aircraft tyres
20 January 2017 by Claire EllisA grounded aircraft costs a business dearly every minute it’s inoperable, which is why our global expertise and ability to act fast are invaluable in these situations.
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.
Charter a Private Jet to the 2017 British and Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand
11 January 2017 by Claire EllisExperience every rugby fan’s dream trip. Fly to New Zealand and charter a private jet to each stop on the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour.
Why Taking More Holidays Can Make You More Productive
11 January 2017 by Claire EllisMany Britons leave paid holiday entitlement on the table. However, taking more frequent holidays is good for your health and may help you, especially if you’re an entrepreneur.
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 Europe's Top New Year's Eve Parties
28 December 2016 by Claire EllisStart the New Year off right by chartering a private jet to one of Europe’s most exclusive New Year’s Eve parties.
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.
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.
Flying Fish takes to the air with Air Charter Service
21 December 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLast week ACS helped arrange a promotional trip for leading beer brand Flying Fish in South Africa
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 Holidays 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.
ACS France announces new Managing Director
16 December 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s French office has announced that François-Xavier Camus has taken on the role of Managing Director.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Airports for Private Jets in Florida
2 December 2016 by Claire EllisWe’ve compiled a list of the top 10 airports for private jets in Florida to help you find the best option for your next private jet trip.
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 EllisThe Progressive New York Motorcycle Show is an annual event that excites seasoned motorcyclists and newbies alike.
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.
Charter a Private Jet to Business Insiders Ignition Conference
21 November 2016 by Claire EllisBusiness Insider’s Ignition conference offers a glimpse into the latest technological trends that can help your business stay ahead.
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.
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.
Hire a Private Jet to Europe’s Most Exclusive Chef’s Tables
15 November 2016 by Claire EllisA seat at a chef’s table is a culinary experience worth flying for. We’ve put together a guide to the most exclusive tables in Europe.
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.
Annual Awards Shows by Private Jet Charter
9 November 2016 by Claire EllisTuning into your favorite award shows on television can be fun, but there’s nothing like getting dressed up and hitting the red carpet for yourself.
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.
Top 10 Airports for Private Jets in the United States
2 November 2016 by Claire EllisThe 10 top private jet airports and private terminals in the United States to navigate your way to on your next private jet trip.
Top 10 Airports for Private Jets in the United Kingdom
2 November 2016 by Claire EllisGet your private jet hire ready. We’ve put together a list of the top 10 private jet airports in the UK that you can charter a private aircraft from.
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.
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.
Air Charter Service welcomes its first external investors
11 October 2016 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has announced that it has welcomed aboard new investment from Alcuin Capital Partners.
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.
The UK’s Top Exhibitions and Auctions Guide
3 October 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service has surveyed the market and come up with a list of the top art exhibitions and auctions around the UK that art connoisseurs shouldn’t miss for the world.
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.
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.
Guide to Global Investing
24 August 2016 by Claire EllisWe’ve gathered some expert insights into the world of global investing, so that the next time you’re en route to a new country you’ll have plenty to ponder with regards to where you’ll invest next.
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.
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.
Rock Star World Tour
17 August 2016 by Claire EllisWorking with Iron Maiden’s management and Air Atlanta, we had to ensure the Book of Souls World Tour successfully circumnavigated the globe.
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.
2016 Summer Olympics by Private Jet
11 August 2016 by Claire EllisThe countdown has come to an end and the most anticipated sport event of the year is officially underway.
Ascot Red Bull Air Race 2016
11 August 2016 by Claire EllisWith four races left to make the race for this year's champion, the rivalry is bound to reach new heights in the upcoming months, and the competing pilots still have plenty of tricks up their sleeves.
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.
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.
ACS supports Momentum in Charity Dragon Boat Race
19 July 2016 by Claire EllisACS is proud to support Momentum, helping families whose children are suffering from cancer.
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.
Top FinTech Conferences in the UK in 2016
18 July 2016 by Claire EllisFinTech Conferences have become instrumental networking and information access points for tech professionals. We list the top local events.
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.
ACS takes you on a tour of Euro 2016’s stadiums
13 July 2016 by Claire EllisEven though England’s journey in the European Championships was short lived, we thought you’d like to get a better idea of the stadiums hosting the esteemed event.
Backstage on Ed Force One
12 July 2016 by Claire EllisFast-living and rebel-cool – heavy metal rock band, Iron Maiden, used a Boeing 747 dubbed Ed Force One to take their iconic sound to people around the world with the Book of Souls World Tour 2016. We take a look backstage at what happens when one badass band teams up with the world’s most iconic jet plane.
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 on Strike
10 July 2016 by Claire EllisWhen a major airline went on strike during the UEFA European Championship, it was up to us to ensure a group of prize-winners made it to the game on time.
New look lounge at TAG Farnborough Airport
8 July 2016 by Claire EllisWe take a look at TAG Farnborough’s new luxury lounge, located above the pre-existing main lounge area.
The Finalists: EU Skylines competition
6 July 2016 by Claire EllisWe’ve spoken to our judges and they’ve chosen the ten photos that have made it into our grand Final.
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.
Welsh football fans turning to chartering aircraft to get to Lyon
5 July 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS has seen a huge amount of interest from Welsh football fans desperate to charter an aircraft to get them to the Euro 2016 semi-final as scheduled service flights to Lyon are stretched.
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.
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.
Charters to Remember: Fast Food
13 June 2016 by Glenn PhillipsIn May 2007 Air Charter Service was called into urgent action to fly 14 tonnes of burgers from Belgium to Sweden.
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 PhillipsWe arranged a charter to fly orphaned bear cubs from Georgia to a specialist sanctuary in Greece after they were found wandering the streets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most Emotional Moments in UK Sport
15 April 2016 by Claire EllisWe collect and recall some of most emotional moments in European sporting history that united spectators and brought them to tears.
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.
Matthew Purton promoted to Global Director of Commercial Jets at ACS
29 March 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has promoted Matthew Purton to the position of Global Director of Commercial Jets.
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.”
On Board Courier Case Study
16 March 2016 by Suzanne PathmanathanAn automotive plant required our OBC service to swiftly supply them with vital parts to make their factory operational again.
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.
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.
19 January 2016 by Claire EllisIn 2010, Air Charter Service was chosen for an oil and gas exploration programme, requiring a long-haul solution for regular crew rotations to the Falkland Islands.
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.
Tanzania Oil and Gas Contract
5 January 2016 by Claire EllisAir Charter Service received an urgent request from a key clients, on behalf of a company conducting exploration drilling in Tanzania.
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 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.
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 PhillipsWe flew two modified cars to Resolute Airfield, Canada, 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.
Charters to Remember: ACS 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.
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 PhillipsWe received an unusual charter request from Italy, with the customer needing help transporting 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.
Air Charter Service rolls on in Houston
9 September 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS Houston has outgrown its office and has had to upgrade to a much larger premises on Post Oak Boulevard.
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.
Dream Journeys: Japan
24 August 2015 by Claire EllisJapan is a country of contrast. Modern life and ancient tradition live side by side in towering cities and idyllic landscapes.
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.
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.
A foodies guide to: Cape Town
24 July 2015 by Claire EllisOur office in South Africa gives us their top tips on where to dine in beautiful Cape Town.
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 EllisToronto is a sprawling city, the most populous in Canada, and home to a vast array of eatery options. Bars, restaurants, fast-food joints, it has it all in abundance.
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.
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.
Spotlight: Airbus ACJ319
26 June 2015 by Claire EllisWe turn the spotlight on one of the most luxurious private jets around, the Airbus ACJ319.
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 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.
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 reports strong first half year results
1 September 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported a strong first half of the year for all three of its divisions in both revenue and charter numbers.
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 announces new Cargo Director for Middle East
1 August 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is pleased to announce that Nick Harris has returned to the company’s Dubai office to take up the role of Cargo Director for the region.
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 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.
Air Charter Service to build upon Brazil success
6 May 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service forecasts that its Brazilian operation is set to continue the strong growth it experienced last financial year and plans for further expansion in the country.
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 Group confirm termination of merger discussions with Hangar 8
12 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.
Andrew Summers announced as new MD of ACS Middle East
3 February 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, a leading provider of aircraft charters, has announced that Andrew Summers has been appointed the new Managing Director of the company’s Middle East operation
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.
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.
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,