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.
Air Charter Service 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.
Celebrating the trail-blazing women of ACS on International Women’s Day
5 March 2019 by Claire EllisIn celebration of International Women’s Day, we honor the women of ACS, and women in aviation around the world, who live out the belief that “A mile of highway will take you just one mile, but a mile of runway will take you anywhere”.
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 Air Charter Service number one in Africa
22 February 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLast night Air Charter Service 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.
How to buy a private jet
15 February 2019 by Claire EllisWho wouldn’t love to own a luxury private jet? We take a look at what goes into buying a private jet, what to bear in mind when shopping around for a jet aircraft that suits your needs and your budget, and how to make sure you’re considering all your options.
Air Charter Service 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.
The Fastest private jets in the world
3 February 2019 by Claire EllisThe aviation industry is on the brink of exciting new developments that will see commercial flights and private jet charter going farther and faster than ever before. So fasten your seatbelt for a look at the top 10 fastest private jets taking air passengers where they need to go in a hurry.
How the FAA might be changing commuter comfort standards on flights
1 February 2019 by Jessica BarrieIt isn’t your imagination – airplane seats have been shrinking since the eighties. Until now, passengers have tucked in their elbows, squeezed their knees together and grumbled under their breath, but all this might be changing. About time, we say!
Planes and Architecture: adding airspace to the wood, sea and desert
1 February 2019 by Jessica BarrieToday, architecture is taking a new and surprising shape as aircraft are used in urban, forest, and desert settings – as homes or office space for out-of-the-box thinkers. Welcome to the coolest architectural trend of building with planes.
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.
Trailblazing women of flight
29 January 2019 by Claire EllisWhether you fly commercially or prefer to charter a private jet, there are a number of remarkable women who have helped to modernize your flying experience and pushed the aviation and aerospace industries to reach greater heights. Read on for our take on some of the greatest women in aviation history.
ACS ramps up investment in Brazil as it continues record year
28 January 2019 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, is continuing its commitment to investing in South America, with the expansion of its Brazilian operation.
Airbus pioneers its first sustainably-fueled jets in the USA
24 January 2019 by Jessica BarrieAirbus delivered the USA’s first five sustainably-fueled aircraft at the end of 2018, marking a brave new era for the aviation industry and making huge strides towards reducing CO2 emissions. But what does it mean for the future of aviation?
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.
Aerobatics: Extreme Pilots and Types of Flight
23 January 2019 by Jessica BarrieThe jaw-dropping rolls, loops and slides of extreme flying are more than just crowd-pleasers at air shows around the world. A century on, aerobatics in competition and at airshows is wildly popular and big business. Here’s what you might not know about crazy, exciting, life-saving extreme flight.
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.
Aviation mythbusters: dispelling the top aviation myths
20 January 2019 by Jessica BarrieEver wondered if planes really dump human waste in mid-air, or whether there’s a real threat to using your mobile phone or laptop during take-off or landing? Is cabin air really a health hazard? Do you get drunk faster in the air? Separate the myths from the truth in our latest blog.
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.
A whirlwind trip through pre-plane flight
6 January 2019 by Jessica BarrieIt’s taken around 2,500 years to go from the silk kite tossed on the wind to flying a manned metal tube through the stratosphere at hypersonic speeds. But before we set our sights on travelling to faraway places, let us take a whirlwind trip through the ingenious inventions that paved the runway for the first manned flight in 1903.
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.
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.
Airport terminals through the ages
10 December 2018 by Claire EllisAirport terminals play an important role in air travel as the connection between the ground and the sky. Over the years, these facilities have evolved to accommodate an ever-growing industry. Find out more about this evolution in this article.
Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef
10 December 2018 by Jessica BarrieAn eco-luxe camping retreat set amid the coastal dunes of Cape Range National Park in Western Australia.
Ultimate Indochina with Aman
5 December 2018 by Claire EllisExplore Indochina in ultimate style on this eight-night break, flying first class to Singapore before hopping round the region in style on your very own private jet.
Greatest aeroplane films in the history of film
26 November 2018 by Claire EllisFor aeroplane enthusiasts and flight nuts, there’s nothing greater than the spectacle of aeroplanes on the silver screen. In this article we provide a chronological list of the most memorable plane films of all time.
Best Restaurants in Remote Places
22 November 2018 by Claire EllisThe path off the beaten track is often more interesting than the popular one. Here’s our list of five top restaurants in remote and hard-to-reach areas around the world.
The fastest private jets in the world: past, present and future - A comparative analysis
21 November 2018 by Claire EllisToday, private jets can fly at speeds faster than commercial planes. This article analyses in detail the fastest private jets in the world, the history of private aircraft and the future of the private jet industry.
Airports with the most beautiful landings in the world
19 November 2018 by Claire EllisThe window seat is prime position for aviation passengers, as they savour the view of their destination materialising through the clouds. In this piece, we’ve identified six of the most beautiful airport landings around the world.
What happens before takeoff? A look at commercial flight preparation procedures
16 November 2018 by Claire EllisYou've boarded the plane, stowed your carry-on and strapped on your seatbelt. Now what? Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes? Here's a look at the preparation procedures that get your flight cleared for takeoff.
The future of aviation and pilotless planes
16 November 2018 by Claire EllisWith growing demand for air travel, rapid technological innovation and mind-boggling predictions for the future, the aviation sector is on a fast-track that’s never seen before as science fiction becomes the stuff of everyday air travel.
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).
Celebrating International Civil Aviation Day
14 November 2018 by Claire EllisInternational Civil Aviation Day aims to highlight the positive impact of international civil aviation on the social and economic development of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) members. We take a closer look.
The past, present and future of onboard connectivity
13 November 2018 by Claire EllisIf you’re one of those busy people who somehow manages to fit 30 hours of living into every 24, then you’ll appreciate that being out of touch with emails, cell phone calls and internet browsing for hours at a time while flying can be a serious setback. Thankfully, this might be something of the past.
From intercontinental travel to modern workhorse: the changing role of the seaplane
8 November 2018 by Claire EllisFrom luxurious intercontinental travel to the modern workhorse it is today, the hardworking seaplane has stayed right out front of aviation innovation and just might revolutionize the future of air travel. Want to find out how? Read more in this article.
A look at the history of the NATO phonetic alphabet
8 November 2018 by Claire EllisThe NATO phonetic alphabet is an internationally recognised system which has enabled the military, emergency services and aviation industry to avoid miscommunicating similar-sounding letters and save lives during wars. Join us as we trace its origins and uses.
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%.
Full aircraft ownership vs short-term leasing
7 November 2018 by Gavin CopusAircraft ownership has been receiving a lot of bad press in recent years, some of which is justified. For the right type of ultra-high net worth individual (UHNWI) or corporation, ownership can save time, and time equals money.
Ambitious airports that went off-course
6 November 2018 by Claire EllisThe growing demand for air travel is placing existing airports under increasing pressure, and the race to build new facilities to accommodate passengers doesn’t always go according to plan. Here are five examples of ambitious projects that went way off course.
What can you get on board an executive airliner?
6 November 2018 by Claire EllisWhen it comes to executive airliners, there is no equal in terms of technology, luxurious amenities and outstanding interior design. So what can you expect to find on board an executive airliner?
What’s in store for the future of cargo technology?
5 November 2018 by Claire EllisAs the demand for air cargo services continues to rise and the e-commerce sector expands, the race is on to revolutionise cargo technology. Here's a look at how everything from artificial intelligence to drones and blockchain systems are transforming the future of international cargo aviation.
The world’s longest flights by private jet charter
5 November 2018 by Claire EllisIn 2018, Singapore Airlines launched the world's longest direct flight between Singapore and New York, which covers over 10,000 miles and takes 19 hours. Read on to find out more about some of the world’s longest flights by private jet charter.
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.
Is it a boat? Is it a plane? A look at the ICON A5
24 October 2018 by Claire EllisThe ICON A5 is a next-generation aircraft that can perform as both a seaplane and an aeroplane, described as a sports car with wings that manoeuvres like a jet ski.
A look at airline seats through the ages
24 October 2018 by Claire EllisThe seat in which you travel often determines the comfort of the trip. When you're a passenger on a flight, legroom, space and cabin size are factors, but the seat itself ultimately sets the comfort level. How has the airline seat evolved over the ages to suit our comfort needs?
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.
Fly in scheduled, explore by private jet charter
23 October 2018 by Claire EllisFor complicated multi-stop itineraries, sometimes it makes logistical and financial sense to fly in on a scheduled service before location-hopping by private jet. Here’s our take on how to combine scheduled and private jet flights in one long-haul trip to Europe.
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.
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 Claire EllisWhen 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.
Are VR flight simulators the future of pilot training?
17 September 2018 by Claire EllisFlight simulators have been used to train pilots for more than 80 years. In that time, there have been many breakthroughs in aviation technology. Now virtual reality (VR) is about to usher in a whole new era of professional pilot training, with far-reaching consequences for the aviation industry.
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.
The best Scandinavian holidays money can buy
31 August 2018 by Claire EllisIf you’re looking for the perfect escape from modern life, Scandinavia has a wealth of options. Read on for our top picks of Scandinavian holiday destinations.
See in the New Year twice in one night by private jet
28 August 2018 by Claire EllisThere are plenty of over-the-top New Year’s Eve party ideas that make for a magical night out, but none come close to seeing in the New Year in two cities within one night. Read on for details of our ultimate private jet New Year’s Eve celebration.
The future of electric planes and electric aviation
24 August 2018 by Claire EllisThe race is on to create new, carbon-neutral jets that could transform the aviation industry. Could electric planes be the answer? Here’s a look at the advantages of electric aviation, the design challenges involved and some of the top electric planes currently on the market.
A look at some of the most interesting and creative jet exterior designs
22 August 2018 by Claire EllisAir travel doesn’t have to just be about getting from A to B. In fact, quirky designs on jet exteriors have been used to launch movies, celebrate national icons and promote tourism. Here are 10 of the most weird and wonderful aircraft exteriors in the world of aviation, from Toy Story jets to Iron Maiden’s iconic Ed Force One.
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.
Not just for luxury: The many uses of private charters
19 August 2018 by Claire EllisPrivate aviation isn’t just for the rich and famous or high-flying business executives. At Air Charter Service (ACS), we provide an extensive range of aircraft charters for all kinds of clients, including government officials, royalty and medical patients.
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.
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).
The World's Most Remote and Scenic Airports
14 August 2018 by Claire EllisA private jet can seamlessly whisk you away to the most remote and scenic airports in the world from faraway islands to the top of the Himalayas. Read on for a list of eight airports you should charter a private jet to reach.
Private jets of sports stars, actors and business moguls
12 August 2018 by Claire EllisThe world's rich and famous know how to travel in style – not least when it comes to the private jet-setting lifestyle. Join Air Charter Service as we explore the luxurious private jets of some of the world’s most famous actors, sports heroes and business moguls.
The most luxurious amenities on a private jet charter
10 August 2018 by Claire EllisPrivate jets range from compact but comfortable to fabulous celebrity aircraft that redefine luxury travel. We’ve assembled a list of the most luxurious amenities available on board a private jet charter.
Private jet registration codes of the rich and famous
7 August 2018 by Claire EllisPrivate jet registration codes can say a lot about their famous owners. Here’s a look at some of the most interesting personalised jets and registration plates owned by the rich and famous, from Taylor Swift to Bill Gates.
The most outrageous celebrity requests on private jets
5 August 2018 by Claire EllisCelebrities are known to enjoy the finer things in life, and they’re no different in the air. Join us and explore some outrageous celebrity private jet requests.
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.
10 of the top pilots in science fiction
3 August 2018 by Claire EllisFrom cult movies like Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica to cartoons like Rick and Morty and Futurama, and even video games such as Mass Effect and Halo, the science fiction genre is full of memorable pilots. Here’s our take on the best of the best.
Take a whisky tour by private jet charter
1 August 2018 by Claire EllisWhisky culture has spread around the world like wildfire, from the Scottish Highlands to Japan. Join ACS for a look at the world’s best distillery tours by private jet charter.
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.
A look back at the de Havilland Comet: The world's first commercial jet airliner
24 July 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.
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.
Remote surf spots by private jet
20 July 2018 by Claire EllisDitch overcrowded beaches and dive into some of the world’s best hidden surf spots. To enjoy these remote beaches, charter a private jet with Air Charter Service – and don’t forget your surfboard.
UK Festival Spotlight: Food, culture and lifestyle events
18 July 2018 by Claire EllisWhether you’re a foodie, lifestyle or culture enthusiast, the UK is teeming with a range of festivals and events to suit you. Charter a private jet to enjoy the UK’s best festivals.
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.
Types of Private Jets and their amenities: Which Private Jet is right for you?
16 July 2018 by Claire EllisFrom very light jets (VLJs) up to heavy jets and executive airliners, there are plenty of different jets to choose from. Whether you’re looking to charter for a golfing weekend, business meeting or holiday of a lifetime, we’ve put them into some simple categories to help you find your ideal private jet to charter.
Airplane history: the evolution of in-flight entertainment on private jet charter flights
12 July 2018 by Claire EllisWith a captive audience and hours to spare, in-flight entertainment was always bound to take off. Join us as we delve into the history of in-flight entertainment, from the dawn of aviation to the modern-day marvel of private charter flights.
The Meal High Club: The Good, Bad & Ugly of Airline Food
10 July 2018 by Claire EllisJoin us as we delve into the culinary world of commercial airline food and gourmet private jet charter meals.
Top diving destinations around the world
8 July 2018 by Claire EllisJoin ACS as we explore five of the best scuba diving locations in the world with private jet charter routes for an awe-inspiring journey.
Private jet charter to the Tour de France
6 July 2018 by Claire EllisThe most famous cycling grand tour in the world, the Tour de France, returns to the global stage this July. Charter a private jet to France and experience one of the world’s biggest cycling events live.
The private jets of pop, rock and rap stars Part 2
5 July 2018 by Claire EllisPrivate jet travel is the epitome of luxury. Join us and explore the private jets of global pop, rock and rap stars.
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.
Ways to pass the time on a long-haul private flight
28 June 2018 by Claire EllisLong-haul flights can be arduous, tiresome and boring, but not when you travel by private jet charter. To make your flight as enjoyable as possible, we’ve compiled a list of boredom-busting activities to keep you entertained.
Private jet charter to Wimbledon 2018
27 June 2018 by Claire EllisThe world's most prestigious tennis tournament, The Championships at Wimbledon, returns to southwest London in July. Soak up the quintessentially British atmosphere and watch the world's best tennis stars in action by chartering a private jet to Wimbledon 2018.
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.
The history of airships and airship travel in commercial aviation
26 June 2018 by Claire EllisAirships were thought to be the future of commercial aviation until the Hindenburg disaster. But could they be making a comeback? Join ACS as we take a look at the history of airships, from passenger flights to military and advertising blimps, and a look into their future.
Five of the most bizarre passenger stories on commercial flights
24 June 2018 by Claire EllisFrom unruly and incapacitated passengers, to emergency stops and mile-high flights, commercial flights have never been more unpredictable. Join Air Charter Service as we explore five of the most bizarre and shocking passenger stories on commercial flights.
Your summer set-jetting guide
21 June 2018 by Claire EllisWe’ve all dreamed of walking in the footsteps of our on screen heroes, and with set-jetting tourism on the rise, turning this dream into a reality has never been easier. To 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.
What are the world’s most popular private jets?
16 June 2018 by Claire EllisWe look at some of the most popular private jets in the world and explore what it is that makes them some of the best private jets to traverse the skies.
Six of the best pilots in the world throughout history
13 June 2018 by Claire EllisFrom modern aviation founders the Wright brothers to Charles Yeager, the first person to break the sound barrier, some pilots have left their mark on the history of aviation. Join ACS as we take a look back at some of the greatest pilots in history, from the dawn of flight to the modern day.
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.
Nine high-tech gadgets shaping the future of in-flight entertainment
11 June 2018 by Claire EllisIn today’s age of constant innovation, you never need to be bored on a flight again. The latest gadgets reimagine how we spend our in-flight hours. Here are the coolest tech toys that can make your sci-fi fantasies a reality.
What to expect on board a private jet service
8 June 2018 by Claire EllisIf you’re yet to fly via private jet charter, you’re in for a treat. From hassle-free boarding and VIP treatment to gourmet dining and superior in-flight entertainment, here’s why private jet service is the ultimate in luxury and convenience.
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.
Famous pets on private jets
6 June 2018 by Claire EllisPrivate jet charters don’t have to be off-limits to our beloved pets. In fact, the number of pampered pooches and coddled cats getting to experience fur-st class service is on the rise. From greyhounds on Gulfstreams to dalmatians on Dassaults, join us as we explore the most famous pets on private jets.
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.
Private jet travel for pop, rock and rap stars
4 June 2018 by Claire EllisFew things are more luxurious than flying by private jet – which is why the world’s rich and famous are willing to spend millions to travel in this way. Join us for a look at some of the famous musicians who are lucky enough to travel the world in ultimate style.
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
1 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 world’s most extravagant private jet interiors
31 May 2018 by Claire EllisHere are the world’s most extravagant private jet interiors, featuring everything from anti-ballistic defence systems to Hollywood-themed designs.
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.
Your jet-setting guide to golfing around Australia in 2018
30 May 2018 by Claire EllisWith more than 1,800 golf courses scattered from stunning coast to stunning coast, golf tourism in Australia has become big business. For a golf trip unlike any other, charter a private jet Down Under to some of the world’s best golf courses and tours.
29 May 2018 by Claire EllisAmangiri is a remote luxury hideaway nestled in a cliff-curve amid the dramatic canyons of the American Southwest.
What Hollywood got right (and wrong) about the future of aviation
29 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.
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 is the best wine to enjoy on a private jet
27 May 2018 by Claire EllisWhen uncorking your favourite wine at 35,000 feet, it can taste totally different in the air and after landing. Join us to explore why this happens and which wines should be your new favourite in-flight tipple.
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.
Self-flying planes and the future of air travel
25 May 2018 by Claire EllisSelf-flying aircraft could be taking off sooner than you think, but not everyone is onboard with the idea. Join Air Charter Service and delve into the future of air travel, where self-flying planes could become the new norm.
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.
Charter a private jet to the Champions League Final
24 May 2018 by Claire EllisOn 26 May, Real Madrid and Liverpool go head-to-head in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, for the hotly-anticipated UEFA Champions League Final. With the highest attendance in recent history, this year’s final is set to be one for the books. Don’t miss the chance to witness footballing history – charter a private jet with Air Charter Service today.
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.
The future of aviation
20 May 2018 by Claire EllisThe future of aviation realises what was once only imagined in science fiction, from electric to supersonic and fully automated planes. Join us for an in-depth look at the future of aviation and discover what’s in store for commercial air travel.
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.
What is the best way to ship your car?
16 May 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.
Riviera airport geared up for film festival
16 May 2018 by Glenn PhillipsAs the second week of the 71st Cannes Film Festival is well underway, leading private jet specialist, Air Charter Service, looks back at the private jet activity surrounding last year’s star-studded event.
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.
Latest private jet interior design trends
14 May 2018 by Claire EllisAircraft interior design has grown from a niche to a full-blown industry. Here’s a look at the latest interior design trends and influences in the private jet sector, from Qsuites to smart taps and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Private jet charter to Russia for the World Cup
6 May 2018 by Claire EllisThe 21st World Cup returns to the world stage this June. If you’re a football fanatic, read our handy guide to watch the greatest football teams in the world battle for the coveted title.
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.
Private jet charter to The Elite London 2018
4 May 2018 by Claire EllisWe’ve put together a selection of The Elite London returns this May, where private jets, supercars, yachts and luxury brands offer guests the chance to network and invest at the biggest lifestyle experience in the world. Charter a private jet direct to Wycombe Air Park for one of 2018’s most prestigious lifestyle events.
Private jet charter to Cannes Film Festival 2018
2 May 2018 by Claire EllisThe countdown to the Cannes Film Festival 2018 has begun! If you’re considering travelling to the Côte d'Azur by private jet charter, here’s what you can expect from Cannes 2018.
The Met Gala 2018
1 May 2018 by Claire EllisDubbed the "Oscars of the fashion industry," fashion designers, models and celebrities unite for an evening of themed fashion and fundraising at the annual Met Gala this May. Charter a private jet to New York City to be a part of the biggest night in fashion.
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.
The fastest commercial airliner in the world
30 April 2018 by Claire EllisSince the advent of air travel, airliners have been in a constant state of rapid innovation. Join Air Charter Service as we discover the fastest airliners in the world and explore what the future holds for commercial passenger jets.
Private jet charter to the White Nights Festival in Russia
27 April 2018 by Claire EllisEvery year during June and July, St Petersburg comes alive in a festival of ballet, opera, carnivals and music to celebrate two months of almost continual daylight. Charter a private jet to experience the incredible White Nights in fitting style.
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.
Private jet charter to Indy 500
25 April 2018 by Claire EllisThe Indy 500 is the premier event of the IndyCar Series. Charter a private jet to Indianapolis and watch 33 of the world’s best race car drivers tackle the Indianapolis Motor Speedway live.
Monaco F1 Grand Prix
18 April 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet with Air Charter Service and join the world’s rich and famous at F1's most glamorous race track in Monaco this April.
Jet-setting in style at the Coachella festival 2018
4 April 2018 by Claire EllisWe sat down with celebrity stylists Nicole Pollard Bayme and Courtnee Scully of LALALUXE for an insider’s take on how to be the best-dressed at Coachella 2018.
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’.
Private jet charter to Coachella 2018
3 April 2018 by Claire EllisCoachella is one of the world's most popular music and arts festivals. Charter a private jet to California with Air Charter Service to enjoy this world-class event in style.
Five of the UK's most unusual hotels
2 April 2018 by Claire EllisFrom tree-houses to windmills and castles, celebrate National Bed Month in style by chartering a private jet to these five unusual UK hotels.
Private jet charter to Argentina for the MotoGP Racing Championship 2018
1 April 2018 by Claire EllisThis April, the MotoGP returns to Argentina for the second round of the 2018 World Championship. Charter a private jet to Argentina to enjoy this world-class sporting event live.
Charter a jet to the Hong Kong Sevens
31 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Sevens this April and enjoy three days of nail-biting live rugby.
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.
A look back at the last 10 years of ACS emergency projects
28 March 2018 by Claire EllisACS has been assisting relief organisations since its founding in 1990, and has been a part of practically every global relief operation since then. We’re taking a look back at the last 10 years and the charters where we’ve been able to really make a difference.
Private jet charter to top Spring Break 2018 destinations
28 March 2018 by Claire EllisSpring Break offers the perfect opportunity to rest and relax. What better way to start than to charter a private jet to 2018's top destinations?
Air Charter Service Germany reports outstanding 2017
28 March 2018 by Glenn PhillipsRevenue up by 31% and charters by 23%.
Private Jet Charter to the NHL Finals
26 March 2018 by Claire EllisThe 2018 National Hockey League Finals are set to be the best yet. Charter a private jet to the Stanley Cup Finals to see your favorite teams live.
Private jet charter to London’s National Gallery for the Monet exhibition
25 March 2018 by Claire EllisThis April, the National Gallery hosts London’s first Monet exhibition in 20 years. The hotly-anticipated show will feature 75 Monet works, many of which are rarely exhibited. Here’s our guide to the essential art event.
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.
All you need to know about private jet charter from Pennsylvania to Georgia
23 March 2018 by Claire EllisFly from Pennsylvania to Georgia in luxury with a private jet charter. Find out how to hire a private jet, potential travel routes and how much it costs.
Charter a private jet to The US Masters
21 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to Augusta, Georgia for the 82nd edition of the Masters, one of world’s most prestigious golfing tournaments.
Charter a Private Jet to the Dubai World Cup
19 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to Dubai for the Dubai World Cup, enjoying a day of sporting excellence and luxurious hospitality.
How to fly from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts by private jet charter
17 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts with this good-to-know guide that covers the top five cities to fly from and the best private jet airports to land at.
15 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to San Antonio, Texas and enjoy March Madness, the biggest basketball championship tournament in the world.
How to fly from California to Texas by private jet charter
13 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet from California to Texas with this handy guide that covers the top five cities to fly from and the best airports to land in.
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
Private jet charters for Easter
11 March 2018 by Claire EllisPlanning an egg-citing escape this April? Allow us to arrange your private jet charter in time for Easter.
How to fly from Pennsylvania to Illinois by private jet charter
9 March 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet from Pennsylvania to Illinois with this guide, covering the top five cities to fly from and the best private jet airports to land at.
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.
Private Jet Charter to Boao Forum
7 March 2018 by Claire EllisApril marks the return of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Charter a private jet to Boao and meet with global leaders and business and academic luminaries.
A guide to private jet charter from Pennsylvania to Texas
5 March 2018 by Claire EllisNeed to fly from Pennsylvania to Texas for business or leisure? Find out how much it costs to hire a private jet charter so you can travel in style.
Soak up the glamour during awards season
3 March 2018 by Claire EllisAwards season has kick-started! Join us for a look at when, where and who has won at the biggest nights in Hollywood, and who’s set to win next.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to the Formula One Grand Prix Season
2 March 2018 by Claire EllisThe 2018 Formula One World Championship is making its return to the world stage. Visit each host city with Air Charter Service to arrive in style.
Private jet charter to the Sky Lantern Festival Taiwan
1 March 2018 by Claire EllisOrganise private jet charter to the 2018 Sky Lantern Festival in Taiwan to experience exciting Chinese New Year celebrations and magical lantern displays.
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.
What you need to know about private jet charter from California to Georgia
28 February 2018 by Claire EllisFind out about how to travel from California to Georgia by private jet charter, including which are the best airports to use and how long it takes.
What you need to know about private jet charter from California to Illinois
26 February 2018 by Claire EllisFind out about how to travel from California to Illinois by private jet charter, including which are the best airports to use and how long it takes.
Top 5 lowest cost private jets available today
25 February 2018 by Claire EllisOwning a private jet might sound like the domain of the uber-wealthy, but the cost of the cheapest private jets might surprise you. We’ve listed the cheapest private jet in each category here.
Charter a Private Jet to the 2018 MotoGP Races
24 February 2018 by Claire EllisThe MotoGP racers are gearing up for a season of non-stop excitement. Here’s a guide to all the races on the the 2018 calendar.
Hire a Private Airplane for a Setjetting Adventure
23 February 2018 by Claire EllisWe all dream of stepping inside our favorite films. Thanks to this new travel trend, movie magic can become a reality. Here’s all you need to know about private plane setjetting.
Everything you need to know about private jet charters from California to Massachusetts
22 February 2018 by Claire EllisDo you have an upcoming trip from California to Massachusetts? Here you can find out what you need to know.
Everything you need to know about private jet charters from New York to Pennsylvania
21 February 2018 by Claire EllisWhether you are traveling from New York to Pennsylvania for business or pleasure, here you’ll find some helpful information that will make your trip stress-free.
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
Fly to the wilderness by private jet charter for World Wildlife Day
20 February 2018 by Claire EllisThe wilderness can feel far away from our daily lives, especially for city-dwellers. Be inspired to reconnect with nature on World Wildlife Day this March.
How to fly from New York to Massachusetts by private jet
19 February 2018 by Claire EllisAre you planning a trip from New York to Massachusetts? Find out everything you need to know about flying there by private jet.
How to fly from New York to Georgia by private jet
18 February 2018 by Claire EllisDo you need to travel from New York to Georgia? Charter a private jet and enjoy the luxury of a more exclusive travelling experience.
Private air travel in the Pilatus PC-24
17 February 2018 by Claire EllisHiring a private plane is one of the most luxurious ways to travel. The Pilatus PC-24 is perfect if you need to get to a smaller airfield fast.
How to fly from New York to Texas by private jet
15 February 2018 by Claire EllisDo you need to travel from New York to Texas? Charter a private jet with Air Charter Service and enjoy VIP treatment, comfort and complete privacy.
Visit London Fashion Week 2018 by private jet
14 February 2018 by Claire EllisExperience five days of incredible women’s fashion beginning 16 February. Touchdown in ultimate style by chartering a private jet to London.
How to fly from California to Pennsylvania by private jet
13 February 2018 by Claire EllisDo you need to charter a private jet from California to Pennsylvania? This guide has everything you need to know to reach your destination in style.
Charter a private jet to the Academy Awards
12 February 2018 by Claire EllisThe Oscars returns to Dolby Theatre for the 90th instalment of the biggest night in Hollywood. Charter a private jet with ACS to arrive in A-List style.
Visit Milan Fashion Week 2018 by private jet
11 February 2018 by Claire EllisEnjoy six days of Italian womenswear fashion beginning 21 February, chartering a private jet to Milan to arrive in fitting style.
Everything you need to know about private jet charter from New York to Illinois
10 February 2018 by Claire EllisDo you have to travel from New York to Illinois soon? Here’s everything you need to know about chartering a private jet for a seamless journey.
Visit Paris Fashion Week 2018 by private jet
9 February 2018 by Claire EllisTravel to Paris to enjoy the nine-day fashion fest that is Paris Fashion Week, chartering a private jet with Air Charter Service to arrive in style.
Everything you need to know about a private jet charter from New York to California
8 February 2018 by Claire EllisTraveling from New York to California can be filled with frustrations. Here’s some information that could help you make your flight hassle-free.
Fly by private jet charter to the Rio Carnival 2018
6 February 2018 by Claire EllisRio de Janeiro Carnival is the most famous carnival in the world. Visitors flock to Brazil’s the ‘Carnival Capital’, each year to take part in five days of extravagant costume parades, street parties and high-profile balls.
Top five princes’ private jets
2 February 2018 by Claire EllisPrinces are constantly jetting to diplomatic missions, state visits, and maybe off to Cannes for a little yachting. We’ve listed the top princes’ private jets so you can see how the royals fly.
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.
Top 9 Private Jet Airports in Houston
29 January 2018 by Claire EllisOne of the luxuries of private jet travel is being able to choose where you land. For your next visit to Texas, we have listed the top 9 private jet airports in and around Houston.
Private Jet Charter to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII
26 January 2018 by Claire EllisCharter a private jet to Super Bowl LII: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis. MN
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.
Book your private jet charter to Mardi Gras New Orleans 2018
24 January 2018 by Claire EllisNew Orleans is always a fun-loving town, but it’s never more alive than during Mardi Gras. We’ve put together a guide to the Big Easy’s biggest party so you can be a part of it.
Private Jet Charter FAQ
19 January 2018 by Claire EllisACS has compiled this helpful FAQ, with all the answers you need to know about private jet charter flights. These are the questions that you have been asking us, from how the charter process works to whether you can bring your pet on board.
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
A flashpacker’s guide to Australia
18 January 2018 by Claire EllisFlashpacking isn’t a travel trend; it’s a travel lifestyle. It takes the excitement and adventure of backpacking and multiplies the budget, resulting in a modern and luxurious intrepid experience. For flashpackers in search of authentic adventure, new cultures and unchartered territories, there’s no better place to splash-out than Australia.
The World Economic Forum at Davos by Private Jet
17 January 2018 by Claire EllisTravel to the 48th World Economic Forum, the world’s most exclusive business bash in style this January.
Top 10 private airports in Florida
16 January 2018 by Claire EllisWith its beautiful beaches, moneyed resort towns and thriving businesses, Florida is home to many airports for private jet charters. Here are the top 10 private airports in Florida.
Fly to Sundance Film Festival by private jet charter
14 January 2018 by Claire EllisSundance comes to Utah each January, bringing moguls and movie stars to scenic Park City. Book a private jet charter to arrive in true A-List style.
60th annual Grammy Awards
12 January 2018 by Claire EllisExperience the biggest night in music this January 28. Charter a private jet with Air Charter Service to arrive in style at the Grammy Awards in New York City.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to Venice Carnival
10 January 2018 by Claire EllisDon a mask and a step back into 18th-century Venice at Carnival, Italy’s most glamorous party. We’ll help you book a private jet charter to arrive in style.
Can businesses save money with private jet charter?
8 January 2018 by Claire EllisThe market for air travel is changing. Is it possible that it’s now cheaper to fly execs by private jet than to use a commercial airline? We analyse the pros and cons for four top-level CEOs.
How much does a private jet cost?
4 January 2018 by Claire EllisOwning a private plane is a life goal for many, but how much does a private jet cost? Whether you’re buying your own plane or chartering one, we demystify the process.
Private jet charter to and from Denver
2 January 2018 by Claire EllisAre you flying into or out of Denver, Colorado? Learn about private jet charter in Denver, from airports to costs to top routes.
Men’s Fashion Weeks 2018 in London, Milan and Paris
30 December 2017 by Claire EllisExperience three weekends of incredible men’s fashion beginning January 6. To arrive in fitting style, charter a private jet to London, Milan and Paris.
Top 5 Most Expensive Private Jets
27 December 2017 by Claire EllisWhen a private jet buyer has an unlimited budget, even the sky’s no limit. We’ve put together an insider’s look at the top five most expensive private jets in the world.
Book a private jet charter to or from Portland, Oregon
23 December 2017 by Claire EllisPortland, Oregon is a quick flight away from the West’s top business and leisure destinations. Explore popular private jet charter routes from Portland, along with price estimates, and plan your trip.
The Countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics
21 December 2017 by Claire EllisThe Winter Olympics are just around the corner. Book your private jet charter to PyeongChang, South Korea to be a part of the biggest Winter Games in Olympic history.
The world’s most remote vacation destinations
19 December 2017 by Claire EllisWhether you’re dreaming of secluded, golden beaches, or a rugged trail through snow-peaked mountains, reaching the world's most remote vacation destinations by private jet charter couldn’t be easier.
Popular Private Jet Charters to and from San Francisco
18 December 2017 by Claire EllisAs more tech business lands in San Francisco, so do the private jets. Learn about these popular charter flights to San Francisco and plan your next journey.
Private jet charters to and from Dallas, Texas
15 December 2017 by Claire EllisDallas is one of the top cities for private jet travel. Whether you’re flying in for a business meeting or a Cowboys game, your trip can be convenient and luxurious.
Empty leg flights and solo adventures
12 December 2017 by Claire EllisGoing solo? Discover our guide to single travel with luxurious hotels, private jets and unforgettable experiences tailor-made for the solo traveler.
A guide to private jet charters to New York
11 December 2017 by Claire EllisAvoid JFK’s crowds and fly to New York by private jet. This guide to charter flights to and from NY makes travel-planning a synch.
Private jet charters to and from Chicago
4 December 2017 by Claire EllisChicago is a hub of music, sports and cutting-edge technology, which attracts avid fans. Whatever you’re flying for, we’ll help you arrive in style. Here are some popular charter flights to and from Chicago, so you can easily plan your upcoming journey.
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.
Best US Aviation Degrees
1 December 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover the best aviation schools and colleges in the US, offering undergraduate courses and practical training in flight and engineering.
Top aviation courses in Canada
27 November 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover the best aviation schools in Canada. These top institutions offer practical training and theory in flight or engineering degrees.
The Fashion Awards 2017, London
25 November 2017 by Claire EllisExperience one of fashion’s most illustrious events this December 4. And to arrive in fitting style, charter a private jet to London.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to Art Basel Miami
24 November 2017 by Claire EllisEach December, the world’s leading art galleries gather in Miami for North America’s premier art fair. This year you can be there, too.
Top 10 aviation courses
23 November 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover the best aviation universities in the UK, offering undergraduate courses covering both practical and theory training in flight and engineering.
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.
The biggest airport in the world opens in 2019
17 November 2017 by Claire EllisChina has become the world’s fastest growing aviation sector, and Beijing is making huge strides to keep up. Set to open in 2019, Beijing New Airport will be the largest airport in the world.
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.
Private jet charter Christmas market tours
15 November 2017 by Claire EllisAcross Europe wine is mulling, cookies are baking and lamps are glowing. Soak up some festive spirit this year, with a private jet tour of Christmas markets.
Virtual reality and aviation
12 November 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover the innovative ways virtual and augmented reality are being used to transform aviation, from in-flight entertainment to pilot training to treating fear of flying.
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.
The most luxurious accessories for private jet charter
7 November 2017 by Claire EllisThese are the most luxurious items to take on a private jet. Before taking off on your next trip, get jetset ready with these indulgent in-flight skincare picks and seriously stylish accessories.
Fasten your seatbelts: Climate change may cause more air turbulence
5 November 2017 by Claire EllisClimate change is creating quite a stir. Scientific studies suggest global warming could cause turbulence to rise, taking flight fares along with it. Here’s how flying by private jet charter can help.
The MTV European Music Awards 2017
3 November 2017 by Claire EllisExperience one of music's biggest nights this November 12: charter a private jet with Air Charter Service to arrive in style at the European Music Awards (EMAs).
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.
Book a private jet charter to the Melbourne Cup
31 October 2017 by Claire EllisKnown as “the race that stops the nation”, the Melbourne Cup is one of horse racing’s most prestigious events. Book a private jet charter to Melbourne to be a part of the fun-loving city’s glamorous celebration.
Charter a private plane to Paris for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of Monet’s private collection
30 October 2017 by Claire EllisThere’s no better time for art enthusiasts to visit Paris. This fall, the Musée Marmottan-Claude Monet hosts an unprecedented exhibit of Monet’s private collection. We’ll help you get there to see it.
Fly by private jet charter to Villa La Coste, Provence’s hottest new hotel
27 October 2017 by Claire EllisVilla La Coste is the most buzzed-about new hotel in Provence. If you’re seeking one last warm-weather getaway, let us arrange a weekend of world-class art, gastronomy and wine tasting – all just a short private jet charter away.
Private Jet Charter to Arles: The South of France’s Hidden Treasure
26 October 2017 by Claire EllisThe art world is buzzing about a new hot spot in the South of France. With world-class art exhibitions, chic new restaurants, gorgeous hotels and ancient Roman ruins that defy all trends, Arles is the French city you need to know about.
Private jet charter beauty products for women
25 October 2017 by Claire EllisHowever luxurious your flight, travelling at high altitude can leave you feeling drained and dehydrated. ACS shares five great beauty tips to counteract the effects of flying, ensuring you arrive at your destination looking and feeling fresh-faced and radiant.
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.
Avionics equipment: the technology behind modern-day jets
23 October 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover the features, innovation and technology behind the most advanced avionics equipment controlling commercial and private aircraft today.
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.
Book a Private Jet Charter to Mexico for the Magical Day of the Dead Festival
20 October 2017 by Claire EllisThere’s no more magical time to experience Mexico than the Day of the Dead festival. Whether you’re hoping to experience a traditional local ritual or a metropolitan costume carnival, we’ll get you there in style.
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.
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
Rent a private jet charter to Australia’s Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600
7 October 2017 by Claire EllisThe Vodafone Gold Coast 600 promises three thrilling days of speed in beautiful Surfers Paradise. Rent a private jet charter for a weekend filled with fast cars, epic concerts and spectacular scenery.
Fly by Private Jet Charter to Paris and Marrakech to Visit the New Yves Saint Laurent Museums
4 October 2017 by Claire EllisThis month, two landmark museums honoring Yves Saint Laurent open in cities that shaped the iconic fashion designer. Fly by private jet to Paris and Marrakech to visit both museums.
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.
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.
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.
HondaJet review 2017
1 October 2017 by Claire EllisLearn the specifications, history and cost of the twin engine HA-420 HondaJet, a light private jet engineered for comfort and power through 40 years of innovative design and research.
Private jet charter skincare for men
30 September 2017 by Claire EllisWherever the destination, flying takes its toll on your body, particularly your skin. ACS presents five male skincare essentials for your travels.
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.
The rise of private jet charter
28 September 2017 by Claire EllisIn the 20th Century, commercial airlines represented glamor, luxury and adventure. But with the growth of air travel – and the budget airline – is private jet charter taking their place in the market?
Aviation Industry Corporation of China at MAKS Air Show 2017
27 September 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover Aviation Industry Corporation of China’s (AVIC) observations on the future of aviation and jet charter in this exclusive interview with Air Charter Service.
Hybrid and Electric Jets: The Airbus E-Fan, Lilium Jet and Zunum Aero
26 September 2017 by Claire EllisA new age of commercially viable electric jets and hybrid planes is dawning. Discover the most cutting-edge developments in aviation technology as we compare the first efforts towards cost-effective hybrid-electric aircraft.
Top five accessories for men to take on a private jet
25 September 2017 by Claire EllisThese are the most wanted accessories for men to take on a private jet charter. From luxury leather travel apparel to the latest tech to take on-board, the top five has just landed.
PBS Velká Bíteš at MAKS Air Show 2017
24 September 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover PBS Velká Bíteš, a Czech company at the forefront of global aviation technology and innovation, in this exclusive interview with ACS.
Vladimir Smetana’s thoughts on private aviation at the MAKS Air Show
22 September 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover insights from Finval GC’s Vice President of Strategic Development, Vladimir Smetana, on the state of private aviation both now and in the future.
The most luxurious vehicles on Earth
20 September 2017 by Claire EllisHow do the rich and mighty get from A to B? From the Airbus ACJ319 to the Migaloo sub, discover five of the most extravagant vehicles on earth.
The Sukhoi SportJet
18 September 2017 by Claire EllisSenior Research Specialist Irina Zelenkova provides an exclusive look at the new Sukhoi SportJet, designed for Olympic athletes and sports teams.
RuSky Group at MAKS Air Show 2017
17 September 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover RuSky Group’s insight into the future of private aviation in this exclusive interview with Deputy General Director Igor Murashov.
Laura Mertens on Private Aviation at the MAKS Air Show 2017
15 September 2017 by Claire EllisDiscover insights into the future of private aviation from Laura Mertens of Thales Group, in this exclusive interview from Russian airshow MAKS 2017.
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.
Safran Group at MAKS Air Show 2017
10 September 2017 by Claire EllisLearn about the future of flight from aviation expert Ekaterina Prisyazhnyuk, of Safran Aircraft Engines, in an exclusive interview by Air Charter Service.
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.
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
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.
18 August 2017 by Claire EllisSoneva Jani is a breathtaking escape in the Maldives, beautifully located for watersports and beachside relaxation.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
MAKS air show 2017
12 July 2017 by Claire EllisMAKS air show, Russia’s great showcase of aviation technology, is coming up. We tell you about what makes MAKS special, its history, and this year’s highlights.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Life-Saving Flight
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisA gentleman in Lagos, Nigeria needed an urgent shipment of HIV medication, a pharmaceutical company got in touch to see how we could help.
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.
An Encrypted Flight
3 April 2017 by Claire EllisWe were asked to transport a memory stick containing sensitive data from a remote town in Norway, to Equatorial Guinea, keeping it fully supervised at all times.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 PhillipsACS arranges cargo charter to transport the most powerful aircraft engine in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Online pricing fuels growth for Air Charter Service in Canada
16 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS Canada is enjoying a fruitful 2016, reporting that business is up more than 30% year on year.
Air Charter Service sees travel for 2017 Confederations Cup as 2018 World Cup ‘dry run’
9 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS is preparing for a flurry of aircraft charter requests for next year’s Confederations Cup in Russia.
Absolut Vodka, Uber and ACS team up for amazing party weekend
8 November 2016 by Glenn PhillipsThe leading brands in taxis, alcohol and private jets collaborated to create a once in a lifetime experience for eight lucky Londoners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top football clubs increasingly turning to aircraft charters for global pre-season tours
8 August 2016 by Glenn PhillipsEuropean football’s top teams have been turning to private aircraft charters to help facilitate their increasingly ambitious and ever more complicated pre-season preparations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Touching down! The latest issue of Cloud magazine from Air Charter Service
29 June 2016 by Susie McLaughlinEach issue is packed with a variety of news, reviews, interviews and features from the worlds of business, leisure, tech, science, history and more.
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.
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.
Bear Charter Service
31 May 2016 by Glenn PhillipsLast week leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, arranged a charter to fly three orphaned bear cubs from Georgia to a specialist sanctuary in Greece.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
More aircraft charters expected than last year ahead of The Big Game, but Bay Area airports equipped to cope
4 February 2016 by Glenn PhillipsACS says that this year’s host city is much better equipped to deal with the thousands of charter flights than last year’s.
The 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Charters to Remember: Top of the World
13 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2007 we flew two specially modified Toyota 4x4 cars to Resolute Airfield, Canada, in the Arctic Circle in order to try to become the first motor vehicles to reach the magnetic North Pole.
Air Charter Service keeps world record attempt on track
10 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS was recently called upon to help a world record attempt of driving from the southernmost point in South Africa to the northernmost in Norway.
Foggy conditions lead to a rise in private jet charters
5 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsFoggy conditions lead to a rise in private jet bookings for Air Charter Service.
Air Charter Service transports helicopters for major refurb
4 November 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service transported two Mil Mi-8 MTV helicopters from Africa into Europe for a major refit.
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.
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 Charter Service continues US expansion with new office in Miami
20 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has opened its doors in Miami - its fifth office in North America.
Industry votes for Air Charter Service again in Payload Asia awards
19 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS has been, once again, voted ‘Charter Broker of the Year’, for the third year in a row, at the Payload Asia Awards.
Charters to Remember: Shifting Sands
16 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsIn 2002 Air Charter Service received a rather strange request – to fly sand to Egypt.
Air Charter Service climbs up Top Track 250 rankings
12 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has been placed 85th in The Sunday Times’ Top Track 250 list.
Air Charter Service acts fast to help fire victims
7 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS was last week called into action to help residents of northern California, as they evacuate their homes which lay in the path of the deadly wildfires in the region.
TV money drives surge in football teams using aircraft charters
7 October 2015 by Glenn PhillipsMore football teams are turning to chartering an aircraft for critical away matches at the other end of the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Five Minute Interview with Chris Leach, ACS founder and chairman
27 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsA five minute interview with Air Charter Service founder, Chris Leach.
Air Charter Service unveils new Air Evacuation Plan offering
21 July 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS create a full time dedicated department offering customised Air Evacuation Plans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Neil Backhouse to lead ACS Jet Card expansion
10 June 2015 by Glenn PhillipsACS announce expansion of Jet Card division
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.
Aircraft charter industry responds to Nepalese tragedy
28 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsThe aircraft charter industry has been busy helping the survivors from the 25th April Nepal earthquake.
Air Charter Service to invest heavily in OBC division
27 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has announced its plans to invest heavily in its On Board Courier division worldwide.
Air Charter Service opens new European office
27 May 2015 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has announced the opening of its seventh European operation, in Geneva.
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.
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.
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 flew almost a quarter of a million passengers in 2013
14 April 2014 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has revealed that during its last financial year (Feb 1st -Jan 31st) it flew almost a quarter of a million passengers.
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.
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.
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
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
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,
Air cargo industry mobilises for Philippines relief operation
22 November 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has already arranged a number of cargo charters carrying essential aid to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines and expects one of the largest relief operations in recent years.
First civilian air relief arrives in devastated Tacloban
22 November 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAs the backlog of humanitarian aid starts to mount at Cebu Airport, with warehouses full, the first civilian cargo flight has landed in the devastated city of Tacloban.
Air Charter Service promotes Justin Bowman to Vice Chairman
7 November 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has announced that Justin Bowman has been promoted to Vice Chairman of the Group.
Air Charter Service picks up second top gong this year
22 October 2013 by Glenn PhillipsThe Payload Asia Awards celebrate excellence and achievement in the cargo market in a variety of categories.
ACS lands first B747-8F at Frankfurt Hahn to transport apparatus for FIFA World Cup
18 October 2013 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, recently organised a charter for the first landing of a Boeing 747-8 freighter at Hahn Airport.
Charter enquiries for Brazil 2014 heat up
18 October 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported that they have been receiving calls already with customers enquiring about charter flights to the country next summer.
ACS case study: South Atlantic oil and gas charters
4 September 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service often organises solutions to transport both freight and personnel to remote drilling locations
What is the world's fastest airliner?
2 September 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service explores two of the the fastest commercial airliners of all time.
ACS reaches the summit of Europe's tallest mountain
30 August 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is proud to announce that an Ilya Tiunov from their Moscow office reached the summit of Europe’s tallest mountain, Mount Elbrus.
ACS support childrens' charity Dreamflight
27 August 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is proud to be supporting Dreamflight for the second year running.
Flybe and Air Charter Service sign Inclusive Tour agreement
30 July 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service (ACS) signing an exclusive agreement allowing ACS to sell Charter Series capacity to tour operators on Flybe's behalf, from the winter 2013 season.
Escape routes planned as tensions in Egypt continue
17 July 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, is reporting that its Dubai office has been busy arranging potential evacuations in case tensions in Egypt worsen further.
Football teams clamour for early charter aircraft availability
20 June 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported a larger than usual early interest for aircraft charters from football teams ahead of the new season - with fixture lists released just this morning.
Air Charter Service wins top award
6 June 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is delighted to announce that the company has been voted Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the ACW World Air Cargo Awards 2013.
Anniversary of Charles Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic
20 May 2013 by James LeachToday marks the 86th Anniversary of the day Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island New York to fly directly to Paris, becoming the first man to fly across the Atlantic solo.
Air Charter Service reports impressive growth in first quarter
20 April 2013 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has seen a 12% increase in charters across its three departments – private jets, commercial airliners and cargo aircraft.
Stephan Blank takes charge at ACS Frankfurt
18 April 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is pleased to announce Stephan Blank as the new General Manager of its Frankfurt operation.
Save The Children & Air Charter Service combine forces to get urgent relief to Mozambique
20 March 2013 by Glenn PhillipsLeading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, recently chartered a Boeing B747-400 from Nairobi to Maputo in conjunction with the charity Save The Children.
Azat Mulgimov takes the reins at ACS Moscow
18 March 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is pleased to announce that Azat Mulgimov has taken up the role of General Director in the company’s Moscow office.
New Group Deputy Managing Director at Air Charter Service
18 February 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service is delighted to announce the promotion of Justin Bowman from Commercial Director to Deputy Managing Director of the Group.
New app offers instant private jet prices worldwide
10 January 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has launched a new multiplatform mobile phone application allowing users instant access to current private jet charter prices worldwide.
How do you rescue a rescue helicopter?
9 January 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service was called upon recently to retrieve a Sea King helicopter that was left stranded on top of a mountain in the Arctic Circle.
Philanthropic Air Charter Service raises more than £30,000 for charity in 2012
3 January 2013 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has shown its charitable side this year by raising in excess of £30,000 (€40,000 / $55,000) for charity.
Air Charter Service awarded ISO 14001
11 December 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service specialists in providing aircraft charters, has been awarded the environmental certification ISO 14001.
Air Charter Service opens its doors in Kazakhstan
26 November 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has this week [26th Nov], opened its new Kazakhstan office in the country’s largest city, Almaty.
Soccerex – Bringing the World of Football to Rio De Janeiro
13 November 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service will be coming to Rio De Janeiro Brazil to showcase our services as one of the most established aircraft charter companies in the industry.
Air Charter Service jumps 30 places in Sunday Times Top Track 250
31 October 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has, once again, featured in the annual Sunday Times list of Britain's leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales – the Top Track 250.
New Jet Card promises the freedom of effortless world travel...
10 October 2012 by Glenn PhillipsThe world’s first truly global jet card to offer its holders total flexibility and freedom of choice is being launched today by aircraft charter expert, Air Charter Service.
Notification to Media regarding bombing in Afghanistan
18 September 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service would like to confirm that we are not the company “ACS” whose employees were tragically killed, nor are we part of the same group of companies.
Notification to media RE: Bombing in Afghanistan
18 September 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service would like to confirm that we are not the company “ACS” whose employees were tragically killed, nor are we part of the same group of companies. The acronym is coincidental.
ACS’s market share grows in increasingly competitive sector
20 August 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported a 15% rise in the number of charters it has arranged year to date compared to 2011.
Erik Lindbergh joins Air Charter Service as Brand Ambassador
1 June 2012 by Glenn PhillipsErik Lindbergh, the renowned aviator and grandson of world famous Charles Lindbergh, has joined leading global aircraft charter specialists Air Charter Service as a Brand Ambassador.
Air Charter Service features in new ‘Hot 100’
3 March 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has been recognised in the latest Real Business Investec ‘Hot 100’ list of fastest growing private companies.
Air Charter Service starts taking bookings for UEFA Euro 2012
1 March 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported a very high demand for charter flights into and around Poland and Ukraine for this summer’s UEFA European football Championships.
Air Charter Service reports 20% growth
1 February 2012 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service, has reported an increase in sales figures of more than 20% over the last six months, following results from the first half of 2011 which also showed strong growth.
Air Charter Service’s Aviator Ball raises money for charity
31 December 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s staff Christmas party, ‘The Aviator Ball’, has raised £14,014 for charity, thanks to the generosity of the company’s employees
Half year results 2011
14 October 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported strong growth in the first half of 2011, with revenue increasing by 20%.
ACS competes in 2011 Great River Race
1 October 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service took part in this year’s Great River Race last weekend (18th September) and, in doing so, raised almost £6,000 for one of the company’s chosen charities, Heal.
Ulster Rugby signs exclusive agreement with Air Charter Service
1 September 2011 by Glenn PhillipsACS has secured a partnership with one of Ireland’s premier rugby union teams, Ulster Rugby, in a season long sponsorship deal.
Air Charter Service beats war and weather to charter aircraft into Mogadishu
18 August 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has successfully chartered for clients transporting much needed aid into the infamously war-torn Somali capital Mogadishu
ACS experiences year on year growth worldwide
15 August 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has reported yet another increase in both the number of charters and in total revenue for July 2011 compared to the same month last year.
ACS arranges first relief charters into stricken Eastern Africa
20 July 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has seen a huge increase in demand for charters to carry desperately needed humanitarian aid for the starving people of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia
ACS Paris expands its cargo department
1 May 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Paris office welcomed Maxime Fabre to its cargo department last week.
Air Charter Service helps to rescue stranded vessel
11 April 2011 by Glenn PhillipsFollowing a storm in Morocco last month a large vessel ran aground on the country’s shores. After initial attempts failed to shift the ship, Air Charter Service was called upon.
ACS in Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For
1 March 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has once again been included in The Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For 2011.
Japanese evacuations become latest in ACS’s relief operations this year…
1 March 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service’s Hong Kong office has completed its first few staff relocation flights out of Japan
Egypt crisis update
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has already booked or flown charters carrying more than 2,000 foreign nationals out of Cairo, as the violence in the Egyptian capital escalates.
Wendesday 23rd - Air Charter Service begins evacuation charters from Libya
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsACS, has had its first flight depart troubled Libya on Wednesday.
Air Charter Service - Libya evacuation update
1 February 2011 by Glenn PhillipsAir Charter Service has now evacuated over 4,500 passengers from Libya in one of the largest and most complex evacuation operations the company has ever faced.
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