Air Charter Service marks 10 years in Hong Kong

The company recently launched capped rate jet cards in Europe and the U.S. and also offers a custom jet card product

 

Air Charter Service says it has marked a decade of operations in Hong Kong with a big party. Justin Bowman, ACS Group CEO, and Justin Lancaster, ACS Group Commercial Director, both flew out to Asia to help get the celebrations underway. Also invited were board members from the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA), including its CEO, Mike Walsh, according to a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons.

The party was held in the exclusive, aviation-themed, China Clipper Lounge at the Peninsula Hotel in Kowloon. Stephen Fernandez, Managing Director of ACS APAC region, said at the event: “This is a proud day for Air Charter Service Hong Kong. Thanks go out to all our suppliers and partners throughout Asia and beyond over the past decade. The office has experienced year on year growth every year over those 10 years and is now one of ACS’s largest offices.

“We have been involved in some memorable charters since 2008. We have flown many international celebrities in and out of the region; singers, movie stars, sports personalities, and even royal families and high ranking government officials over the years. Away from the glamour of private jets, we have also been involved in many relief operations. We were on hand for our customers after the tsunami and earthquake in Japan in 2011, when we helped to evacuate more than 800 personnel and their families from the region. The cargo department has also been entrusted with arranging aircraft carrying aid over the years. Major operations have included flying relief cargo to Patong in 2009, in the aftermath of the earthquake in Indonesia, and in 2013 we flew in humanitarian goods for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.”

Justin Bowman added: “I’m extremely proud of our team here in Asia – from a starting point of nothing 10 years ago, we have grown to become the largest company of our type in the region. I’d like to thank AsBAA for the plaque and their recognition of our 10th year in Asia – we look forward to supporting them for years to come.”

The company also recently celebrated 10 years in Spain. You can read about Air Charter Service’s new jet card programs here.

About the Author Doug Gollan

I am Founder and Editor of Private Jet Card Comparisons, the only independent buyer's guide to jet card membership programs, and DG Amazing Experiences, a weekly luxury travel e-newsletter for private jet owners. I am also a contributor to Forbes.com
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