Air Charter Service adds to its board

By Doug Gollan, April 24, 2019

Air Charter Service has appointed the industry veteran Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to the company’s group board. The U.K.-based charter broker offers capped rate jet cards in both the U.S. and Europe as well as custom jet cards tailored to an individual’s specific flying needs.

Justin Bowman, ACS’s Group CEO, commented. “We are looking at our growth over the coming years – in expanding our global network of offices, in investing in technology, as well as looking at new acquisitions of complementary businesses. Richard’s wealth of experience and knowledge in the travel and private aviation industry will certainly greatly benefit our experienced team as we look to deliver our expansion plans. We are delighted to welcome him on board.”

Air Charter Service board member Richard Carrick

Carrick has extensive marketing and general management experience of tour operating, travel retailing and airlines. He has been CEO of both MyTravel and Hoseasons, as well as a nearly six-year stint at PrivateFly. His CV includes a number of other CEO and directorial positions, primarily in the travel industry.

Carrick added, “Air Charter Service is a company I have long admired. They’re one of the world’s most successful air charter businesses and it’s a privilege to be asked to join them. I very much look forward to working with their fantastic team and helping them in their next phase of growth and expansion.”

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