Air Charter Service revamps carbon offset program

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The private jet charter broker analyzed aircraft fuel burn rates and route distances for 8,000 of its flights over the past two years, compared to the selling price of each charter

U.K.-based Air Charter Service, which offers fixed-rate, guaranteed availability for both the U.S. and Europe, is revamping its carbon offset strategy.

The new program started the beginning of the month for all its private jet flights. On March 1 it will be available for commercial airliner charters.

Air Charter Service reports “huge uptake” in capped rate jet cards

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The U.K. private jet charter broker says capped rate jet cards now account for 40% membership sales

Air Charter Service, which sells jet card programs with both U.S. and European service areas, reports its capped rate jet cards now account for 40% of jet card sales. The capped rate product was launched in August 2018.

In a press release, Tim Rees, ACS’s jet card manager, commented, “It’s easy to see the appeal of the Capped Rate Jet Card scheme. It allows clients to budget for the year by giving them a fixed rate, capped price, but allows them to benefit from market prices at the time of booking which generally saves the customer money.”

Air Charter Service expands U.S. headquarters

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The U.K.-based charter and jet card broker said its Americas offices have surpassed the $250 million mark in sales

Air Charter Service said it has expanded its U.S. headquarters to more than 20,000 square feet, double its previous space.

Richard Thompson, its president for the Americas, said in a press release, “Last year ACS Americas arranged just shy of 6,000 charter contracts across the nine offices and saw revenue of more than $250 million.”

Air Charter Service raises £30,000 for cancer support

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Air Charter Services offers global on-demand private jet charter and capped-rate jet cards in the U.S. and Europe

The staff at Air Charter Service’s office in London have raised £28,892 for charity Macmillan Cancer Support.

In a prepared statement, Emma Heley, the senior fundraising manager at Macmillan, said, “Thank you to everyone at ACS for helping to raise this incredible amount – it will pay for a nurse for 1,000 hours, helping people living with cancer and their families to receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.”

Air Charter Service pitches in on Bahamas recovery

The private jet broker brought in supplies on an empty leg positioning flight

Air Charter Service’s Miami office recently filled up an empty passenger aircraft, on its way to perform an evacuation flight, with key supplies that the company had purchased to help those in need following Hurricane Dorian.

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