Air Charter Service opens Chicago office

Air Charter Service

The U.K.-based private jet charter and jet card broker has been expanding its U.S. presence in recent years

Air Charter Service opened a new sales office in Chicago on March 1.

“Chicago has been on our radar as a natural location for another U.S. office for a number of years. The city is the third-largest in population in the country and has one of the highest GDPs in the world – generating $689 billion last year,” said Richard Thompson, president for the Americas.

GlobeAir launches new Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility roadmap

GlobeAir

The European very light jet operator has added sustainability as a long-term company goal

GlobeAir has launched a new CSER (Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility) roadmap 2020 and putting sustainability as one of the company’s long-term goals.

The company is using the hashtag #WeArePlanetA. As part of the initiative, it will now be possible to offset one’s carbon footprint for private jet flights on GlobeAir.

Aviation accounts for just 2% of all carbon emissions. Business aviation’s carbon emissions are about 2% of the aviation total, and 0.04% of global human-made emissions.

Air Charter Service revamps carbon offset program

private jet carbon offset

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.

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