Across all divisions, the company arranged almost 15,000 contracts in 2017, up from 12,500 in 2016. The total passenger charter number was up more than 20 percent to 8,618 over the year. Cargo flights increased by 11 percent, to 4,300 contracts arranged across 2017.
Justin Bowman, group CEO, ACS, concluded, “This means that ACS is now the world’s largest charter brokerage and we hope that the buoyant market for aircraft charters will continue into this year. “It is an exciting time at ACS right now [...] we opened our 21st office, in Manhattan, and we have plans for several more during the next 12 months.”