Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The ACA hits record 400 members

The ACA’s global membership has reached more than 400 companies, adding three new countries to the association’s international footprint. With representation now from 58 countries globally, this membership milestone is attributed to the hard work of The ACA’s executive team, notably Membership Executive Chris Adams, in showcasing the Association’s value to its members. READ: Etihad […]

Supporting charter operations

Air cargo charters are the foundation for the whole charter broking industry. The Air Charter Association (ACA) has been the core of this industry from its very beginning, over 74 years ago, covering the global air charter network. As a body, they lead industry self-regulation, promote the best supply chain relationships and their members are […]

Charter sector remains cautiously optimistic

2023 has been a year of normalisation from what had been exceptionally high levels of demand experienced during and immediately following the pandemic.  Demand in 2023 has continued to reduce in many industry areas and traditional peaks have been less pronounced. However, demand in some sectors, where air cargo provides the unique fast and secure […]

ACA welcomes new comms executive

The Air Charter Association (The ACA) is further expanding its executive team with the creation of a new communications executive role to support the association’s plans for growth and development. Alex Golubtsov is joining as communications executive to enhance the association’s ability to develop the profile of the industry, sharing the flexibility, quality service, economic […]

Air Charter Association announces winners of 2022 Air Charter Excellence Awards

The Air Charter Association has announced the winners of the Air Charter Excellence Awards 2022, hosted on Thursday 17 November at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton.Companies and individuals were nominated in nine categories, and winners chosen through a combination of member voting and an independent judging panel. The first award of the night went to Farnborough […]

Air Charter Association joins the UK Government’s Zero Emission Flight Delivery Group

The Air Charter Association (ACA) has been asked by the UK Government to join the Jet Zero Council Zero Emission Flight (ZEF) Delivery Group, the partnership body between industry and government to deliver decarbonisation in the aviation sector. “This invitation from the UK Government demonstrates the significant role the Association is playing for non-scheduled air […]

The rise of the cargo charter

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the charter industry has stepped up to fill capacity constraints that have challenged the cargo sector. Dave Connor, board member, The Air Charter Association (ACA) and Robert Jubb, director of Freight UK, Air Partner explained to ACW why the momentum behind charters will continue post-COVID. “We have seen a […]

The future calls

Romcargo's US foreign carrier permit accepted

In the spotlight now more than ever, the industry must move forward with the lessons learnt from the past year in an efficient and sustainable way. Last month, TIACA called for action to address critical challenges being faced by the air cargo industry. Two of the main topics were the route to digitalising the industry […]

The Air Charter Excellence Awards make a live return

Romcargo's US foreign carrier permit accepted

The Air Charter Association’s Excellence Awards is making a return this year with a face-to-face event on Thursday October 21 2021. After a year of online events, the Awards, held at The Millennium Hotel – Copthorne Effingham Park, near London Gatwick Airport, will be a welcome step to normality. “We are making some key changes […]

ACA appoints Glenn Hogben as chief executive

The ACA is today announcing the appointment of experienced aviation professional Glenn Hogben as chief executive. Hogben, who begins his new role this week, will work to ensure The ACA continues to lead the industry and support its members through current challenges and into the future. Hogben says: “It is an honour to be appointed […]

BACA rebrands as The Air Charter Association after 70 years

For 70 years, the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has focussed heavily on representing the interests of professional organisations and individuals working in the air charter industry with regulatory authorities and governments around the globe. With only two brand refreshes in those 70 years, its council has taken the opportunity to mark the 70th anniversary with […]

Dave Edwards appointed as BACA CEO

BACA – The Air Charter Association – has made a a series of appointments to drive the ambitious development of the association. Dave Edwards has been made chief executive officer (CEO) in a newly created role and the part-time appointment is part of BACA’s strategy to drive the association forward. It was announced at the BACA […]