ACP has been in operation since 1995, after originally being a member of the Virgin Group of Companies, ACP became fully independent in 1999 when it was acquired by Graeme Howard, who is the CEO and Managing Director. In the past twenty years ACP has developed a portfolio of products that not only fulfils their client’s immediate needs but also serves to identify new revenue generating opportunities whilst providing a first class service in all areas. Whether you are an airline looking for high quality representation or a company looking to source an aircraft for a Charter flight, ACP are ready to serve.
With Offices on 4 continents and partners in many more locations around the globe, ACP Worldwide has all the experience and expertise you need. Our dynamic and proactive sales team provide a tailor-made service to each of our aviation customers. We design sales strategies to suit your requirements and amplify your strengths, working in harmony with you to achieve successful, sustainable results and most importantly, revenue growth.
With over 20 years of experience, ACP Worldwide is a market-leader offering cost-effective independent representation with superior quality services.
Air Charter Service is a multi-award winning aircraft charter specialist that has 20 offices spanning all six major continents. With access to over 50,000 aircraft worldwide, the company arranges more than 11,000 charters every year, generating revenues of half a billion dollars. Through our long established contacts in the industry we are able to obtain data on airports, current fuel prices, latest legislation and routings, to offer the very best charter solutions on the market.
American Airlines Cargo is a division of American Airlines Group and provides one of the largest networks in the world with cargo terminals and interline connections across the globe. Every day, American transports cargo between major cities in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Canada and the United States. Our newly combined cargo network is only the beginning of many exciting changes happening at American. With initiatives like e-freight, a new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical facility in Philadelphia, and hundreds of new aircraft on the way, we are striving to provide a best in class customer experience worldwide.
Brussels is the Capital of Europe; it is both politically and economically at the heart of Europe.
In 2015 Brussels Airport welcomed over 23 million passengers. More than 100 airlines operate from the 3 non-congested runways, generating 220.000 movements per year. More than 750,000 tonnes of flown and trucked cargo passed through Brussels Airport every year. Brussels Airport has a dedicated cargo area called BRUcargo, grouping all stakeholders in one free trade area: handling companies, customs, trucking companies and forwarders.
Flown cargo volumes in 2014 and 2015 were up 8% each year, showing the increasing interest to use BRU as a European gateway. In 2015, BRUcargo welcomed 4 new full cargo carriers. BRUcargo is world leading and innovative when it comes to the transportation of both perishables as well as pharmaceutical goods. Since 2010, many new initiatives have been taken to improve the cargo at BRU airport: new warehouse, new apron, increased security and a new cloud based cargo community system.
Chapman Freeborn delivers reliable and cost-effective cargo charter solutions to a diverse client base of freight forwarders, logistics providers, shippers, governments, and humanitarian relief organisations.
Established in the UK in 1973, the group’s unparalleled global network comprises of over 30 locations around the world.
The company analyses route, payload and timescale in order to propose the most suitable freighter aircraft for a client’s requirements - including part-charters, backloads and other commercially innovative solutions for peak season and project cargo.
In addition to aircraft charter and leasing services, Chapman Freeborn’s on board courier (OBC) division provides door-to-door hand carry services for time-critical shipments.
Since our founding in 1959, dnata has grown into an international air services provider with almost 40,000 employees across more than 80 countries, providing service excellence to over 400 airlines.
This makes us one of the world largest air services provider, our vision however, is to become the most admired not necessarily the biggest but unequivocally the best in the eyes of our customers.
dnata continues to look ahead with robust, long term operational strategy in place, a top global team, as well as an enormous capacity to reinvent ourselves in the face of change.
dnata is confident that we will maintain our momentum towards becoming the worlds most admired service provider.
Operating since 1976, Hactl is the leading air cargo terminal in Hong Kong, offering the most comprehensive and efficient ground handling services to 100+ airlines and its 1,000 freight forwarders. Its SuperTerminal 1 is the world’s single largest multi-level air cargo terminal with a designed capacity of handling up to 3.5M tonnes a year. Hactl was the world’s first air cargo terminal operator to achieve the ISAGO standard and the first in Hong Kong to obtain CargoiQ Quality Management System certification, ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Systems certification, EU RA3 certification, and WHO GDP & IATA CEIV certifications for pharmaceuticals. Hactl provides unique multi-modal service between Hong Kong and China through its wholly-own subsidiary Hacis.
As Britain’s largest port by value, carrying 30% of British exports, Heathrow connects British business to global markets. Our ambition is to be one of Europe’s best airports for cargo. We’re investing millions to revolutionise our cargo hub, reduce throughput times and improve facilities. We’re also making Heathrow cargo more sustainable, with a more efficient operation using fewer vehicles running on alternative fuels.
Liege Airport is Europe’s leading gateway for freighters. Best known as the hub for Fedex and TNT, Liege is also serving as European cargo hub for CAL, Ethiopian Airlines Cargo, El Al, Icelandair Cargo and NAS. The focus on freighter products, like e-commerce, perishables, pharma and live animals brings lots of scheduled services by Qatar Airways and many others. For charters, with 24 / 7 spare capacity for freighters, both Charter brokers and Operators call on Liege for all kinds of charters, especially Outsized projects and OMG, Live Animal charters as well as Humanitarian Aid and Relief flights.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is Scotland's premier dedicated freight airport, ideally located on the 'Great Circle Route' between North America and the Middle East - perfectly located for transatlantic freight and fuel stops. Glasgow Prestwick is equipped with the full range of freight handling equipment and services daily 747 freight movements and ad-hoc charters including livestock, oil well equipment and aircraft engines.
The airport has invested heavily in brand new custom built equipment and enjoys the following benefits:
• Uncongested motorway access
• Fast and efficient turnarounds
• Equine Border Inspection Post
• High NEQ capability
• 24 hour unrestricted operations
• 2,987 metre runway capable of handling all commercial aircraft types.
• Exceptional weather record
Our online network and extensive onforwarding connections enable us to offer our customers fast and efficient air cargo service to more than 350 destinations worldwide, including our own direct services in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.
For the eighth consecutive year we are proud to sponsor the ‘Freight Forwarder of the Year’ award at the 2017 Cargo Airline of the Year awards.
We recognise the vital role freight forwarders play at the heart of the air cargo supply chain and encourage the recognition of the highest levels of quality and service excellence; both of which we are equally passionate about.
FTA is the leading trade association in the logistics industry boasting a rich history of 127 years, our aim is to represent and support our 16,000 members in achieving a safe, efficient and sustainable transport operation, we do this in the following ways:
Representation - we represent the needs of the logistics industry at local, national and European level.
Campaigning - FTA’s campaigns raise awareness of the logistics industry.
Compliance - we inform and prepare our members about the latest compliance requirements.
Training - our training schemes improve the skills and knowledge of drivers and managers in the industry.
FTA members operate more than 200,000 lorries - almost half the UK fleet. In addition, our members deliver over 90 per cent of freight moved by rail; and 70 per cent of UK visible exports by sea and air.