ACC Aviation is delighted to welcome Mike Jennings to our Americas team as Vice President, Commercial Sales, based out of Miami, FL.
After establishing our North American subsidiary at the end of 2018, our regional office has seen substantial growth despite the challenges faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mike has been brought on board to further accelerate our development in this region and across the Americas.
Mike joins ACC following successful roles as Director of Charter Operations for Eastern Air Lines and, most recently, Chapman Freeborn. Throughout his career, he has managed charter programs for high-profile clients, including meetings and incentives, professional and collegiate sports, the marine industry, travel management and government agencies.
“Our team has been continually busy throughout the year,” said Jamie Harris, President – Americas, ACC Aviation. “Aircraft charter flights are now often operating in challenging environments and we are working around the clock to support time-sensitive projects.
“Mike shares our commitment to delivering well-executed service to our clients and airline partners, and will play an integral part in growing ACC Aviation’s footprint in both North and South America.”
“I am very excited for the opportunity to join such an experienced and client-focused group of professionals at ACC Aviation,” said Jennings.
“This is a team that I believe in and, combined with the very best supplier relations I have seen in the industry, I am looking forward to providing a transparent, honest and unmatched level of service to our clients.”
2018 and 2019 were record years for ACC Aviation, contracting over 130,000 block hours of flying, including industry-first wet leases of an Airbus A380 and Airbus A350.
And, despite the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, we have continued to help our international client-base with essential travel needs, including repatriation missions, marine crew rotations, critical PPE cargo flights and sports team charters, all while providing operational and strategic support to global airline partners.
To discuss how ACC Aviation can partner with you on any current or future aircraft charter requirements, make an enquiry, speak with a member of our team on +1 347 767 3533 or email americas@ACCaviation.com.
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