As the Premier League season and Europe’s elite leagues draw to a close for the summer, looking further ahead, many people will use the coming weeks to plan for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, which kicks off on 21 November at the Al Thumama Stadium when Senegal takes on the Netherlands.
Arriving on time, rested and prepared gives athletes the competitive edge – one that scheduled commercial flights can’t provide. ACC considers every aspect of your team’s needs, providing specialist catering and unrivalled comfort for athletes travelling to their next event.
Aircraft Charter for Supporters
Using our global supplier network, we source aircraft anywhere in the world – from regional jets and turboprops to large capacity, widebody airliners. The strength of our operator relationships allows us to negotiate the most competitive rates, to meet your passenger and budget requirements.
ACC provides dedicated flights for thousands of fans – to league championship finals, annual tournaments and the World Cup.
Our experienced team manages the operational aspects of flights, from start to finish. We’ll set up dedicated airport representatives, branded check-ins and custom terminal signage, to give your passengers a rich, memorable experience.
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We required the logistics for this flight to be very precise, and everything was achieved with your help. We have arranged many flights with ACC Aviation and would most definitely recommend them to other companies.
“Excellent service – polite, courteous and helpful throughout. The flight was arranged at short notice and the timings were perfect to enable us to travel to take part in our game. The flights were very smooth and the efficient manner in which we were transported to and from our destination contributed greatly to the enjoyment and success of the trip. Thank you for all your assistance.”
I want to express my great pleasure working with you and how happy I’ve been with your professionalism and precision in our work. And, when the pressure was on to finish the job on time, as with recent charters, you have shown an incredible willingness to turn things around in just a few hours. Thank you for your support!
Excellent in all respects – thank you.
Flying European national football teams to international tournaments
A corporate travel management company specialising in the sports industry has a global framework agreement with ACC Aviation to supply and manage its aircraft requirements. The framework agreement covers a variety of sporting bodies, including national team travel.
Flying major entertainment company on a European tour
ACC Aviation was appointed to manage the European tour flights of a world-renowned entertainment company for the eighth consecutive year. The entertainment company, which has been active for nearly 40 years, travels in a group of over 100 passengers with extensive cargo.
Charter of five Agusta A109 Grand helicopters for a reality TV Show
A TV production company needed to record an episode of their popular reality show in the UK. ACC Aviation was appointed to charter five helicopters of the same type to ensure that the teams competed under the same conditions.
Flying European Rugby Club to International Games
Travel efficiency and player comfort are paramount for elite sports clubs to perform at their peak during away games. ACC Aviation established a long-term relationship with a European rugby club, assisting the club with ad hoc flights to and from international matches.
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After two years of lockdowns and travel restrictions, 2022 is a bumper year for women’s sport. The world’s appetite for televised women’s sports soared during the pandemic – and the interest shows no signs of disappearing now that fans can travel and stadiums are full again.
The first few weeks in 2022 are expected to be busy for the international team and player travel. “We have been working hard this month on private air travel, bringing players and their families into the UK”, says Mitch Broadstock, the ACC Aviation Senior Business Development Manager.
Private charter is an optimum form of air travel, enabling elite athletes to keep fully in control of their itineraries. Without it, many international sporting events simply would not have happened.
The global pandemic has caused the biggest disruption to worldwide sport since the Second World War. With the collapse of scheduled services, combined with the greater degree of control and reduced risk to athletes and staff, aircraft charter has become the go-to travel choice for top-tier teams and athletes.
The role of aircraft charter in minimising the impact of air travel on player performance and the importance of using a reputable air charter expert.