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Gearing up for an incredible winter of sport

Take a look at what's on in the sporting world. There's a fantastic line-up of international events this winter, with something to suit every taste. 

Private charters for sports events have been in sky-high demand throughout 2022 – and the market shows no sign of slowing down in the coming months.

While much of the focus is concentrated on the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar (November 20 – December 18), there’s a fantastic line-up of other international events this winter, with something to suit every taste. 

The NHL 2022–23 season is now underway – started on October 7 when the San Jose Sharks and the Nashville Predators played the first of two games in Prague, Czech Republic. The regular season runs until April 13 – with the Stanley Cup playoffs beginning shortly after.

The NBA regular season, comprising 82 games per team, also tipped off on October 18 and will conclude on April 9 – with Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, and Milwaukee Bucks among the major attractions.

Elsewhere, Europe is already looking ahead to the start of the Six Nations (February 4 – March 18) – with jet-set fans travelling in their thousands to Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, London, Paris, and Rome to catch the action.

Then there’s the sporting event of the superlatives – the Super Bowl – a massive event for fans worldwide. Hundreds of private jets flock to the city hosting the Super Bowl each year – scheduled to be played on February 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Private charter solutions for sports travel

The above are just a handful of the most significant events in the winter months, with high demand for private air charter flights for players, teams, corporate sponsors, media and fans.

The air charter industry plays a crucial role in bespoke sports travel, from small private jets for individual athletes to wide-body aircraft for large groups. 

A great example of an aircraft ACC can offer is a 62-seat VIP Boeing 757 – bridging the gap between private charter and scheduled services and providing a flexible transport solution for elite sports teams and corporate groups alike.

Sports competitions often entail a packed schedule of fixtures with complex travel arrangements – particularly at the business end of the season with playoffs, knock-out fixtures, and showcase events like the World Cup and Super Bowl.

Cut down travel times with a fully-managed private charter service offering more comfort, convenience and flexibility than commercial airlines – with control over departure schedules and flying to and from the closest airports.

Whether you’re flying as an athlete or a sports fan, ACC’s private charter specialists ensure that every detail is attended to – including access to special dietary requirements, airport assistance, solutions for sports equipment, or anything else required onboard.

Contact the sports air charter specialists

ACC’s private charter team is on hand to take care of every aspect of your sport travel requirements, from the choice of aircraft to bespoke in-flight catering, leaving you free to focus on what matters.

Since 2002, ACC Aviation has delivered market-leading air charter solutions. The peerless service and emphasis on reliability have made the firm one of the fastest-growing and most respected aviation service providers.

Talk to our charter specialists today

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