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The ACA’s global membership has reached better than 400 companies, along with three new countries to the affiliation’s international footprint.

With representation now from 58 countries globally, this membership milestone is attributed to the exhausting work of The ACA’s govt team, particularly Membership Executive Chris Adams, in showcasing the Affiliation’s payment to its individuals.

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Since its institution in 1949, The Air Structure Affiliation has been the trip-to provide of industry info, proactively representing individuals to governments and regulators, providing educated guidance, red meat up and training, and organising unrivalled networking events. By the continued expansion of its membership, The ACA has delivered more main payment to individuals by increasing its events’ international distribution and scale, increasing the government team and providing more training opportunities.

The ACA actively guides individuals on industry affairs, sustainability, and innovation and supports attracting new skills and young mavens to the industry.

Kevin Ducksbury, chairman of the ACA, says, “It’s amazing to rep reached this 400-member milestone. The continuing membership development will allow the Affiliation to exert more main impact in serving to the air charter sector meet its targets in transitioning in opposition to discover zero. This development is a testomony to the exhausting work of all fervent.

We end wide awake for persevering with to welcome individuals now not at as soon as and turning in even greater payment for the air charter sector.”

The 400th member of The ACA is cargo operator One Air, which offers complete charter products and companies to purchasers in the international freight forwarding, logistics and air charter markets. Increasing its operations, One Air added a 2nd Boeing 747-400 freighter to its lickety-split in December 2023; a Third is due in Q1 2024.

Paul Bennett, chairman and CEO of One Air, says, “I recall attending my first Affiliation lunch in London in 1993 with around 15 hundreds of mates when I labored with HeavyLift Cargo Airlines. Now, 30 years later, and since the owner of a British cargo airline, I am particularly proud that we are able to also moreover be portion of this main milestone for the Affiliation.

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“The Air Structure Affiliation has led the representation and trend of the global air charter industry for the past 75 years. It’s a sturdy, respected, and rising notify for our industry and works constantly to focus on the main characteristic air charter plays in the aviation market. Above all, it affords the exact networking forum to join and have interaction with purchasers and industry colleagues, and, as a brand new and fearless British cargo airline, we welcome this opportunity. One Air is honoured to become the 400th member of this prominent industry affiliation – and we befriend hundreds of air charter mavens to affix up, too.”

Caitlin DiMare-Oliver