Bookings for private jet hire in the UK has increased in the lastyear, according to figures from one firm. Air Charter Services has seen salesrise 36% in its half-year results and has increased outside of the business accumulatedby evacuating expatriates from Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Japan.
“Theprivate jet business is still on the up after the economic slump of a couple ofyears ago, but this is a considerable rise,” said Joel Fenn, director executivejets at ACS. “Some reports in the media suggest that the market is still slow,but that has not been the case as far as we are concerned. Our executive jetdepartment is our largest department in terms of volume of flights and isconstantly growing”.
He said he was confident in the sector’s growth in the newyear.