Air Charter Service specialises in private jet, commercial airliner and cargo aircraft charters. It has 18 offices across five continents and earlier this year announced plans to invest £10m in its online and booking technology. Founded by chairman Chris Leach, 66, it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank85
CompanyAir Charter Service
ActivityAircraft charter broker
LocationKingston Upon Thames
Sales £m286.1
Operating profit £m4.2
Main shareholdersLeach family (84.8%), others (15.2%)
Staff287
Founded1990
Websitewww.aircharter.co.uk

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