The Ministry of Defence has chartered aircraft to move millitary personnel between Kabul and Birmingham International Airport.
Lasting 8 days, the use of charter aircraft will cost £1.1 million.
The first charter will last from the 18th of June 2021 to the 21st of June 2021 and cost £740,000.
The second charter will last from the 22nd of June 2021 to the 27th of June 2021 and cost £375,000.
The contract award notice for both the first and second charter states that the firm ‘Air Charter Service’ has won the tenders.
On their website, thre firm explain that they have experience in arranging cargo aircraft charters to hostile environments.
“We have considerable expertise in arranging cargo aircraft charters to destinations that are difficult to reach, whether that be either an isolated location or a hostile environment. ACS also has extensive experience in mass evacuations requiring multiple aircraft to move survivors out of affected areas rapidly. We can deliver essential items such as humanitarian aid, industrial materials, consumer goods and much more.”
As a brokerage, Air Charter Service does not own any aircraft, but arranges helicopter, private jet, commercial airline, and cargo aircraft charters ranging from the massive Antonov AN-225, Airbus A330 and down to the BAE 146.