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Business aviation's charter expo sees the bounce-back begin
The air charter industry in Europe was severely affected by COVID-19, but now flight hours are looking good again and all eyes are on the future. The ACE'21 show at London Biggin Hill is expected to be a sell-out.

With six weeks to go, the Air Charter Expo at London Biggin Hill is almost sold out of exhibit space and the premium static aircraft display locations.

A new visitor registration system with delegates scanning barcodes to receive print-on-demand badges has replaced the much-loved 'boxes of badges' manual system, and the online booking process is now open. A small admission fee has been introduced, but organisers believe that the event continues to represent the most vital meeting place for the air charter industry as a whole - and therefore amazing value for money.

Taking place on a single day, Tuesday September 14th, ACE'21 features an exhibit hall of leading suppliers to the business avaition market - including cabin interior experts, FBOs and handlers, avionics, certification services and flight support. A range of charter companies will be aiming to impress the audience of charter brokers with their capabilities, many with aircraft on display on the day.

Co-hosts The Air Charter Association will chair a full conference programme during the morning, covering vital topics such as broker training, EU operations and illegal charter.

The afternoon sees a new innovation, the Green Charter conference. Divided into two sections, this will cover the latest advances in hybrid and electric aircraft, including updates on the programs nearest to entering services; and also the immediate operational changes that all charter operators can make to reduce their carbon footprint. Hosted by FutureFlight's Charles Alcock, the session will take in SAF sustainable fuel, the realities of carbon offset and much more. Admission to the conferences is included in the admission price to the show.

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