About Us

Creating exceptional flight experiences requires expertise and attention to detail. Thanks to one of the best teams in the industry, that's exactly what we deliver.

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We have grown our business by creating flight solutions people love.

Anglo European is an aviation services company specialised in corporate group charter, incentive and conference flights, inclusive tour flying and ACMI / Wet leasing for the airline industry.

We are a small and highly experienced team of aviation professionals; including pilots, former airline managers, flight operations personnel and technology specialists, each with more than 20 years of experience in their respective fields.

We serve global corporations, VIPs, travel management businesses, tour operators and governments; creating flight experiences our customers love.

The work we do is stimulating, challenging and enjoyable and our diverse team brings fresh ideas and a unique perspective to everything they do.

As a company, we pride ourselves on taking the complexity out of aircraft charter and delivering timely, cost-effective solutions for clients both big and small.

Highlights & Company Firsts

1988

The beginning

Anglo European starts life as the corporate flight subsidiary of a pan-European industrial group, flying company personnel between the group’s European offices.

1991

New headquarters

Headquarters are moved to Humberside Airport (UK) and the company begins operating charter flights for North Sea oil industry clients in addition to the regular flights needed by its parent group.

1994

Expansion in to Europe

Our business model is extended to include brokerage services, allowing us to begin offering flight solutions to clients across continental Europe.

1999

Embracing the web

We become one of the first charter brokers in the world to move on-line. Our site went live in March 1999 and saw us begin to arrange flights across the globe. Leveraging cutting edge technology to better serve our business and customers has remained a core part of our culture ever since.

2000

Our first wet lease

The new millenium sees us completing our first short term wet lease contract, supplying a medium range narrow-body aircraft to a Middle Eastern airline.

2001

Rocket science

We secure our first contract with US Space Agency NASA to carry their astronauts to and from Baikonur cosmodrome in what became our most prestigious contract of that year.

2001/2

Return to Africa

We arranged the very first civilian Christmas charter flight to Freetown following the end of Sierra Leone’s civil war, flying expatriates and members of the president's family home for Christmas.

2002

A jumbo year with the Boeing 747

We beat all previous year's passenger records thanks to a diverse set of charters using the Boeing 747 that see us transport thousands of passengers to Canada, the USA and Asia. Clients include religious groups, cruise line passengers and football fans on their way to the FIFA World Cup in Japan.

2004

Anglo signs its first GSA

We secure our first general sales agency with a Scandinavian leisure carrier to market their fleet of narrow body airliners exclusively to our tour operator clients in Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and France.

2006

Latin America added

We organise a series of last-minute flights using several inter-contintental aircraft to carry thousands of supporters from Mexico to the FIFA World Cup in Germany.

2007

First flight to the Arctic

A team building trip for a high profile corporate client sees us arranging a complex charter deep into the arctic circle, our most Northerly operation to date.

2008

Fast growth

Anglo European is recognised as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the UK thanks to a string of blockbuster years and the growing global reach of our business.

2009

Headquarter move to Switzerland

The move puts us at the centre of our European customers and enables us to attract multi-lingual charter professionals to support our international client base and growth.

2011

Entry in to scheduled services

As general sales agents for a Scandinavian carrier, we establish scheduled routes between Sweden and the Middle East.

2013

Adding airline business support

2013 sees us begin to offer business support services to start-up airlines. Services include route analysis, flight ops support and pre/post launch sales and marketing activities.

2015

Expansion in Asia

We successfully contract our first wet leases to Asian carriers, helping our European airline partners generate more revenue for their fleets during the European Winter months.

2018

Celebrating 30 years in business

Now in business for longer than most airlines, this year sees us celebrating three decades of safe flying and service to the industry. We would like to thank all of our clients and partner airlines for helping us reach this milestone.

... the journey continues.

When you book with Anglo European you're in good company. Below are some of the clients and industries that have entrusted us with their charter flight arrangements.