Private jet specialist, Air Charter Service, has appointed George Rolls in the role of Director, Private Jets as it looks to the next stage of its expansion. Today, Air Charter Service is a global company with 23 worldwide offices, spanning all six major continents and we offer private jet, commercial airliner and cargo aircraft charters, as well as onboard courier solutions.
George was Chairman of PrivateFly during 2017, at which time he led activities for shareholders, finally resulting in the acquisition of the charter brokerage by Directional Aviation Capital. George also has extensive experience in the world of private jet management, having spent six years with operators Hangar 8 and Gama Aviation. As Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, he also advised on Hangar 8’s listing on London’s Stock Exchange, introducing both the acquisition of International JetClub (IJC) and the introduction and subsequent reverse takeover of Gama Aviation, where he continued in his role as Non-Executive Director helping with the integration of the two businesses.
His career over the past 30 years has seen him involved in a variety of sectors as either director, manager or advisor and has overseen several mergers, acquisitions, fundraising and disposals in both private and public companies.
George is a trained helicopter pilot, a trustee of the Geoffrey de Havilland Flying Foundation and has served as Honorary Secretary to the Royal Air Squadron. He started his role at ACS at the end of September.