April 11 - The Real Business Investec "Hot 100" list of fast growing private companies has featured Air Charter Service (ACS), an air chartering specialist with 16 offices worldwide, due to their increased sales growth over the past four years. ACS is one

Chris Leach, chairman and founder of the company, said: "Considering the uncertain state of the world's economy recently, our growth has been exceptionally strong. Much of our success over the past few years has been down to the opening of new operations, and I am confident that the ACS business model is robust and that we will see further expansion this year - we have already opened two new offices in 2012."

He added "Our place on the list is the latest recognition of our growth, following our inclusion in The Sunday Times'Top Track 250' just last year".