November 30 - Air Charter Service, a global provider of aircraft charter brokerage services, has increased its presence in the CIS region by opening a new office in Almaty, Kazakhstan, headed by Evgeny Galkin (pictured below right), who is moving from his

Tony Bauckham, Air Charter Service's ceo, commented: "We have been planning this office in Kazakhstan for the past couple of years and will now be able to better serve our clients here as well as forging new relationships."

Bauckham added that ACS will offer both passenger and cargo charter operations to serve Kazakhstan's burgeoning oil and gas industry, as well as the mineral and metal extraction business.