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A summer of sport is in full swing. Chapman Freeborn Sports Director, Nick Lamb, shares what we still have to look forward to

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Global sporting fever has rarely been higher, with the long-awaited Olympics in Tokyo taking centre stage over the past few weeks. But there is still more to come. Chapman Freeborn Sports Director, Nick Lamb, gives a flavour of what we have to look forward to as the world begins to open up and sport continues to make headlines.

UEFA Women’s Champions League gets a revamp

The UEFA Women’s Champions League is taking a different path this year, with teams being split into two different paths for the final in Turin next May: the Champions Path…

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Happy National Aviation Day from Chapman Freeborn

August 19th marks National Aviation Day. This holiday coincides with the birthday of aviation pioneer Orville Wright who, alongside his brother Wilbur, invented, built and flew the world’s first motor-operated aircraft. Named the Wright Flyer after its creators, its inaugural flight was on December 17th 1903 and thus the “pioneer era” of aviation began.

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Chapman Freeborn transports over 204 tonnes of PPE to Namibia

Over the course of a week Chapman Freeborn Germany worked with their client, Schenker, to transport over 204 tonnes (1,400 CBM) of cargo from Germany to Namibia to aid in the fight against COVID-19.

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Chapman Freeborn charters Antonov AN-12s to deliver cargo to West Africa

This month Chapman Freeborn South Africa flew a large amount of cargo to West Africa in two Antonov AN-12 aircraft.

Chapman Freeborn and the high demand for FIBC “super sacks” movements

Demand for FIBC movements is on the rise. But what are they and what are their advantages?


Chapman Freeborn’s AN-12 charter solves the puzzle for Africa contract.

Chapman Freeborn Cargo team chartered a hard-working, popular freighter and the solution came together with the right aircraft, the right operator and the landing permits.

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Chapman Freeborn teams celebrate the perfect balance

We were contacted about transporting a civilian class, AS350 helicopter from the US to Europe. Experienced Chapman Freeborn brokers are used to complex requests but this was kind of a big deal.


Chapman Freeborn shortlisted for Charter Broker of the Year

Chapman Freeborn named as a finalist in the Charter Broker of the Year category.

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Chapman Freeborn’s list of top benefits for leisure travelers

In addition to the increased health and safety protocols, leisure travelers are considering the total value of flying privately. Weigh the list of benefits including convenience, time savings, and reaching the destination directly and you may decide to raise the bar on your whole experience.

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Chapman Freeborn asks, is it time to rethink Business Travel policy?

Thinking like a traveler as well as an administrator, business travel options may need to include some new traveler friendly elements. If you look at the benefits with fresh eyes, there are some that stand out and particularly given the commercial airline realities of business travel in the future. Now’s the time to review existing travel policies with a view toward “Balance.”

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