November 2016

News & Articles / 08.11.2016

Air Serv Delivers Second Shipment for Direct Relief

Air Serv recently transported a shipment of obstetric fistula repair modules in Uganda on behalf of Direct Relief. The modules were delivered to Kitovu Mission Hospital, located 120km southwest of Kampala, and Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, located 203km northwest of Kampala. This is the second...

News & Articles / 25.10.2016

Air Serv International Receives Second ISTAT Grant

The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) has awarded Air Serv International a $7,000 grant for the second year in a row.

“As a not-for-profit organization, Air Serv International relies on donated support such as ISTAT’s grants to sustain our humanitarian work,” said Dave Carlstrom,...

News & Articles / 01.10.2016

Hope has wings – Flying humanitarian aid in Africa

Jamming the throttle forward and dancing on the rudder pedals, Canadian pilot Joel Hensen powers the 1989 Cessna Caravan down the seven-percent incline of this grass strip in Boga Province, a volatile region in the southeast portion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....

News & Articles / 14.06.2016

Air Serv Engineering Team Upgrades Credentials

Entebbe, Uganda. This spring, Air Serv aircraft mechanics Tonny Eyenga and John Bursula earned their Category C Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licenses, and Ronnie Batte and Edward Muyanja added PT6 Engine Ratings to their existing licenses. By investing heavily in the professional development of staff, Air...

News & Articles / 10.05.2016

Air Serv’s First Female Ugandan Captain Earns Her Stripes

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv has upgraded pilot Vanita Kayiwa to Captain. A graduate of the East African Civil Aviation Academy, Captain Kayiwa is the first female Ugandan Captain in Air Serv’s thirty-two year history. 

“You have to work twice as hard as your male counterparts,” said...

News & Articles / 29.04.2016

Air Serv Delivers Medical Supplies for Direct Relief

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv has just trucked 2,900 kg (6,380 lbs.) of obstetric fistula surgical kits on behalf of Direct Relief to clinics around Uganda. The kits, delivered to Kampala, Soroti, and Mbale, will dramatically improve maternal healthcare in the region. “We’re pleased to leverage our...

News & Articles / 11.04.2016

Air Serv flys highest – Air Serv extending a humanitarian hand to the region…

By Titus Kakembo Air Serv Limited is a signifi cant player in the Uganda’s commercial aviation industry, specializing in “last mile” air transportation in support of humanitarian programs in East and Central Africa. Air Serv Limited was established in 1995 to serve as a strategically located logistics...

News & Articles / 22.01.2016

Air Serv Launches Kalemie Operations

  January 22, 2016 Entebbe, Uganda Air Serv has begun flight operations in Kalemie, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to support humanitarian programs in the region. Kalemie is a town on the western shore of Lake Tanganyika in the mineral-rich Katanga Province of the southern Democratic Republic of...

News & Articles / 05.01.2016

Alaska Airlines Donates iPads to Air Serv

  January 5, 2016 Warrenton, Virginia Alaska Airlines has donated ten iPads to Air Serv International for the organization's flight operations in East Africa. Air Serv pilots will use the iPads as electronic flight bags, including flight planning software as well as an innovative, Air Serv-developed database of remote...