Author: AirServ

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...

News & Articles / 21.11.2015

Paul Ogwang Recognized as a Humanitarian Aviation Leader

  November 21, 2015 Entebbe, Uganda At its recent annual aviation safety conference in Geneva, Switzerland, the United Nations World Food Program recognized Paul Ogwang, Air Serv's Director of Maintenance, for "his exceptional contribution to the international humanitarian community." Air Serv hired Mr. Ogwang in 1987 as a gardener...

News & Articles / 13.11.2015

Second Air Serv Entebbe Hangar Construction Begins

  November 13, 2015 Entebbe, Uganda Air Serv has begun construction of a second aircraft hangar at Entebbe International Airport. Slated for completion in March, 2016, the 1,824 m2 (19,626 ft2) facility will include six offices, five shops/storerooms, a board/training room, and 1,368 m2 (14,720 ft2) of hangar floor...

News & Articles / 14.10.2015

ISTAT Foundation Provides Air Serv Funding

  October 14, 2015 Warrenton, Virginia The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation has awarded a $7,000 grant to Air Serv International. Julian Balaam, Chairman of the ISTAT Foundation's Humanitarian Committee commented, "We are delighted to be sponsoring Air Serv International, an organization that fulfills the ISTAT...

News & Articles / 27.10.2014

A pilot’s humanitarian takeoff

By Jenny Lei Ravelo October 2014 Mark Abbott volunteered to serve as country director for Air Serv in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan where the organization supports the medical relief efforts of MSF in 2005. Photo by: Mark Abbott Mark Abbott was walking toward my table, MacBook Air in one...

News & Articles / 01.06.2011

Air Serv’s Chad Programs Renewed for Another Year

WARRENTON, VIRGINIA (June 1, 2011): Air Serv's programs in Chad were renewed for another year by both of the US Government agencies that support them. The Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) renewed its grant to Air Serv for a full...

News & Articles / 28.03.2011

Air Serv Ltd. Approved for UN Flight Operations

WARRENTON, VIRGINIA (April 28, 2011): Following a long and formidable certification process Air Serv Limited has been given approval by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Aviation Safety Unit to provide air operations in support of United Nations efforts around the world. Air Serv...

News & Articles / 08.02.2010

A Long Time to Heal

Karen, our start-up Operations Manager for the Haiti Disaster Response Program, spent the day in Port-au-Prince on the February 8, 2010 and shared these thoughts. Driving through some neighborhoods, I was initially surprised at how quickly the Haitian people seemed to be getting back to normal....

News & Articles / 16.01.2010

Haiti Earthquake Response

On Tuesday, January 12, Haiti was ravaged by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake resulting in tragic devastation across the island country. We at Air Serv International are deeply saddened by this event, especially by the shocking number of people who are suffering. We wish to extend our...

News & Articles / 17.08.2009

History Made Personal

By Lane Wallace August 17, 2009 It never ceases to amaze me, the difference it makes when any event, fact or statistic hits close to home. You can know 50 people who've lost their parents, but you don't understand how awful it is until it happens...