Author: AirServ

News & Articles / 04.06.2008

Air Serv International repositions its Myanmar field response manager

Warrenton, Virginia 4 June 2008 - Air Serv International has repositioned Myanmar field response manager, Corliss Zylstra, but will continue its efforts to offer assistance to the government and the people of Myanmar (also known as Burma) from its Home Office in Virginia, the humanitarian...

News & Articles / 14.05.2008

Air Serv International Myanmar response update

Warrenton, Virginia 14 May 2008 - Air Serv International staffers Allen Carney, vice president of international programs, and Corliss Zylstra, Myanmar field response manager, have been in Bangkok, Thailand for the past several days. Along with representatives of donor agencies and other members of the...

News & Articles / 07.05.2008

Air Serv International rapid response team readies for Myanmar

Warrenton, VA - May 7, 2008 - Air Serv International is preparing to be a first responder to Myanmar disaster. With helicopters ready to deliver crucial supplies and relief workers to areas hardest hit in this devastated country, Air Serv is conducting a needs-assessment on...

News & Articles / 05.05.2008

Air Serv International flies Orbis assessment team to Iraq

Orbis International seeks to expand services to prevent blindness and restore sight in Middle East Warrenton, VIRGINIA - 5 March 2008 - Air Serv International recently carried an Orbis International assessment team from Amman, Jordan to Erbil and Sulaimaniyah in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Orbis...

News & Articles / 05.04.2008

Congolese staffers work into the night to secure fuel supply for morning flight

By Jeremy Keyes 5 April 2008 - When Air Serv International’s regular aircraft fuel supplier at Lubumbashi Airport in the DRC last week could not supply fuel for the following day’s flight, Japhet Mbali and Jerome Kikunibitingo worked into the night to acquire fuel for the...

News & Articles / 24.03.2008

Turbulence in Congo

By Lane Wallace March 24, 2008 "If we're lucky, we'll actually see the volcanoes today," Cindy Silong says as we make our way through the murky gray skies of southeastern Uganda. Frankly, I'll consider myself lucky if I see anything clearly today. There's an overcast just...

News & Articles / 20.03.2008

Amman-Baghdad April 2008: A story that touches the heart

By Reem Kloub The 20th of March 2008 was a day I will never forget. I started out thinking that it would be a normal day, escorting the operations team at the airport during their preparation for the flight from Jordan to Iraq. However, as soon...

News & Articles / 08.02.2008

Air Serv International sends second aircraft to Chad

Crisis in Chad increases demand for humanitarian air services Warrenton, Virginia 8 February 2008 - An Air Serv International Twin Otter aircraft arrived yesterday in Abeche, Chad from Entebbe, Uganda. The aircraft was sent in response to the increased demand for humanitarian air services in Chad...

News & Articles / 03.02.2008

Chad conflict – Update Sunday 03 Feb 2008 9 pm

Heavy fighting continued in Chad's capital, N'Djamena today between anti-government rebels and the Chad National Army. Air Serv International's Chad country director, finance manager, and an aircraft engineer, who were in N'Djamena when the fighting broke out, were all evacuated safely. Aircraft engineer Elish Gokavi...

News & Articles / 01.02.2008

Chad conflict – Update 01 Feb 2008 5 pm

Air Serv International team in Abeche continues to assist with evacuation of UN & NGO staff - Normal humanitarian flight service still in effect - Air Serv International staff in N'Djamena advised to evacuate - remain on standby. Air Serv International's staff in the town of...