Author: AirServ

News & Articles / 17.05.2007

NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq (NCCI) – May 17, 2007 – Testimonial

Air Serv International pioneered NGO assistance in Iraq in April 2003 with one of the first civilian air transportation opportunities between Amman and Baghdad, and since tailored their air support for NGOs. Indeed, with the difficult humanitarian access in Iraq and the current fragmentation of the...

News & Articles / 10.05.2007

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – May 2007 – Testimonials

MSF-France started its reconstructive surgical program for Iraqi victims of violence early 2006 in Amman. The objective of the program is to treat trauma non urgent cases of orthopedic, plastic and maxillo-facial injuries. The first group of patients where flown in to Amman with Air...

News & Articles / 03.05.2007

WFP UNHAS Mozambique – May 3, 2007 – Testimonial

It gives me great pleasure as Chief of Air Transport Operations for WFP UNHAS Mozambique to thank you and your staff in Beira for the assistance given to UNHAS during the recent Mozambique SO 10591.0. Throughout our stay, nothing was too much in the way your...

News & Articles / 30.01.2007

Chad: Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2 (FY 2007)

NOTE: The last fact sheet was dated January 22, 2007. Download PDF Click Here to get Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF Documents in this page. KEY DEVELOPMENTS On January 26, a USAID/OFDA airlift containing emergency relief supplies, including blankets, plastic sheeting, and water containers, arrived in Abeche, eastern...

News & Articles / 16.12.2006

You can’t save folks from starvation if you can’t reach them

How we use planes, land rovers, even motorbikes By Henry Weil, ACF Editor Among the array of challenges facing humanitarian workers, one of the knottiest is transporting people and supplies to distressed beneficiaries who need assistance. The goal, says Frazer Murray, our Mission Management Logistician, is to...

News & Articles / 02.08.2006

Lebanon crisis

Following the July 12 bombing of Lebanon , significant portions of the country's infrastructure, including airports, bridges and roads, have been destroyed, seriously disrupting the delivery of essential services and international aid. 433 Lebanese and 51 Israelis have been killed in the conflict as of July...

News & Articles / 02.11.2005

South Asia: Air Serv International response 2 Nov 2005

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck Pakistan, India and Afghanistan on Oct. 8, 2005, at 8:50 a.m. local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was located near Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani-administered Kashmir, and approximately 60 miles northeast of Islamabad. Aftershocks continue in the affected areas. The...

News & Articles / 11.10.2005

South Asia: Air Serv International response

Air Serv International is responding to the earthquake in Pakistan. With an established presence in Islamabad, the Air Serv rapid response team is currently a part of the assessment process and we anticipate sending our fleet of helicopters to assist with the relief efforts....

News & Articles / 08.10.2005

Air Serv responds to Pakistan earthquake

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck Pakistan, India and Afghanistan on Oct. 8, 2005, at 8:50 a.m. local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was located near Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani-administered Kashmir, and approximately 60 miles northeast of Islamabad. Aftershocks continue in the affected areas. The...

News & Articles / 05.10.2005

Air Cargo Lifts Pakistan

  An indication of what a great business the air cargo industry is today, filled with extraordinary people, can be seen in the several stories we have featured lately of air cargo relief flights to various stricken parts of the world . Elsewhere special shipment stories are...