News From The Field

News & Articles / 11.06.2018

Air Serv Begins Operations in Sudan

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv has deployed an aircraft to Khartoum, Sudan to support efforts assisting displaced people who have been forced from their homes due to drought and conflict. In addition to surges in violence, affected populations are also threatened by crisis level food insecurity....

News & Articles / 30.05.2018

All Safe Following Air Serv Incident in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Entebbe, Uganda. An Air Serv aircraft was involved in an incident upon takeoff from Kamonia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the afternoon of May 30, 2018. All onboard are safe, with no fatalities and no immediately reported injuries. The aircraft, a C208B Caravan leased...

News & Articles / 16.05.2018

Air Serv International Donates Aircraft for Ebola Response

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv International has donated the use of one of its airplanes to assist Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in responding to an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Logistical and transport costs are most often factored into program budgets...

News & Articles / 10.05.2018

Air Serv Standing By for Ebola Response

ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Air Serv has placed an aircraft on standby for first responders to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The country’s health ministry released a statement on May 9th confirming a new outbreak of the...

News & Articles / 22.11.2017

Air Serv Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Southern DRC

Enetbbe, Uganda. Air Serv has deployed an aircraft to the Kasai Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in response to the cholera epidemic affecting the region. The aircraft, carrying a two pilot crew, departed Entebbe International Airport for Kananga on November 18...

News & Articles / 18.10.2017

ISTAT Awards Third Consecutive Annual Grant to Air Serv International

Warrenton, VA. The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation announced this week that for the third consecutive year, Air Serv International has been named one of ten charities to benefit from their 2017 Humanitarian Aid Program. The program was designed to support aviation...

News & Articles / 22.07.2017

Air Serv Begins Operations in Kananga, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Air Serv has deployed a start up team and Cessna Caravan to Kananga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to launch a new program in support of humanitarian organizations working in the region. July 10, 2017 saw the departure of the program’s first passenger flight. Kananga...

News & Articles / 05.07.2017

Air Serv Completes Successful Program in Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo

July 31, 2017 will see the conclusion of Air Serv’s four year program in Bunia, DRC, which began July 2013 and operated a Cessna Caravan in support of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). The program’s closure is warranted by the combined efforts of Air Serv and...

News & Articles / 08.04.2017

Air Serv Joins InterAction Organizations in Requesting Support from Congress for Famine Response

Air Serv has joined a coalition of 43 InterAction member organizations asking the support of the United States Congress in responding to unprecedented famine conditions currently facing four countries. A letter signed by these organizations requesting that $1 billion in emergency funding be provided in...

News & Articles / 20.01.2017

Air Serv Opens Second Aircraft Hangar in Entebbe

Air Serv recently celebrated the grand opening of Hangar II, doubling its hangar capacity at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. With a 32m clear span and an 11m tail door, the new facility can accommodate aircraft as large as the Embraer 175. The roughly 1,900m2 structure...