News From The Field

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...

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...