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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...

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...