News From The Field

News & Articles / 18.10.2007

Air Serv International responds to Ebola outbreak in DRC

WARRENTON, VA, OCTOBER 18, 2007 - Air Serv International has positioned an additional Cessna Caravan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to help fight the recent outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the country. The aircraft will be operating there for a period...

News & Articles / 21.09.2007

Air Serv International expands DRC programs 21 Sep 2007

Quick Start to New flight schedule from Kalemie in Democratic Republic of the Congo WARRENTON, VA - SEPTEMBER 21, 2007 - Only thirty minutes before departure of the first scheduled humanitarian flight from Kalemie, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Air Serv International field office...

News & Articles / 18.09.2007

Capacity building in Mozambique

Air Serv International selects ETA Air Charter as partner in new capacity building program WARRENTON, VA - SEPTEMBER 18, 2007 - Air Serv International is pleased to announce the selection of ETA Air Charter as the most qualified partner in a new capacity building program in...

News & Articles / 23.05.2007

Reminiscing in Caia – May 2007

By Bob Reinaker I’m in Caia, a small Zambezi river town, sitting on the verandah of a loja (shop) on a white plastic chair at a white plastic table sipping a Coke. It’s the last Friday of the month, payday for Food for the Hungry International...

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...