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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...

News & Articles / 06.09.2005

USA: Air Serv response to Hurricane Katrina

In response to Hurricane Katrina, Air Serv International has provided assistance to Entergy, the electric utility serving New Orleans and other regions that were hit by Hurricane Katrina. The company is working round the clock to return electrical power to the area. Air Serv has...

News & Articles / 14.07.2005

IRC, partners express concern for repatriated Rwandan refugees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 14, 2005 The International Rescue Committee and nine other leading human-rights and humanitarian-aid organizations have expressed concern about the safety of 8,000 refugees forced by Burundi to return to Rwanda against their wishes. The forced repatriation of refugees, known as refoulement,...

News & Articles / 17.06.2005

Repeated violence against humanitarian organisations: Medair protests by suspending its activities in the Congo

Medair strongly condemns the repeated acts of physical aggression, looting and hostage taking that the humanitarian community of Ituri has been subjected to by armed groups operating in this region, located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Medair will suspend...

News & Articles / 30.04.2005

Air Serv Flight Plan Volume 3, Issue 1 Apr 2005

AIR SERV RESPONDS TO DEVASTATING TSUNAMI DISASTER Within days of hearing about the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in southeast Asia, Air Serv was setting up programs in Sri Lanka and Sumatra to facilitate the massive response of the humanitarian community. Air Serv provided flights for assessment...

News & Articles / 28.02.2005

A personal outlook of Air Serv International’s Iraq emergency program

By Mira Kassis Air Serv International, Jordan Many achievements are related to Air Serv's Iraq emergency program and I will try to summarize everything in this letter ...

News & Articles / 13.01.2005

President Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell request meeting with Air Serv official

President Bush Asks for Update on Air Serv International's Tsunami Relief Efforts from Kurt Neuenschwander Washington, D.C., Jan. 13, 2005-In his meeting with NGOs this week on tsunami relief efforts, President Bush and USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios singled out Air Serv&rquo;s International Chief Pilot Kurt Neuenschwander...

News & Articles / 12.01.2005

South Asia: Air Serv International flies NGO teams and government officials to hardest hit areas of tsunami destruction

Catholic Relief Services, CARE, World Vision, UN Assessment Teams, and US Congressional Delegations On Air Serv's Passenger List Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan. 12, 2005 -- Senators Lugar, Frist, and Shays and staff are visiting areas of tsunami destruction in Sri Lanka today utilizing a King Air...

News & Articles / 07.01.2005

Air Serv cargo plane and helicopters arrive in Sumatra

Relief Flights Made Possible by a Grant from South African Government Medan, Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Jan. 7, 2005 -- Two Bell 407 helicopters operated by Air Serv International, the humanitarian air service already serving tsunami victims in Sri Lanka, have begun relief flights for victims in...