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Air Serv International expands DRC programs 25 Oct 2007

Air Serv International announces the first flight of a Beechcraft 1900c with service from Kinshasa to Goma on October 31st 2007. This aircraft will be dedicated to the exclusive use and needs of the humanitarian and international community. The aircraft will be based at Kinshasa (Ndolo) airport. This is a 19 passenger aircraft with two pilots and can land on relatively short grass and rough runways so it is ideally made for the conditions encountered in this region.

Air Serv International, Inc. is a not-for-profit humanitarian 501 (c) 3 aviation organization incorporated in Florida in 1984. Currently Air Serv International operates 19 aircraft worldwide. It has over 23 years and over a quarter of a million of hours of flight time, with no flight related fatalities.

Air Serv International is committed to improve conditions and become a catalyst for positive change by helping the peoples of our host countries to help themselves, and supporting our partner humanitarian aid agencies with air service to some of the most remote and underserved places in the world. Air Serv International working with our partners provides relief, rehabilitation, development, aviation, environmental protection and restoration, democracy building, medical evacuations, and security evacuation services globally.

Air Serv partners include World Vision, Doctors Without Borders, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, Bureau of Population Migrations and the British and European aid agencies, DFID, ECHO, Louis Berger Group, United Nations, USAID and other humanitarian agencies and organizations. This is just an example of the over 200 agencies and organizations that Air Serv International works with.

Contact: Chris Johnson
Phone: 540-428-2323 ext 113