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News & Articles / 04.08.2020

Air Serv’s Navajo and Hopi Airlift Program Receives Donated Flight from Westwind Air Service

Phoenix, AZ. Phoenix-based Caravan operator Westwind Air Service, has generously donated a transport flight to the Navajo and Hopi Airlift Program coordinated by Air Serv International. The flight, which employed the use of a Cessna 206 and carried approximately 1,000lbs, delivered virus-fighting supplies to Chinle, Arizona, where they were...

News & Articles / 22.06.2020

Air Serv International Receives ISTAT Foundation Grant for COVID-19 Relief in Navajo Nation

Warrenton, VA. Virginia-based international aviation nonprofit Air Serv International, is mobilizing to begin operations within the Navajo Nation. The program will be primarily funded by a generous grant from the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation, which was awarded last week. The ISTAT Foundation is dedicated to supporting individuals...

News & Articles / 03.04.2020

Air Serv Begins Operations in Central African Republic Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Entebbe, Uganda. An Air Serv aircraft is on the ground in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) to support humanitarian operations there. The program is expected to be short term until it can be taken over by the French organization, Aviation Sans Frontieres (ASF). However, border...

News & Articles / 23.03.2020

Air Serv Prepares for COVID-19 Response

Entebbe, Uganda. The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has now reached 340,000 and the death toll has surpassed 14,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Uganda, the location of Air Serv’s operations and maintenance headquarters, confirmed its first case of the virus on 21 March. 43 of Africa’s 54 countries...

News & Articles / 29.01.2020

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards $500K Grant to Air Serv International

Warrenton, VA. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Air Serv International, which will support current and future humanitarian flight operations. The one-time grant was created and awarded in memory of Barron Hilton, who passed away in September of 2019, and honors his combined legacies as...

News & Articles / 07.08.2019

Air Serv Expands Operations in Eastern Africa

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv is expanding operations in eastern Africa with the deployment of two aircraft to Sudan and South Sudan. Two Cessna Grand Caravans have departed Entebbe, destined for Juba, South Sudan and Darfur, Sudan respectively. These will be the second and third Air...

News & Articles / 20.05.2019

Air Serv Sends Aircraft to Mozambique for Flood Relief

Entebbe, Uganda. An Air Serv aircraft has positioned to Mozambique, where it will support relief efforts following a devastating period of successive storms. On May 18, an Air Serv Cessna Grand Caravan departed Entebbe International Airport carrying a crew of five. The aircraft will be based...

News & Articles / 14.01.2019

Air Serv Positions Second Aircraft in South Sudan

Entebbe, Uganda. An Air Serv aircraft has departed Entebbe International Airport for South Sudan to support ongoing humanitarian relief efforts within the region. The Cessna Grand Caravan took off from Entebbe on January 13, following an inspection by the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority. It will...

News & Articles / 18.10.2018

Air Serv International and the ISTAT Foundation Partner for Ebola Response Efforts

Entebbe, Uganda. Air Serv International, with the assistance of a grant from the ISTAT Foundation, has donated an aircraft to Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) for the purpose of supporting Ebola response efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The use of the Cessna...

News & Articles / 20.08.2018

Air Serv Continues Ebola Response

Entebbe, Uganda. Two more Air Serv flights have departed Entebbe for Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, providing support for response efforts to the recent Ebola outbreak. Bunia is located northeast of Mangina, initial site of the outbreak. Two Cessna Caravans departed the Air Serv...