Serve Air Cargo (Kinshasa) ex-United Airlines Boeing 737-322 (F) 9S-ASG (msn 24378) ran off the side of runway 7 on March 4, 2018 while landing at Lubumbashi Airport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The nose gear collapsed.
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Serve Air is one of Democratic Republic of Congo’s leading private sector cargo airline in its formative stages based in Kinshasa (DRC). It is well organized to take advantage of a specific gap in the short-haul domestic freight transportation market.
Serve Air was established in 1993 as a registered business entity and came in to effect as a sole ownership through Mr. Harish Jagtani in 2003. Harish Jagtani has extensive experience in freight transportation aviation. The management of Serve Air is well versed in all governmental approval procedures, having traversed them in the past to a full approval and operational status.
The foundation of the company’s growth over the last 5 years is a deep understanding of economic stimuli and his ONG customer needs, and the ability to translate them into customer-desired offerings through leading edge business strategy. The company’s 230 employees are guided by the vision to be “best in the manner in which we operate, best in the airline business, and best in his value system and ethics.”
Serve Air is also expanding its international footprint, established through turnover since 2003. The company’s commercial cargo aircrafts are already being marketed in all over country.
True to the tradition of the Serve Air Group, Serve Air is committed in letter and spirit to Corporate Social Responsibility. It is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, and is engaged in community and social initiatives on labour and environment standards in compliance with the principles of the Global Compact. In accordance with this, it plays an active role in community development, serving rural communities adjacent to its aviation locations.
With the foundation of its rich heritage, Serve Air today is etching a refulgent future.
Incorporated on January 05, 1993, Serve Air Group Inc. has been providing Domestic and International cargo service throughout Dem. Rep. of Congo.
In early 2009, Serve Air introduced the Boeing 727-200 aircraft (above) to it’s fleet, to become Congo’s only Boeing 727 Super 27 Freighter operator serving the cargo market between DR Congo, and all over Africa. Serve Air is led by a highly experienced and motivated management team, driven by under serviced markets and based on a solid business plan. Enjoying the unique advantages of being a wholly Indian staff with persons from all over the world, we will provide economical, reliable, and superior charter service to the World.