Over the past three decades, ALS has played an integral role in supporting humanitarian operations both locally and internationally. In its stride to provide a one stop customized aviation solution provider, the company invested in various aircraft and set up subsidiary companies to meet specific and unique niche markets.
Our services include:-
ALS leases aircraft to customers on an Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI) basis as its core business. ALS offers ACMI leases primarily to humanitarian organizations and corporate clients operating across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. ACMI contracts account for approximately 90% of ALS’s revenue operations.
Under an ACMI lease, ALS provides the aircraft, crew (which includes pilots, cabin crew and engineers) and all aircraft maintenance support to the lessee. ALS also provides hull and third party insurance for leased aircraft. Hull insurance is taken out to cover the risk of damage to the aircraft itself while third party insurance covers against the risk of claims made by third parties due to damages caused by leased aircraft. The premiums paid by ALS with respect to hull and third party insurance are passed on to the lessee and are reflected in the lease price.
Under ALS ACMI leases, lessees are required to provide all fuel to the aircraft and defray all landing, handling, parking and storage fees. Lessees also provide all hotel and accommodation to the crew provided to operate and maintain the aircraft under the terms of the lease. Additionally, lessees pay over-flight, navigation fees, air traffic control charges, war insurance premiums and any costs resulting from painting leased aircraft in the lessee’s organizational colours.
ALS specializes in providing aircraft on ACMI globally for several sectors.
We pride ourselves in providing the following services on a global level:
This is the lease of the basic aircraft without insurances, crew, maintenance etc. A dry lease requires the Lessee to put the aircraft on its’ own AOC and provide aircraft registration. A typical dry lease starts from two years onwards and bears certain conditions as far as depreciation, maintenance, insurances etc. are concerned. This depends on the geographical location, political circumstances etc. There are generally two types of dry lease, an Operating Lease and a Finance Lease.
As an aircraft owner, ALS is able to provide lease options on both operating and finance leases.
This is an arrangement in which airlines sell an aircraft (s) and leases it back for a long term. By doing so, this allows airline to make full use of the asset while not having capital tied up in the asset.
ALS is able to provide airlines with Sale and Leaseback options on the purchase of their new aircraft.
For the past 30 years, ALS has been providing exclusive and tailor-made charter services for clients looking for private, unique and specialized experiences.
We offer various twin engine Jet aircraft plus twin and single engine Turbo Prop aircraft for charter services, allowing our clients to choose the aircraft that best suits their needs and budget subject to availability. ALS also offers you flexibility and control over your schedule and because we can fly to more airports than the major airlines you’ll be able to save time; time that can be better spent with your clients or family and friends.
Exclusivity, privacy and specialised experiences are what set us apart from the rest making us the preferred choice by world famous celebrities and global business icons.
The company subscribes to the highest certification standards for the UN, ICRC, WFP, Oil Companies and IOSA in keeping with the variety of services offered. Our motto is “Do it right the first time”.
The company actively encourages hazard and incident reporting. We train our staff on safety management and encourage them to document their findings in an effort to mitigate the occurrence of similar incidents in the future. At Als we continuously strive for improvement in order as to prevent accidents and reduce their potential for damage and injury.
ALS maintains an active integrated safety management system based on international standards as laid out by ICAO.
The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline. IOSA’s quality audit principles are designed to conduct audits in an international standardized manner.
At ALS, responsibility for making its operations safer lies with each of its employees – from managers to front-line staff. Each employee is responsible for implementing safety within the scope of the safety management system. All staff are accountable to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to prevent accidents and incidents.
ALS makes significant investments in staff training and state of the art systems such as Satellite Tracking. This enables real time operational control of the entire fleet. The impact of satellite tracking in aviation has been significant and has brought a new dimension to operating aircraft.
The position-reporting capability removes the “Search” from “Search and Rescue”. The unit is equipped with an Alert Button, which, when deployed, will immediately send the aircraft’s position and emergency situation to the concerned parties. In addition the system transmits periodic messages containing time, longitude; latitude, speed, altitude and bearing, and these can be customized to report at intervals of 1 minute or more.
Notification of events such as Master On, Engine On, Blocks Off, Takeoff, Landing, Blocks On, Engine Off, Master Off, Low Battery, Hard-Landing and Excess-G – all with to-the-second precision is recorded.
ALS operates a well-equipped maintenance hangar at Wilson Airport, Nairobi staffed with qualified engineers and technical staff. These enable the company to offer major and minor aircraft maintenance services to third party aircraft. ALS is able to offer the following services at its facilities:
ALS started operations in 1985 and over the years has seen steady growth ever since. Today, as an industry leader, ALS offers a range of customized and comprehensive aviation solutions for the benefit of Humanitarian Operations, Airlines, Oil/ Resource exploration, and VIP Clientele.