Welcome to G.A.S. General Aviation Services
G.A.S. are specialists in Permit(s), Ground Handling and Concierge solutions across the African Continent and providers of reliable and cost effective fuel options globally. We deliver complete peace of mind to trip support companies, business aviation operators and commercial/cargo airlines.
Based in the UK, but with our aviation roots planted firmly in Africa since 1984 when our founder's family first began providing ground handling and permit services across North East Africa.
Today we have operations centres in Mwanza and London and our staff have over 80 years combined experience in supporting flight operations throughout Africa. We work directly with issuing authorities or physically based service providers to meet over 83% of our customer’s needs.
To deliver outstanding value, continuous innovation, optimum solutions and exceptional customer experience in the aviation business by adopting a customer-centric approach. To build trusted long term working partnerships with our clients and vendors through our dedication, integrity, professionalism and reliability.
To be the trusted partner of choice on the African Continent for Trip Support Companies and Aircraft Operators in their quest for reliable and cost effective Permit, Fuel and Ground Handling services.
Permits direct from source
Landing & Overfly Permits
Did you know we obtain over 83% of our permits directly from the issuing authorities?
Direct contact with individual Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA's) or their appointed representatives across Africa ensures we can obtain your landing & overfly permits at short notice, delivering the best quote to invoice value and peace of mind as standard.
These direct relationships allow G.A.S. to cover navigation fees at difficult locations or where prepayment of these fees are mandatory. We are specialist in obtaining block permits for Schedule and non-Schedule carries along with alternative route permits.
100 not out!
Over a century's' combined experience of physical, supervisory and coordination ground handling experience, supervisory agents in 15 countries and ground handling coordination across the continent make us your partner of choice for your ground handling needs across Africa.
We've got your back across Africa
Focused African Fuel Network
Our unrivaled local expertise and direct in region supply relationships allow G.A.S. to secure competitive rates and deliver peace of mind to our client partners. Securing fuel where it’s needed when it is needs is crucial in enabling aircraft operators to successfully complete their missions even in the most remote of locations.
Global Fuel Services
Fuel plays a pivotal role in trip planning and aircraft operations; fuel can heavily influence the total cost or overall success of a flight; we understand that you need a partner you can trust and rely upon to deliver value for money fuel options with quality service. Thanks to our extensive network of local suppliers, into-plane agents and reselling partners, we are able to provide fuel service around the global whilst being your specialist partner for fuel in the African region. No matter what the size of your fleet of type of aircraft our into-plane partners are ready 24/7/365 to refuel over the wing and single point.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8144 7102