In 1999, IBL, in partnership with Servisair International, created Servisair Indian Ocean to offer ground handling services to Airlines.
The Company started operations in Namibia in 2003 and, in 2004, became the second licensed operator at SSR International Airport in Mauritius.
The Company was rebranded as Equity Aviation Indian Ocean in 2006 when Equity Aviation acquired 50% of its shareholding. Since 2010, the Company has been fully owned by IBL and today operating under Ground2Air.
The range of services offered to airlines encompasses the following:
- Aviation security
- External aircraft washing
- Baggage wrapping
- Aviation training (certified IATA Training School)
Current handling agreements with airlines include Air Austral, Air Madagascar, British Airways, Condor, Comair, Corsairfly, South African Airways, Emirates Leisure cargo.
The Company also set up an operation in Comoros in 2010 to handle Air Madagascar flights.
It has been ISO 9001 certified since 2007.