Tag: humanitarian aid

Air Partner delivers humanitarian aid to survivors of Turkey-Syria

The devasting earthquakes that hit Turkey and Syria have taken tens of thousands of lives, destroyed hundreds of buildings and left survivors facing bitterly cold, life-threatening conditions. As survivors witness the wreckage they once called home, expert-led emergency relief is critical to ...

AerCap Transports 13 Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Support Earthquake Relief Effort in Türkiye

AerCap Holdings N.V. has announced it has transported approximately 13 tons of humanitarian aid to Türkiye, following the devastating earthquake. The freight, which was flown from Rotterdam to Antalya in Türkiye on board an Airbus A321 aircraft, includes clothing, baby food and power generator...

Airlink and USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance Launch Haiti Air Bridge to Deliver Humanitarian Aid

Funding for the Airlink air bridge comes from a USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) grant to provide at least two charter flights a month until the end of January. In-kind freight forwarding (cargo pick-up coordination, ground transportation and warehousing) has been provided by Airlin...

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Partner to Transport Humanitarian Aid Aboard New 737 MAX jets

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have again partnered to bring humanitarian aid to those in need – this time using the airline's three recently delivered 737-8 airplanes to transport more than 12,000 pounds of supplies to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "Ethiopian Airlines has a long history of collaborati...

Volga-Dnepr Group supports victims of the Haiti earthquake

Volga-Dnepr Group (the Group), one of the international leaders for humanitarian logistics, has delivered over 110 tons of essential cargo to Porte-au-Prince following the devastating earthquake in Haiti which hit the county on the 14th of August.   The Group was able to adapt its fleet of ...

Central hub for relief supplies: further flights from Leipzig/Halle to Namibia

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is ramping up its activities as a hub for humanitarian aid: at the end of last week, two further relief planes took off from the airport, destined for Windhoek, Namibia. On board the  Antonov 124 aircraft were urgently needed medical supplies, including masks and ve...

Leipzig/Halle Airport: the world’s largest aircraft transports aid supplies to Namibia

Leipzig/Halle Airport has become established as a central hub for logistics associated with shipping aid supplies during the pandemic. The world’s largest plane, the Antonov 225, took off from Leipzig/Halle Airport today flying relief items to Windhoek in Namibia. The aircraft is transpor...

Aviation leaders join forces to deliver life-saving Covid relief aid to India

A Boeing 747 freighter carrying 50 tonnes of urgently-needed Covid relief aid, including life-saving oxygen machines, will arrive in New Delhi this week to support India’s efforts to help victims of coronavirus, thanks to the coordinated efforts of a group of aviation leaders. The delivery of ...

Airbus expands India Covid-19 relief, delivers more oxygen plants & ventilators

Airbus has doubled down on its response to the Covid-19 crisis in India, delivering more than 36 tonnes of additional medical equipment to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) and deploying humanitarian flights to move supplies from abroad as well as within the country. Airbus is delivering oxyge...

Royal Air Maroc and Air Charter Service organize a humanitarian charter flight

Royal Air Maroc Cargo, the leading air cargo company in Morocco, and Air Charter Service, a specialist in air chartering, have joined forces to operate a Cargo Charter flight carrying a cargo of humanitarian aid from Paris. Royal Air Maroc's Boeing 767-300 Freighter aircraft transported nearly ...

Emirates SkyCargo signs humanitarian logistics MoU with International Humanitarian City

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and International Humanitarian City (IHC), the world’s largest hub for humanitarian aid, have signed an MoU to cooperate on humanitarian logistics and crisis relief solutions. The MoU was signed by Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice P...

LATAM Group comes to the aid of the people of the Bahamas

Medicines, medical instruments, sanitary and edible items were all part of the 35 tonnes of humanitarian aid transported from the Miami to the Bahamas on the 'Humanitarian Relief Plane' provided by LATAM Group. As hurricane Dorian passed through the archipelago the storm escalated to categories ...

FedEx and Amazon deliver aid to stricken residents of the Bahamas

FedEx and Amazon Air are both operating humanitarian relief flights to stricken communities in the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian. FedEx delivered more than 56,000 pounds of critical aid and emergency supplies via a dedicated flight, through its relationships with Direct Relief, Internat...

Air Partner flies 400 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

The Freight division of Air Partner has transported more than 400 tonnes of aid to Juba, South Sudan for a national humanitarian organisation. Over three weeks, the air charter company chartered a total of 18 flights from the US to Juba via Entebbe, Uganda. Air Partner transported more than 4...

DHL disaster team ends first deployment in Africa moving nearly 800 tonnes

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group ended its first Disaster Response Team (DRT) deployment in Africa on Friday 12 April, 2019 the last DRT members moved out of Beira where cyclone Idai the month before damaged over 700,000 hectares of crops, and destroyed close to 200,000 homes. The team, in its tim...

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