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Irma recovery efforts continue as next hurricane threatens Caribbean

Irma recovery efforts continue as next hurricane threatens Caribbean

September 19, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Even as yet another major cyclone – the Category 5-level Hurricane Maria – plows through the Caribbean region today, cargo groups and nonprofits are scrambling to provide food, medicine and other relief supplies to help the islands recover from the last major storm, Hurricane Irma. Disaster relief charities Airlink, LIFT, Patient Airlift ServicesRead More

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

September 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – As Hurricane Irma completed its rampage across Florida over the weekend, additional emergency response teams started recovery efforts in the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands, with logistics nonprofit Airlink and United Airlines airlifting vital K-9 search and rescue dogs and other equipment here at Luis MuñozRead More

One week left to donate to Airlink’s Harvey relief with ELEVATE registration

One week left to donate to Airlink’s Harvey relief with ELEVATE registration

September 4, 2017 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

Most of the airports have re-opened, and many airfreight companies, such as UPS, FedEx and DHL are resuming operations this week in Houston, the 4th largest city in the United States. But for much of the region, devastated by Tropical Storm Harvey last week, the cleanup efforts are just beginning.Read More

Panalpina re-opens in Houston after Harvey

Panalpina re-opens in Houston after Harvey

August 31, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Third-party logistics provider Panalpina resumed its Houston operations at 8 a.m. this morning in local time, after Tropical Storm Harvey caused massive flooding across the city. Panalpina’s Houston facilities escaped the flooding and currently have full power, the company said in an announcement. Panalpina’s employees in the region are accountedRead More

Donate to Harvey Airlink relief when you sign up for ELEVATE by Sept. 8

Donate to Harvey Airlink relief when you sign up for ELEVATE by Sept. 8

August 30, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Here at Air Cargo World, we dedicate ourselves to providing relief efforts to those in need in times of disaster. That’s why we work closely with Airlink, a 24/7 humanitarian response organization that links pre-qualified nonprofits with airlines. We’re donating 5 percent of each ELEVATE 2017 registration completed through Friday,Read More

In wake of Harvey, help from logistics industry pours in

In wake of Harvey, help from logistics industry pours in

August 30, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

As the last remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey makes its way inland, the logistics industry is beginning to assess the damage to the nation’s supply chain following what has been called the large single rain event ever recorded in the continental United States. And with this assessment, 3PLs and supplyRead More

Airlink response to Harvey already under way

Airlink response to Harvey already under way

August 30, 2017 at 12:01 am 0 comments

It has been four days since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm – the largest to make landfall in Texas since 1961. As rain continues to fall on the Houston metro area through southern Louisiana today, rapid-response disaster and humanitarian relief organization Airlink is alreadyRead More

Some of the palleted relief supplies for Haiti gathered by Airlink and other NGOs.

Airlink offers ‘Year-End Giving Challenge’ for 2016 [VIDEO]

December 6, 2016 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

As regular readers of this website know, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo World are both long-time supporters of Airlink, the rapid-response humanitarian relief organization that links airlines with pre-qualified nonprofits. Today, as you begin your preparation for the holiday season, we encourage you, at either the individual or corporate level, to participate inRead More