DHL, U.N. prep for natural disasters’ effects on Indian airports

Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) – the network within the U.N. that focuses on social issues, such as poverty and human rights – are ramping up efforts to prepare for natural disasters in India as they affect the flow of goods through the nation’s airports. This week, officials from […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • August 6, 2018

Land of Confusion: Dynamic air cargo NGOs bring relief to Haiti

SOUTHWESTERN HAITI — When Hurricane Matthew came ashore on this island nation in early October, Dr. Anke Brugmann was running an orphanage in the village of Beaumont, in Grand’Anse, a municipality the Haitians call a “department.” In the chaos that followed, the only practicing doctor in the area packed his bags and left the country, […]
  • Lewis King
  • December 5, 2016

Iran Air makes post-sanction Airbus purchase

After being forced out of the aviation arena for nearly four decades due to United Nations sanctions, Iran Air has made a bold statement with an order for 118 Airbus aircraft, now that sanctions have been lifted from the government of its home country. Some press reports said the country may be in need of […]
  • Randy Woods
  • January 29, 2016

Maximus sends winter storm supplies to Levant

With a forecast of heavy rain, snowfall and sub-zero temperatures on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean, known as the Levant, Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air, the UAE’s largest all-cargo airline has donated an aircraft to deliver supplies to support those affected in what’s being called the Tarahuma campaign. An Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft departed Sharjah Airport, UAE, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • January 17, 2015

Volga-Dnepr, Norwegian Red Cross aid in Ebola effort

No stranger to relief efforts, Volga-Dnepr stepped up to the plate once again, delivering medical equipment from Oslo, Norway, to Freetown, Sierra Leone, to support the Norwegian Red Cross’ fight against Ebola. The equipment had to be delivered at short notice for a new Ebola treatment center that was being set up in a remote […]
  • Staff Reports
  • January 16, 2015