Logistics community rallies to send relief to cyclone survivors in SE Africa

The logistics community is rallying to respond to the devastation in southeast Africa, where the residents have been reeling from the impact of Cyclone Idai, which struck the Mozambique coast on March 14 and moved west to Zimbabwe and Malawi in the following days. The official death toll of 500 people is expected to rise […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • March 22, 2019

Volga-Dnepr joins Hurricane Irma relief efforts across Caribbean

Volga-Dnepr Airlines continued its long history of supporting international humanitarian aid projects by sending heavy-lift aircraft to the Caribbean and Florida regions following the devastation from Hurricane Irma. The airline has so far operated three flights carrying nearly 175 tonnes of relief goods and equipment. The most recent flight, conducted on Sept. 18, was chartered […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 25, 2017

Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

Even as the damages from Hurricane Maria are still being assessed in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, more relief continues to arrive to the storm-ravaged region. A 747-400 freighter operated by U.K.-based CargoLogicAir (see photo above) departed from the East Midlands Airport yesterday, carrying 110 tonnes of goods on behalf of the British government […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 22, 2017

Airlink offers relief to Cyclone Winston victims in Fiji

With the death toll rising to 44 and the total damages rising to about US$650 million, the reverberations from Cyclone Winston’s path of destruction in the Pacific are still being felt a week after it made landfall at Fiji on Feb. 20. The Category 5 storm – the largest ever to strike the island nation […]
  • Randy Woods
  • February 26, 2016