relief flight

relief flight

Flights operated for humanitarian purpose which carry relief personnel and relief supplies such as food, clothing, shelter, medical, and other items during or after an emergency and/or are used to evacuate persons from a place where their life or health is threatened by such emergency and/or disaster to a safe haven in the same State or another State willing to receive such persons (ICAO).
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Meanwhile, the first relief flight of Kuwait's humanitarian "air bridge" arrived on Friday at Khartoum International Airport carrying 40 tons of food and humanitarian aid to Sudan.
The relief flight PK 9894/9895 will depart from Islamabad International Airport at 02:35 am on 29th May, 2019 and will return on same day at 09:30 pm at Islamabad.
Summary: UAE President issues directives to send relief flight to Sudan
However, many passengers were still waiting in Dubai for a relief flight to Muscat at the time of going to press.
They export around the world and clients include United Nations Humanitarian Relief Flight Operations, the Ministry of Defence, the Royal Air Force of Oman, and Japanese Police Flight.
'In line with that confirmation, we decided to seek for a relief flight and tried as much as possible to get the approval from both the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Nigeria and the CAA of the United Kingdom in Gatwick.
Earlier, in February 2017, the Government of Pakistan had already sent a relief flight to Colombo containing 25 Metric Ton of rice for drought affected people.
"An Iranian relief flight has been allowed to transfer Yemen's wounded civilians for treatment and we also voiced our preparedness to send relief workers and humanitarian aid to that country," Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society Amir Mohsen Ziayee said.
On Friday, another relief flight was sent to Nepal with 3000 tarpaulin shelters and 15 large community shelters.
The first Boeing-747 relief flight landed at Lahore airport at 12.15 pm on Thursday bringing 500 Pakistanis to their homeland.
On July 30, an emergency relief flight from Dubai carrying supplies to help people in Gaza, also carried a special passenger: Assaf himself!
On July 28, while arranging a relief flight for Gazans from Dubai, there was pain in Assaf's heart.