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Synonyms for airlift

transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means


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In order to reach the woman, mountain rescue members had to be airlifted to the scene.
Additional water bottles are being airlifted from Chandigarh and Delhi.
The infant was airlifted in the air ambulance aircraft from Dalma Hospital in the Western Region to Al Rahba Hospital in Abu Dhabi.
Fourteen US tourists were airlifted on Monday from Sangla valley," deputy commissioner J.
The woman, believed to be in her late teens, suffered neck and pelvic injuries and was airlifted to Coventry's University Hospital.
He was then airlifted by the Wales Air Ambulance helicopter to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan.
The first had suffered head and neck injuries and was airlifted to Heartlands Hospital.
Two teenagers were airlifted to Midland hospitals after suffering injuries while playing rugby yesterday.
A 19-year-old man listed in critical condition was extricated from the canyon and airlifted to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, according to Inspector John Mancha of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
In August 1944 (just before General Tunner's arrival), they airlifted 23,000 tons over the Hump to China with an accident rate hovering around 2.
THREE people were airlifted to safety yesterday after accidents on the world's toughest mountain marathon, the Ben Nevis Race.
Dominican Republic/Haiti, June 2004: Airlifted 56,000 pounds of food and emergency supplies to flood victims in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
A DRIVER has been airlifted to VER has been airlifted to hospital after a crash between a car and a lorry.