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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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The air assets under the Mactan-based 220th Airlift Wing include the C-130 cargo planes, C-295 and Fokker transport planes, and Nomad.
Attending organisations include: Air Tanker LTD, Airborne Systems, Airbus Defence and Space, Airbus SAS, Allied Support Services International Group, Antonov Airlines, Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports, Boeing, Cargo Facts, Cobham Mission Equipment, Embraer, EU Military Staff, European Defence Agency, European Tactical Airlift Center, French Air Force, Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Heavy Airlift Wing, ILIAS Solutions, Italian Air Force, JAPCC, JBTC, JETEX US, KH Inc, Lockheed Martin, Logistikzentrum Der Bundeswehr, MCCEMeggitt (Sensorex), NATO, Nova Systems, Omni Air International, Recotech, Royal Netherlands Air Force, SHAPE, Skytech Inc, Spanish Air Force, TLD America, UK MoD, US Air Force Europe, US Air Mobility Command, ViaSat Inc.
Joseph Smith at Wiesbaden to be commander of a temporary airlift task force, but he continued to support the airlift with all his energy.
The embedded nature of tactical airlift operations requires a robust maintenance and logistics support apparatus.
The Army also has articulated challenging qualitative requirements for airlift support under austere conditions.
4) It also seemingly necessitates the segregation of Air Force mobility aircraft into strategic airlift for long-haul distances and tactical airlift for the "spoke" routes.
AAR Airlift provides logistics, distribution, component repair, inventory management and leasing solutions that reduce costs and increase aircraft availability.
AAR Airlift Group includes Rotorcraft Services, a provider of engineering and design for rotorcraft modifications and completions, asset sales, component repair, life cycle support programs, and field maintenance.
Being on Mission Sapne absolutely suits the role Akshay plays in Airlift , too.
These UNHCR airlifts are being generously supported by the people and government of the United States.
AAR Airlift provides expeditionary airlift services and specialised aircraft modifications for defence and humanitarian relief operations.
Airlift capability represents "the total capacity expressed in terms of number of passengers and/or weight/ cubic displacement of cargo that can be carried at any one time to a given destination by available airlift" [2].
The airlift by helicopter ambulance had to be delayed for more than four hours while a medical team battled to stabilise the patient's condition.
445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio (C-5A)