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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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Pritesh Gupta, one of the co-founders of Mumbai-based ZipGo, another bus app, joined Airlift as an official advisor.
A) "As ever, the areas of airlift and AAR are still high on the wish list of the Air Forces Airlift because we're in the middle of an aircraft generation change from C130/C160 to A400M/KC390, which at the same time implies the needs for smaller airlifters too.
Alongside serving tens of thousands of customers every week, Airlift is also solving for traffic and congestion.
Its most consistent involvement was through the airlift units supporting the Air Force Strategic airlift operation to Southeast Asia.
The Russian press mocked the airlift saying it would quickly fail - instead a total of 277,804 Allied flights carrying more than two million tonnes of supplies made it through.
In a related development, Med-View Airlines, on Thursday, airlifted 320 Lagos State pilgrims to Makkah from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, aboard its newly-acquired B777-200ER aircraft.
Air Force Reserve Command: 729th Airlift Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, California; 445th Airlift Wing, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio; 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB; 446th Airlift Wing, JB Lewis-McChord; 315th Airlift Wing, JB Charleston; 732nd Airlift Squadron, JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst; and the 326th Airlift Squadron, Dover AFB.
The air assets under the Mactan-based 220th Airlift Wing include the C-130 cargo planes, C-295 and Fokker transport planes, and Nomad.
The embedded nature of tactical airlift operations requires a robust maintenance and logistics support apparatus.
The Army's dependence on airlift gives it a practically bottomless quantitative appetite for airlift support.
After the initial drafting of Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 1-1, United States Air Force Basic Doctrine, in 1964, the Military Airlift Transportation Service (MATS) submitted a manual that attempted to outline a unified airlift system.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 22, 2016-AAR Airlift approved by GAO to support aviation services for US Dept.
Anthony Colange flew a C-141 Starlifter owned by the active-duty Air Force's 63rd Military Airlift Wing on a mission from Norton Air Force Base in California to Tinker AFB, Oklahoma.
United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has issued AAR's (NYSE: AIR) Airlift Group subsidiary an extension on an existing contract for rotary wing services in Afghanistan.
Akshay A KUMAR has come up with a few really innovative ploys to promote his new film, Airlift .