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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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Hindon (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Indian Air Force has airlifted two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to Karnataka's Hubli to undertake rescue operations after an under-construction building collapsed at Dharwad.The airlift of the NDRF teams was carried using strategic transport aircraft C-130J Super Hercules."One C-130J aircraft of Indian Air Force airlifted two teams of NDRF from Hindon to Hubli on the night of 19 March, 2019.
The post Injured crew member airlifted from ship off Limassol appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Between the start of Operation Christmas Star in November 1965 and the mid-point of the airlift surge operation to Vietnam in June 1966, Air National Guard airlift units flew 687 missions and airlifted over 20,000 tons of cargo and 3,400 passengers into Vietnam.
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.
The driver of the ride-on mower was airlifted to Stoke Hospital with serious injuries after the collision on the A5 in Pentrefoelas on Monday evening.
The ambulance aircraft of the Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing Department airlifted an Emirati national who sustained injuries in a car accident from Nazwa Hospital in Oman to Tawam Hospital in Al Ain City to complete treatment, in one of three separate emergency call-outs in recent days.
FOURTEEN American tourists, who were stranded in Sangla valley of Kinnaur ( Himachal Pradesh) since June 16, were airlifted on Monday, sources said.
In order to execute the plan, Ministry of Defence has conveyed the schedule of the flights to Ministry of Foreign Affairs to coordinate with the Pakistani ambassador at Tripoli to make arrangements for landing permission and clearances of the aeroplanes as well as to indicate the destinations with numbers from where the stranded Pakistanis are to be airlifted. PIA has also sent a plane to Dalaman Airport in Turkey which has airlifted 195 Pakistanis, and would arrive at about 1400 hours at Lahore on Thursday.
A MAN in his 60s was airlifted to hospital after a two vehicle smash in Flintshire.
The US has in the past airlifted African Union peacekeepers into Darfur and recently offered to continue the process.
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 2.0 per 1,000 flying hours.
THREE people were airlifted to safety yesterday after accidents on the world's toughest mountain marathon, the Ben Nevis Race.