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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 process of airlifting pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Peshawar has also been completed as last Hajj flight on board with 262 pilgrims landed at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar this afternoon.
With the exception of transporting high value items, there had been no thought of airlifting troops or supplies.
Airlifting bombs is not the best way t o get weapons to the field, however, so TRANSCOM and Air Mobility Command moved to immediately obtain an additional ship to store and transport massive amounts of munitions, Zettler said.
Apart from Lagos pilgrims, the airline will also be airlifting pilgrims from Kaduna, Maiduguri, Ilorin, as well as Guinea Bissau and Niger Republic, according to the airline's management.
PIA has received request from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Toronto and Canada for airlifting of relief goods, which will arrive as soon as the requesting donors hand over the relief good to the respective PIA foreign stations.
On June 28, the same day the North Koreans took Seoul and Kimpo, the Air Force began airlifting ammunition to Suwon for the South Korean defenders.
Apart from Lagos pilgrims, the airline will also be airlifting pilgrims from Kaduna, Maiduguri, Ilorin as well as pilgrims from Guinea Bissau and Niger according to the airline management.