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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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com)-- With just one week to go, there is still time to secure attendance for the highly anticipated, Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference.
LeMay, commander of United States Air Forces in Europe, to airlift supplies to the military garrisons of Berlin, using C--47s.
This humanitarian breakthrough will allow us to increase regular support for all 250,000 people in need in Hasakeh, compared to the 190,000 people we were able to assist through airlifts, said Jakob Kern, WFP Country Director and Representative in Syria.
First, can the present and future US Air Force airlift force structure support existing and emerging US Army movement and maneuver requirements?
These emergency airlifts will focus on the most vulnerable.
Refugee Agency's fourth airlift of winter insulation arrived at Erbil Airport, supported by the United States' ongoing humanitarian aid efforts in Iraq.
Master of the Air: William Tunner and the Success of Military Airlift by Robert A.
The commemorative flight leaves Atlanta on June 12 and also will include a number of the pilots and crew members, now long retired, who took part in the airlifts.
Operating independently and in cooperation with European governments and private agencies, EADS has provided cash donations, operated helicopter rescue missions, flown international and domestic airlift flights with its Airbus mega-freighter Beluga and delivered a self-contained mobile hospital unit to the region.
Laurent Donnet, Programme Manager Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling, European Defence Agency
In addition to benefiting from Airlifts operations experience, rotor-wing operators can now access the full range of services that AAR provides to fixed-wing customers in more than 100 countries including parts sales and procurement; aircraft leasing and resale; aircraft evaluation; new and used parts sales; parting out of legacy aircraft; component repair; engineering services; aircraft modifications; field maintenance; and comprehensive support programs.
AMC also contracts and controls the command contracts for commercial airlifts for the Department of Defense.
com)-- SMi's 17th annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference, taking place on 29th - 30th November 2016 in Florence, will feature senior military, multinational commands and expert industry speakers providing a comprehensive overview of strategic and tactical airlifts in Europe.
The medical relief airlifts for Indonesia are coordinated by UPLIFT International and its partners, the U.