Airlifts

20 Mar 2019

IHC Airlifts Aid for Victims of Devastating Cyclone in Mozambique

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, generously offered his private plane, a B747, to deliver, in the coming days, much needed humanitarian assistance to those most affected by the natural disaster in Mozambique. Meanwhile, the International Humanitarian City is supporting its partners and together they are working to...

13 Nov 2018

3 Airlifts of humanitarian aid to support Jordanian families affected by the floods

Dubai, 13 November 2018 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday ordered another airlift of humanitarian aid to Jordan. Further to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid...

15 Sep 2018

Aid airlift to Indonesia

With the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the International Humanitarian City facilitated an airlift of much-needed relief items from UAE to Indonesia, Indonesia yesterday evening. The aircraft transported some 91 metric tons of shelter toolkits, tarpaulins, and blankets provided by the International Federation of...

16 Apr 2018

Mohammed bin Rashid orders further aid airlifts to Rohingya refugees

Two Boeing 747s transport much-needed relief material to Bangladesh  Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered further airlifts of relief material to Rohingya refugees. Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets transported over 198 metric tons of urgently needed aid, valued at over US$600,000 (AED 2,200,000), to Bangladesh over...

05 Dec 2017

BANGLADESH HUMANITARIAN AIR BRIDGE CARRIES ON WITH THREE ADDITIONAL AIRLIFTS

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has announced three additional airlifts of a B747 aircraft to send humanitarian aid to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh from Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC).  The airlifts will deliver supplies provided by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and...

07 Oct 2017

Airlift to Sierra Leone

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has ordered an aid airlift to Sierra Leone to deliver core relief items to communities affected by a devastating landslide. Following the order, an Airbus A330 aircraft carrying around 50 metric tons of humanitarian aid departed from Dubai’s Al Maktoum...

03 Oct 2017

Air bridge to provide urgent relief supplies for Rohingya refugees

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the creation of an open air bridge to provide critical relief supplies for the Rohingya refugees fleeing from the conflict in Myanmar. The air bridge, which reaffirms Dubai’s commitment to further support the emergency efforts of UN and NGO...

07 Sep 2017

Emergency Relief Airlift to Haiti

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has provided, upon request from the United Nations World Food Programme and UNHRD partners, the B747-400 aircraft which flew out of Dubai International Airport at 4:30 am, September 7, to Port-au-Prince, Haiti airport. The plane is expected to land in Haiti...