Airlifts

aid flight to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo
15 Jun 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid orders humanitarian aid flight to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon request of the humanitarian community, has ordered an aid flight to transport much needed aid to volcano-hit Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) has charted the aid flight which left Dubai  from...

IHC and WHO flying to Bangladesh to deliver much needed cholera kits
30 May 2021

IHC and WHO flying to Bangladesh to deliver much needed cholera kits

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered an aid flight to transport much needed cholera kits from the World Health Organization’s logistics hub in Dubai to Bangladesh to assist the country in combating an escalating cholera outbreak. Under His Highness’s directives, the International Humanitarian City (IHC)...

Dubai India air bridge
09 May 2021

India humanitarian airbridge launched to transport urgent COVID-19 relief items

International Humanitarian City in Dubai and Emirates SkyCargo has set up a humanitarian airbridge between Dubai and India to transport urgent medical and relief items, to support India in its fight to control the serious COVID-19 situation in the country. Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge on an “as available” basis on all of its flights to India, to...

WHO Aid to Sudan
01 Mar 2021

IHC supports WHO humanitarian airlifts to Sudan

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the International Humanitarian City (IHC), has chartered two aircraft transporting urgent humanitarian aid and medical supplies from WHO Logistics Hub in Dubai to Sudan. The health emergency and escalating crisis in Sudan demands the immediate dispatch of life-saving medicines, medical supplies, and technical logistics personnel to support...

IHC Ethiopia and Sudan aid flights
03 Dec 2020

IHC Humanitarian community flying to Ethiopia and Sudan delivering aid to refugees

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, International Humanitarian City (IHC) chartered two additional aircrafts, activating a humanitarian airbridge bringing aid to tens of thousands of refugees and displaced individuals fleeing Ethiopia to Sudan. An Emirates Sky Cargo aircraft, transporting aid provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and stored within IHC...

IHC and IFRC send more aid from Dubai to Sudan
10 Oct 2020

IHC and IFRC send more aid from Dubai to Sudan

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, International Humanitarian City (IHC) chartered two aircrafts carrying aid to support those affected by the devastating floods in Sudan. An Emirates Sky Cargo B777 bound for Khartoum left Dubai International Airport this morning Saturday 09:55 Dubai time, and a second aircraft will leave tomorrow Sunday...

UNHCR to Bangladesh
27 Aug 2020

Aid Flight to Bangladesh

From its global stockpile in the International Humanitarian City in Dubai, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) sent a shipment of aid to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, following recent floods that struck a camp housing more than a million Rohingya refugees. The air flight which left Dubai International airport in the early hours of this morning to Bangladesh...

3rd Flight to Lebanon
21 Aug 2020

IHC humanitarian air-bridge continue to deliver aid to Lebanon

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City air-bridge continued today by airlifting additional aid to assist the Lebanese population. Two Emirates SkyCargo aircrafts, chartered by IHC, left Dubai International airport today, the first 07:30am and second 03:00pm Dubai time, carrying approx. 30 metric tons of aid, with approximately 12 tons of medical supplies from the World Health Organisation (WHO), and 18Mt of hygiene kits...

WHO aid to lebanon
11 Aug 2020

More aid from Dubai delivered to Lebanon

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City today airlifted more aid to help emergency relief efforts in Beirut, with the approval of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. An Emirates SkyCargo plane left Dubai carrying 24.88 metric tons of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), including surgical masks, goggles,...