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Chapman Freeborn organises first aid flight for Syrian refugees

August 16 - London-based global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has worked in co-operation with the German charity Luftfahrt hone Grenzen (Wings of Help) to organise the first aid flight for Syrian refugees fleeing across the b

Chapman Freeborn assisted Wings of Help in delivering 41 tonnes of relief cargo from Frankfurt, Germany to Adana, Turkey on behalf of the Turkish Red Crescent on a chartered A300 freighter (pictured below) for the operation. The cargo consisted of food, tents, clothes and blankets. Upon arrival, the supplies were handed over to representatives of the Turkish Red Crescent, who will co-ordinate the distribution in the camps.

The flight was accompanied personally by Frank Franke, president of Wings of Help, and Michael Roll ofChapman Freeborn Germany.

At the same time, Chapman Freeborn Aviation Services has merged its Dubai and Sharjah offices and relocated the new office to the Dubai Airport Free Zone (pictured below). Having been established in the UAE for over 13 years, the company' specialist's team has grown from strength to strength, notes Eliska Mundell, general manager of Chapman Freeborn Dubai. He said: "We are confident the amalgamation of both offices will create a more streamlined organisation, which will continue to provide the optimum logistical solutions for our valued clients."

 

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