February 8 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has completed its 100th aid flight to help the people affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti.
The global aircraft charter specialist has delivered relief cargo from the USA, Europe, the Middle East and Asia on behalf of international aid agencies.
Aid has been flown into airports including Port au Prince (PAP), Haiti and Santo Domingo (SDQ), Dominican Republic on chartered aircraft including L-100 Hercules, AN-12, IL-76, DC-8, MD11, B777 and B747 freighters.
Operations on the ground in Port au Prince and Santo Domingo have been overseen by Chapman Freeborn logistics experts, who were immediately deployed in the wake of the disaster.
Chapman Freeborn's passenger charter expertise was also utilised by American and European search and rescue organisations, with charters to Port au Prince and other regional airports on B737 and B767 aircraft.
The main focus of the aid effort is now to provide urgent shelter, basic sanitation and large-scale vaccination programmes for the temporary camps.