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When natural disasters strike, the business aviation community snaps into action to deliver relief to people and communities. Often, financial or in-kind donations of aircraft and flight crews are offered to transport specialists and medical supplies into disaster-stricken areas.
Business aviation's help now is needed to assist relief efforts targeted to Haiti, which was hit by a major earthquake on January 12, 2010.
In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, people and organizations from across the business aviation community mobilized to coordinate pilots, aircraft, flight-planning services and other assets to move relief and supplies into the disaster area. Learn more about the industry’s work to help those in crisis.
In the days and weeks following the Haiti earthquake, NBAA spoke with dozens of news outlets about the role of business aviation in helping people affected by the crisis. NBAA has samples of coverage from a number of media organizations. Review the the media coverage.
Corporate Aircraft Responding in Emergencies (CARE) is a network of aviation specialists who assist as first responders to catastrophic events, matching those need of air transportation services with with available aircraft and flight crews. Learn more about CARE.
Many other organizations, including NBAA Members, are involved in coordinating and preparing flights to bring teams and supplies to stricken areas of Haiti. Review the list of relief coordinators
NBAA has developed and online registry for general aviation aircraft and other assets available to assist in relief efforts.
Register your aircraft now.
Pilots, flight attendants, technicians and ground support personnel may be needed to support relief efforts.
Register yourself as an aviation volunteer.