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August 17, 2017 – September 3, 2017

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 supplies into disaster-stricken areas.

Business aviation’s help now is needed to assist relief efforts in the Gulf Coast area following the devastating flooding and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Business Aviation Responds

In the aftermath of the Hurricane Harvey, 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. See the articles below.

Hurricane Harvey Operational Resources

As the business aviation community takes part in relief flights to areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey, operators should review this information to ensure flights are conducted safely and to make sure resources reach the people who need them most.

NBAA Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) Database

Business aircraft operators may register with NBAA’s HERO Database to identify aircraft and other company assets that could be used in support of emergency response efforts. In the aftermath of major crises, this information is shared with organizations coordinating relief efforts.