Western Global Airlines is continuing to operate relief flights to Puerto Rico, carrying emergency supplies in huge quantities aboard its wide body MD-11 freighters. Each flight delivers approximately 200,000 lbs. of supplies such as food, water and equipment. Two of its relief missions were flown out of Miami to BQN airport in Puerto Rico (Rafael Hernandez Airport) filled with tents, water and other supplies to set up a Tent City for families who were displaced due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria.
Western Global Airlines renews its long term ACMI contract with Network Airline Management to operate up to three of its MD11Fs on behalf of NAM, primarily in the Europe ? Africa sectors, with operations based in Liege, Belgium.
Imagine flowers in flight?picture a 747-400 freighter aircraft and MD-11 freighter aircraft filled with over a million brightly colored and beautifully fragrant flowers each! In the weeks leading up to May 14, Western Global Airlines made 76 flights from South America to Miami to transport an astounding 100 million flowers to Miami for Mother?s Day.
As part of an international conservation effort to protect the white rhinoceros from extinction, Western Global Airlines safely airlifted eleven endangered white rhinos from Johannesburg South Africa to an undisclosed wildlife conservation center in the Eastern United States.
Western Global Airlines recently joined forces with Network Airline Management (NAM) and UN Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to provide relief for citizens of Madagascar impacted by the devastating effects of Cyclone Enawo?s landfall. On March 17, Western Global Airlines airlifted 175,000 pounds of humanitarian supplies to Madagascar?s capital for UNICEF aboard one of its MD-11 freighters.