MAF is a not-for-profit team of aviation professionals providing air transport in places of deepest human need - remote places where flying is not a luxury, but a lifeline. For over 60 years, MAF has flown over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts to bring thousands of men, women and children medical care, emergency relief, long-term development and Christian hope.
NEWS | 19 September, 2014 MAF Joins Battle Against Ebola in Congo KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo — MAF is supporting efforts to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Our aircraft are being used to transport medical personnel and supplies into the remote Boende district of the DRC. According to the DRC Minister of Health, 59 cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the area, including 32 deaths. In the past two weeks, MAF has conducted several flights to the… Read more
NEWS | 29 August, 2014 Pilot Luke Newell’s flight on Saturday the 16th of August, is one that he’s not likely to forget anytime soon. The day before, at 4pm, Luke received a call from Rumginae hospital. A mother in Balimo needed an urgent medevac. The mother had been in labour with twins for quite some time already. The first baby had been born the day before and was doing well, however, the second baby was refusing to face the outside world. Balimo has a hospital but no doctor and their airstrip… Read more
NEWS | 25 August, 2014 It's Wednesday morning at Juba airport in South Sudan and the weight limit on the MAF Cessna Caravan is maxed-out with only one ‘passenger’. White and orange boxes are filled with small packets of nutritional gold. It’s called Plumpy Sup, one of a few variations of a peanut-based supplement that has worked miracles on malnourished babies and small children. Tearfund ran out of it in Uror County back in January and had been trying to get more there, with financial and… Read more
NEWS | 14 August, 2014 Ride2Fly is on again! We are looking forward to another great event this September. Where MAF works, aircraft are the most effective and efficient mode of transport. However, they do cost money to fly. All proceeds from Ride2Fly will go towards the life-saving work of MAF. On the 6th of September all motorcyclists are welcome to join our ride from Brisbane Archerfield Airport to Redland. Let your friends know, encourage them to register, raise some sponsorship and come along! It will be a… Read more
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