in General Aviation

AAR awarded contract for airlift charter services with United Nations

Posted 19 March 2015 · Add Comment

AAR Airlift has been awarded a contract by the United Nations for airlift services in Central Africa. The contract is valued at approximately $19 million.

AAR Airlift will provide passenger and cargo air charter services in support of the MONUSCO operation, the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The MONUSCO mandate

includes support of the Government of the DRC in its stabilization and peace consolidation efforts. 

Under the contract, AAR will provide rotary-wing aircraft, flight operations, maintenance and logistical support. Operations will begin in July 2015 and continue for a period of 3 years, including options. 

"This win represents another strategic market diversification effort and complements our existing presence in Africa," said Randy J. Martinez (right) , president and CEO, AAR Airlift. "We are particularly pleased to leverage our experience in this market to support the UN's critically important mission in Central Africa."

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Oslo intensifies African connections by adding Addis Ababa to its route

Avinor's Oslo Airport has announced the addition of Addis Ababa to its route network with new airline partner Ethiopian Airlines.

Airbus Defence and Space appoints four new Executive Committee members

Airbus Defence and Space has appointed Jana Rosenmann, Grazia Vittadini, Bernhard Brenner and Peter Weckesser as new executive committee members.

Travelport appoints new Head of Product & Solutions in EMEA

Travelport has appointed Jasmeen Kaur in the role of head of product and solutions EMEA.

Dyncorp International to provide aviation field maintenances services for US Army in Egypt

The US Army has engaged defense contractor DynCorp International to provide aviation field maintenance services in Egypt and the Netherlands on behalf of the Aviation Field Maintenance Division, which is a component of the Army

ASKY Airlines confirms Southern African debut for early 2Q17

ASKY Airlines has confirmed it will make its Southern African debut early during the next quarter, reports ch-aviation.

First Nation Airways suspends operations again

Nigeria's First Nation Airways has suspended operations for a second time in six months, reports ch-aviation.

EBACE17 SK0103240517
See us at
Aviation Festival BT25114617Ethiopian AA BT2303130417EBACE17 BT0103240517GroundHandling BT0303280917