Just Add Water: Air Partner



After Super Typhoon Mangkhut hit Guam, the Air Partner Freight team responded to an urgent request. Via chartered Antonov aircraft, 180 metric tons of drinking water bottles & food were delivered within 72 hours.

Year: 2018
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Description: As the sun sets at San Francisco International airport, several palettes containing thousands of sealed drinking water bottles are about to be loaded onto an Antonov 225. After Super Typhoon Mangkhut put Guam in a state of emergency, the Air Partner Freight team responded quickly to an urgent air cargo charter request to deliver 180 metric tons of water and food within 72 hours. Moments like this remind that global interconnectedness, skilled logistics and reliable teamwork become especially important to saving lives. The AN225 delivered all the resources to Guam via two chartered flights on time.

Air Partner partnered with Wiley Knight, director of Humanitarian Aid for Radiant Global Logistics for this mission.

“Through the support and quality of service that Air Partner provides, we were able to successfully complete these projects within 24 hrs after the storm passed,” said Wiley Knight, director of Humanitarian Aid for Radiant Global Logistics. “Our partnership and the absolutely essential understanding of rapid response is exactly what we needed to fulfill our missions.”

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