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Humanitarian and Peacekeeping Missions

For disaster relief operations, help is needed instantly!

Volga-Dnepr is capable of moving quickly to ensure fast deliveries to different regions of the world, transporting all kinds of cargo that are needed in emergency situations.

Volga-Dnepr regularly takes part in relief aid delivery programs to help disaster victims. The airline carries a vast spectrum of goods; large food shipments, mobile kitchens, mobile hospitals, heavy wheel and snow-removal vehicles, ambulances and medical supplies.

November 2013

Volga-Dnepr Airlines delivered aid and relief cargo for the victims of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

On November 13 IL-76TD-90VD aircraft landed in Lapu-Lapu airport carrying humanitarian supplies from Denmark and Sweden. Cargo on board included generators, tents, food, mobile camp for relief workers, automobiles, motor transport, water purifiers was delivered on behalf of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. The flights were operated under the auspices of the SALIS project.

November 2011

Volga-Dnepr carried from Sharjah (UAE) to Erzurum (Turkey) humanitarian cargo for the local population after the region suffered a disastrous earthquake.

January 2010

Volga-Dnepr conducted a series of flights carrying humanitarian cargo to Haiti following a devastating earthquake. The first flight was operated within 24 hours of the quake hitting the island.

May 2008

Aircraft operated by Volga-Dnepr delivered to Puerto Montt airport in Chile two still water producing facilities for the population of Futaleufu following the eruption of the Chaiten volcano. The two water purification containers weighed 7 tons each.

September 2005

Volga-Dnepr Airlines operated a number of flights to deliver humanitarian aid to the victims of Hurricane Catherine after it hit the East cost of the USA at the end of the August.

January 2005

For the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, Volga-Dnepr delivered more than 1,300 tons of humanitarian cargo to the regions of South-East Asia impacted by the tragic tsunami that claimed the lives of 150,000 people.

January 2002

Volga-Dnepr became the first civil airline to start flight operations to Afghanistan in support of a UN program to deliver humanitarian help and equipment for peacekeeping forces.