|10 Apr. 2020 ||
Coronavirus response: airlift brings urgent medical supplies to Poland
An AN-124 cargo plane carrying several tons of urgent medical supplies from China, including 190,000 masks and 180,000 protective suits, landed in Wrocław, Poland on Thursday (9 April 2020) to help the country’s fight against COVID-19.
|28 Jun. 2019 ||
NATO marks 10th anniversary of airlift fleet
On Thursday (27 June 2019), NATO marked 10 years since the Alliance’s fleet of Globemaster transport aircraft made its maiden flight, a major step in Allies’ ability to move personnel and equipment across the world.
|13 Nov. 2013 ||
NATO Strategic Airlift brings relief to Typhoon ravaged Philippines
An Ilyushin Il-76 transport plane from NATO’s Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) consortium took off from Billund, Denmark on Monday (11 November 2013) carrying humanitarian relief supplies bound for Tacloban City in the Philippines in wake of the devastating typhoon which hit the Asian nation last week.
|17 Sep. 2010 ||
Humanitarian relief flights to Pakistan go on
An Antonov 124 transport aircraft arrived in Islamabad on 16 September , carrying around 100 tons of high energy biscuits donated by the World Food Programme (WFP). Departing from from Izmir in Turkey, the Antonov 124 was chartered under the multinational consortium of NATO countries SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution).
|20 Jun. 2007 ||
Allies agree on strategic airlift initiative
NATO Allies agreed today to set up a new NATO agency to acquire and manage C-17 strategic transport aircraft on behalf of a group of 15 NATO nations and two Partnership for Peace countries.
|27 Nov. 2006 ||
C17 airlift capability for NATO displayed
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, the President of Latvia, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, and senior Alliance military officials attended of a display of C17 airlift capability in Riga on 27 November.
|23 Mar. 2006 ||
Strategic airlift agreement enters into force
Deputy Secretary General Minuto Rizzo travelled to Leipzig, Germany, on 23 March, for a ceremony to mark the entry into force of a multinational contract on a Strategic Airlift Interim Solution. The event was hosted by German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung, since Germany has taken the lead on this initiative.
|07 Jun. 2004 ||
NATO and Ukraine sign agreement on strategic airlift
On the margins of the informal NATO-Ukraine high-level consultations in Warsaw, a NATO-Ukraine Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Airlift was signed on 7 June by Ukrainian Defence Minister Yevhen Marchuk and Admiral Miguel Fernandez, who is the representative in Europe of the Supreme Allied Commander for Transformation.