Search DubaiPRNetwork.com

Home >> Government, Legal & Humanity

Airbus Foundation and Partners Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Beirut

Airbus Foundation and Partners Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Beirut

Monday, September 14, 2020/ Editor -  

Share

Home >> Government, Legal & Humanity

@AirbusFDN #A350XWB #Beirut

 

United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  Immediately after the recent blast in Beirut, Lebanon, Airbus provided satellite imagery to analyse the damage and helped government analysts, NGOs and first responders gain visibility into the catastrophe. Now, the Airbus Foundation, together with its partners Association Les Amis Du Liban-Toulouse, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, the Municipal Council of Toulouse, the German Red Cross/Bayer AG and Aviation sans Frontières, sent a fully-loaded Airbus A350 XWB aircraft from Toulouse, France, to Beirut, Lebanon, with 90 cubic meter volume of humanitarian aid on board.


The cargo, which will provide much needed relief to those affected by the Beirut explosion, included medicine as well as visors and masks, school items, electrical products and IT-equipment. The goods are destined for the Saint George Hospital University Medical Center in Beirut, the local association Arc de Ciel and the Lebanese Red Cross.


“We’ve all seen the devastation left in the wake of the explosion in Beirut and we, at Airbus, wish the people and the city of Beirut a speedy recovery,” said Julie Kitcher, Airbus EVP Communications and Corporate Affairs. “I thank our partners and the A350 flight crew involved in this project for their logistics support and their dedication. Without their tremendous efforts, this special mission would not have been possible.”


On the return journey, the A350 brought 11 Lebanese students to France to continue their studies, as part of an initiative organised by Les Amis Du Liban-Toulouse.
 


Previous in Government, Legal & Humanity

Next in Government, Legal & Humanity


Home >> Government, Legal & Humanity Section

Latest Press Release

IBM Research to Radically Accelerate Materials Discovery in 5 Key Areas

SITA Partners with Safety Line to Make Flights More Sustainable

Kibsons Presented with a Token of Appreciation by Humaid Bin Rashid Alnuaimi Fou ...

Hamdan Bin Zayed Issues Directives for the Conservation and Propagation of the N ...

Poetry Encyclopedia Marks the Death Anniversary of Legendary Arab Poet Abu Al-Ta ...

Executive Council Issues a Resolution Transferring Ownership of Emirates Nuclear ...

Pasha de Cartier - ITW w/Ambassadors

Dubai Festival City Mall Launches 2nd Edition of Dubai Home Festival

Dream Come True for Arabic Commentators Featured on New WWE Game

Homegrown Concept NÜWATER – The UAE's First Alternative to Plastic Bottle ...

‘Return to UFC Fight Island Will Go Down in History'

DHA Explores Collaboration With Australian Healthcare Institutions

Kantar to Launch the First BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable Emirati and Saudi Brands

Emirates SkyCargo Signs Humanitarian Logistics MoU with International Humanitari ...

Dubai Sports Council Continues Plans to Develop Emirati Coaches and Nurture Youn ...

Etihad Airways Celebrates Its Pledge To the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Their 90t ...

"Dubai Culture" and "Dubai Statistics Center" ... Cooperate ...

Etisalat Extends Partnership with Ericsson to Enable its 5G Business Support Sys ...

Huawei Offers UAE Users to Upgrade Their Smartphone's Battery With Genuine, Safe ...

Global Metals Weekly: Trading Dislocations in Gold