MAXIMUS FLIES AID TO SUDAN
The Abu Dhabi-headquartered heavy lifter of the airline world will carry about 4,500 tons of relief supplies from Khartoum over the next six months, including food, shelters, medicines and other relief supplies.
The mission is funded by the UAE government as a gift to Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commission.
Maximus will dedicate one special purpose Lockheed Hercules L382G aircraft to the operation, along with 12 crew and support staff who will be based in Khartoum for the period.
Supplies will be airlifted from there to Geneina, Nyala, Malakal, Juba, Al Fasher, and Al Obeid.
The Hercules will carry about 15 tons per flight, beginning with about 10 deliveries a month and rising to two a day as the mission gathers momentum. Flights begin in mid-November and may be extended beyond the initial six-month schedule.
Sudan Civil Aviation Authorities have waived all charges for navigation, landing, and parking at all locations.
“The mission is to deliver humanitarian aid and emergency supplies to everyone everywhere in Sudan who is in need,” said Maximus president and chief executive Fathi Hilal Buhazza.
“We are honoured to be able to make a contribution to relieving the suffering which Sudan and its people are experiencing.”
Maximus Air Cargo is the largest all-cargo airline in the UAE and the premier operator of outsized cargo aircraft in the Middle East.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, Maximus operates a fully-owned fleet of eight freighter aircraft, comprising Antonov An-124-100, Airbus A300-600RF, Ilyushin IL-76TD, and Lockheed L-382G Hercules.
The number and variety of the fleet enable Maximus to assign the ideal aircraft for just about any air cargo requirement, contributing to the company's strong reputation for always taking the 'first-class-approach' to the region's air cargo charter market.
Established in 2005, Maximus now has a 120-strong workforce that comprises highly-skilled and experienced people who are focused on providing superior customer care to all clients, whether managing air transport requirements and logistics solutions for royalty, governments, multinationals, or humanitarian and relief organisations.
Maximus operates regular scheduled cargo services on behalf of airlines including Etihad, Iberia, Air France, and Sudan Airways, and is also the exclusive air relief support partner for the UAE Red Crescent.
During the first nine months of 2008, non-scheduled flight hours grew from 1,885 to 6,883 (compared to the same period of 2007) with freight-ton kilometres flown up from 69 million to 278 million.
In the firm belief that the market demands superior customer service and outstanding reliability, Maximus' philosophy is rooted in offering its customers the most responsive, practical, and cost-effective solutions, combining a personal approach with innovative customer service.
Future plans provide for further expansion of the Maximus all-cargo aircraft fleet as well as adding aviation support services to the company's portfolio.
Maximus Air Cargo
P.O. Box 35367
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Phone: +971 2 447 4900 ext. 306
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