Airbus Foundation, Airlink, IFRC Appeal to Airlines for Help During Worst Humanitarian Crisis Since WW2

At IATA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) the Airbus Foundation, together with its long-standing partners the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and emergency flight coordinators, Airlink, urged airlines to join them providing critical relief to the suffering around the world during what the IFRC describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War 2.

During 2015 alone, the IFRC reported handling 33 major emergency operations, 122 small to medium emergency operations, and 450 emergency ‘events.’