MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

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New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

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Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

Read more

MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

Read more

MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

Read more

โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

Read more

Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

Read more

MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

Read more

MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

Read more

โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

Read more

Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

Read more

MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

Read more

MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

Read more

โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

Read more

Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

Read more

MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

Read more

MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

Read more

โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

Read more

Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

Read more

MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

Read more

MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

Read more

โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

Read more

Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

Read more

MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

Read more

MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

Read more

โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

Read more

Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

Read more

MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

Read more

Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

Read more

Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

Read more

MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

Read more

Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

Read more

Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

Read more

My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

Read more

MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

Read more

MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

Read more

The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

Read more

Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

Read more

Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

Read more

A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

Read more

3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

Read more

MAFโ€™s First Flight in Guinea as New Program is Launched

First passengers have been praying for an air service in the country for over ten years. Words by Claire Gilderson, edited by Emily Davies On Saturday 23 April 2022, MAF conducted its premier operational flight in Guinea, West Africa, following many months of hard work to launch an air service in the country. Pilot Roy […]

Read more

New Shuttle Flights launched between Dili and Atauro Island – MAF in Timor-Leste

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ: ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜€๐—ต๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐——๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ-๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ. Praise God for the opportunity to be involved in this initiative to help the local people of the area and to encourage new local business opportunities for one of Timor-Lesteโ€™s most poorly developed areas. Please pray that the shuttle […]

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MAF Medevac: Dengue Fever Outbreak in Timor-Leste

On Thursday, February 17th, 2022, MAF Timor-Leste medically evacuated a two-year-old dengue fever patient from Atauro Island to Dili. The flight was piloted by Pilot Jan Klassen and Marcus Grey. From January to March 2022, MAF Timor-Leste has medical evacuated 7 dengue fever patients.

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MAF flying doctors to remote areas of PNG

MAF Australia’s Jeroen and Diana Zwijnenburg have been serving in Papua New Guinea since August 2021. Jeroen serves as MAF’s Projects & Finance Manager while Diana is seconded from MAF to work as a doctor at the Kompiam hospital.

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โ€˜I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!โ€™ – with MAF Liberia, it takes an hour.

Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why […]

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Uganda to Guinea Ferry Flight

On Wednesday 26th January MAF’s Guinea-bound aircraft, N2114G, began a five-day journey from Uganda to Guinea. The aircraft has had a number of adjustments and is now ready for service. Pilot Roy Rissanen โ€“ who used to fly the same aircraft in Mongolia – accompanied by Guinea Programme Developer Emil Kundig, left Kajjansi and flew […]

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MAF Technologies in Papua New Guinea – Reliable Solar Power

Reliable Power Plays a Huge role In Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies (CRMF) bridges the gap for our remote communities to receive the help and services that they deserve despite their remoteness and lack of access to government and central services. The EBC Health Services at Waramanz in the Jimi District (Jiwaka Province) was in […]

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Flying for Life Around the World: October 2021 Update

South Sudan Focus on Partnership: Tearfund in South Sudan. โ€˜Recently, I flew 1178kgs of vegetable seeds to Pieri for Tearfund,โ€™ shares Pilot Wim. โ€˜The seeds included eggplant, amaranthus, okra, and collard greens. Four different types. I spoke to the TearFund team on the ground and they told me they are going to plant then in […]

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Opening of the Mibu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea

The 14th of October was a day of joy as the Mibu airstrip in the Madang province was reopened after many years of hard work. Pilot Brad Venter did three test landings, and the airstrip is now opened to serve the community and the missionaries in the remote area of Finnisterre mountains. This is the […]

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MAF in Papua New Guinea: A Week of Medevacs

The need for lifesaving flights is greater during some weeks than others. This particular week five people from different rural villages were medevaced by our pilots Joseph Tua and Jan Ivar Andresen. Saving several weeks on rough bush tracks and rivers with only a few minutes in the air. The first medevac of the week […]

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Who We Fly: Medair in South Sudan

Hi, my name is Jasmine. I am a paediatric emergency nurse by training originally from Brisbane. I worked at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane before coming to South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, I’m currently working for Medair, which is an organization that does relief aid. I’m working as a Health Manager on the […]

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Reopened Airstrip Brings People Together

Singing people, dancing in their most festive clothing expressing their joy and appreciation was the scene that welcomed pilots Richie Axon and Paul Woodington as they brought in the first aircraft after 22 years of isolation into Yalum. The airstrip was closed due to civil unrest, but the need and longing for an open door […]

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My First Medevac Flight

Story by Jasmine Puk, MAF Papua New Guineaย  Jasmine Puk is working as a Flight Programmer at MAF Customer and Operations Centre at Mt Hagen. On a day to day basis, sheโ€™s dealing with all types of booking requests both internally and externally, attending to customers queries, receiving medevac requests, and then helps to coordinate […]

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MAF delivers more coronavirus vaccine to Kalimantan as cases soar

Indonesia has overtaken India as Asiaโ€™s โ€˜Covid-19 hotspotโ€™. Kalimantan in the Indonesian part of Borneo is experiencing a surge of cases. In response, MAF has flown out medics, batches of the Sinovac vaccine and coronavirus tests to contain the outbreakโ€ฆ To date, Indonesia has recorded over 2.4 million coronavirus cases and 64,000 deaths (source: Reuters). […]

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MAF in June 2021: Serving Together Around the World to Bring Help, Hope, and Healing Through Aviation.

Arnhem Land A recent flight story as told by Pilot Anton Zhang: Anton writes, “last week Laynhapuy Homeland School chartered four planes to take students and their friends/family to attend their graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at Garrthalala homeland, a regular destination for MAF, where we often fly students to attend learning camps. Garrthalala […]

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The First Yolngu Pilot

Yingiya Guyula was the first Yolngu to train as a pilot. Read about his journey with MAF in Arnhem Land here.

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Medevac for a Man with a Broken Leg – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year the team in Papua New Guinea flew a man from Pyarulama to Kompiam hospital after a severe leg injury when he was cutting down trees. Read the story here.

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Connecting Remote Communities – MAF in Madagascar

MAF has enjoyed a long partnership with Bible translation organisations in Madagascar. Translation Consultant Bev Erasmus explains more about the work being done, and how MAF flights support it.

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A Pilot’s Life: Travelling Around the World during Covid-19

“As I look back at the past ten weeks, I travelled a total of 38580 kilometres touching nine countries. This is a personal record for me to fly extensively in such a short period. The interesting thing is that I got to accomplish this feat during a time when it seems almost impossible to travel overseas due to COVID-19 restrictions. I cannot help but thank God for His protection and provision over my life.”

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3 Minutes to Spare – South Maasai Safari, Tanzania

“I waited an hour for the team on the ground, and it was becoming obvious that if they did not arrive soon, we would run out of daylight hours to complete the safari. We gave them until 1pm to get there. They came with three minutes to spare.”

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MAF E-news

In this issue of MAF e-news:

Plugging the COVID-19 knowledge gap in PNG

Fuel for Fatherโ€™s Day

Ride for Fuel 2021

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