MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

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MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read More

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read More

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read More

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read More

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

Read more

Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

Read more

Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

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Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

Read more

Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

Read more

Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

Read more

Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

Read more

Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

Read more

Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

Read more

‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

Read more

A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

Read more

Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

Read more

A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

Read more

A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

Read more

A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

Read more

A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

Read more

Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

Read more

MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

Read more

Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

Read more

MAF Lifeline Keeps School Open

The remote mountainous community of Tekin in Papua New Guinea has received much needed food supplies from an MAF flight, enabling lessons to continue until the end of term. Story by Matt Painter Despite restricted flights due to PNG’s current fuel crisis, Tekin Primary School welcomed an MAF charter flight containing 902 kilograms of food […]

Read more

MAF Papua New Guinea statement on the 24 May Mulitaka Landslide

MAF in Papua New Guinea expresses our heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the recent landslide in Mulitaka village. While the devastation is severe, the presence of highway access and the Enga provincial airport at Wapenamanda close by, ensures that aid can be effectively delivered without the need for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) assistance. However, […]

Read more

Fuel Crisis in Papua New Guinea – 24 May Update

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – like every other air service operator in the country – continues facing Jet A1 (aviation fuel) supply issues, posing a significant challenge to our ability to serve remote communities to the extent and reliability as we did before. MAF’s operation is mostly affected by the […]

Read more

Delivering Polio Vaccines in Madagascar

In late April, the team in Madagascar delivered more that 2 tons of polio vaccines from UNICEF to many districts in Madagascar. The significance of this mission cannot be overstated, as these vaccines hold the power to shield vulnerable populations from a disease that can inflict lifelong paralysis – polio. Districts like Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Antsalova, […]

Read more

How fly-in teams can help children walk again

Specialists from CURE Children’s Hospital changed lives when they flew with MAF to the community of Kibarani, Kilifi. Children with disabilities are walking again and facing life with new hope and freedom, thanks to a medical team that flies with MAF to reach remote regions of Kenya. MAF pilot Christiaan Haak flew orthopaedic doctors from […]

Read more

Timor-Leste Medevac: Four-year-old beats severe dengue fever

Genovio de Jesus dos Santos is a happy little boy who usually loves to play with his friends in the isolated community of Maliana. But a severe case of dengue fever left him seriously ill and in need of urgent hospital treatment in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Faced with a tough road journey of three to […]

Read more

Fuel crisis impacts remote corners of PNG

While MAF Papua New Guinea’s team works hard to find solutions to an ongoing fuel crisis, the impact of necessary fuel surcharges is felt far and wide when normal community service flights must be constrained. MAF Kiunga fuel storage area - mostly empty of JETA1 200L fuel drums during the current crisis A recent shortage [...]

Read more

MAF’s rapid response rescues women facing domestic violence

A partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter helps women to flee dangerous situations in Arnhem Land, but MAF’s ability to respond quickly can be a life saver. MAF Arnhem Land pilot Chris Coffee was flying healthcare workers between communities on a routine charter when he received a call requesting the immediate extraction of […]

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Silent tragedy: Mission to support Tanzanian mums

In just 45 minutes, a team from Maternity Africa flew with MAF to a dusty airstrip in northeast Tanzania with a mission to raise awareness on the devastating impact of obstetric fistula. MAF provided transport from Arusha to Malambo, for a team from Maternity Africa, who run the Kivulini Maternity Centre. Michael Hynds, the Country Director […]

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Hope for mums giving birth by torchlight

Work by MAF Technologies has made power more reliable for an isolated PNG community hospital. A Story by MAF Technologies, Kowara Bell. Judith Charles, a local midwife at Telefomin Rural Hospital, knows that babies can arrive at any time of the day or night – and her job is so much harder when the lights […]

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‘Souls got saved’: Pastor’s inspiring story of hope and healing

Missions Director says flying with MAF gave him more time to train Liberian church leaders and share the gospel. Reverend Wellington Greene returned with MAF from the south-eastern community of Zwedru, bursting with the good news of God’s power. The International Missions Director of Rhema Pentecostal Church had been taking part in a three-day revival […]

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A Heart for the Delivery of Basic Needs

  Around the world a MAF flight takes off or lands every 5.6 minutes. Daily, MAF flies around 370 passengers and over 11,900kg freight (not including passenger baggage allowances) and does around 100 hours of flying per day. Many of these flights carry basic needs for the communities we serve. Food – South Sudan A […]

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Community Development in Papua New Guinea

  A church in a bus, in a plane, in a community. Story by Mandy Glass Seeing the church building in his village deteriorating, a carpenter sets out on a mission to build a permanent structure for his remote community. Hapson Mekpe knows the Lord and wants his people at the remote village of Bomai […]

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A Heart for Ground Crew & Engineering

Mareeba, a town on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, flies under the radar in many ways, but the MAF hangar there is strategically positioned to serve several MAF country programmes.

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A Heart for Medical Care

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting medevacs and medical related flights in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. Photo and text: Svein-Robert Solberg […]

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A Heart for Emergency Rescues and Disaster Response

Thank you for letting us know about what you’re interested in. We’re excited to share more with you about the ways MAF is supporting emergency rescues and disaster responses in the year ahead. To get you started, below you can read an introduction to what we’re doing in this area. A partnership with Miyalk Domestic […]

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A Heart for Education

Story and Images by Janne Rytkonen The busy 2023 school year wrapped up in December for the Laynhapuy Homelands School (LHS) in Arnhem Land, and Principal Abi White was pleased by the achievements of 2023. “We’ve had a good year and it looks like 2024 will mirror this success,” she said. “Attendance at our senior […]

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Father and newborn saved by medevac in Papua New Guinea

After a successful birth at Kompiam Hospital, Papua New Guinea, a family of three contracted life-threatening diseases when trekking back through the jungle to their home village.

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MAF in Timor-Leste: A Perspective

Story Written by: James Benjamin, MAF Australia Board Member The dawn was still with a pale pink clear sky reflecting off the calm Banda Sea. I was leaving home in Metiaut, Dili on my way to the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to experience an intra country air shuttle service recently launched by MAF Timor-Leste. […]

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Eliptamin Women’s Conference – MAF in Papua New Guinea

Report by: Bernie Axon who has been serving with her husband Richie and their family with MAF in Papua New Guinea since 2010.  Photos by: Mandy Glass An event hosting over 500 women would be a big undertaking in any country. But when you take into account the remoteness and lack of infrastructure in PNG, […]

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