When pilot Wilfred Knigge lands at an airstrip, he brings his well-established routine and friendly Dutch personality with him. His routine begins by helping the passengers disembark from the aircraft and sending them off with their luggage. This is followed by the normal after-landing checks; walking around the aircraft and weighing and logging passengers and […]

“In our struggle, you arrived…and removed some of those struggles.” Story by Hannah Gardener. Photos by SDP’s Aerial Health Patrol Morehead, a district centre situated in the lowlands of Papua New Guinea’s Western Province, is home to a healthcare centre suffering from prolonged depletion of supplies and morale. Twenty years without desperately needed anti-venom is […]

It’s been so great to be out and about flying this week, as we started to survey airstrips in the Goroka area,” shares Glenys Watson. “Some communities met us with dancing and crying – so happy to have seen a plane land after more than two months without. At the same time, I’ve heard stories […]

Dear MAF Communities, Thank you for your words of encouragement and support as we work through the restrictions relative to Covid-19. One of our top priorities is to ensure that MAF does not become the medium of transporting the Covid-19 virus to the people within the communities that we serve and love so much! We […]