Dear MAF Friends, Family, Partners,   We would like to thank you for your patience as we have been working through the challenges of Covid-19 along with our own safety review following recent incidents.   The condition of the rural airstrips still plays a significant role in limiting our flight operations. The MAF team has committed […]

Facilitating a Trauma Healing Course Part 1: Together We Learn Story and Photos by Harriëtte Knigge At the beginning of March, I was allowed to fly to Moropote with Caroline Wälde to give a trauma healing course. Caroline works with Liebenzell Mission and, for years, they have regularly held week-long courses for the people in […]

Sepik area airstrip surveys Between 19-22 May, our Goroka based pilots Brad Venter and Arjan Paas, along with a team from the Rural Airstrip Agency, RAA, spent a few days in the Sepik to survey various airstrip our Wewak base flies to. Now, Wilfred Knigge und Andy Symmonds, our Wewak based pilots know the ins […]

“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 […]