This was the flight pattern of our Wewak based plane last week on Wednesday, 15 July 2020. What happened? On 13th July, a 23-foot boat departed in calm seas from Wuvulu, bound for Wewak, with 6 adults aboard. When the boat didn’t arrive that evening, as was expected, an alert was raised. MAF was contacted […]

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 […]