The UN Humanitarian Air Service, UNHAS, seeks to deliver safe, reliable, cost-efficient and effective common air services to the humanitarian community. As of 2017 is operating in Afghanistan, Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Somalia/Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen.
Rotary wing aircraft formed UN Flights as integrated units of the different missions around the world including Cyprus, Lebanon, Haiti, Congo, etc.
Aircraft are provided by many Armed and Security Forces but private companies also provide services to the UN including :
- Guardian Helicopters
GHS to Support MINUSMA in Mali, 10-Feb-21 : #MINUSMA European Defence Agency (EDA) Forward Aeromedical Evacuation contract for German GHS. An H225 and a Bell 412 will be based in Gao, Mali in support of peacekeeping mission MINUSMA
Starlite H215 Helicopters in Mali, 30-Jan-21 : #Mali Starlite operating AS332C1e / H215 Super Puma helicopters in Mali in support of the European Union Training Mission (EUTM)
Stage 1 IS-BAO Certification for Timberline, 24-Sep-20 : #safety Timberline Helicopters from Idaho completed its Stage 1 IS-BAO certification. The International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations is recognized in the business aviation industry as the standard for Safety
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