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 Continue Supporting UN in Nigeria, 04-Dec-17 : German Global Helicopter Service GmbH (GHS) renewed contract extension with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Nigeria
German and Belgian NH90 in DUSTER III Exercise, 27-Nov-17 : German Army’s Helicopter Transport Regiment 10 crews shared their experience as part of UN MINUSMA mission in Mali where the Belgians will take over from February 2018.
German Tiger Crashes in Mali, Two Peacekeepers Killed, 31-Jul-17 : German Army Tiger helicopter, part of peacekeeping mission MINUSMA in Mali, crashed killing the two crew members
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| 03-May-17 - Belgium Could Send NH90 to Mali |
25-Mar-17 - German Army Tigers Arrived to Gao in Mali
31-Jan-17 - German NH90 On Their Way to Mali
19-Jan-17 - GHS Helicopters Helped in Borno Refugees Camp
12-Jan-17 - Germany Deploying Helicopters in Mali
21-Jan-16 - ITALAIR performed Medevac Flight in Lebanon
25-Jun-15 - Uruguayan Air Force Training Contract with Erickson
22-Apr-15 - Air Algerie 5017 Crash Relatives Mourn in Mali
18-Mar-15 - Two Dutch Apache Pilots Killed in Mali
17-Mar-15 - Mi-26T Helps the UN in Sudan
02-Feb-15 - United Nations Bulgarian Crew Released in Sudan
16-Oct-14 - Volga-Dnepr Delivers Mi-8s To Fight Ebola
13-Oct-14 - Russian Helicopters at the 6th GHAC
28-Mar-14 - Dutch Chinooks to be sent to Mali
27-Feb-14 - Over 150 Russian-made helicopters UN peacekeeping Heli-Expo 2014