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Sentences with the noun Airlift

3 examples:

The ceremony was solemn, but as the airlift of bodies of the MH17 victims began here on Wednesday there was a hole in the heart of the operation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
(BBC News - World News, )

More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are being flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
(BBC News - World News, )

Sentences with the verb Airlift

4 examples:

Russian authorities said they will airlift supplies to an aging hermit living in Siberia after she sent a desperate plea for help to a newspaper.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Jaguar is set to airlift its new 'baby' XE sports saloon car into London suspended underneath a helicopter for a dramatic star-studded global launch.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A bison on Catalina Island gored a person Wednesday, prompting officials to airlift the victim for medical treatment, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: A Brazilian football match was stopped on Sunday as fans began fighting in the stands, leading to a helicopter landing on the pitch to airlift a seriously injured man out of the stadium.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Other sentences

33 examples:

Air Canada has told the Liberal government it can help airlift Syrian refugees.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Authorities airlift out stranded tourists, while other vacationers came to Mexico.
(USA Today - National, )

Israeli authorities have completed what is said to be the last major airlift of Ethiopians seeking a new home in Israel.
(BBC News - World News, )

NATO has laid the cornerstone for a C-17 hanger complex in Hungary for a 12-member Strategic Airlift Capability program.
(UPI - Business News, )

Fixed-wing airlift services for the U.S. military's Africa Command is to be provided by Illinois-based AAR Airlift Group Inc.
(UPI - Business News, )

Boeing has been given an $8 million contract to train NATO C-17 aircrews as part of the Strategic Airlift Capability program.
(UPI - Business News, )

The airlift from Sochi, Russia was in full swing on Monday with the last of the NHL players returning from the Winter Olympics.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

The PM said Britain would ‘play a role’ helping airlift cornered Yazidi families stranded on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia will join an international airlift of military equipment to anti-Islamic state fighters.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Rescuers plan to use a helicopter to airlift passengers aboard the stranded Russian ship Akademik Shokalskiy when the weather improves.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

AAR Airlift Group is to continue vertical replenishment services for U.S. Navy fleets in the Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean.
(UPI - Business News, )

Airbus Military announced it delivered its first A400M military airlift vehicle to the French military from its assembly line in Seville, Spain.
(UPI - Business News, )

Military airlift operations in Europe have been simplified by the European Defense Agency, using a diplomatic clearance web portal, officials said.
(UPI - Security Industry, )

Three Perth teenagers are stranded in Nepal's north awaiting an airlift out of the quake-hit country, but one of them has been reunited with his mother.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the first humanitarian transfer will airlift Cubans from Costa Rica to El Salvador in January.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Lord Ashcroft was on a business trip in the Caribbean when doctors diagnosed the condition and organised an emergency airlift to a hospital in the U.S..
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A helicopter rescue began early Thursday to airlift more than 50 passengers who have been stuck on an ice-locked ship in Antarctica for more than a week.
(NBC Weather, )

The Canadian military is to airlift ammunition donated by the Czech Republic to Iraq in the fight against Islamic State terrorists threatening the country.
(UPI - Business News, )

The 86th and 182nd Airlift Wings of the U.S. Air Force participated in bilateral training with the Polish Air Force in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
(UPI - Business News, )

The U.S. military is continuing and expanding airlift services in Afghanistan by Berry Aviation Inc. under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.
(UPI - Business News, )

Australia to acquire more Boeing C-17A Globemaster III military transports from the United States for about $770 million to boost strategic airlift capability.
(UPI - Business News, )

U.S. air services company AAR will continue airlift support in Afghanistan for U.S. forces under a contract renewal option from the U.S. Transportation Command.
(UPI - Business News, )

Several days after the storm, the American military, the State Department and the Mexican authorities continued to airlift stranded tourists from the Cabo San Lucas area.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Marine Corps is gearing up to airlift 1,185 desert tortoises from prospective combat training grounds to nearby terrain where they won't be crushed by military equipment.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

The worst flooding in 120 years in Russia's Far East has already forced about 20,000 people from their homes and made it necessary to airlift two captive brown bears to safety.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A planned helicopter rescue to airlift passengers and crew members from the stranded Russian ship Akademik Shokalskiy in Antarctica has been delayed due to bad weather.
(UPI - Science News, )

While it may not include a massive airlift, the Government confirmed plans that 'take in a wide range of scenarios' are being looked at amid the threat of a Greek exit from the eurozone.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Six European countries said they would rotate the leadership of NATO’s new rapid-response force, and the U.S. pledged to contribute intelligence, airlift capacity and other key support..
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Airlift, director Raja Krishna Menon’s action-drama inspired by the mass evacuation of Indians from Kuwait during the Iran-Iraq War in 1990, conquered the box-office in India last weekend.
(Forbes - Business, )

Staff at the Edmonton International Airport scrambled to accommodate more than 300 unscheduled flights from north of Fort McMurray this week in what must be the largest emergency airlift in Alberta history.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Australia's prime minister says he's holding open the possibility of sending a combat force to Iraq in addition to military transport aircraft to airlift humanitarian aid to refugees trapped by insurgents in northern mountains.
(Fox News - World, )

Former prime minister Joe Clark says he believes Canadian officials can overcome obstacles to speed up the acceptance of Syrian refugees, much as his government found ways to airlift Vietnamese boat people after he won office in 1979.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

A military airlift of the new Liberal government's promised 25,000 Syrian refugees would strain military resources and leave the air force largely unable to sustain operations around the globe, sources tell CBC News, suggesting contracted civilian airliners are a better option.
(James Cudmore in CBC News - Politics, )

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