Examples of airlift in a Sentence
an emergency airlift to deliver supplies to the famine victims
Recent Examples of airlift from the Web
The airlift is being organized by Rep. Terri Sewell, the only Democrat in Alabama's congressional delegation, who is also black.
France launched a massive airlift to bring supplies to St. Martin, the island that took a direct and devastating hit in the storm.
Inhuman cold stymied airlifts to German troops at Stalingrad and the attempts at evacuation of units that became surrounded there.
China does not have the sealift, airlift, or sustainment capability to project force to Taiwan - and that's before the US Navy gets involved as lubber points out below.
This country did an airlift into Germany to help feed the people there at the end of World War II, and those were our former enemies, not our neighbors.
The animals were part of a 200-animal airlift transport out of New Orleans.
In 2013, a year’s worth of rain pelted the steep slopes of Colorado’s arid Front Range for five days, setting off flash floods that killed ten people and involved–until Harvey–the nation’s second-largest rescue airlift after Hurricane Katrina.
Those special airlift flights operated to airports in Chicago, Detroit and Dallas, allowing those fliers to finally find other flights to their ultimate destinations.
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