Noun(1) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable
Verb(1) fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
(1) I had the opportunity to fly on a transplant airlift .(2) a massive airlift of food, blankets, and medical supplies(3) helicopters were employed to airlift the troops out of danger(4) a massive airlift of food, blankets, and medical supplies(5) Apart from the usual sprains, strains, stings and bouts of homesickness, the medics were involved in organising the emergency airlift of a critically ill cadet.(6) He said the agency would identify key routes to be demined to allow deliveries, and was preparing for a possible airlift of food to the worst-hit areas.(7) Using this vital supply route significantly reduces airlift and sealift costs.(8) When he spoke of the tempo of operations, he said the sealift capability was critical to their success over the airlift .(9) And what if you were called upon to signal for an emergency airlift from your PC?(10) However, as she did not have medical insurance, no US hospital would treat her and the British government refused to pay for an emergency airlift back to the UK.(11) First of all, the airlift is the announced airlift - some of it isn't even operational yet.(12) The USA provided assistance in the form of an emergency airlift of food and other essentials known as Operation Provide Relief.(13) It did not take long before the airlift became a multinational and joint logistics marvel.(14) The third airlift was a total disaster, with bundles dropping into enemy hands and planes and gliders crash-landing throughout the area.(15) Helicopters and crews able to airlift troops and supplies to get behind the other guy, and to get your guys back out when they need a rest or are too outnumbered.(16) helicopters were employed to airlift the troops out of danger
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