Boeing, Uzbekistan Airways deliver medical supplies to Tashkent

EVERETT, Wash., 12 March 2012. Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Uzbekistan Airways have partnered with Project Hope to transport medical supplies to hospitals in Tashkent on a new Boeing 767-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft. The 6,950-pound (3,150-kilogram) shipment, which includes 162 boxes of medicines and medical supplies, is part of Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flights program.

"Boeing, through its Global Corporate Citizenship organization, supports relief efforts around the world in partnership with nongovernmental agencies and nonprofits like Project Hope. Through these collaborative efforts and with our airline partners, we bring relief and hope to people in need," explains Liz Warman, Global Corporate Citizenship Northwest director.

On a previous delivery flight in February, Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways partnered with the Seattle-Tashkent Sister City Association and the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan to transport a consignment of scholarly books for the Tashkent-based International Library. The 4,720-pound (2140-kilogram) shipment included 118 boxes of scholarly books covering various fields such as literature, linguistics, languages, history, demography, ecology, and public health.

"Uzbekistan Airways is constantly looking at ways to contribute to the development and benefit of the community and we are happy to be working with Boeing and Project Hope to transport medical supplies to Tashkent," says Valeriy Tian, director-general, Uzbekistan Airways.  "I would like to thank our partners at Boeing and Project Hope for driving this initiative for the betterment of our community in Uzbekistan."

Over the years Boeing has facilitated more than 140 humanitarian delivery flights, working in partnership with nearly 50 different airlines worldwide.

Boeing delivered the first two of four new 767-300ERs ordered by Uzbekistan Airways in February, both of which undertook humanitarian lift missions. Uzbekistan Airways, headquartered in Tashkent, also has two 787-8s on order.

 

 

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