Boeing 757-200 Brings Relief To Azerbaijan

Boeing coordinates relief flight with Northwest Medical Teams

Boeing delivered a new 757-200 airplane to Azerbaijan Airlines today loaded with 11,000 pounds of medical supplies. Northwest Medical Teams donated the supplies to assist people who are in poor living conditions and without adequate medical services. People injured in the magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Nov. 25 in Azerbaijan will also benefit from the supplies. Boeing, in partnership with Azerbaijan Airlines, arranged to have the supplies loaded and shipped as part of the company's International Relief Delivery Flights Program. The program uses the empty cargo space on new airplanes to carry relief supplies. Since 1992, Boeing has coordinated 140 humanitarian flights, transporting roughly two million pounds of medical supplies, food, schoolbooks and clothing. This airplane is the second 757 delivered to Azerbaijan Airlines this year.

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Mark Baughman
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Sean Griffin
425-234-8100
Jeni Gregory
425-454-8326

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