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Head of Airline's Cargo Division Takes to the Air to Promote Humanitarian Logistics

"Here I am, high above the lake of Zurich, wrapped in the surprisingly low humming of two old-fashioned open engines," writes Oliver Evans, head of Swiss WorldCargo, in his blog. " ...[S]itting in precisely the Sikorsky C 38 water plane used by Leonardo di Caprio while playing the role of Howard Hughes in the movie 'The Aviator.'

"Best of all, my adventure served a higher purpose, aiming at raising awareness of a charity which is only recently established in this country, "Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen" (aka "Wings of Help"). This lean and enthusiastic team delivers relief shipments of all shapes and sizes by airfreight to victims of natural or unnatural disasters by collaborating with airlines such as mine and logistics partners on the ground.

"We are already working in an industry that really makes a difference by bringing fast and reliable relief to those in desperate need of it, but still I have a feeling that there always is a little bit more we can do ... [like] going to www.wingsofhelp.ch.

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"Here I am, high above the lake of Zurich, wrapped in the surprisingly low humming of two old-fashioned open engines," writes Oliver Evans, head of Swiss WorldCargo, in his blog. " ...[S]itting in precisely the Sikorsky C 38 water plane used by Leonardo di Caprio while playing the role of Howard Hughes in the movie 'The Aviator.'

"Best of all, my adventure served a higher purpose, aiming at raising awareness of a charity which is only recently established in this country, "Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen" (aka "Wings of Help"). This lean and enthusiastic team delivers relief shipments of all shapes and sizes by airfreight to victims of natural or unnatural disasters by collaborating with airlines such as mine and logistics partners on the ground.

"We are already working in an industry that really makes a difference by bringing fast and reliable relief to those in desperate need of it, but still I have a feeling that there always is a little bit more we can do ... [like] going to www.wingsofhelp.ch.

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