NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (November 30, 2021) – Aviation Capital Group LLC (“ACG”), a leading aircraft asset manager, announced today its sponsorship at the “Silver Level” of Airlink, a rapid-response nonprofit organization that coordinates with airlines and non-governmental organizations to provide free and heavily subsidized airlift to a network of over 130 humanitarian relief nonprofit organizations supporting communities in the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.
“The global aviation industry connects the world. Airlink’s mission underscores how this connectivity can be harnessed to bring critical relief to communities in desperate need. ACG’s core values are grounded in social responsibility and we are proud to support Airlink in its service to these communities,” said Tom Baker, CEO and president of ACG.
“We are thrilled that Aviation Capital Group has become an Airlink sponsor,” said Steven J. Smith, President and CEO of Airlink. “I want to thank the ACG team for their generous support, which will help bring humanitarian aid and hope to millions of people across the globe.”
About Aviation Capital Group
Aviation Capital Group was founded in 1989 and is one of the world’s premier full-service aircraft asset managers with over 400 owned, managed and committed aircraft as of September 30, 2021, which are leased to approximately 90 airlines in approximately 45 countries. ACG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Century Corporation.
Airlink (www.airlinkflight.org) is a nonprofit organization providing free and heavily subsidized flights and air transport for pre-screened nonprofits to deliver disaster responders and supplies in the wake of humanitarian crises worldwide. Its network includes more than 130 aid organizations and 47 commercial and charter airlines. Its first mission was in response to the Haiti earthquake. Since its inception in 2010, Airlink has provided flights for nearly 8,000 relief workers and transported more than 4,000,000 pounds of humanitarian cargo. In 2020 the humanitarian aid Airlink moved assisted 5.5 million people.
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