NEW YORK (MARCH 7, 2022) — Alton Aviation Consultancy, the global aviation advisory firm, is today launching a fundraising campaign for Ukrainian refugees in conjunction with Airlink, the rapid-response humanitarian relief organization.
Alton, a longstanding supporter of Airlink and platinum sponsor, is seeking contributions from individuals and corporations and will match donations on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to $100,000. Airlink is currently working with more than 20 relief organizations for airlift and logistics needs, delivering critical aid and responders to those affected by the ongoing war.
John Mowry, co-founder and Managing Director in Alton?s New York office, says:
?Social responsibility has been core to our business values since the founding of Alton, and we are proud to provide our support to Airlink. Following the recent invasion of Ukraine, the need has perhaps never been more acute, and we?re hopeful that other like-minded individuals and companies will join us and Airlink on this important mission.?
Steve Smith, Airlink President and CEO adds:
?The tragic events that have unfolded in Ukraine have driven a massive requirement to deliver humanitarian aid across Europe. An estimated 3-5 million refugees are expected to leave the country, and we are looking to raise up to $1M for flights and operational costs. We are grateful for Alton?s continued support and are calling on the aviation community to dig deep and make a difference to the lives of all those affected.?
To donate towards Airlink?s humanitarian mission in Ukraine, please visit: https://donorbox.org/alton-supports-airlink.
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About Alton Aviation Consultancy
Alton Aviation Consultancy is a global advisory firm serving the aviation and aerospace industries. The firm was founded by veteran aviation industry executives, globally recognized for their thought leadership, quantitative analytics, and innovative solution development. The firm offers full value chain coverage with clients including airlines, manufacturers, MRO and aftermarket service providers, lessors and the broader financial and investment community.
With offices in New York, Dublin, Dubai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore, Alton?s diverse team of professional advisors bring a global perspective with deep regional expertise across the entire aviation value chain to its client engagements. Typical client engagements include strategy and business plan development, operational performance improvement, restructuring, and transaction support.
Airlink is a nonprofit disaster response organization harnessing the power of the aviation sector to connect pre-screened nonprofits and airlines and air freight carriers to deliver disaster responders and humanitarian supplies in the wake of natural and man-made disasters 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?s airline partners have flown nearly 7,000 relief workers, transported more than 3,500,000 pounds of humanitarian cargo, and saved nonprofits over $12 million in air transport costs. For more information, please visit www.airlinkflight.org or call Andrew Williams, Communications Director, at +1-202-830-8514.