How a handful of business aviation professionals armed with BlackBerries, iPhones and laptops organized one of the largest private airlifts in history.
It started with a one-word text message: â€śHaiti?â€ť Robin Eissler, vice president of Austin, Texas-based aircraft brokerage Jet Quest, was querying Marianne Stevenson of Strategy Aero Group in Sacramento, Calif., from an airport boarding lounge the morning after the Jan. 12 earthquake in the impoverished island nation. Five years earlier, the two women were among a handful of business aviation professionals who had spontaneously united in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to organize an ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Offering Relief: Business Aviationâ€™s Response to Disaster".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.