Category Archives: Press Release

MAF disaster relief work continues following second major earthquake in PNG

MOUNT HAGEN, Papua New Guinea – March 7, 2018 – Shortly after midnight on March 7, 2018, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea, just 19 miles southwest of the epicenter of last week’s 7.5 quake.

Mission Aviation Fellowship continues to provide radio communication as well as […]

MAF Mobilizes Disaster Response Team Following Earthquake in PNG

MOUNT HAGEN, Papua New Guinea – Feb. 27, 2018 — Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has mobilized its disaster response team to provide assistance following a devastating earthquake in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Monday morning, Feb. 26, the southern highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) […]

MAF’s John Boyd Awarded Honorary Doctorate from NNU

NAMPA, Idaho – John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), has been honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) for his life of service to others. Boyd received the degree Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a ceremony at NNU’s Brandt Center.

“Compassion doesn’t happen just in ministry, […]

MAF Aceh Team Responds to Mudslide in Kutacane

MAF is providing flights for aid workers after a mudslide buried homes and extensively damaged villages in the Kutacane region of Indonesia, on the island of Sumatra. Photo Courtesy of Team Aceh Tenggara.

KUTACANE, Indonesia — A massive mudslide occurred on Wednesday, April 12, at 6:00 a.m. in the district of Kutacane on the […]