Category Archives: Press Release

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 […]

Haiti Update, October 18

MAF Sends Additional Aircraft and Crew to Haiti,  Installs Satellite Communication System to Aid Relief Efforts

An MAF KODIAK aircraft arrived at Port-au-Prince on Oct. 15.

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has deployed a fourth airplane and three additional staff to Haiti to join its team conducting relief flights following Hurricane Matthew. The KODIAK […]

Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti, MAF Prepares to Respond

Port-au-Prince – Oct. 4, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew pounds Haiti with rain and wind, Mission Aviation Fellowship’s Disaster Response Team is preparing to respond.

MAF has been providing air service in Haiti since 1986, and has a permanent base in Port-au-Prince. Six MAF missionary families and 15 Haitian staff are sheltering in their homes. The team […]

MAF Breaks Ground

Mission Aviation Fellowship Breaks Ground on Significant Expansion of Its Nampa Campus

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship broke ground Friday on a project that will nearly double the size of its headquarters in Nampa, Idaho.

“When MAF moved to Nampa from California 10 years ago, the original master plan included a number of buildings that were […]

MAF and ADSE Assessing Needs Following Ecuador Earthquake

SHELL, Ecuador — April 17, 2016 — Alas de Socorro del Ecuador (ADSE), the MAF affiliate organization based in Shell, Ecuador, is assessing needs and ready to respond following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred Saturday, April 16, on Ecuador’s coast.

On Sunday, an ADSE medevac flight carried two children to medical care. According to David […]