Westchester County, N.Y.-based business aviation charity Corporate Angel Network (CAN) logged a milestone last month when it transported its 40,000th cancer patient to treatment. The organization, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in December, provides patients with access to specialized treatment that would not otherwise be available. CAN’s staff and volunteers arrange free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to recognized cancer treatment centers throughout the U.S. by using the empty seats on corporate aircraft that are already flying to those destinations.
Brazilian regional airline Azul took delivery last month of an ATR 72-200 painted in pink, in recognition of breast cancer awareness. The fourth of eight
Atlantic Aviation donated hangar space at its John Wayne Airport FBO in Southern California for the Susan G. Komen Orange County affiliate's Pink Tie Ball. The event raised more than $400,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.