channel airlift

channel airlift

Common-user airlift service provided on a scheduled basis between two points. There are two types of channel airlift. A requirements channel serves two or more points on a scheduled basis depending upon the volume of traffic; a frequency channel is time-based and serves two or more points at regular intervals.
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Cargo traveling to remote locations not served by channel airlift or traveling between scheduled channel flights could typically benefit from a SAAM.
These channel airlift missions, which are designated to carry DoD cargo, are prioritized as 1B1, 1B3, or 3A3.
It assessed the Air Mobility Command's channel airlift business model and its ability to adjust to the Future Logistics Enterprise initiative.
Upon receipt of the delivery, MARFORLANT Traffic Management Officer Major Deb Anderson arranged for the 1,800 pairs to be shipped to the Marine Expeditionary Unit Services Support Group (MSSG) 22, and 3,756 pairs to the Logistics Officer Commander Marine Corps Central Command via Air Mobility Command channel airlift to Bahrain, and the remaining 1,800 pairs to MSSG-24 Camp Lejeune via local freight carrier.