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Hercules stars in Netflix film

Lynden Air Cargo’s N403LC was featured in the recent Netflix film Man from Toronto starring Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson. "The movie was very...

Another record-breaking fish season in Alaska

When Lynden Air Cargo carried the first fresh fish out of Bristol Bay in June, it kicked off another record-breaking fish season. According to...

Captain Pat Madland delivers smiles along with cargo

In what has become a tradition, Lynden Air Cargo Captain Pat Madland flew into Birch Creek, AK and invited some of the local kids to sit in the...

Everyday Hero Profile: Ken Welch

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

On-Demand flights keep Lynden Air Cargo busy

"We completed 26 on-demand charter flights during the month of March," says Lynden Air Cargo Charter Manager Dan Marshall. "That’s a record number."...

Lynden Air Cargo celebrates 25th anniversary

Ethan Bradford is one of Lynden Air Cargo's most senior employees still on the job. "I am very proud and thankful to be part of the Lynden family to...

Cross-border air bridge supports auto industry

Lynden flew to the rescue of American and Canadian auto makers this winter when protestors blocked the streets of Ottawa, protesting against vaccine...

Lynden celebrates female leadership and contributions

International Women's Day is March 8, and during the month of March women are being recognized for their social, economic, cultural and political...

Lynden makes important deliveries in hard-to-reach places

Lynden Air Cargo participated in two lifesaving projects this winter on opposite ends of the globe. Two flights were chartered to La Paz, Bolivia to...

Lynden supports 50th anniversary Iditarod race

The Iditarod sled dog race celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and Lynden will be out in front as a major sponsor of the 2022 race. The...

Alaska Marine Lines wraps up strong fish season

"We had a very good seafood year," says Tyler Maurer, Alaska Marine Lines Seafood Sales Manager. The 2021 fish season for Alaska Marine Lines and the...

Lynden Air Cargo completes campaign in Afghanistan

Lynden Air Cargo completed its campaign in Afghanistan in June after flying six flights and over 68 flight hours for the U.S. military. "We operated...

Lynden responds to crises at home and abroad

The month of August brought temperatures so hot that wells ran dry in Oregon. The month also delivered devastation in Haiti with a magnitude 7.2...

Lynden Air Cargo begins Middle East project

Lynden Air Cargo has added another global mission to its project list. In late March, a Lynden crew began flying between Bahrain and Kuwait for the...

Lynden crew circles the globe in under two weeks

View from the cockpit, left to right: Hudson Bay, Canada, the Niger River, Niamey, and Tabubil, Papua New Guinea.A Lynden Air Cargo crew completed a...

Lynden receives veteran employer awards

The Alaska Department of the American Legion awarded Lynden Air Cargo and Bering Marine with National Employer of Veterans Awards in April. The...

Lynden Air Cargo completes first campaign in South Sudan

South Sudan is the newest country in Africa after gaining independence from Sudan in 2011. Since then it has been plagued by civil wars, ethnic...

Lynden donates to Children Safe Uganda

When Lynden Air Cargo finished its projects in Democratic Republic of Congo last year it decided to give back to the people of Uganda. Using proceeds...

Lynden delivers COVID-19 vaccine to Western Alaska

Since mid-December, Lynden has been assisting with the distribution of equipment to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, but now the shipments contain...

Just another day in the Bethel neighborhood

Lynden Air Cargo Captain Daryl Smith took this photo of Peter Kaiser as he was training his sled dog team. Daryl lives in Bethel, AK and saw Pete...

Lynden Air Cargo flies Paws Across Pacific

Hawaii's animal shelters had been overcrowded since the Wings of Aloha transfer program that provides off-island adoptions was paused due to the...

Birthday delivery for a special Lynden Air Cargo fan

Bode Hostetter is a huge fan of Lynden Air Cargo's C-130 Hercules aircraft. Knowing a charter would be visiting their remote Alaska village of...

Bison bulls relocate to Sitkalidak Island in Alaska with Lynden's help

Earlier this year the Alutiiq Tribe of Old Harbor, AK was awarded three bison bulls from Yellowstone National Park to improve the genetic diversity...

Lynden companies deliver Clinic in a Can

Lynden Air Cargo delivered a mobile medical facility, called "Clinic in a Can," to Western Alaska this fall bringing much-needed medical services to...

Lynden Air Cargo welcomes N410LC

Another L100 Hercules joined the Lynden Air Cargo fleet this fall. After a major overhaul and conformity heavy check, N410LC was delivered to...

Everyday Hero Profile: Kendra McPhail

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

Lynden Air Cargo carries massive equipment for mine

"This was some of the largest and heaviest equipment ever moved by Lynden Air Cargo," says Charter Manager Dave Beach. Lynden assisted DeBeers and...

Spreading the word about Lynden in Ghana

Jim Davis, Lynden Air Cargo Vice President of Commercial Operations, joined Director of Compliance and Government Contracts Samantha Davis and...

Honoring Lynden retirees

We would like to recognize the following Lynden employees who retired this past year. We are grateful for their service and contributions to Lynden,...

Lynden Air Cargo assists World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) asked Lynden to fly its L-382 aircraft to the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) to assist after violent...

Lynden Air Cargo upgrades fleet for increased reliability and performance

Lynden Air Cargo completed another Hercules modification this summer, installing a "Short-POD APU" to enhance the reliability and performance of its...

Everyday Hero profile: Ethan Bradford

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

Lynden Air Cargo returns to Papua New Guinea

Lynden Air Cargo is back in Papua New Guinea. "We are operating out of the capital city of Port Moresby and the city of Lae to support Exxon," says...

Lynden Air Cargo expands scheduled service in Western Alaska

Lynden Air Cargo is expanding its scheduled service points in Alaska to include St. Mary’s and Emmonak. Beginning April 30, Lynden will offer...

Lynden Air Cargo supports UN in African elections, establishes maintenance base in Ghana

Lynden Air Cargo recently completed a three-month peacekeeping mission for the United Nations (UN) to ensure safe and legal elections in the...

Lynden trusted with high-value move to the slope

Lynden Transport and Lynden Air Cargo recently completed a joint move with a customer to transport a generator valued at $1 million from Kenai to an...

New Antarctica service puts Lynden on all continents

"Antarctica was the final continent on our checklist," says Lynden Air Cargo President Rick Zerkel. "Now we can cross it off." Lynden Air Cargo has...

Lynden Air Cargo installs fuel-efficient Microvanes

Lynden Air Cargo’s fleet of L382G aircraft now include fuel-efficient Microvanes that allow for energy savings as well as increased speed. Engineered...

Lynden proudly supports government and military projects

Lynden companies have served the government and the Department of Defense (DOD) for decades by providing reliable transportation services, emergency...

Lynden gets it done for North Slope customer

Lynden Logistics' Anchorage crew has coordinated many charters, but rarely do they involve one of the world's largest commercial cargo aircraft, the...

Alaska Governor honors Lynden Air Cargo with North Star Award

Lynden Air Cargo received the Governor’s North Star Award for its long history of assisting in humanitarian relief and environmental disasters...

European shipment delivered in person

At Lynden, special handling can mean many things. In this case it involved a personal escort with special military clearance to accompany a shipment...

This move fit to a T

A 92-year old Tin Lizzie joins the wide array of noteworthy cargo to ride in the hold of a Lynden Air Cargo Hercules. The vintage Model T was...

Lynden Air Cargo answers the call for emergency aid

Lynden Air Cargo answered the call on Sept. 8 to mobilize relief flights for Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria. "We began flights into the Caribbean on...

Lynden Air Cargo ready for second fire season

Lynden Air Cargo has finished the installation of another Retardant Aerial Delivery System (RADS) in its aircraft N402LC (T133). Flight testing and...

Susan Selzer competes for the love of the sport

Lynden Air Cargo's Susan Selzer joins Pete Kaiser and other employees who compete in sled dog races outside of work. Susan is a Senior Accounting...

Lynden Air Cargo fights fires for U.S. Forest Service

Lynden Air Cargo is operating its L-382 aircraft on behalf of the Coulson group of companies to fight fires for the U.S. Forest Service this summer....

Lynden Air Cargo receives 14th consecutive AACA Safety Award

Michelle Fabry, Lynden Air Cargo’s Director of Safety, accepted the Alaska Air Carriers Association (AACA) Safety Award from Director John Duncan of...

Lynden Air Cargo flies wood bison to new home in Alaska

Lynden Air Cargo, Alaska West Express and Alaska Marine Lines were part of a major wildlife conservation project to relocate 100 wood bison from...

Lynden Air Cargo flies aid to Vanuatu after cyclone devastates islands

Lynden Air Cargo’s L-100 Hercules aircraft is being put to use flying relief supplies to Vanuatu after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated the South...

Lynden Air Cargo assists World Food Programme in Africa

For more than 50 years, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been getting food to wherever it is needed in the world, saving the lives of those...

Lynden Logistics completes charter move for U.S. Coast Guard

Lynden Logistics' Chicago and Anchorage teams put together a charter move for the U.S. Coast Guard this summer to deliver radio equipment to various...

Lynden Air Cargo names Richard Zerkel president

Lynden Air Cargo has promoted Richard Zerkel to president. Zerkel succeeds retiring president Judy McKenzie. Zerkel began his career with Lynden Air...

Lynden Air Cargo receives Patriotic Employer Award

Lynden Air Cargo Senior Aircraft Mechanic James Martiny (left in photo) nominated Chris Diltz and Lynden Air Cargo for an award for supporting...

Quick response draws praise from the top

Lynden Air Cargo was singled out for praise earlier this year by Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden for its quick response in Cordova, AK.

“We were...

Lynden companies awarded for workplace safety

Lynden Air Cargo, Brown Line and Lynden International were each recognized for workplace safety earlier this year.

Lynden Logistics celebrated no...

Amphibious craft gets multi-modal ride all the way to Barrow

Alaska Marine Trucking, Alaska Marine Lines, Lynden Transport and Lynden Air Cargo all played a role in the multi-modal move of an amphibious unit...

New addition to Lynden Air Cargo fleet

Lynden Air Cargo recently welcomed a new Hercules to its fleet, N407LC/P2-LAE, and it is already hard at work in Papua New Guinea.  “Historically we...

Lynden Air Cargo (PNG) flies supplies and food to flood victims

In June of this year, more than 29,000 people in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea were affected by flooding caused by heavy rains. In the ...

Lynden Air Cargo PNG achieves milestone in Papua New Guinea

Earlier this year Lynden Air Cargo PNG completed their 1,500th flight into the Highlands of Papua New Guinea as they continue to deliver cargo in...

Lending a hand in Papua New Guinea

In keeping with Lynden’s commitment to give back to the communities where it does business, Lynden Air Cargo (PNG) Ltd., is providing assistance and...

Lynden companies transport wrecked plane from Alaska to Nevada

Add a six-seat Eclipse 500 business jet to the list of unusual items that have flown inside Lynden Air Cargo’s Hercules. The C-130 was put into...

A new Lynden company and airline is born: LAC PNG takes flight

This past year the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Papua New Guinea issued an Air Operator Certificate to Lynden Air Cargo (PNG) Ltd., creating...

Lynden Air Cargo supports Gulf response efforts

Lynden Air Cargo’s N403LC is shown here on one of the 81 aerial oil-dispersant missions Lynden flew in support of BP’s Deepwater Horizon response...

Executive Perspective: Lynden's Disaster Response

Like many, I was keeping updated on the terrible situation in Haiti earlier this year via the evening news. I immediately recognized the yellow "L"...

Student pilots visit Lynden Air Cargo

There were plenty of teachable moments at Lynden Air Cargo this spring when a a high school aviation group from Chevak, Alaska, toured the...

Geothermal well project in King Salmon, Alaska

Three Lynden companies teamed up to support the development of geothermal energy in King Salmon, Alaska. Naknek Electric Association is drilling a...

AirCargo 2010 - Lynden Air Cargo will see you at the show!

AirCargo 2010 Trade Show and Conference

Lynden Air Cargo will be proudly representing Lynden at the upcoming AirCargo 2010 show in Orlando, Florida...

Photos from Haiti: Relief flight pictures (taken by a Lynden employee)

Lynden employee Tim O'Brian recently flew down to Haiti on a Lynden Air Cargo relief flight. He took a number of photos from the ground in Haiti,...

Captain's Blog: Relief flights to Haiti - Experiences of Captain James Wallace and the Aircrew of 405

Captain James Wallace and his Lynden Air Cargo crew recently flew to Haiti as part of the disaster relief flight efforts. Captain Wallace shares his...

Relief flights to Haiti: Inspirational experience on the ground

Loadmaster Bob Lesko is part of a Lynden Air Cargo crew that recently flew to Haiti as part of the disaster relief flight efforts. Bob shared an...

Captain's Blog: Relief flights to Haiti - Captain Chris Caden shares his experiences

Captain Chris Caden is a Lynden Air Cargo pilot who recently flew to Haiti as part of the disaster relief logistics efforts. Captain Caden was kind...

Live Tracking: Relief Flights to Haiti

Lynden Air Cargo has a Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft that is currently flying to Haiti with relief supplies (Jan. 15th, 2010). Through ...

Relief flights by Lynden help with Haiti earthquake recovery

Lynden's Air Cargo Aircraft are being used for the Haiti relief efforts. Herc planes have been used to bring in a rescue vehicle, portable kitchens,...

Relief Flights by Lynden help with Indonesia/Samoa recovery

Lynden Air Cargo, using several of their L100-30 Hercules aircraft, is flying water, blankets, beds and other emergency supplies into Apia, Samoa and...

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