Latest News

60 Veterans Will Fly June 17-18 on Mission 78

June 14th, 2023

Please click here for the press release for HFR’s Mission 78.

HFR’s Mission 77 Will Fly May 13-14

May 10th, 2023


Please click here to view the press release for Honor Flight Rochester’s Mission 77.

Spring Newsletter

April 25th, 2023


Please click here to see the Spring issue of the HFR newsletter!  It’s jam-packed with photos from recent events.

Charity Bike Ride to Florida to Benefit HFR

April 24th, 2023


On May 8th, Rochesterian Michael Slattery will begin his bicycle ride to Florida to raise funds for 3 local organizations including Honor Flight Rochester.  He will start his trip with a press conference at Charlotte Beach at 8:20 AM, then will proceed to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Highland Park around 10:15 AM.  You’re welcome to come to support Michael at either location.  Along the way, Michael is planning a meet up with HFR Mission 77 at the memorials in DC on Saturday, May 13th.

Click here for more information on Michael’s charity ride!

HFR’s 2023 Flying Season Starts April 15-16

April 12th, 2023

Please click the link below for details on HFR’s 76th Mission, our first for the 2023 flying season!

M76 Press Release



HFR Winter Newsletter

January 12th, 2023

Please click the link below to view the wonderful winter newsletter prepared by our new editor Alicia:

HFR Winter newsletter

Catholic Courier Article about M73

November 4th, 2022


Rochester Honor Flights pay tribute to military veterans

Flying Season Concludes with M75 Oct 22-23

October 20th, 2022

Please click the link below for details on HFR’s 75th Mission, our last for the 2022 flying season.

M75 Press Release



Press Release for HFR’s Mission 74

September 29th, 2022

Please click the link below to view the press release:

Mission 74 Press Release

M73 Wreath Ceremony

September 14th, 2022

Two HFR veterans were able to participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

Please click below to see a video of the ceremony provided by HFR photographer Steve Wendell.

Wreath Ceremony


Mission 83 (59 vets)
May 25-26
Mission 84 (57 vets)
June 15-16
Unfortunately veterans cannot choose what flight they will travel on due to medical and logistic issues associated with the flight process. We also encourage veterans from the Syracuse and Buffalo area's to visit and register with their local Honor Flight hubs before registering with Rochester Honor Flight.