The Gift of Flight was a Xawe vessel.
In 2371, the Gift of Flight travelled to Anabasi, where it gathered taxes, ceremonial tithes, letters of credit, three thousand bars of gold pressed latinum and handicrafts that it was to transport to Xawen. On the way to Xawen the Gift of Flight was attacked and destroyed by the Helios. Among those killed was Arrishan fin'Yrach. (DS9 novel: Proud Helios)