Emirates SkyCargo transports 150m doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Staff Correspondent

8 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Emirates SkyCargo transports 150m doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Emirates SkyCargo has distributed 150 million Covid-19 vaccines from manufacturing locations to destinations around the world, particularly to developing countries.

The freight division of Emirates has flown 150 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines through Dubai, said a press release.

More than 600 tonnes of Covid-19 vaccines, equivalent of 150 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines were flown to more than 80 destinations across six continents. The airline carried six different Covid-19 vaccines.

Emirates SkyCargois considered as a global leader in the air transportation of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals including Covid-19 vaccines.

The air cargo carrier has dedicated GDP certified infrastructure at its Dubai hub for handling pharmaceuticals.

In January 2020, Emirates SkyCargo joined hands with DP World, International Humanitarian City and Dubai Airports to form the Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance aimed at rapidly transporting Covid-19 vaccines through Dubai to developing countries.

Under the COVAX initiative Emirates SkyCargo has transported Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladesh as well.

 


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