Since the worldwide first vaccine flight that took off from Brussels Airport on 27 November 2020, more than 750 million vaccines have been shipped through the airport.
Brussels Airport is the most important European hub for vaccine shipments, with daily flights to more than 60 destinations worldwide.
“I’m very proud that we can yet again live up to our role as the most important pharmaceutical hub in Europe and that we can make an important contribution in this pandemic”, says Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company.
“Thanks to our many years of experience and on-going investments in the handling and shipment of pharmaceuticals, we are able, together with our partners, to support the vaccination programmes worldwide.
“And we continue our efforts, day after day, to guarantee a streamlined and safe chain for these essential transports.
“From the very first flight with Covid vaccines one year ago, to the shipments that we now handle daily, together with our cargo partners we guarantee smooth transport in the best possible conditions”.
For more than ten years, Brussels Airport has been specialised in the transport of pharmaceutical products and offers the optimum infrastructure for temperature-sensitive shipments.