Tag: medical supplies

Antonov Airlines AN-225 flies medical supplies to Namibia

Antonov Airlines has safely transported medical supplies at short notice from Germany to Namibia on the world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”.  The mission was executed under the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme. The AN-225, which has recently ...

Charter flights with medical supplies from Frankfurt to India

Amid India’s second Covid crisis, CHI Aviation Handling GmbH in cooperation with the national carrier Air India and global forwarder DSV Air & Sea handled a total of five special flights with medical supplies with destinations Srinagar (SXR) and Delhi (DEL) at Frankfurt International Airport ...

Qatar Airways will ship essential medical supplies to India free of charge

Qatar Airways is supporting international efforts to tackle the second Covid-19 surge in India by shipping medical aid and equipment to the country free of charge from global suppliers. The airline intends to transport supplies from across its global network to Doha where it will be flown in ca...

Silk Way West Airlines stands ready for leading role in global distribution of medical supplies

As the Covid-19 vaccination process gets underway around the world, the issue of logistics has become crucial. According to International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and CEO Alexandre de Juniac, "Safely delivering Covid-19 vaccines will be the mission of the century for th...

CEVA Logistics wins five year contract with Mölnlycke

CEVA Logistics has signed a five year contract with Swedish headquartered medical products and solutions company Mölnlycke.  Starting in December, CEVA Logistics’ multi-user facility at Max Park, Corby, in the UK, will provide a solution enabling Mölnlycke to be even more responsive to custome...

Saudia Cargo Adds Boeing 747-400F freighter

Saudia Cargo has enhanced the logistic capacity of its fleet and added a Boeing 747-400F freighter, bringing the total number to seven aircraft. The company said the new aircraft will boost the cargo and supply operations and help meet the significant surge on the demand for medicine, medical an...

Cargolux flies aid to Beirut

Cargolux has provided Free of Charge (FOC) transport for medical relief material destined to medical personnel in Beirut, Lebanon, following the explosion that devasted the city earlier this month. The shipment, organized in cooperation with Fedex, was flown from Memphis to Luxembourg on Sunday 23r...

LATAM’s Solidary Plane transported over 680 tons of medical supplies

LATAM Airlines Group’s Solidary Plane Program is a special program that provides humanitarian services throughout South America and has strongly contributed to the fight against COVID-19. Despite the closed-border policies and other restrictions imposed by countries, the program currently reaffir...

Volga-Dnepr Partnered with GEODIS to Deliver Medical Supplies to France

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and GEODIS recently completed a large charter program to deliver urgent supplies of facemasks and PPE to France, operating a series of 48 x Antonov-124 flights within a 90-day period between April and June 2020. The French Ministry of Solidarity and Health contracted GEODIS ...

LATAM and Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall complete the transportation of medical supplies

LATAM Airlines Brazil’s sixth and final flight arrived in Galeão, carrying 69 monitors, 69 anesthesia devices and approximately one million PPE (caps and N-95 masks). These supplies were acquired by the city of Rio de Janeiro in order to fight COVID-19. This transportation successfully ends the ...

Alaska Airlines and Airlink Deliver 9,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies to Alaskan Communities

Alaska Airlines and Airlink have teamed up to deliver nearly 9,000 pounds of medical supplies and personal protective equipment to communities in Palmer, Alaska fighting the spread of COVID-19. Nearby Anchorage is a major entry point for PPE cargo coming from China into the US, but much of ...

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Unite Fly Crucial Medical Supplies Into Africa

Virgin Group, Virgin Atlantic, and Virgin Unite – the Virgin Group's not-for-profit Foundation – are supporting UNICEF and the World Food Programme-led Global Common Supply Chain Services Provision by donating a special cargo flight from Hong Kong (HKG) to Johannesburg (JNB), delivering essenti...

Rhenus Delivers Over 200 Million Essential Medical Supplies

The Rhenus Group taps on its extensive and robust supply chain network to support COVID-19 relief efforts across borders. Logistics teams in Asia work seamlessly together to help customers deliver essential medical supplies, despite supply chain challenges worldwide. The Rhenus Group, a leading ...

British Airways Flies Vital Medical Supplies to Britain

A British Airways aircraft loaded with vital medical supplies from China is on its way back to London Heathrow. Captain Robert Kendall is heading a team of flight crew operating the British Airways Boeing 777 which is loaded with ventilators as well as personal protective equipment (PPE) includi...

Life-Saving Medical Supplies Continue to Pour into Spain

More medical equipment for frontline healthcare workers is continuing to pour into Spain as airlines and cargo handlers continue to play an essential role in the international relief effort to save the lives of patients with the Covid-19 virus. In just three days this week, staff working for Wor...

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