Tag: PPE

Aviation leaders join forces to deliver life-saving Covid relief aid to India

A Boeing 747 freighter carrying 50 tonnes of urgently-needed Covid relief aid, including life-saving oxygen machines, will arrive in New Delhi this week to support India’s efforts to help victims of coronavirus, thanks to the coordinated efforts of a group of aviation leaders. The delivery of ...

Emirates SkyCargo completes one year of transporting urgently required cargo on passenger seats and in overhead bins

Emirates SkyCargo is marking the first anniversary of loading urgently required PPE, related supplies and other vital cargo on the seats and inside the overhead bins of its Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft. Responding to the pressing demand for transporting PPE during the first wave of the Co...

Ethiopian marks one year since the first preighter operation on passenger aircraft

On this day last year, Ethiopian Airlines operated its first cargo only service on a passenger aircraft with its Boeing B787-900. The flight departed on 25th of March 2020 from Addis Ababa to Kinshasa carrying more than 16 tons of much-needed PPE and other shipments inside the cabin and the bel...

IAG Cargo partners with SENATOR INTERNATIONAL to deliver over a million protective masks to Germany

IAG Cargo, the cargo arm of parent group IAG,has transported over a million protective face masks to Munich - following Germany’s new rules introduced last month requiring individuals to wear medical-grade face masks when in the workplace, public transport and in shops. Partnering with SENATOR...

Anchorage International Airport sees record setting 3.48 million tons of air cargo in 2020

More than 3.48 million tons of air cargo landed at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) in 2020, a 16% increase over the record setting volumes in 2019. “The tremendous surge in cargo volumes through ANC has been fueled by an increase in e-commerce, PPE, and displaced belly cargo,...

Solidary Plane Program transports half a ton of PPE to support indigenous communities

Through its Solidary Plane program, at the beginning of October LATAM Cargo Brazil transported 508 kilos of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) for the NGO Associação Médicos da Floresta. This institution provides eye and dental care to isolated indigenous communities through the “Amazonian Ca...

Over 1500 cargo flights during 100 days

Saudia Cargo has operated more than 1500 flights since the COVID-19 restrictions came into effect in March.  500 of these flights have been operated using passenger aircraft deployed for international air cargo, according to an announcement by the company.  The move reflects the efforts t...

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 ...

Boeing Dreamlifter Transports Face Masks for Utah Students and Teachers

Boeing today completed its 12th COVID-19 transport mission, using a Boeing Dreamlifter to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) to the United States. Working in partnership with the state of Utah, Atlas Air Worldwide, H.M. Cole, Cotopaxi, Flexport and UPS, the company transported 500,000 protec...

WFS and Qatar Airways Cargo work side-by-side to supply PPE to hospitals in France

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Paris has been working tirelessly to rapidly process shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) delivered by customer Qatar Airways Cargo for hospitals across France treating patients with Covid-19. WFS has been the airline’s carg...

American Airlines and Deloitte Partner to Provide 40,000 Pieces of PPE

In a joint effort to help meet the nation’s ongoing need for medical supplies amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, American Airlines and Deloitte are working together to deliver critical supplies to a hard-hit area of the United States. Deloitte, the largest professional services organiza...

DSV Crossing the milestone of 100.000.000 transported mouth masks

DSV Belgium has solid experience in the transport of pharmaceutical products for different customers. With the pharma hub based at Brussels Airport a lot of experience and know-how has been built up over the years. Thanks to this strong embedded operation and a good collaboration with the team of B...

Three Boeing Dreamlifters Transport PPE to South Carolina

Boeing completed another set of COVID-19 airlift missions, deploying three Dreamlifter aircraft to transport more than 150,000 protective eye goggles and face shields from China to the United States. Boeing worked in partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to deliver t...

SEKO Distributes Protective Equipment to Their Frontline Staff

Exemplifying a key pillar in their SEKO CARES campaign, SEKO Logistics has distributed over 28,000 face masks and over 138,000 gloves to their frontline teams in North America who enable their clients’ supply chains during the coronavirus crisis. To ensure the health and welfare of SEKO’s co...

Imperial keeps protective equipment flowing to the pandemic front line

Imperial has processed the first batch of ocean containers of urgent personal protective equipment from China, on behalf of the Kassenärztliche Vereinigung (KV - Statutory Health Insurance Association) in Thuringia, Germany. The 11 containers – the first of a total of 45, loaded with protect...

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