Tag: vaccine

Cathay Pacific Cargo transports 50 million vaccine doses and counting

George Edmunds, GM Cargo Commercial Cathay Pacific Cargo: "We have just hit a significant milestone and it’s one we’re very proud of. In July last year, we started looking in detail at the logistics of handling COVID-19 vaccines as news about their development was emerging. "That set off ...

American Airlines joins White House to distribute COVID-19 vaccine globally

As part of the White House initiative to share at least 80 million U.S. vaccine doses globally this summer, American Airlines moved 1.5 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City on a Boeing 777-200 ...

CEVA Logistics signs a MoU with the Hope Consortium to provide vaccine distribution worldwide

CEVA Logistics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Ports to work with the Hope Consortium. The Consortium is the umbrella organization of a UAE-based public-private partnership set up to address the logistical challenge of the worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Hope...

Jettainer makes vaccine transportation in cool ULDs plain sailing with cool&fly

One of the largest and most complex logistical operations ever undertaken will launch as soon as a Covid-19 vaccine has received approval. Temperature-controlled Unit Load Devices (ULD) are expected to become a limited resource within air transportation. The increasing demand for cool transport sol...

Envirotainer broadens its partnership with Unilode to support global COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Envirotainer, the global market leader in secure cold chain solutions for air transport of pharmaceuticals, broadens its existing partnership with Unilode Aviation Solutions, the leading provider for outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management and repair solutions, to meet the upcoming worldwide d...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines steps into COVID-19 vaccine transportation phase

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has accomplished its first COVID-19 vaccine transportation from Beijing (China). The delivery of CanSino's Covid-19 vaccine has been orchestrated in partnership with UPS/Marken onboard one of the carrier’s Boeing 747 freighter. A total of 6,0...

United Airlines Begins Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Charter Flights

By John McDermott, airlinegeeks.com On Friday, United Airlines began operating charter flights to begin the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which is poised to be approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by mid-December. United’s Distribution Plan The W...

Astral Aviation readies to perform vaccine flights within Africa

Astral Aviation, a member of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Pharma.Aero, a powerful cross-industry collaboration for Pharmaceutical Shippers, has announced that it is ready to support the distribution of the recently discovered COVID-19 vaccines across its scheduled network of ...

WFS launches Project Coldstream in preparation for global air cargo deliveries of COVID vaccine

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has launched Project Coldstream to co-ordinate its response to the anticipated global transportation of some 16 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, expected to commence in late 2020 and continue through 2021/2. According to...

Brussels Airport is accelerating preparations for the COVID-19 vaccine

Brussels Airport is ready to receive and ship the first COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce at Brucargo, the cargo division of the airport, is working full force on preparing scenarios for the import and export of the various types of vaccines in a safe and efficient way. “As Europe’s preferred a...

Korean Air gets ready to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to the world

Korean Air, with one of the world’s largest cargo operations, has launched a COVID-19 vaccine transport task force to prepare for the safe and swift transport of the vaccine once it becomes available. Transporting vaccines is a very delicate and challenging process requiring specialized storag...

AFKLMP Cargo upgrades Schiphol Pharma Hub to transport Covid-19 vaccines

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) is constructing a brand-new climate-cool room at its Schiphol Pharma Hub, a new step in preparation for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, which will be handled by a dedicated task force, as announced last month. The additional cold room (COL), with...

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