Tag: vaccines

Qatar Airways Cargo fly 30 Million Vaccines out of India, and Counting

Given that the Indian pharmaceuticals market is the world’s third largest in terms of volume, and the country caters to around 60% of global vaccine demand, it comes as no surprise that the pharmaceuticals industry plays such a central role in Indian air cargo. When Qatar Airways Cargo launched...

One billion vaccines shipped through Brussels Airport

Since the first Covid vaccine shipments from Brussels Airport in November 2020, one billion Covid vaccines have passed through the airport. This important milestone was reached through the active collaboration of numerous partners, state-of-the-art facilities and years of expertise in the pharmac...

1 year of vaccine shipments to and from Brussels Airport

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 world...

IAG Cargo reaches 10 million vaccine milestone supporting UNICEF and Crown Agents

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced that it has now transported over 10 million COVID vaccines, supporting global efforts in the fight against COVID-19. This includes a 4 million dose shipment to Abuja, Nigeria in collaboration with UNICEF and its C...

LATAM transports 50 million vaccines free of charge within South America

The LATAM Group reached 50 million vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, distributed free of charge in South America within the framework of its “Solidarity Plane” program. This came after the commitment made with the governments of the countries where the group has a domestic operation to transport...

China Eastern Flies Vaccines to Dominican Republic

A new batch of vaccines developed by Chinese pharmaceutical companies Sinopharm and Sinovac was delivered on March 18 by China Eastern Airlines from Beijing to the Dominican Republic, according to the Shanghai-based airline. After 17 hours 34 minutes' flight, the va...

Swissport demonstrates handling of a Covid-19 vaccine in Brussels

In preparation for the global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, Swissport puts facilities and processes to the test. Today, our cargo team in Brussels demonstrated its ability to handle temperature sensitive air cargo in a dry-run under real-conditions and under the eyes of experts and trade repor...

Delta Cargo’s New High-Tech Cooler Allows Safer Transportation of Vaccines

The safe, reliable and efficient transportation of pharmaceutical products is a key focus for Delta Cargo. To support that goal, the airline has approved the DoKaSch Opticooler RAP container for use on Delta aircraft as part of its cold chain pharma program for the safe transportation of vaccines. ...

Finnair Cargo is ready for the Covid-19 vaccine challenge

Finnair Cargo is preparing to carry Covid-19 vaccines. Several pharmaceutical companies have stated they are in the latter stages of testing a vaccine for Covid-19, suggesting it is time to start planning the supply chain. It is anticipated that air cargo will be one of the main forms of transporta...

TIACA and Pharma.Aero call for urgent industry collaboration

TIACA together with Pharma.Aero expressed a strong concern over the current state of air cargo readiness for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines transportation, with only 28% [1] of the industry feeling well prepared for it today.   According to the results of our airfreight readiness survey, compl...

MIA adds more medical cargo muscle from Brussels

DHL Subsidiary Starts Five Weekly Flights from Leading European Hub For Meds And Vaccines As preparations for distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine continue worldwide, Miami International Airport welcomed on October 1 the launch of more all-cargo flights from Brussels, Belgium - Europe’s leading ...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s Pharma Cargo Community Joins Forces to Prepare for Covid-19 Vaccines

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s Pharma Cargo Community is collaborating to ensure the temperature-controlled supply chain is ready for the safe and efficient transportation of COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce led by Air Cargo Netherlands (ACN), Schiphol Cargo and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, inc...

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo ready to transport COVID-19 vaccines

Over 5500 cargo-only flights since the start of the corona crisisAir France KLM Martinair Cargo is striving to offer a global airfreight network to help keep supply chains running. This has always been essential, but even more so since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, ensuring that healthcare...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines deepens its vaccine expertise with transportation of UNICEF shipment

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group and one of the leaders in healthcare air transportations, has delivered yellow fever vaccines from Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (Russia) to Frankfurt (Germany) with further trucking to Liege (Belgium). A 36-ton UNICEF shipment...

TIACA and Pharma.Aero Join Forces to Prepare Air Cargo Industry for COVID-19 Vaccine

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Pharma.Aero have joined forces to develop global guidance for the air cargo industry to enable optimal transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine. The guidance will be developed gradually in four work packages through a joint working group to ensure f...

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