With the arrival of World Health Day (April 7), the SkyCargo Cargo Department of Emirates air announced that it has become the first air cargo company in the world to transport more than 50 million doses of new vaccines by air. At the same time, UAE's SkyCargo Cargo Department has delivered more than 100 tons of syringes around the world to support vaccine distribution.
Since the end of last year, it began to support vaccine transportation worldwide, the Skycargo cargo Cargo Department of Emirates has flown more than 150 flights from vaccine producing areas to more than 50 destination cities in its airline network via Dubai, delivering more than 220 tons of new crown vaccines including six different types, equivalent to more than 50 million doses.
Nabil Sultan, senior vice president of UAE's air cargo division, said: "we are very proud that UAE's SkyCargo Division has completed the milestone of transporting 50 million doses of new coronavirus vaccine before World Health Day. As a global air cargo company with a strong sense of responsibility, China has been supporting the global community, especially developing countries, in the past year, recovering from the serious impact of COVID-19. As a leading enterprise in the global air cargo industry, we work together with enterprises from all walks of life in Dubai to facilitate the rapid transportation of new crown vaccines to all parts of the world through Dubai. "
During the epidemic period, UAE's Skycargo freight department has always maintained strong business resilience and diversification, actively responding to the global freight demand and providing support for the air transportation of important materials. As one of the first companies in the world to use airliners for all cargo flights to transport personal protective equipment, medical equipment, medicines and food, in the past more than one year, UAE Skycargo freight department has operated more than 27800 flights and transported more than 100000 tons of anti epidemic necessities.
As early as October 2020, UAE Skycargo cargo Cargo Department has set up a dedicated air transport hub certified by EU GDP in Dubai to transport new vaccines. With its advanced infrastructure and strong storage capacity, the Skycargo cargo division of Emirates realizes the mass transportation of the new vaccine from the production site, then stores it in Dubai, and then supplies the vaccine to developing countries with limited cold chain infrastructure on a regular basis through its cargo flights.
In January 2021, with Dubai's strategic advantage as the world's major transit hub for newcrown vaccines, UAE Skycargo cargo and other leading companies in Dubai, including dpworld, IHC and Dubai airports, jointly established the Dubai vaccine logistics alliance. In February 2021, novel coronavirus pneumonia SkyCargo Cargo Department and UNICEF signed an agreement on the priority transport new crown vaccine to support the new COVAX vaccine implementation plan (Facility), and ensure the fair distribution of the new crown vaccine globally. 、
Source: civil aviation resources network