Qatar Airways Cargo transports huge bulk of Covid-19 vaccines to Qatar

  • 10 months   ago
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that it has crossed a huge milestone of transporting more than 1.5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses into the country, with its largest batch of over 530,000 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that arrived on Sunday morning from Amsterdam.
Qatar Airways during press statement on Monday said that the airline has played an important part throughout the pandemic era and is dedicated in contributing aids to the people and giving back to communities, in accordance with its sustainability programme WeQare, which is based on the core pillars of sustainability - environment, society, economy and culture.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo said: “We remain committed and resilient in the fight against the pandemic and together with our partners, are ensuring the safe, timely and efficient transportation of these life-saving supplies. I am glad that all our teams have worked so hard to coordinate this milestone transport into the State of Qatar, supporting the country with its Covid-19 immunization campaign in the fight against the pandemic.”
Since last year December, Qatar Airways Cargo has transported Covid-19 vaccines to different countries across the globe including Qatar, providing large populations access to these significant and effective vaccines, thanks to the commitment and coordinated efforts of its global teams and ground handling partners. Globally, the cargo carrier has crossed a milestone with nearly 20 million Covid-19 vaccines transported into 24 various countries, which includes Covid-19 vaccines for UNICEF as part of the five-year MoU to support UNICEF’s Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative.
Through its QR Pharma product, Qatar Airways Cargo provides controlled cool chain and dedicated monitoring, intervention and servicing as well as proactive re-icing at its Doha hub. With important investments and developments to the QR Pharma product and its state-of-the-art hub in Doha, the cargo carrier confirms its strategy and dedication to supporting the logistics around the global Covid-19 vaccination endeavour.