Qatar Airways Cargo completes transportation of 10 mn Covid-19 vaccines
- Since December 2020, the carrier transported vaccines to twenty countries all over the world.
March 10, 2021: Recently, Qatar Airways Cargo surpassed a milestone with the transportation of 10 million Covid-19 vaccines, including for UNICEF as part of the five-year MoU to support UNICEF’s Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative.
Since December 2020, the carrier transported vaccines to twenty countries all over the world including Algeria, Cambodia, Denmark, Pakistan Rwanda, South Africa, the Netherlands, to name a few.
Guillaume Halleux, chief officer cargo, Qatar Airways Cargo, said, “I am both, proud and humbled to support the vaccines distribution and helping UNICEF to reach the maximum number of people, everywhere. We remain committed and resilient in the fight against the pandemic and together with our partners. We will ensure the safe, timely and efficient transportation of these life-saving supplies.”
The transportation of vaccines will continue in the coming months to more countries around the world via the carrier’s scheduled and charter flights and freighters.
The world’s leading cargo carrier recently introduced its sustainability project, WeQare that consists of a series of positive and impactful actions in the form of chapters. These actions are based on the core pillars of sustainability - environment, society, economy and culture. They are being implemented at all levels of the cargo carrier’s business which is a real turning point for air freight and will make the cargo carrier’s operations more sustainable, going forward.