Cathay Pacific ships 15 million vaccine doses

Cathay Pacific Cargo is on the frontline of the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Cathay Pacific Cargo is on the frontline of the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
In April, Cathay Pacific Cargo achieved a milestone of shipping 15 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The landmark figure includes vaccines that have been imported for use in Cathay Pacific's home hub of Hong Kong, as well as supplies for distribution to countries including Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia.

The airline has so far handled five different vaccine brands, including AstraZeneca, Fosun Pharma/BioNTech, CanSino, Covaxin and Sinovac, all with different requirements, covering product temperature ranges from -70°C to +2-8°C. While most of the vaccine delivery flights have been to online ports, shipments to Latin America and the Caribbean, in particular, have showcased the strength of Cathay Pacific Cargo's extended network.

All of the shipments have employed Cathay Pacific Cargo's new "Vaccine Solution", offering priority uplift and next generation Ultra Track multidimensional tracking and data-logging. With handling processes and infrastructure certified by IATA's CEIV Pharma accreditation scheme - the internationally recognised quality-assurance scheme for pharmaceutical shipments – the Vaccine Solution has proved to be ideally suited to the fast and effective distribution of vaccines under differing cold chain protocols, offering the high levels of quality assurance demanded by these vital shipments. The introduction of the Vaccine Solution has also included further training for warehouse and ramp staff for each specific vaccine, both in Hong Kong and the airports the airline serves overseas.
Cathay Pacific ships 15 million vaccine doses

Cathay Pacific ships 15 million vaccine doses

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