Qatar Airways Cargo Transports Over 1.5 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for Qatar
Qatar Airways Cargo crossed a milestone this week, having transported over 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses into the State of Qatar, with its largest batch of more than 530,000 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines from Amsterdam.
The airline has played a significant role throughout the pandemic and is committed to helping people and giving back to communities, following its sustainability programme WeQare, based on the core pillars of sustainability – environment, society, economy, and culture.
Chief Officer Cargo Guillaume Halleux said they remain committed and resilient in the fight against the pandemic and together with 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 December 2020, Qatar Airways Cargo has transported COVID-19 vaccines to several countries around the world including Qatar, providing large populations access to these vital vaccines, thanks to the dedication and coordinated efforts of its global teams and ground handling partners.
Globally, the cargo carrier has surpassed a milestone with close to 20 million COVID-19 vaccines transported into 24 different countries, including COVID-19 vaccines for UNICEF, as part of the five-year Memorandum of Understanding to support the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative of UNICEF.
Through its QR Pharma product, Qatar Airways Cargo offers a controlled cool chain and dedicated monitoring, intervention and servicing as well as proactive re-icing at its Doha hub. With significant investments and enhancements to the QR Pharma product and its state-of-the-art hub in Doha, the cargo carrier confirms its strategy and commitment to supporting the logistics around the global COVID-19 vaccination endeavour.
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