Category: medical supplies

Ground handler dnata welcomes new Asia Pacific CEO

David Barker, divisional senior-vice president for airport operations at dnata, observes: “In recent years dnata has significantly invested in infrastructure, equipment and technology, earning the trust and loyalty of dozens of new airline customers across the Asia Pacific region. Charles’s broad experience and passion for quality and customer success will help us cement our leading position in this strategic market.”

Read More

AirBridgeCargo performs an increasing role in life-saving logistics

Commenting on the continuing surge in demand for medical cargo, Yulia Celetaria, global healthcare director of the Volga-Dnepr Group, emphasises: “The success of our joint battle against the spread of COVID-19 lies not only in the scale of vaccine production facilities but also in the well-timed logistics of the so-called peripheral cargo – packaging, vials, injection syringe, PPE for medical personal and other associated items,” she stresses.

Read More

Volga-Dnepr, Leipzig build unique humanitarian cooperation

Yulia Celetaria, global healthcare director at Volga-Dnepr Group, observes: “Not only do these flights demonstrate our commitment towards the humanitarian sector but also come as a logical step for further development of long-lasting strategic co-operation between LEJ and Volga-Dnepr Group.”

Read More

IAG’s early pharma foresight pays a global dividend

Darren Peek, head of sales at IAG Cargo, is especially proud that, with its sister airlines British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus, it is able to continue to support countries across the world in the fight against COVID-19. “Last year we delivered more than 20,000 tonnes of PPE and today [12 August 2021] we have delivered more than 10 million COVID-19 vaccines working with UNICEF and partners like Crown Agents.”

Read More

Envirotainer pharma shipment works like clockwork for Swiss

Lorenzo Stoll, head of cargo at Swiss International Air Lines, states: “The Envirotainer Releye (RLP) helps showcase Swiss WorldCargo as a premier carrier of choice for the transport of temperature-sensitive, care-intensive pharmaceutical goods. Additionally, the RLP offers reduced CO2 emissions and improved environmental performance through its lightweight material design. This fully aligns with our carbon footprint,” he insists.

Read More

American Cargo helps US step up its vaccine contributions

Commenting on the latest vital humanitarian shipment, Robert Isom, president of American Airlines, enthuses: “We commend president Biden and the White House for their commitment to distribute life-saving vaccines to people around the world to bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, and our team is proud to have a hand in the effort and deliver [these] vaccines to Guatemala.

Read More

Emirates SkyCargo’s vaccines total reaches 150 million doses

Emirates SkyCargo intends to further expand its automated cool-room capability up to 94 pallet positions at its pharmaceuticals hub facility. It will then be able to store up to 90 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines at any one time and will provide an additional 2,600-sq m temperature-controlled environment offering temperature ranges from two to 25 degrees Celsius for the storage and handling of vaccines and other pharma shipments, a statement points out.

Read More

Latest Envirotainer device raises the pharma delivery standard

More than of 250 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been shipped in Envirotainer containers, the company reveals. Eddy Cojulun, chief sales officer, says the industry already knows that cold chain airfreight is much more complicated than most other transportation methods. “Solutions need to be qualified, both by the supplier and by the airlines, and that’s a process that takes months in an industry with a planning horizon of four to five days or even less in some instances,” he observes.

Read More
Become a VIP today

Become a VIP today

. . and receive a range of exclusive premium content

You have Successfully Subscribed!