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Turkish Cargo carries COVID-19 vaccines

[ November 26, 2020   //   ]

Turkish Cargo has started to carry COVID-19 vaccines with its strong fleet, wide flight network and special cargo service quality. Turkish Cargo carried the COVID-19 vaccines, manufactured in China, to Brazil which is at a flight distance of approximately 17 thousand kilometers. The COVID-19 vaccines, loaded inside 7 containers equipped with dedicated cooling systems, were transported safely from Beijing to Sao Paulo, the biggest city of the South America, with a connection flight at Istanbul.
By carrying pharmaceuticals to the key and certificated destinations such as Mumbai, Brussels, Istanbul, Singapore, Dubai, Basel, London, and Amsterdam, Turkish Cargo created a global pharmaceutical corridor between more than 400 destinations, and maintains its commitment for transporting the COVID-19 vaccines that are ready or being developed.
Holding the IATA CEIV pharma certificate, Turkish Cargo, maintains the cold chain at the optimal conditions thanks to the “TK Pharma” product which was has designed for carrying pharmaceuticals at global standards. Transporting pharmaceuticals all across the global in great numbers during the course of the pandemic, the successful brand carried more than 40 thousand tons of pharmaceuticals, medical products and medical equipment between January and September, and reported a growth over 50% for the pharmaceutical shipments during the same period.