The Ethiopian Airways on Saturday introduced that it has delivered the primary Covid-19 vaccine cargo to Africa.
In an announcement despatched to the Nation, the award successful and largest airline in Africa stated the vaccine supply flight was made Saturday, February 6, 2021 from Beijing to N’Djamena through Addis Ababa.
“We’re glad that we’ve got launched the supply of our mission-critical service with the distribution of Covid-19 vaccine,” stated Ethiopian Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam.
“We might be repeating the exceptional and globally recognised success in main the quick supply of PPE a number of months in the past with related supply pace, skilled dealing with and sustaining the chilly chain through the international vaccine distribution,” he added.
Saturday’s vaccine supply to the African continent is a part of the partnership settlement the Ethiopian Airways signed with Cainiao Good Logistics Community, the logistics arm of China’s Alibaba Group, to launch a chilly chain air freight for transporting temperature-controlled medicines.