Turkish Cargo continues the fight against the pandemic
Turkish Cargo continues to fly uninterrupted and contributes to the fight against the pandemic for the return to better days.
Managing to grow under the leadership of Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee, Mr. İlker Aycı despite the sector’s contraction during the pandemic, the global air cargo brand also has an important mission for transporting vaccines. . With its strong fleet, extensive network of flights and high quality of service, Turkish Cargo has delivered 100 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to more than 35 countries around the world.
In this regard, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines, Mr. İlker Aycı said; “As the pandemic is an unprecedented threat to human health, our Turkish Cargo brand is an important advantage in combating this threat. Our brand is able to transport vaccine doses to over 100 countries through its international airlift, becoming a lifeline for countries too far from those with vaccine production facilities. Proving its track record with hundreds of vaccine transport operations to countries around the world ranging from China to Brazil, India to the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as operations to our own country, Turkish Cargo has shown its reliability by transporting 100 million doses. Thanks to these successful operations, we have increased our global market share to 7.5% in pharmaceutical transport and have become one of the most active transporters in vaccine transport. Along with the increasing application of vaccines every day, we will continue to shoulder this responsibility until we win this battle against the pandemic. “
With the start of vaccine distribution, Turkish Cargo transported 100 million doses of vaccine, or approximately 450 tonnes, from vaccine production centers to destinations on its extensive flight network with more than 250 flights. The air cargo carrier has transported the Covid-19 vaccines to key and certified destinations such as Turkey, Baku, Rome, Belgrade, Copenhagen, Miami, Sao Paulo and Mexico City, creating a global corridor between more than 400 destinations. With 30 years of experience in transporting special cargo, the successful brand has proven its ability with vaccines that have different transport requirements by transporting 7 different Covid-19 vaccines in containers with special cooling systems.
Bringing its market share in pharmaceutical transport to 7.5%, Turkish Cargo improved its cold air depot capacity while increasing its active and passive container capacity to prioritize medical transport during the pandemic . The successful brand continues to operate without interruption to deliver emergencies such as food, aid materials, medical products and equipment while maintaining the continuity of the global medical supply chain.