AirBridgeCargo flew record number of RKN boxes from Amsterdam to Shanghai
AIRBRIDGE Airlines moved a record 41 RKN temperature controlled containers for Danish forwarding giant DSV on a scheduled flight from the Amsterdam to Shanghai, reports London's Air Cargo News
AIRBRIDGE Airlines moved a record 41 RKN temperature controlled containers for Danish forwarding giant DSV on a scheduled flight from the Amsterdam to Shanghai, reports London's Air Cargo News.
The containers being shipped were manufactured by CSafe Global, which contained more than 30 tonnes of temperature-sensitive pharma.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines reported from January to June this year, they've achieved a 60 per cent increase in temperature-sensitive pharma cargo, amounting to a total of 11,000 tonnes.
'It's dedicated team of specialists across the entire network has been on the frontline in the battle against Covid-19 to spin much-needed healthcare shipments and provide white-glove services to its customers worldwide,' said the carrier.
'This transportation, to some extent, is the rehearsal to check that we are prepared for the Covid-19 vaccine, once its testing is finalised,' said AirBridgeCargo pharma chief Yulia Celetaria.
'For the last five years, we have deepened our cooperation with providers of temperature-sensitive containers and now, in the middle of the pandemic, we are in constant contact with our trusted partners, Envirotainer, SkyCell, va-Q-tec, DoKaSch, CSafe, Sonoco and others regarding strategic container reserve,' said Mrs Celetaria.
'Last year we successfully gained our IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification, which stands as an industry commitment to be a reliable partner of cold chain and keep 100 per cent vaccine integrity,' she said.