Friday, April 02, 2021

Astral Aviation ships 360k Covid-19 vaccine doses to Yemen

After the transporting Covid-19 vaccines and syringes to Juba last week, Astral Aviation on March 31 carried 360,000 doses of vaccines to Aden, Yemen via Nairobi.

The shipment was handled by Air India from Mumbai to Nairobi.

In his LinkedIn post, Sanjeev Gadhia, founder & CEO of Astral Aviation, said, “Grateful to the collaboration with UNICEF Supply Division, World Health Organization, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Air India, Network Aviation Group, and Kuehne+Nagel.”

Astral Aviation has performed in excess of 300 charters for the humanitarian sector into Aden and Sanaa, using a combination of B727-200F, DC9F, CRJ200PF and Fokker 27.

On March 26, Astral transported 132,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to South Sudan for the UNICEF COVAX Facility.

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