Emirates SkyCargo expands pharma-handling capacity in Dubai

SourceThe National

Emirates SkyCargo expanded its pharmaceuticals-handling capacity at Dubai International Airport as it aims to carry more Covid-19 vaccine doses.

The new extension of the airline’s fully automated cool room at its dedicated pharmaceuticals facility will provide an additional 2,600 square metres of temperature-controlled environment (2-25 degrees Celsius) for storing and handling vaccines and other pharmaceuticals, Emirates SkyCargo 

The airline, which so far transported 75 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, aims to carry 100 million doses by the end of June, it said. The new extension can hold an estimated 60 million to 90 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines at any time.

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