Astral Aviation readies to perform vaccine flights within Africa

posted on 26th November 2020 by Parveen Raja
Astral Aviation readies to perform vaccine flights within Africa

Astral Aviation, a member of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Pharma.Aero, a powerful cross-industry collaboration for Pharmaceutical Shippers, has announced that it is ready to support the distribution of the recently discovered COVID-19 vaccines across its scheduled network of 15 Destinations within Africa and a further 50 Destinations available on charters with its fleet of 14 freighter aircrafts. Astral Aviation will offer the ultimate solution for the distribution of vaccines to and within Africa.

According to Astral Aviation Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral has transported thousands of tonnes of vaccines and pharma products on its fleet in its 20-year existence and has played an important role in various immunization programs in Africa and across the world including supporting efforts to tackle Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and the Cholera Pandemic in Yemen.