Cainiao and Ethiopian Airlines partner for Temperature-Controlled Vaccine Transportation

posted on 3rd December 2020 by Parveen Raja
Cainiao and Ethiopian Airlines partner for Temperature-Controlled Vaccine Transportation

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network (“Cainiao Network”), the logistics arms of Alibaba Group Holdings Limited, today announced its partnership with Ethiopian Airlines (“Ethiopian”) to launch a special cold chain air freight for the transportation of temperature-controlled medicines from Shenzhen Airport, China’s first medical cross-border cold chain facility. Temperature-controlled medicines will be distributed twice a week from Shenzhen to Africa, and to the rest of the world via Dubai and Addis Ababa.

This is China’s first cross-border medical cold chain route to be operated regularly and is certified to transport temperature-controlled medicines including COVID-19 vaccines.