Virgin Atlantic Cargo enhances offering in readiness to carry Covid-19 vaccines

posted on 19th November 2020 by Eddie Saunders
Virgin Atlantic Cargo enhances offering in readiness to carry Covid-19 vaccines

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s new Pharma Secure offering includes:

• 24/7 Support Team

• Automated status updates

• Proactive service recovery and periodical integrity checks

• Security escorts (on request)

• Dedicated email for bookings, quotes and support

• Highest priority access to capacity

• Priority unloading at LHR

• Money back guarantee

• GDP training staff worldwide

• Access to temperature-controlled facilities for both COL and CRT

Although the emergence of Covid-19 led to a decrease in passengers travelling, demand to transport cargo remains strong. Virgin Atlantic flew its first cargo only flight on 21st March and has grown and evolved a significant programme of scheduled and charter cargo flying, averaging over 190 flights per week to new and existing destinations. In addition, we successfully partnered with the Department of Health and Social Care and the NHS, operating cargo-only flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow bringing over 4 million tonnes of essential medical equipment, supplies and PPE into the UK