Caption: Emirates SkyCargo DWC re-opens largest airside facility
Emirates SkyCargo DWC re-opens vaccine hub in Dubai South, that will be the largest airside facility in the world for Covid-19 vaccines.
The airline claimed, it has over 4,000 sq m of temperature controlled, GDP certified dedicated pharma storage area that can hold around 10m vials of vaccine at a 2-8 degrees Celsius temperature range at any one point of time. And it has re-icing and repackaging of vaccines.
It also offers a fleet of cool dollys for the transfer of shipments between aircraft and the cargo terminal. This carrier has temperature controlled trucking docks.
“Dubai is well positioned to serve as a gateway and distribution hub for Covid-19 vaccines to the rest of the world. We have the infrastructure and logistics connections, and a geographic location that puts markets representing more than two-thirds of the world’s population within an eight-hour flying radius”, said Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates chairman and chief executive.