Ethiopian Airlines has transported 50 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to more than 28 countries across the globe.
In a statement, the carrier said through Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, it has successfully distributed the vaccines to different countries with its technologically equipped facility called ‘Pharma Wing’.
“I am very much delighted to see such a great humanitarian achievement due to our concerted and determined lifesaving efforts. In fact, Ethiopian Airlines has played its irreplaceable role in responding to dire need of the global cargo transportation amidst the pandemic," said Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.
Ethiopian noted that it has transported the most needed medical supplies to over 80 countries since the outbreak.
Ethiopian cited the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) World Air Transport Statistics report, that said Ethiopian Airlines has been ranked among the top 25 leading global cargo transporters.
In addition, it has been ranked 21st in scheduled Cargo Tonne Kilometres (CTKs) and 19th by scheduled freight tonnes carried.