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Ethiopian COVID-19 Vaccine Airlift Exceeds 50 Million Doses


Ethiopian Airlines Group has transported 50 million doses of vaccine to more than 28 countries across the globe and became the only African carrier to reach such a milestone playing a crucial role during this difficult time.


Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo service provider, has successfully distributed the vaccines to different countries with its technologically equipped facility called ‘Pharma Wing’.


Being at the forefront of the combat field against COVID-19, Ethiopian Airlines has transported the most needed medical supplies to over 80 countries since the outbreak.


Ethiopian Airlines was one of the few airlines that didn’t quit operation despite boarder closures and travel restrictions by countries due to the pandemic. As a result, the airline reunited more than 63 thousand stranded citizens of different countries with their families and loved ones.


According to the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) World Air Transport Statistics report, 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.

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