AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has completed the transportation of 12 SkyCell containers from Hong Kong (China) to Amsterdam (Netherlands).
ABC says the transportation was organized in partnership with UPS Healthcare, biopharma, and medical device companies. Working together, the transportation was planned well in advance as SkyCell 1500C containers needed to be shipped from Europe to Asia in pre-conditioned mode. Once they arrived in Hong Kong, they were loaded with vaccines to be flown back under temperature range +2 to +8°C.
AirBridgeCargo are testing their capabilities for vaccine transportation, trying various loading options. This time SkyCell 1500C containers, weighing more than 10,500 kg, occupied 6 lower forward deck positions and approached an almost maximum possible number of containers per section, which is 14.
Yulia Celetaria, Pharma Director, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said: “It is amazing to be part of this complicated process and work under cost-efficient and safe logistics solutions together with our experienced team of logistics practitioners. Powered by a diversified fleet of freighters within Volga-Dnepr Group, we are now analyzing and mapping out all possible scenarios for vaccine transportation, even using technical capabilities of An-124-100 and Il-76TD-90VD.”