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IAG CARGO reaches 10 mn vaccine milestone with UNICEF and Crown Agents


IAG Cargo has transporte­d over 10 million COVID vaccines, supporting global efforts in the fight against COVID-19. This includes a 4 million dose shipment to Abuja, Nigeria in collaborat­ion with UNICEF and its COVAX initiative and 300,000 doses to Jamaica, donated by the UK government. The Abuja shipment, completed on behalf of UNICEF, departed London Heathrow in July on two British Airways B777-200. The 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines bound for Jamaica also departed in July and were delivered in partnershi­p with Crown Agents on a British Airways B777-200. Darren Peek, Head of Sales at IAG Cargo, said, “We’re proud that with our sister airlines, British Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus, we continue to support countries across the world in the fight against COVID-19.

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