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Turkish Cargo gives vaccines a boost

[ April 6, 2022   //   ]

Turkish Cargo says it carried 335 million doses of the Covid-19 Vaccine to 61 countries during 2021, giving it an 8% share of the medical products market. Board chairman, Dr Ahmet Bolat (pictured, below), added that the carrier made it a priority to move vaccines to Africa, served by only a limited number of airlines. It delivered over 1 million doses to countries including Mauritania, Madagascar, Rwanda and Congo. It also carried 100 million doses to Brazil. Turkish Cargo adds that the country is on its way to become a global centre for medical product transportation following the opening of the SmartIST cargo facility at the new Istanbul Airport.