The review of the air cargo industry's efforts during the initial distribution of COVID-19 vaccines has reported positive results, outlining that the industry has performed generally well.
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The report outlines the recommended practices to ensure that all vaccine transportation by air meets the highest standards of speed, security, reliability and transparency.
The Changi Ready Taskforce has been set up to better prepare the air cargo community to meet the logistical demands of vaccine distribution.
According to TIACA's air freight readiness survey, only 28 per cent of the industry was found to be feeling well prepared to transport future COVID-19 vaccines.
TIACA’s Board member, Emir Pineda, Manager of Aviation Trade and Logistics at Miami International Airport, answers International Airport Review’s questions regarding how the development and transportation of a COVID-19 vaccine will impact the air cargo sector.
TIACA and Pharma.Aero will work to develop global guidance for the air cargo industry in preparation for the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine.
In a bid to formalise their partnership, Pharma.Aero has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with IATA. The move should foster collaboration with all stakeholders supporting the CEIV Pharma industry standard.