SpiceJet And Brussels Airport Form Partnership To Transport COVID-19 Vaccine

SpiceJet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brussels airport in Belgium to ensure the seamless transportation of COVID-19 vaccine. SpiceJet and the Brussels Airport Company NV have formed a strategic partnership and will work with the government, pharma companies and all relevant stakeholders to create a reliable ecosystem for vaccine delivery, especially in a temperature-controlled environment. Further, the collaboration will work on developing a direct air link for SpiceJet with Brussels Airport.

Brussels Airport will become SpiceJet’s first flight point for Europe

As part of this partnership, Brussels Airport will become SpiceJet’s first flight point for Europe. SpiceXpress, the airline’s cargo arm hopes to provide rapid and secure transportation of the Covid-19 vaccine from and to Europe. Brussels Airport will offer assistance to the airline in relation to slots and networking contracts, among other things. Brussels Airport has many years of expertise in the transport of temperature-sensitive products.

Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “We are delighted to partner with Brussels Airport in our fight against the pandemic. This tie-up will help SpiceJet to seamlessly transport vaccines not only from Europe and beyond to India but also help Indian manufacturers export extremely sensitive drugs in a safe and controlled environment. We are fully committed and prepared to transport the Covid vaccine and assist in the biggest vaccination drive in the history of mankind.”

Arnaud Feist, CEO, Brussels Airport Company said, “As Europe’s preferred airport for the transport of temperature-sensitive products, Brussels Airport, certified IATA CEIV Pharma, has more than 30,000m of temperature-controlled areas. As of today, we have already shipped more than 10 million doses of vaccine from our Brucargo platform to destinations around the world. In this context, we are very pleased to be partnering with SpiceJet and to be able to offer our expertise for the future distribution of vaccines from India within Europe and beyond. Together, we will make our contribution to the solution to this global health crisis.”

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