Three Qatar Airways aircraft took off for India with humanitarian aid
Three Boeing 777s belonging to Qatar Airways Cargo left for India today, carrying about 300 tons of medical supplies to support medical efforts against the spread of COVID-19. The three flights took off one after the other to Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi, as part of the QQ Airways Cargo WeQare initiative.
The Executive Director of Qatar Airways, His Excellency, Akbar Al Baker, said: "After seeing with great sadness the impact that this subsequent wave of COVID-19 infections had on the people of India, we knew we had to do something to help India and support the brave health workers in the country."
Freight transport included PPE equipment, oxygen canisters and other essential medical items, as well as donations made by individuals and companies around the world, in addition to existing freight orders.
Three Qatar Airways aircraft took off for India with 300 tons of medical supplies.
Qatar Airways has become the first global airline in the world to obtain the prestigious safety rating of 5-star airlines COVID-19 from Skytrax. This follows HIA's recent success as the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to receive a 5-star Skytrax COVID-19 Safety Safety Rating.
These recognitions assure passengers around the world that the health and safety standards of airlines are at the highest possible level.