MIAMI – The first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the US last Friday via a United Airlines (UA) Boeing 777-200 from Brussels to Chicago.
Thus, the vaccines replaced the load of what is a regular Belgium-US passenger service flight. Regarding the airline’s medical cargo operations, the Wall Street Journal reports that UA has been preparing a vaccine task force to set standard operating procedures since the pandemic took the world hostage.
However, the news outlet also reports that the cargo flight came with a major issue. Pfizer’s vaccine requires freezing storage of -94° degrees F. As a result, airlines have to pack this read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”