successfully navigated the complex landscape of the global logistics and supply
chain industry in 2021 by focusing on its signature strengths and values -
agility and responsiveness, customer focus, innovation, fleet and network
capabilities. The airfreight division of Emirates notched up numerous
milestones throughout the year, reinforcing its leadership position in the
global airfreight industry.
January: Distribution of Covid-19 vaccines
has maintained an unwavering focus on supporting communities, especially those
in developing markets, with rapid access to Covid-19 vaccines and other medical
supplies. To this end, in January 2021, it partnered with leading Dubai-based
entities, DP World, International Humanitarian City and Dubai Airports, to form
the Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance to expedite global vaccine distribution
A MoU with UNICEF in February 2021 to prioritise delivery of Covid-19
also signed a MoU with UNICEF in February 2021 to prioritise delivery of
Covid-19 vaccines and related supplies in support of the COVAX initiative for
equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.
With its expertise
in transporting temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals and with its wide-body
capacity and extensive global network, Emirates SkyCargo played an important
role in the international movement of Covid-19 vaccines. At one point in April
2021, one in every 20 Covid-19 vaccines administered around the world had flown
on an Emirates aircraft.