Delhi & Hyderabad Airports Ready to Transport Vaccines
Delhi and Hyderabad airport's air cargo services preparing for the mass distribution of vaccines.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that a Covid vaccine could be ready within weeks. Delhi and Hyderabad airports' air cargo services are all set to play an important role in its distribution through state-of-the-art time and temperature-sensitive distribution systems. Delhi airport has two cargo terminals with world-class infrastructure that provides a GDP (Good Distribution Practice)-certified temperature-controlled facility for handling temperature-sensitive cargo. It has the capacity to handle over 1.5 lakh metric tonne cargo per annum. It also has state-of-the-art temperature-controlled zones with separate cool chambers ranging from -20 degrees to 25 degrees Celsius, which would be extremely conducive for the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccines. GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC) has facilities such as modern temperature-sensitive pharma and vaccine storage and processing zones. Hyderabad airport spokesperson said, "GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo boasts of India's first certified temperature-controlled facility for handling temperature-sensitive cargo.”