Aerolneas’s Argentinas plane will arrive in Buenos Aires today with a load of one million Synopram vaccines against the corona virus, from the People’s Republic of China, while returning another plane from Moscow with more Sputnik V packets.
The device, which took off yesterday from Beijing to touch Argentine soil today, at around 19:00, after a technical stop in the city of Madrid.
On both of these flights, the vaccine supply operation continues to intensify the vaccination campaign of the Argentine population.
“Another Aerolneas Argentina plane took off from Beijing with a million packs of SinoPharm. This is the second million that China is sending and a big boost at a crucial moment in the immunization campaign. I thank Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the Government of the People’s Republic. China for management,” Foreign Minister Felipe Sol announced. In his official Twitter account.
Another plane took off from Beijing. @Aerolineas_AR With a million servings of Sinopharm. This is the second million Chinese ships and a big momentum at a crucial moment in the immunization journey.
I thank Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the Government of the People’s Republic of China for their management. pic.twitter.com/96L6I5MqNN
Felipe Sol (@ Felipe_sola) March 31, 2021
The move to China is the second operation of the flagship line to the same destination, which fulfills the eleventh mission of its kind to Russia.
The original plan of the plane sent to Moscow was to return to Buenos Aires at 16:00 in the afternoon, but a delay in the arrival of the cargo forced a rescheduling that the plane would take off from the Russian capital at 5:00. Afternoon: 15 (Argentina time) and landing in Aziza on Friday at 11:00, officials from the airline said.
Upon arrival the vaccines are registered and distributed throughout the country.
This is the second flight made by the company to bring vaccines to Sinopram, as on February 25, the first 904,000 doses produced by the laboratory of the Institute of Biological Products in Beijing arrived in Israel, aboard flight AR1051.
A batch of one million packages was then completed, with 94,000 arriving on a commercial KLM flight.
The agreement with China
In recent days, Health Minister Carla Wizotti has announced that she is actively working with Beijing, so that during the week will arrive the first shipment of the three million synopram vaccines agreed upon.
This is an agreement between the Argentine government and the National Pharmaceutical Corporation of China that has been in operation for several weeks.
Aerolneas Argentinas has already brought to the country more than 4,800,000 vaccine doses.
“This is the second operation we have carried out in Beijing, which fulfills this basic logistical mission against Cubid 19. The existence of a flagship airline allows us to respond quickly to any operational need,” the company president said of the flight. Pablo Chariani, via his account on the social network Twitter.
On both flights, the head of the flagship company stressed that this is “further evidence of the strategic role of our flagship airline, which enables the country to respond quickly to any logistical need.”
Since the end of December, Aerolneas Argentinas has been carrying out special flight operations with the aim of bringing vaccines to the country.
In the ten flights completed to and from the Russian Federation, 3,969,0000 packets prepared by the Gamlaia Institute were brought, which added to the 904,000 Synopram packets from Irolnia’s first flight to the People’s Republic.
The one arriving on Friday is the eleventh flight of the airline arriving from Moscow with the fifth Sputnik vaccines.