COVID Vaccine Fly Out: Flight Consignments Will Reach 13 Locations Today

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The first boxes of the COVID vaccine being loaded on to a SpiceJet aircraft in Pune. Source: SpiceJet

Shortly around 5 a.m. on Tuesday, three temperature-controlled trucks- rolled out of the gates of the Serum Institute of India in Pune enroute to the  airport. The cargo? The much awaited vaccines that will be flown across India.

A small puja was performed at the venue before the trucks moved 478 boxes of the vaccines, each box weighing 32 kg, news agency PTI reported citing officials involved in the vaccine transportation process.

COVID Flight: 34 boxes; weighing 1,088 kg

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Deputy Editor, AviatorsBuzz Aditya Anand in his nearly two decades of Journalism experience has tracked Aviation, Travel, and Hospitality closely and reported on it for major publications like The Hindu, Mumbai Mirror, and MIDDAY.