Vaccine airlift

Himalaya Airlines and Nepal Airlines flew in from China the 1 million doses of VeroCell vaccines on 1-2 June. A Nepal Airlines Airbus 330 brought in 800,000 doses from Beijing, while Himalaya Airlines flew 417 boxes totalling 200,000 doses donated by the Tibet Autonomous Region from Kunming. Himalaya flew the vaccines without charge, while the cost of the Nepal Airlines flight was borne by the Nepal government. “We are proud to operate free shipping of cargo during such times of national crisis,” says Himalayan President Airlines Zhou Enyong.

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