CEBU Pacific on Friday carried another batch of 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Beijing to Manila via flight 5J 671.
“We are grateful for the assistance rendered by Cebu Pacific and other carriers for ensuring that these life-saving vaccines reach our country safely. Following yesterday’s shipment of 1.5 million doses, this indicates progress in our vaccination rollout,” said vaccine czar, Sec. Carlito Galvez, Jr., chief implementer of the National Task Force Against COVID-19.
All these vaccines were kept in temperature-specific refrigerated containers to maintain potency and efficacy up until arrival at the designated stations.
“We are one with the government’s pandemic recovery efforts,” said Alex Reyes, Chief Strategy Officer at Cebu Pacific. “We are readily available to transport these vaccines from abroad and across our domestic network.”
CEB has also delivered around 500,000 Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Gamaleya Sputnik V and Janssen vaccine doses to various provinces from Manila.
CEB has carried over 14 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China to Manila, and over 4 million doses to 21 provinces to date.
CEB operates the widest domestic network in the Philippines covering 30 destinations, on top of its five (5) international destinations. Its 74-strong fleet, one of the youngest in the world, includes two (2) dedicated ATR freighters and one (1) A330 freighter.