THE Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) safely transported over the week a total of 75,880 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to five provinces, with Iloilo as the new destination, aiding in the continuous distribution of vaccines across the country.
The batch comprised of 28,880 for Tuguegarao; 2,000 for Tacloban on May 21; 10,000 each for Iloilo and Cagayan de Oro on May 24; 15,000 to Zamboanga on May 25, 2021, and another 10,000 doses for Iloilo today, May 27.
“We are grateful for the opportunity to continue aiding in this national endeavor to transport vaccines across the Philippines through our widest domestic network. We are committed to supporting the government’s vaccination rollout as we all work toward inoculating more Filipinos as soon as possible,” said Xander Lao, chief commercial officer of CEB .
All vaccines were handled with utmost care, stored and transported in temperature-specific refrigerated containers to maintain potency and efficacy up until arrival at the designated stations.
Since March 2021, CEB has flown over 2.5 million vaccine doses from China to Manila, and over 1 million doses to now 13 provinces in the country.
CEB operates the widest domestic network in the Philippines covering 32 destinations, on top of its six international destinations. Its 75-strong fleet, one of the youngest in the world, includes two dedicated ATR freighters and one A330 freighter.