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3 Qatar Airways B777Fs land in DEL, BOM, BLR with 300T relief supplies

May 4, 2021: Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters carrying 300 tonnes of medical supplies from around the world, consolidated in Doha, to support Covid-19 relief efforts landed in Indian cities of Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi on Monday (May 3) as part of Qatar Airways Cargo’s WeQare initiative.

The cargo shipment included PPE equipment, oxygen canisters and other essential medical items.
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The cargo shipment included PPE equipment, oxygen canisters and other essential medical items.

May 4, 2021: Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters carrying 300 tonnes of medical supplies from around the world, consolidated in Doha, to support Covid-19 relief efforts landed in Indian cities of Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi on Monday (May 3) as part of Qatar Airways Cargo’s WeQare initiative.

The cargo shipment included PPE equipment, oxygen canisters and other essential medical items, and consists of donations by individuals and companies around the world in addition to existing cargo orders.

Akbar Al Baker, group chief executive, Qatar Airways, said, “Having seen with great sorrow the impact this further wave of Covid-19 infections has had on people in India, we knew we had to be part of the global effort to support the valiant health care workers in the country.”

“We hope this shipment and further shipments in the weeks to come will help ease the burden on local medical workers and provide relief to the impacted communities in India.”

Ambassador of India to Qatar, Dr Deepak Mittal, said, "We deeply appreciate the gesture of Qatar Airways to carry free of charge essential medical supplies to India and supporting the fight against Covid-19."

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