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An American Airlines 777-200 at Chicago O’Hare (Photo: Greg Linton)

American Airlines Transports its First COVID-19 Vaccine

On Sunday evening American Airlines conducted its first transport of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The company flew the shipment from Chicago O'Hare to Miami International Airport on a Boeing 777-200, with the vaccine scheduled to arrive in a U.S. Caribbean territory the following day. The flight comes two days after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the vaccine for emergency use, and just hours after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) gave the final nod to begin the first…