An Atlas Air 747 being loaded with cargo. (Photo: Atlas Air Worldwide, Inc.)

IATA Believes COVID-19 Vaccine Transport Will Present Global Cargo Challenge

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has made a statement urging governments to plan ahead and work along with key industry stakeholders to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution for once a suitable immunization is ready and internationally available. The group's statement comes as vaccine transportation is at the forefront of many officials' minds. The logistical challenge is comprised of a complex set of processes that involves careful timing and the use of temperature-sensitive distribution systems to be effectively delivered across…