The challenge of COVID-19 inspired Qatar Airways Cargo into humanitarian support

Qatar Airways Cargo Ships 1 Million Kilos For Charities

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Qatar Airways Cargo said it is committed to helping people in need through its ‘1 Million Kilos’ campaign from July to the end of December, adding that charities will be able to use the services of Qatar Airways Cargo to transport humanitarian aid and medical supplies all over the world, free of charge.

 

Qatar Airways said it is donating 1 million kilos of freight to selected customers around the world to give to the charities of their choice. This will allow the movement of medical equipment, humanitarian relief and essential products to where they are most needed, free of charge.

 

Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways, said:  “This action was triggered by the Covid-19 crisis. The pandemic is a tragedy for millions of people, and we looked for ways how we, as an airline, could help those in the greatest difficulty. This solution – shipping 1 million kilos of cargo free of charge – is a firm commitment for QR Cargo. More than just words, we wanted to act and to adopt a comprehensive approach based on actions for the future.” 

 

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