DIAL emerging as hub to handle Covid cargo consignments

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At a time when India is gasping for oxygen and several countries are extending help, Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) hasemerged as a hub airport for handling and distribution of Covid-19 related aid including vaccines, oxygen concentrators, medical equipment and other medicines.Further, to ensure swift distribution of imported relief materials, Delhi Airport has set up a 3,500 sq. m dedicated logistics facility, the JEEVODAY warehouse, for interim storage and distribution of the relief materials.In a span of just 5 days April 28 to May 2 the airport handled around 25 Covid relief flights totalling around 300 tonnes of cargo, originating from various countries like the US, United Kingdom, UAE, Uzbekistan, Thailand, Germany, Qatar, Hong Kong, China, etc., said a report.