Source: Aerolíneas Argentinas
Following the arrival of the last flight on Friday, the company has confirmed that a new flight will be departing on Monday late at
night in search of more Sputnik V vaccine doses.
March 28, 2021 – Aerolíneas Argentinas has confirmed the departure of a new flight in search of vaccines. This is the tenth flight to
the capital city of the Russian Federation operated by the company.
With flight number AR1066, it will depart at 2:00 a.m. from the Ezeiza International Airport, and it is expected to arrive at the Sheremetyevo
International Airport on March 30 at 12:30 a.m. (local time in Russia).
The aircraft will remain there until 4:30 a.m. for the loading of the vaccines, and will land in Argentina on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
“The logistics efforts undertaken for the flights to depart in a matter of hours are possible because there is an airline at the service of the
Argentine citizens. Every flight that arrives with vaccines enables the continuity of the vaccination plan devised by the Argentine Government,
”stated Pablo Ceriani, President of Aerolíneas Argentinas.
It is worth noting that, on Friday, with flight number AR1065, 370,000 new doses of the Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Argentina.
Since the end of December, Aerolíneas Argentinas has been operating special flights to bring vaccines into the country. Thanks to the nine
flights operated to and from the Russian Federation, 3,669,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine have been brought to Argentina.
The company also operated a flight to Beijing, China, which carried 908,000 doses of the vaccine manufactured by Sinopharm.
So far, the number of vaccines brought into the country in flights operated by Aerolíneas Argentinas amounts to 4,577,000.