Mumbai: The Mumbai airport has begun facilitating distribution of nearly 3 lakh doses of vaccine, said Mumbai International Airport Ltd spokesperson on Wednesday. The first shipment left for Goa on Wednesday morning.
In all, 227 boxes with about 2,72,400 doses will be delivered to cities across India from Mumbai, the spokesperson said. The distribution began with a GoAir flight to Goa which took off at 5.30 am with two boxes of the vaccine, followed by a 6 am SpiceJet taking off with seven boxes to Rajkot.
The 2.7 lakh doses of vaccine will be flown from Mumbai to Bagdogra, Rajkot, Ranchi, Imphal, Agartala, Cochin, Bhopal, Kanpur, Jammu, Srinagar, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Gorakhpur, Raipur, Dehradun, Varanasi, Indore, Trivandrum and Jabalpur on SpiceJet, IndiGo, GoAir and Vistara flights.TNN