Airbus Foundation, Volaris and Viva Aerobus support Covid-19 relief efforts in Mexico
Surgical masks and face shields arrived on a Volaris flight last Friday to be donated to the Mexican Red Cross in Mexico City
The coordinated flight between Airbus Foundation, Volaris, and Aviation Sans Frontières was the last flight to transport humanitarian goods to Mexico, thus closing a successful mission in which both Volaris and Viva Aerobus transported 336,000 surgical masks and 6,560 face shields to donate to the Cross. Mexican Red. These important personal protective equipment will support Mexico in the fight against Covid-19.
These flights are in addition to ongoing humanitarian aid efforts led by the Airbus Foundation. In early July, the Foundation moved 23 tons of medical supplies to Panama in a test A330neo, in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF in coordination with WFP GLC. These assets were assigned to different Latin American countries to support the most affected populations.