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India's First Air Corridor: IndiGo Flies Plasma From Bengaluru For COVID-19 Patient In Srinagar

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   September 2, 2020

India's First Air Corridor: IndiGo Flies Plasma From Bengaluru For COVID-19 Patient In Srinagar

The plasma sustained a transit period of over eight hours and was delivered successfully at the government hospital in Srinagar, IndiGo said.

Two bags of convalescent plasma was transported by IndiGo on its connecting flights from Bengaluru to Srinagar, via Delhi, today for a COVID-19 patient.

“The plasma was first flown from Bengaluru to Delhi on 6E 363 followed by the connecting flight from Delhi to Srinagar 6E 2486,” IndiGo said in a press release.

Two bags of convalescent plasma was transported by IndiGo on its connecting flights from Bengaluru to Srinagar, via Delhi, today for a COVID-19 patient.

“The plasma was first flown from Bengaluru to Delhi on 6E 363 followed by the connecting flight from Delhi to Srinagar 6E 2486,” IndiGo said in a press release.

The plasma sustained a transit period of over eight hours and was delivered successfully at the government hospital in Srinagar on Tuesday, the low-cost carrier noted.

It was kept in the on-board cargo areas of the two flights, the airline said.

IndiGo said it is the “second airline in the world to have transported plasma successfully on-board cargo”.

Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, “The creation of the first air corridor in India to transport blood plasma can have a huge positive impact on the treatment of COVID-19 patients through plasma therapy”.

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