210 Shanghai-aided nucleic acid testing team members and 44.5 tons of medical supplies flew to Haikou on a passenger and cargo chartered flight from China Eastern Airlines to assist Hainan

Today (August 7), China Eastern Airlines urgently carried two charter flights of passenger aircraft and all-cargo aircraft to rescue Hainan.

Among them, MU7111 passenger charter flight is for A330 aircraft , 210 members of the Shanghai Aid Qiong nucleic acid testing team flew to Hainan for support. The chartered flight took off from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport at 10:55 and arrived at Haikou Airport at 13:04.

All-cargo charter flights are operated by B777 all-cargo aircraft. The flight number CK5001 took off from Shanghai Pudong at 12:07, carrying 44.5 tons of anti-epidemic materials, and arrived at Haikou Meilan Airport at 14:16.

For emergency support of the support team Qiong, China Eastern’s ground service department has set up 5 check-in counters C01-C05 to ensure safe, orderly and efficient group baggage check, and the green channel will escort the group to boarding gate 51 throughout the whole process.

Since many group passengers did not have breakfast to catch the flight, biscuits and mineral water were provided to passengers at the boarding gate. A total of 170 pieces of checked luggage, 2060 kilograms, were checked on the flight.

In terms of material transportation, China Eastern has established a green channel to give priority to the whole process. It is reported that this batch of medical supplies are all bulk cargo, with a total of 400 cubic meters and 44.5 tons, and arrived at the cargo terminal of China Eastern Logistics in the northeast area of ​​Pudong at 0:00 on August 7. China Eastern Airlines opened two green receiving channels at the same time, and assembled 30 staff members into two groups to complete the assembly overnight.

Picture and video provided by China Eastern Airlines

Text by Beijing Youth Daily reporter Lin Lishuang

Editor/Tian Ye