Photos: DHL plane thanks frontliners

Miguela Xuereb

A DHL plane flew to Malta today, exhibiting a banner saying “thank you” to the frontliners who have been facing the coronavirus pandemic on a daily basis for over two months.

The yellow DHL Express Boeing 757 aircraft registration number GDHKF arrived at Malta International Airport this morning at around 9am.

This special delivery is DHL Express’s way of conveying a unique message to health service frontliners – professionals around the world, who are saving lives on a daily basis, said the press release issued by DHL. The aircraft flew in from Marseille, and will be returning to Leipzig via Frankfurt this evening.

“DHL Express Malta is also playing its part in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” Charles Schiavone, Manager of DHL Express Malta, said. “Earlier this year, we offered our services to the Government of Malta to transport vital medical equipment and I am pleased to announce that this week we will be delivering 45 oxygen concentrators, imported for Mater Dei Hospital.

“Our local medical frontliners deserve our full respect and admiration, but we are also grateful to the members of the Armed Forces of Malta, the Police and the security services at Malta International Airport for their contribution in these difficult times.”

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