Airbus A400M offers support to Spain with transport of mask supplies

Airbus has announced an A400M airlifted performed delivered critically needed mask supplies to the Spanish health system with an air-bridge between Toulouse and Madrid, the company said.

The aircraft, known as MSN56 and operated by an Airbus crew, took off from Airbus´ headquarters in Toulouse to deliver the masks to the Spanish Ministry of Defence.

The cargo is part of the approximately 2 million masks transported over the weekend by a test Airbus A330-800 aircraft from Tianjin, China, to Europe.

This air-bridge will enable the delivery of a significant supply of masks to the Spanish public health network in support of current COVID-19 crisis efforts. This comes on top of donations by Airbus in recent days to provide thousands of masks to hospitals and public services around Europe. The Company will continue to support with additional flights planned to take place in the coming days in coordination with national authorities.