AirBridgeCargo Airlines re-certified for IATA CEIV pharma

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood October 9, 2019 09:46

AirBridgeCargo Airlines re-certified for IATA CEIV pharma

AirBridgeCargo Airlines has gained its IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification following two-day audit procedures for compliance with IATA’s Center of Excellence for Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification program.

The audit, which was carried out IATA’s representing company, was held at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport serving as a cargo hub for ABC operations and also covered all internal process of the company concerning transportation of pharmaceutical products. 

Fedor Novikov, deputy general director, Special Products said: “Three years ago we became the first airline in Russia to get IATA CEIV Pharma certification, which served as a trigger for further dynamic development of our dedicated ‘abc pharma’ product.

“Not only have we managed to achieve more than 20% uptick of pharma shipment for the first eight months of 2019 and leveraged around 22,500 tonnes of pharmaceutical products, but we have significantly improved our service quality through continuous personnel training, collaboration with like-minded certified partners, and by following the path of digitalisation to achieve higher pharmaceutical handling excellence”.

For the last five years, ABC has built its pharma network to support its high-quality service, with 18 QEP and six IATA CEIV certified stations.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood October 9, 2019 09:46