Swissport Becomes First Air Cargo Handler in Canada to Gain IATA CEIV Pharma Certification

Swissport Becomes First Air Cargo Handler in Canada to Gain IATA CEIV Pharma Certification

Swiss-based aviation services company providing airport ground and cargo handling services, Swissport was recently awarded the CEIV certification for particularly sensitive pharmaceutical logistics. The award was presented by The International Air Transport Association (IATA) for Swissport Cargo Services Montreal at Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport.

The CEIV Pharma standard is a guarantee to air freight customers that only the highest quality and temperature control standards for the transport of sensitive pharmaceutical products are in place.

Swissport International AG Chief Commercial Officer, Nils Knudsen said on receiving the award, “We are very pleased to receive the IATA certification for our facility in Montreal, the formal recognition by IATA reflects our strategic commitment to superior air cargo handling services.”

This is the seventh CEIV Pharma certified cargo facility for Swissport and contributes toward the cargo handlers goal of an ever more seamless international network for pharmaceutical logistics in which airlines, airports and air cargo handling and logistics companies work in conjunction with each other.