Swissport has gained IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification for its cargo centres at Liège Airport in Belgium and Toronto Pearson International Airport in Canada. The handler now operates 21 Pharma Centers and more than 70 pharma-capable air cargo facilities worldwide.
Liège is Swissport’s second CEIV Pharma-certified facility in Belgium after Brussels and Toronto the second in Canada. It gain certification at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport in 2018.
The Pharma Centre in Liège comprises two temperature-controlled storage units which operate at 02-08° C and 15-25° C, each with an area of 180sq m and able hold up to 15 ULDs. Facilities in Toronto are similar.
In June, Swissport opened a new 400sq m facility for temperature-controlled cargo at Dublin Airport in Ireland and in May renewed its CEIV Pharma certification in Barcelona. While the facility aat Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, was expanded to include a new 750sq m cold storeroom.