IATA, the International Air Transport Association, has awarded Brussels Airlines Cargo with its CEIV Pharma certificate, IATA’s excellence label for pharmaceutical transport. Brussels Airlines Cargo was awarded it CEIV certificate at Air Cargo India.
CEIV, the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators, have reviewed the airline’s processes in recent months and has assessed Brussels Airlines as showing great reliability, expertise and quality in its pharma processes.
As part of the Brussels Airport Pharma Hub, Brussels Airlines cargo has been investing in its pharma handling across its entire network, ensuring high quality service to pharmaceuticals partners.
“The CEIV certification is about implementing the right processes and creating a culture of continuous awareness in order to raise the quality level of our services on a daily basis. During this journey and through local and international cross-industry collaboration, such as Pharma.Aero, Brussels Airlines Cargo is engaged in an open dialogue with pharma shippers and forwarders. The most important element is to increase the end-to-end transparency for all stakeholders,” says Brussels Airlines cargo business development and interline manager, Reinout Puissant.
Alban François, vice president, cargo at Brussels Airlines vice president, cargo, Alban add: “Temperature-controlled shipments have become a very important segment in the air cargo market. This CEIV certificate is a reward for the commitment of our company towards reliable pharma transport. I am very proud of the work achieved by our teams.”