Brussels Airport Animal Care & Inspection Centre gains CEIV Live Animals certification

Brussels Airport Animal Care & Inspection Centre gains CEIV Live Animals certification

Brussels Airport Animal Care & Inspection Centre (ACIC), which is run by dnata, has received the coveted IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Live Animals Certificate, less than two years after its inauguration.

Stef Vanbinst, managing director of dnata Belgium, said: “We are proud to be globally recognised for delivering reliable and safe services at our Brussels hub. These certifications demonstrate our team’s ability to handle precious cargo under the strictest international standards, consistently providing best-in-class services to our customers.“I thank each member of our team for their hard work and commitment to our robust quality and compliance program that ensures service excellence at every stage of the handling process. We continue to invest in our operations to exceed our customers’ expectations and cement our position as a leading cargo handler at Brussels Airport.”

Brendan Sullivan, IATA global head of cargo, said: “The safe and efficient transportation of temperature sensitive Pharma products and live animals is a key priority for our industry. We congratulate dnata for achieving both CEIV Pharma and Live Animals certification at their Brussels hub. Shippers can enjoy additional reassurance that their facilities, equipment, operations and staff comply with all applicable standards, regulations and guidelines.”

Driven by industry standards, IATA’s CEIV Live Animals Logistics establishes baseline standards to improve the level of competency, infrastructure and quality management in the handling and transportation of live animals throughout the supply chain.