GTA dnata to handle pharma for Air Canada in Toronto

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Air Canada Cargo will collaborate with GTA dnata at its hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport at the CEIV certified facility for pharma shipments.

As of 26 February, all export and import pharmaceutical shipments booked with Air Canada Cargo will be handled at GTA dnata.

The GTA dnata facility is IATA CEIV Pharma certified, and it is fully equipped for handling temperature sensitive shipments in varying environments and utilises advanced monitoring technology.

Vito Cerone, senior director sales and commercial strategy for Air Canada Cargo says: “This collaboration reflects Air Canada Cargo’s commitment to fulfilling our customers’ evolving needs for pharmaceutical shipments. The CEIV Pharma certified GTA dnata facility, which fully meets the requirements for the safe and secure handling of all types of pharmaceutical shipments, enables us to provide our customers with a superior offering.”

Mario D’Urso, chairman and CEO of GTA dnata says: “We welcome Air Canada and its valued customers. The CEIV certification is highly beneficial to the pharmaceutical industry, which now has in GTA dnata a single organisation certified to provide point-to-point handling and transportation of pharmaceutical products.”