Luxembourg – Shanghai pharma MoU


Luxembourg Airport’s operator, lux-Airport has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Eastern Air Logistics (EAL), which operates Shanghai’s Hongqiao and Pudong airport cargo terminals for transporting medicine.

The MoU, which was signed at the Air Cargo China tradeshow in Shanghai on 15 June, will promote the transportation of temperature and time sensitive medicinal products for human use, in accordance with European Union and World Health Organization Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certification.

Lux-Airport chief executive officer, Johan Vanneste says: “I am convinced this is a very interesting and unique development for shippers of valuable pharma shipments, and that it will stimulate traffic between Shanghai, the world’s third largest cargo airport, and Luxembourg.”

EAL vice president, Jin Xu says: “By establishing such a fully GDP secured End-to-End trade lane for pharma and healthcare shipments, we shall stand together to provide more comprehensive, professional and reliable services to all kinds of our clients in this high-valued specific market in the bright future.”