Swissport adds Montreal to CEIV Pharma network


Swissport has added Montreal to its IATA CEIV Pharma certified network, making it the first cargo handler receive the award in Canada.

The certified was awarded to Swissport Cargo Services Montreal at Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport, guaranteeing airfreight customers the highest quality and temperature control standards for pharmaceutical products.

Swissport International chief commercial officer, Nils Knudsen says: “We are very pleased to receive the IATA certification for our facility in Montreal. The formal recognition by IATA reflects our strategic commitment to superior air cargo handling services.”

Montreal is a key cargo location for Swissport in Canada, with storage areas for pharmaceuticals with a range of 15-25C and 2-8C, as well as a special cooling unit for goods requiring temperatures of -20C.

Swissport’s Montreal warehouse is the company’s seventh CEIV Pharma certified cargo facility.