Swissport Liège receives pharma certification


Swissport International says that Swissport Cargo at Liège Airport in Belgium has completed the validation process for the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) on Pharmaceutical Logistics.

Swissport Cargo Liège is, after Swissport Cargo Brussels, the second Swissport Cargo station to successfully complete the certification process.

The cargo handler says this certification allows Swissport Liege to meet the high standards set by the pharmaceutical industry and legislators globally.

Swissport Cargo Services Belgium managing director, Patrick Minsart says: “We are proud that Swissport Cargo Liege has successfully completed IATA’s CEIV pharma certification process, as this is another important milestone to continue putting Liège Airport on the map as a major logistics platform for the pharmaceutical industry.

“We thank Liège Airport for its great cooperation and support for enabling Swissport Cargo in Liège to get this globally recognized and most important certification.”

Swissport International handles 4.1 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of 835 client-companies in the aviation sector and is active at more than 290 stations in 48 countries across five continents.