Pharma.Aero adds major airfreight members to board

The Pharma.Aero initiative formed between Brussels Airport and Miami International Airport in 2016 is continuing to gain steam, as Hong Kong International Airport, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Alha Group and Brink’s Life Sciences have all joined the initiative’s board. The initiative advocates for pharmaceutical shipping standards based on IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification. Though founded by airports, Pharma.Aero “is […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • January 24, 2018

Pharma.Aero platform membership grows to 18 companies

Pharma.Aero, an initiative formed last year between Brussels Airport and Miami International Airport to advocate for shipping standards based on IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification, announced the addition of three new member organizations to its roster, for a total of 18 companies. Forwarder Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., and container manufacturer Envirotainer, which specializes in cold-chain ULDs […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 18, 2017

Amerijet becomes first U.S. all-cargo CEIV-Pharma-certified carrier [VIDEO]

The CEIV bug appears to be spreading in the United States. Just a day after Delta Cargo announced that it had earned IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification, Amerijet International announced today that it had also earned a CEIV-Pharma cert, making it the first U.S.-based all-cargo airline to be awarded with the designation, although the actual certification was […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 11, 2017

Amerijet announces first scheduled trans-Atlantic route to Brussels

Days after Brussels Airport (BRU) announced an 8.5 percent rise in month-over-month cargo throughput for the month of May, Amerijet CEO Vic Karjian said he plans to start operating a direct cargo route between Miami and Brussels. The new service will commence in the second quarter of 2018, with two frequencies per week. Amerijet said […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 13, 2017

Pharma.Aero platform doubles size with eight new members

Pharma.Aero, a group formed last year advocating pharmaceutical shipping standards among air cargo communities, has just doubled in size, adding eight more companies to its roster. The new members include pharmaceutical shippers Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Merck Sharp & Dohme, as well as air cargo stakeholders DHL Temperature Management Solutions, Expeditors, EuroAirport Basel, 4Advice and […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 19, 2017

Pharma traffic surges at Miami

The 2016 value of international freight at Miami International Airport (MIA) rose eight percent to US$57.3 billion, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data. MIA accredited the rise to pharmaceutical freight, which rose 48 percent, year over year, to $4.4 billion. The South Florida airport has put in the work to make sure pharma shippers […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 13, 2017