dnata gains IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification at its new Dallas facility
March 14, 2019: Ground handler dnata has gained Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification from IATA for its pharma handling processes at its new, state-of-the-art cargo facility at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
dnata opened its 37,000 square feet Dallas cargo centre in November 2017. The centre includes a 14,000 square feet perishable handling facility, dedicated to innovative cool-chain solutions to ensure that perishables such as pharmaceuticals, fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and seafood, meat and flowers maintain their freshness during the entire air transportation process.
In the past 12 months, dnata handled over 500 tonnes of perishable cargo in Dallas.
IATA created the CEIV Pharma programme to provide a globally consistent pharmaceutical product handling certification that focuses on air cargo and temporary storage.
dnata has received CEIV Pharma certification for its Amsterdam, Dubai, Singapore and Toronto facilities, as well the GDP certification for its Amsterdam, London, Manchester, Singapore, and Zurich facilities.
dnata commenced ground handling and cargo operations in the United States in 2016. Currently, the company serves over 60 airlines at 28 airports in the United States.