April 23, 2019: The GVK led Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has become the first airport in India and third in Asia to receive the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification from industry body IATA.
Following successful completion of training courses, on-site assessment, and complex validation processes, the airport gets this certification that supports the air transport supply chain to comply with pharmaceutical manufacturers%u2019 requirements.
The airport said in its press statement: %u201CAcknowledging the importance of this initiative, MIAL has initiated certification process in a community approach manner together with its air cargo supply chain partners.%u201D
Apart from being awarded this key accreditation, GVK MIAL is also a strategic member of %u2018Pharma Aero%u2019 and the project lead for %u2018Airside Transport Benchmark%u2019. The airport will also be soon launching India%u2019s largest Temperature Controlled Solution for the transport of pharmaceuticals on the Tarmac region.