AirBridgeCargo promotes its new “pharma” service, arrives in Budapest

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AirBridgeCargo promotes its new “pharma” service, arrives in Budapest

AirBridgeCargo has made this announcement:

At AirBridgeCargo, we understand your mission to help people live longer, happier and healthier lives. We are experts when it comes to transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals and life-saving medical equipment across the globe. From vaccines, laboratory equipment, MRI/MRT machines to blood samples and beyond: AirBridgeCargo is your partner with an in-depth knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. When a cool chain has to span across continents, you can count on our cargo experts and modern freighter fleet to make it happen. Always. Worldwide.

Always delivered as promised:

  • Exact temperature monitoring from acceptance to delivery
  • Special packaging solutions and thermal blankets for palletized shipments
  • Dedicated, skilled staff trained in handling healthcare products
  • Full compliance with IATA TCR and CEIV certification
  • Customer service support 24/7, online track&trace option for all shipments
  • QEP certified network

Innovative healthcare logistics that deliver:

  • Boeing 747-8 and 747-400 with three compartments enabling different temperature settings from 4°C to 29°C
  • Temperature control facilities on majority of stations throughout the ABC network
  • High-tech pharma hub at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport with effective connections to deliver cargo worldwide
  • Tailor-made logistics solutions based on your individual requirements

State-of-the-art solutions to ensure your cargo arrives in perfect condition:

abc pharma active is the solution for time and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products that need to be shipped in active containers. A variety of containers is used to keep healthcare goods as protected as possible, including dry ice technologies. Goods shipped are kept at a constant temperature throughout the entire cargo journey. Use of active containers mitigates risks for ambient temperature influence on healthcare products.

abc pharma passive is a solution for prepackaged pharmaceutical products. Within required temperature ranges and by seasonal consideration of routes, healthcare goods are shipped efficiently and effectively.

In other news, AirBridgeCargo Airlines launched bi-weekly frequencies to Budapest in the pursue to accommodate growing volumes between Europe and Asia. The new service, deploying Boeing 747 freighters, adds to the emerging network of destinations AirBridgeCargo currently offers, totaling them to 11.

Both Tuesday and Saturday flights will guarantee up to 139 tons of available capacity, covering the entire cargo catchment area of Budapest, as well as Central and Eastern Europe, and guaranteeing expertise in transportation of all types of cargo.

Budapest airport and AirBridgeCargo Airlines have held a launch event to make Boeing 747 freighter touch down memorable for all the guests, with representatives from Hungarian government, local freight forwarding community and media specialists. All the guests could watch offloading procedures live and enjoyed gala-dinner afterwards as an excellent opportunity for networking and peer meeting.

At the flight launch ceremony Levente Magyar, deputy foreign minister of Hungary has emphasized the role Budapest Airport plays in further developing the aviation connectivity of the country, and praised the fact that AirBridgeCargo has chosen Budapest as its new Central and Eastern European hub for widening its international network. He also pointed out that logistics and transport are traditionally successful areas of the Hungarian economy also due the country’s ideal geographical location.

AirBridgeCargo has been expanding its international route network, leveraging customers’ expectations and providing value-added services, powered by the latest IT technologies for all types of cargo, including pharmaceuticals, oversize and heavy, perishables, live animals, and others. At the moment it operates more than 60 weekly flights from Europe, thus boosting outbound traffic and connecting customers to the rest of the world in the most effective manner.