Changi Airport Group launches [email protected] initiative
Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced that it has formalised the [email protected] initiative, together with partners from the air cargo supply chain.
October 5, 2017
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IATA’s Senior Vice President, Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security, Nick Careen said, “The Asian freight market is the largest in the world, accounting for 40% of total global trade. The creation of [email protected], by Changi Airport, one of the largest transportation hubs in South East Asia, is the first air cargo community in Asia Pacific. This is great news for the supply of pharmaceuticals across the region. Pharma shippers at Changi Airport can now be assured that they are receiving the highest quality service in terms of standardisation and transparency.”
Singapore Airlines Cargo’s President, Mr Chin Yau Seng, said, “We are proud to be part of [email protected] As part of this initiative, we endeavour to deepen our collaboration to achieve the highest standards of pharmaceutical handling, while upholding a reliable cool-chain network which extends beyond the Singapore hub, to Asia Pacific and the rest of the world. In addition, we will remain active in adopting new technology to meet customer needs.”
A leading cargo hub in Asia and among the top 10 in the world for international airfreight, Changi Airport handled a record 1.97 million tonnes of cargo in 2016. At Changi Airfreight Centre, more than 300,000 sqm of temperature-controlled facilities (dnata Coolchain and SATS Coolport) with multi-tiered zones and individual cold rooms are equipped to handle temperature-sensitive cargo.