MVD Free Airport is set to join Pharma Aero


Montevideo, February 20th 2017


MVD Free Airport is set to join Pharma.Aero, a powerful cross-industry collaboration for Pharma Shippers, CEIV certified cargo communities, Airport Operators and other air cargo industry stakeholders, with a vision to make end-to-end pharma shipping more reliable.

Pharma.Aero aims to improve pharma handling and quality in the air cargo industry. CEIV is the pillar in which the Pharma.Aero organization is founded on and all members have to be fully CEIV certified before being able to join. Members include Mumbai International Airport, Pfizer, Singapore’s Changi Airport, Brussels Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Brinks Life Sciences and Johnson & Johnson.

MVD Free Airport has built a 11,000 m3 cool chain facility within tax-exempt premises, the only such one in South America at an airport. Connections include freighters and belly operators, with extensive shipments sent via truck to neighbors Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and Chile.

MVD Free Airport is operated by Corporacion America, a holding that operates 53 airports across Latin America and Europe including Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Italy, Armenia, amongst others and has positioned itself as a competitive distribution center for pharmaceutical cargo in the region while working proactively to raise the bar in terms of regional quality, operational and infrastructure standards.


MVD Free Airport is a business unit of Corporación America, the largest airport operator in the world with a network of over 50 airports across 3 continents.

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