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Emirates opens Dubai pharma hub

[ September 19, 2016   //   ]

UAE airline Emirates has officially opened its Emirates SkyPharma purpose-built facility at Dubai International Airport . It forms of the new 11,000sq m extension of Emirates SkyCentral terminal and offers 4,000sq m of space dedicated to pharmaceutical cargo, temperature controlled zones (2-8 degree Celsius and 15-25 degree Celsius), 88 temperature controlled individual positions in the automated ULD (aircraft pallet) handling system and 5 temperature controlled acceptance and delivery truck docks.
Emirates SkyCargo has also been awarded EU Good Distribution Practice certification for its hub operations covering two airports and the 24/7 bonded trucking between them. It operates the largest GDP certified area in the world offering a total area of 8,600 square metres of combined handling space dedicated for pharmaceutical products at Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central.