Leipzig handler Portground renews CEIV pharma cert

Leipzig/Halle Airport handler PortGround has been recertified to IATA’s CEIV Pharma standard. The Mitteldeutsche Flughafen hub, which is Europe’s third-largest for cargo has again been cleared to handle time-sensitive and temperature-sensitive shipments. PortGround managing director Alexander König said: “Leipzig/Halle Airport has become a significant handling centre for temperature-sensitive, pharmaceutical and medical goods and it provides ideal conditions for shippers, freight forwarders and airlines thanks to its 24/7 operating permit for cargo ... [+]

Home from Afghanistan

The German army is transporting equipment back from its mission in Afghanistan through Leipzig/Halle Airport, starting on 18 May with two helicopters on board an Antonov Airlines 124 cargo plane. The aircraft were being unloaded by handler PortGround, a subsidiary of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen. The Ukrainian airline has had two 124-100s ... [+]

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