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WFS to open Paris pharma centre

[ August 29, 2019   //   ]

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is investing €10 million in a new Pharma centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Opening in September 2019, it will be the only facility owned by a ground handler dedicated to pharmaceuticals at the airport and offers both landside and airside acceptance capabilities and will be fully GDP compliant when it opens. It will also become IATA CEIV Pharma certified.
The 2,400 m² dedicated space has its own docks and manoeuvring area and provides a dedicated room for loose cargo storage at +15-+25°C, dedicated cold room for loose cargo storage at +2-+8°C , a small freezing room for loose cargo storage at -20°C  and two temperature-controlled areas for +2 to +25°C for cargo unit load devices with a combined capacity to store 53 P2P or 106 AKE pallets.