Bangalore airport gets cargo terminal for handling pharma products

Menzies Aviation Bobba, which operates a cargo terminal at Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) in Bangalore has opened an exclusive ‘Pharma Cold Zone’ for handling pharma products


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According to Menzies, the Pharma Cold Zone will offer accurate and temperature controlled care while handling pharmaceutical products.

This temperature controlled cargo handling facility is said to greatly assist the south Indian pharma industry in enhancing their business and meeting the stringent requirements of global regulatory authorities.

Mr G V Sanjay Reddy, MD, KIAL said, "....This is well timed and in line with the city's emerging status as the pharmaceutical hub of South India...."

The state-of-the-art facility provides dedicated truck docks for acceptance, floor-level weighment at acceptance, customs clearance, screening and security clearances, cargo build-up and storage, all under controlled temperature.

It is also equipped with data loggers, alarm systems (hooters and SMS) and 24/7 CCTV coverage supported with HD cameras.

Mr V S Bobba, MD, Menzies Aviation Bobba said, "With the new and exclusive Pharma Cold Zone facility at our cargo terminal with temperature controlled and state-of-the-art technology, the company would strengthen its leadership and capability in handling and transportation of pharma cargo between Bengaluru and rest of the world."

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