ANA signs up to utilise SkyCell pharma containers

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will begin offering SkyCell pharma containers to its customers.

The partnership will give ANA access to SkyCell’s hybrid containers that are able to maintain internal temperature stability in external conditions from as low as -30°C to as high as +70°C, as well as its deep-frozen container that is able to maintain internal temperatures between -80°C and -60°C for extended periods of time.

Dai Yuasa, senior vice president of global marketing, ANA Cargo, said: “We are very glad to announce our new partnership with SkyCell. As the first Japanese IATA CEIV Pharma certified airline since 2017, we have been expanding our capabilities to transport temperature-controlled pharmaceuticals at the global standard and beyond.

“Especially through this Covid-19 situation, now more than ever, transporting pharmaceuticals safely is a social mission for every process involved in the chain. We want to provide every customers’ needs for various pharmaceuticals including vaccines. The addition of SkyCell to our product lineup is our commitment to our valued customers.”

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