IAG Cargo launches Constant Climate in Strasbourg

  • IAG Cargo has expanded its Constant Climate global network that serves the pharmaceutical, bioscience and healthcare industry adding Strasbourg as an approved station

  • IAG Cargo has over 100 approved stations across six continents

  • Strasbourg is IAG Cargo’s 29th Constant Climate station in Europe

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), is today announcing Strasbourg as its latest station in the Europe to be approved to transport time and temperature-sensitive healthcare products. This station brings the total number of approved Constant Climate stations for temperature-sensitive transport in Europe to 29, with over 100 globally. Recent station openings include Cincinnati and Cape Town as IAG Cargo continues to expand its global offering.

This newly established station will facilitate the transportation of pharmaceuticals requiring precise time and temperature control from Strasbourg to IAG Cargo’s hubs in Madrid and London for further distribution. It will leverage IAG Cargo’s extensive network, which links six continents, to transport critical cargo such as vaccines, medicinal drugs and clinical trial medication worldwide. This service will be particularly beneficial for pharmaceutical customers in France whose pharmaceuticals frequently transit through London-Heathrow or Madrid to reach their final destinations.

Jordan Kohlbeck, Head of Pharmaceutical at IAG Cargo, added: “We are thrilled to announce the opening of another Constant Climate station, this time in Strasbourg, France. As France’s pharmaceutical sector continues to expand, this station comes at an ideal time to support our customers in delivering life-saving medicines and vaccines efficiently. I’m really looking forward to working with our partners and customers in the region to ensure seamless temperature-controlled air cargo services for their critical shipments.”

With an 18% increase in tonnage in 2023 compared to 2022, IAG Cargo's Constant Climate product is a key focus area. It is a cutting edge cold chain solution designed specifically for the transportation of pharmaceuticals, such as vaccines, biotech products, diagnostics samples, or any other temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical material.


Notes to editors

IAG Cargo is the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo in April 2011. Following the integration of additional airlines into the business, including Aer Lingus, Vueling and LEVEL, IAG Cargo now covers a global network covering six continents.

In 2023 IAG Cargo had a commercial revenue of €1,156 million. It has a combined workforce of more than 2,250 people. Its parent company, International Airlines Group, is one of the world's largest airline groups with 582 aircraft at 31st December 2023.

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