Cargo Handling

Swissport awarded IATA CEIV fresh certification for Dar es Salaam International Airport

Swissport Tanzania Plc

Swissport Tanzania has been awarded the IATA CEIV Fresh certification for its air cargo logistics at Dar es Salaam (DAR) International Airport.

Swissport Tanzania received CEIV Fresh certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), marking a significant milestone for its air cargo handling operations at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam (DAR).

Mrisho Yassin, CEO of Swissport Tanzania said: “As the demand for perishable goods from Tanzania to various parts of the world continues to grow, Swissport Tanzania is enhancing its perishables handling capabilities, solidifying its pivotal role in supporting the growth of aviation in Africa.

“With the addition of CEIV Fresh in Dar es Salaam, Swissport offers airlines an extended, secure, and certified cool-chain process.”

Dirk Goovaerts, Head of Continental Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and Global Cargo Chair at Swissport International AG says: “Our state-of-the-art perishable handling facilities in Kenya and Tanzania underline Swissport’s commitment to East Africa.

“As we continue to expand our global presence, diversify our service portfolio, and invest in advanced infrastructure and technologies, African markets are a central focus for us. It is our objective to serve passengers airlines and cargo customers and to contribute to the economic development of Africa.”