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March 26, 2024

The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community Meeting

At the Community’s meeting in February, held at Luis Muños Marin International Airport (SJU), delegates from over 40 companies across the Community heard from a series of speakers.
March 25, 2024

ETH Cargo achieves IATA CEIV Pharma Certification

ETH Cargo has become the first member of the Community to achieve a CEIV Pharma certification, established by IATA to serve as a standard for transporting temperature-controlled and time-sensitive cargo.
March 22, 2024

Puerto Rico to see steady growth of life sciences exports

During Rotate’s presentation at the Community’s meeting in February, Rotate forecasted a year-on-year 24 per cent increase in life sciences exports for the next three years.
February 7, 2024

Aerostar Airport Holdings upgrades cargo district infrastructure at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín Hub

Community member, Aerostar, has invested a total of a total of USD4.6 million in improving the conditions of the road connecting cargo facilities across Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU).
November 6, 2023

New community website hosts warehouse and trucker directory as well as market data dashboard

The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community has launched a new customised market intelligence dashboard and searchable directories of warehouse facilities and truckers with track and trace capabilities
November 6, 2023

Community IATA CEIV roll out and training program

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification is a vital opportunity for San Juan Airport to be recognized globally for its remarkable quality in the handling of
November 6, 2023

Warehouse and trucker assessments – collecting and curating valuable data for our directories

We have embarked on a survey of warehousing facilities and truckers with truck and trace facilities in order to build an accurate picture of what Puerto Rico can provide for Life Sciences and build searchable directories to help connect companies
November 6, 2023

The importance of high-quality air logistics for life sciences in Puerto Rico

What are the complexities of distribution and logistics for life science shipments to and from the island? How do life science companies set high standards of quality, safety, and security?
November 6, 2023

Community news and other updates

The DDEC, along with a group of members of the Puerto Rico Air Cargo Community, held a roundtable discussion to announce the above initiatives on September 22nd, 2023.
November 6, 2023

We welcome Copa Airlines Cargo to Puerto Rico

Copa Airlines Cargo, a member of The Star Alliance and a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, is offering direct flights connecting San Juan to Panama as of September 2023.
October 9, 2023

Over 30 companies support new Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community

More than 30 companies from across the supply chain have thrown their support behind the newly formed Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community, which aims to drive quality at the number one bioscience manufacturing hub in the U.S. by export volume.
October 9, 2023

New Life Sciences Air Cargo Community established in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, the number one bioscience manufacturing hub in the U.S. by export volume, officially launched a Government-backed Life Sciences Air Cargo Logistics Community in May