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IAG Cargo, the freight business of British Airways and Iberia, today announced that it has opened a new pharmaceutical centre at Heathrow airport, which is the latest step in the expansion of its Constant Climate service for transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical material.

The new Constant Climate Centre handles and stores IAG Cargo’s Passive and Active Constant Climate products. The new facility includes two temperature controlled zones – the first maintained at 2-8˚C and the second maintained at 15-25˚C – and accommodates 28 intact pallet positions or 56 AKE loading units at any one time.