At AirBridgeCargo, we understand your mission to help people live longer, happier and healthier lives. We are experts when it comes to transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals and life-saving medical equipment across the globe. From vaccines, laboratory equipment, MRI/MRT machines to blood samples and beyond: AirBridgeCargo is your partner with an in-depth knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. When a cool chain has to span across continents, you can count on our cargo experts and modern freighter fleet to make it happen. Always. Worldwide.

Always delivered as promised

  • Exact temperature monitoring from acceptance to delivery
  • Special packaging solutions and thermal blankets for palletized shipments
  • Dedicated, skilled staff trained in handling healthcare products
  • Full compliance with IATA TCR and CEIV certification
  • Customer service support 24/7, online track&trace option for all shipments
  • QEP certified network

Healthcare logistics that deliver

  • Boeing 747-8 and 747-400 with three compartments enabling different temperature settings from 4°C to 29°C
  • Temperature control facilities on majority of stations throughout the ABC network
  • High-tech hub at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport with effective connections to deliver cool chain cargo worldwide
  • Tailor-made logistics solutions based on your individual requirements

State-of-the-art solutions to ensure your cargo arrives in perfect condition

abc pharma active

The solution for time and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products that need to be shipped in active containers. A variety of containers is used to keep healthcare goods as protected as possible, including dry ice technologies. Goods shipped are kept at a constant temperature throughout the entire cargo journey. Use of active containers mitigates risks for ambient temperature influence on healthcare products.


abc pharma passive 

A solution for prepackaged pharmaceutical products. Within required temperature ranges and by seasonal consideration of routes, healthcare goods are shipped efficiently and effectively.

AirBridgeCargo utilizes the following containers for a seamless and efficient healthcare journey

Data loggers to give you 100% transparency of our cold chain integrity

At AirBridgeCargo we understand that some of our customers wish to get additional guarantee of their special cargo integrity with the usage of data loggers.


Almost all data loggers contain lithium batteries and some of them can be equipped with GPS/GSM modules which under certain circumstances can influence aircraft avionic system and cause fire on board. Taking this into consideration, we have established approval procedure for any data loggers that accompany cargo during transportation.

The current list of data loggers authorized for transportation on board our freighters include:

Manufacturer/ Model

  • Apresys/D25; D99
  • Berlinger/Q-Tag CLM; Q-Tag 2 Plus
  • BeOn/A1
  • BT9/ HiTag 2
  • B-TS-002M/ Temperature label
  • CalAmp/SC1004;SC1102; SC1204
  • COMARK/ N2011
  • Elpro/Libero Ti1-S;Libero CS;Libero GS;Libero GL;Libero GF;Libero GE;Libero GH;Libero CB;Libero CI; Libero CE; Libero CH;Libero CL
  • Elitech/ RC-4HC
  • Emerson/ Go PDF; Xpress PDF, Go Real-Time 2G, Go Real-Time 2G XL, Go Real-Time 2G LUX
  • DeltaTrak/ FlashLink Mini PDF (Model 31010)
  • Hanhaa/ParceLive
  • Honeywell/RTHAL-C1
  • InVirtus Technologies/ ivTrackEVO
  • Intel/GWS-CSCG
  • Intel (ICLP)/ Ambient tag; Cold Chain tag
  • 7P solution/GL300 Series
  • Controlant/CO10.01, Saga, Saga-P, Saga-H
  • GEGO/Global Tracker V1,Global Tracker V1W
  • Kirsen/A-type
  • Kylos Air (Starcom Systems)/TDL140
  • LogTag/Usric 8;Utrix-16
  • Marathon/c\temp-USB-80C
  • Moog/Crossbow ILC2000
  • Murata/ LBBC0ZZ2AM-690, LBBC0ZZ2AM-TEMP 
  • NEXT4/N402I
  • OnAsset/Sentry 500 Flightsafe;Sentinel 100; Sentinel 100P;Sentinel 100L;Sentinel 100A;Sentinel 100B;Sentinel 100S; Sentry 600
  • Roambee/Bee;BeeBeacon
  • Sendum/PT300;PT300D
  • Sensitech/TempTale4 Multi-Alarm;TempTale4 Multi-Alarm USB; TempTale Ultra 16k;Sentry 500;TempTale Ultra 64k;Temptale Geo Ultra;VizComm View Ultra;Temptale Geo Ultra Dry Ice Alkaline;Temptale Geo Ultra Extended;Temptale Geo Ultra Dry Ice Alkaline Extended;Ultra; VizComm View Ultra Extended 
  • SenseAwareID/ID1;ID2;SenseAware 3000
  • SkyCell/SkyCellSavySensor
  • Sony/Mobiam; VT-G100
  • System Loco/ HGR 4; HGD 4; E4BL
  • TAG Sensor/ TAG T1
  • Tag-N-Track/ SLB1 Smart Label
  • Tive/Solo 5G
  • Testo/ Testo 184 T2
  • TempSir/TempSir-GS/GS+, VS
  • TempSen/ TEMPOD 100X, ITAG4
  • Thermochron iButton Device/ DS1921G
  • TSS/Weblogger II;Weblogger II DRYICE;Temptracer 2;Temptracer Humidity;Temptracer 3
  • VaxAlert/ USB
  • Verigo/POD PB3;POD PA3
  • Versa/ Versa 1
  • Voltcraft/DL-131G
  • Watch Logger/KT-195U; KT-155U; KT-255U; KT-295U
  • ZillionSource Technologies/Tubao ZS-100;Tubao ZS-101;Tubao ZS-102;Tubao ZS-103;Tubao ZS-104;Tubao ZS-105;Tubao ZS-106;Tubao ZS-107;Tubao ZS-108;Tubao ZS-109

In case you wish to get an approval for transportation, please send the filled application form and package of documents for your device to:   DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM


The documents should include:

·       User’s manual / guidelines.

·       Technical specifications.

·       For lithium battery: Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or Manufacturer’s Declaration that the lithium battery has been tested as per UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, subsection 38.3.

·       For GPS/GSM module as per Boeing requirements: The operator should be following the latest guidance in FAA AC 91.21-1D and EASA AMC1 CAT.GEN.MPA.140. Per those sets of guidance cargo tracking PEDs must comply with RTCA DO-160E / EUROCAE ED-14E Section 21 Category H limits.

After approval procedure you will get a confirmation and device model will have added to the current list of authorized data-loggers.


Please pay attention mentioned data loggers should meet the following requirements:


* No more than two packages in the consignment

A new generation fleet that will take your mission further

  • Three independently selectable temperature zones
  • Selectable target temperature range from 4°C to 29°C for each cargo сompartment
  • Independent temperature control between main deck and lower deck
  • Fast temperature pull down times after takeoff
  • ‘GoGreen’ strategy – low levels of CO2 emissions
  • The most modern widebody aircraft in the air cargo industry
  • Most suitable positions for temperature-sensitive cargo transportation based on temperature mapping of both aircraft types


Find out more   our fleet

Innovation and high tech aren't just buzzwords to us.

Facilities at Sheremetyevo International Airport 

  • 70,300m2 of total warehouse space at 2 GHA`s warehouses
  • Warehouse with dedicated storage area for pharmaceutical products
  • Enhanced security measures with 24/7 surveillance
  • First automated cargo handling system in Russia with 3D cargo handling on several levels
  • 99,98% safety index, TAPA certified



abc pharma network

Connecting customers to the world's largest cargo markets.

We do our best to to offer our clients the first class experiences. That is why in cooperation with reliable partners we have constantly been expanding our network of international pharma stations and developing high-quality ground and airport facilities for pharmaceutical shipments.

Take a look at the list of our stations and facilities.



Pharma Stations Network

AirBridgeCargo is fully compliant with IATA TCR and CEIV certified

On November 22, 2016, AirBridgeCargo became the first Russian airline and the 7th airline in the entire world, to be awarded the CEIV certification by IATA's Center of Excellence for Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics for the airline's international transportation of healthcare cargo via its cargo hub at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

ABC has successfully gained its IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification following two-day audit procedures for compliance with IATA’s Center of Excellence for Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification program on October 2019 proven its compliance with industry standards.

The CEIV certificate marks the airline's commitment to being a high quality service provider and is supported by ABC's large-scale automated cargo terminal development program at Sheremetyevo airport.

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General information on how we deliver pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

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