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S4 | 20th October 2021

Session 4: Airfreight Pharma digital event

Airlines have had to adapt their cargo operations in order to deliver vaccines and other pharmaceutical products during the pandemic. In this session, our experts, Yulia Celetaria, Healthcare Director Global, Volga-Dnepr Group, Walter Heider, Head of Distribution Platform Frankfurt, SANOFI, Sanjeev Gadhia, CEO, Astral Aviation Ltd and Marcel Kuijn, Global Head of Pharmaceutical Logistics, Air France KLM discuss how the supply chain collaborated at an unprecedented scale to make this happen.

Also discussed:

– How the pharmaceutical industry adapted and cooperated with the supply chain to ensure effective vaccine rollout.
– What contingencies airlines are putting in place to manage risk going forward.
– The differences between sea freight and air freight and which transportation method aviation stakeholders are gearing towards.
– How air cargo can improve when it comes to service, quality, and cost.



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Chris Notter started his career with H.M.Customs & Excise before moving into Freight Forwarding. He then entered the Airline side of the business, spending 29 years with German Carrier Lufthansa. Chris always references Lufthansa as being “the best possible training platform that anyone could have been given in their early career years.” Since leaving Lufthansa, Chris has held senior leading industry roles including -Head of Cargo with Etihad, both VP of Operations at the HUB and VP of Network with Qatar Airways. More recently and during some 5 years with Saudi Cargo, he has held the position of VP Network Operations as well as Chief Ground Handling Officer. Since early 2019, Chris has once again returned to Consultancy as well as hosting the EVA Podcast series.