Mandatory Special Handling Codes SHC's For Pharmaceuticals Or Healthcare Products
As you might know that, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has been working on improving our local pharmaceuticals handling standards and excel our customer experience for the past 7 months by refining our procedures, to provide superior protection for the pharmaceuticals and healthcare products both on board & on ground from different temperatures variations/spikes which is a very critical point that we hope to make a difference to fill the service gaps at our hand. In line with this, the below special handling codes are introduced in the system and ready to run. So please make sure the below special handling codes SHC’s are inserted in the system (Cargo Spot) at all times depending on the applicability and the type of pharmaceutical or healthcare product being transported at/from any Ethiopian Flight network.
PIL Pharmaceuticals (Must Be Inserted On Any Pharma Product)
CRT Controlled Room Temperature +15 °C to +25°C
COL Refrigerated Products to Be Maintained At +2°C to + 8°C
FRO Deep Frozen To Be Maintained At -10°C or Cooler
ERT Extended Room Temperature +2°C to +25°C
ACT Active Temperature Controlled System or Containers Used
In view of the ban of the Galaxy Note 7 device by the US Department of Transportation, Ethiopian Airlines would like to inform customers that the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone will be prohibited from being brought on board all our flights on person, in carry-on baggage or checked-in baggage with effect from 20 October, 2016.”
As per the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) statement, banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers, but the safety of all those aboard an aircraft must take priority. Thank you for your attention and understanding!