With years of experience, Finnair Cargo offers a reliable solution for the transportation of time and temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals.

The company’s Nordic pharma chain is designed to meet the customers’ and industry’s expectations, as well as provide protection and product integrity through the entire transportation chain.

Finnair Cargo follows the guidelines set in International Air Transport Association  (IATA) Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR) Chapter 17. By choosing Finnair as your partner, you will benefit from high-quality services on major pharmaceutical trade lanes between Europe, Asia and North America.


The Pharma service includes pharmaceutical storage (subject to aircraft and station limitations), temperature-controlled delivery, minimised tarmac time, high-loading priority, flight crew notified to adjust cargo hold temperature, IATA time and temperature-controlled labels, tailor-made dollies for tarmac process to protect from temperature fluctuations and thermal blankets available.

The Pharma Light service includes pharmaceutical storage (subject to aircraft and station limitations), high loading priority (higher for PIL+ CRT/ERT/COL/FRO).

Temperature-controlled facilities

For refrigerated (COL) goods, temperatures range from 2°C to 8°C. There are 208m2 of temperature-controlled facilities available.

For room temperature (CRT) goods, temperatures range from 15°C to 25°C. There are 2,600m2 of temperature-controlled facilities available.

For freezer storage (FRO), temperatures are maintained at -18°C. There is a 50m2 temperature-controlled facility available.