Air transport steps up to tighter specialty-drug regulations

In drugmaker audits, world health authorities are beginning to default to the International Air Transport Association's perishable cargo regulations for time- and temperature-sensitive healthcare products. As a result, pharma companies are increasingly demanding compliance from downstream supply chain partners, which are responding: the number of airlines launching pharma product services has grown to 25 from just five over the last three years, pulling logistics and cold chain service providers along with them. Article