Milton De la Paz

The Last Word: DFW Airport’s Milton De La Paz on How Qartar Cargo Flies In 12 Tons of Fresh-Cut Flowers Each Week

by | Feb 13, 2024
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport worked with Qatar Cargo to launch a special cargo operation last spring to make sure Texans got fresh-cut flowers "that are hours old instead of days." The special cargo flight flies in around 12 tons of fresh-cut flowers from Bogota, Colombia, each week. Once they land, they're raced across the state to florists, distribution centers, and supermarkets.
Cold Chain Cargo: DFW Airport Aims to Help Put North Texas on the Global Map as a Life Science Hub, Expert Says
by | Mar 17, 2022
Dallas Fort Worth International is one of just two airports in North America to have a CEIV Pharma certified community. The designation puts DFW and its supply chain stakeholders in a top tier for the safe handling of pharmaceuticals and other highly sensitive materials.

DFW's Milton De la Paz is leading efforts to capitalize on the region's status as a cargo gateway in the life science sector.