Monthly Archives: February 2024

Silk Way West Airlines maintains highest air cargo safety standards with renewed IOSA certification

Image Source: Silk Way West Airlines Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, announces the renewal of its International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification. This significant achievement highlights the airline’s ongoing commitment to safety and operational excellence. Silk Way West Airlines has now […]

SATS 3Q PATMI improves to S$31.5M boosted by strong seasonal demand

SATS delivers steady business performance with revenue increasing 6.5% QoQ to S$1.4 billion driven by ongoing travel recovery and strong seasonality impact 3Q FY24 EBITDA plus SoAJV margin rose to 18.3% from 17.0% in the previous quarter, lifted by revenue growth and operating leverage as well as increased contribution from Associates and JVs 3Q FY24 […]

Riyadh’s US$30 Billion Mega-Airport Project leads Global Airport Development

The Saudi aviation market is buzzing with opportunities, and we want you to be a part of it! The US$30 billion King Salman International Airport project in Riyadh has emerged as the leading airport project globally, contributing to the unprecedented growth in the international aviation sector. With its ambitious plans, including developing six runways and […]

Siemens Logistics: The benefits of forecasting baggage flows

Airports and airlines face many challenges: Staff shortages, tight transfer times and high costs create tremendous pressure to operate faster and more cost efficiently at the same time. A robust baggage handling solution is key to ensuring smooth operations. In an ideal world, passengers and baggage travel together and arrive on time without disruption, even […]

Etihad Cargo signs three-year strategic partnership with WFS covering 12 prime air cargo airports globally

Etihad Cargo has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, for cargo handling services at 12 major international airports in Europe, Scandinavia, North America, India, and Asia Pacific. The global award is for a three-year period and will see WFS handling over 150,000 tonnes of cargo […]

JAMCO: An Integrated Approach to Aircraft Stowage

By Edward Pauly, JAMCO America, Inc. Airline stowage systems have a critical impact on aircraft functionality and efficiency. These systems significantly influence the passenger experience, cabin crew productivity, and the airline’s overall operational performance. Therefore, airlines should carefully consider their selection of stowage systems to achieve maximum utility from the scarce available space. Integrated approach […]

Bangkok joins WFS’ growing international network of certified pharma handling facilities

Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), the joint venture between Bangkok Airways and Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has achieved Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its dedicated pharma handling facility at the city’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. This award takes the number of GDP or IATA CEIV Pharma certified facilities available to […]

Air China Cargo Signs 3-Year Contract with WFS for Cargo Handling in Los Angeles

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, will handle over 20,000 tonnes of cargo a year for Air China Cargo in Los Angeles under a new three-year contract. WFS is providing ramp and warehouse handling services for the airline’s Boeing 777 and Boeing 747-400 freighter flights at the US west coast airport […]

How rapid growth in the US aviation industry means opportunities for suppliers

How rapid growth in the US aviation industry means opportunities for suppliers. With its global aviation support business flying high, Artemis Aerospace is expanding stateside. Here’s why the company believes it’s the right time to go west. According to the Airports Council International, the aviation industry is predicted to recover fully from the effects of […]

Speakers unveiled for ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East/ACI World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition (WAGA 2024)

The ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East/ACI World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition (WAGA 2024), scheduled to take place in Riyadh on 21-23 May 2024, has an impressive line-up of speakers.  As part of the initial speaker announcement, we have assembled some of the most influential figures from the aviation industry. Dr. Kerati Kijmanawat, President […]