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WFS launches ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ to steer responsible growth

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ to steer the next level of its Environmental, Social & Government (ESG) strategy and support the responsible growth of its global airport and aviation services operations. The strategy has been created with the support of PwC’s Sustainability team and aims to coordinate, build upon, and […]

Qatar Airways Cargo will be first to use Gaussin’s zero-emission innovation the AMDT FULL ELEC for air cargo pallets

Gaussin and Qatar Airways Cargo are pleased to announce the successful testing and commissioning of the AMDT FULL ELEC automotive multi-directional transporter for air cargo pallets, with production under way for delivery in Q2 2022. This multi-directional transporter for airport cargo operations has been developed by Gaussin in close collaboration with Qatar Aviation Services Cargo […]

Envirotainer and Swiss WorldCargo complete the first commercial shipment using the new Releye® RAP

The industry’s most advanced temperature-controlled air freight solution has now been successfully shipped commercially for the first time. Stockholm, March 11, 2022: Envirotainer, the global market leader in secure cold chain solutions for air transportation of pharmaceuticals, today announced that the first commercial shipment using the new Releye® RAP container has been completed. The consignment […]

Worldwide Flight Services Grows Partnership With Polar Air Cargo In North America Through New Lax Handling Contract

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) today announced that Polar Air Cargo, a global leader in time-definite, airport-to-airport scheduled air cargo service, has expanded its cargo handling partnership with WFS in North America through a new long-term contract at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). As of December 2021, WFS is providing full warehouse handling services for the […]

Groundforce Portugal sets new record in air cargo

Last December, Groundforce Portugal reached a new monthly maximum for handling air cargo at the airports where it operates. In total, 14,148 (fourteen thousand, one hundred and forty-eight) tons of cargo were handled at the company’s various terminals, in the set of import, export and transhipment activities (cargo transshipment between flights), which represents a growth […]

Air One Aviation Extends 747 Freighter Focus as ROM Cargo Signs Exclusive Global Sales Agreement

ROM Cargo has appointed Air One Aviation as its exclusive Global Sales & Services partner. This follows the awarding of the airline’s Air Operators’ Certificate by Romania’s civil aviation authority to begin international Boeing 747-400 freighter services. Combined with its existing airline client base, the new contract means Air One Aviation is now marketing its […]

Copenhagen Airport Acknowledges WFS’s Latest Expansion as Enabling ‘Future Airfreight Growth’

Copenhagen Airport has acknowledged Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) latest investment to expand its cargo handling facilities as enabling ‘future airfreight growth’ for the airport and its airline clients. WFS is the largest cargo handler in Copenhagen, supporting 31 airlines with flights to and from the Danish capital. It also provides cargo handling services for a […]

Lufthansa Awards WFS’ First Cargo-Only Handling Contract in Brazil

Lufthansa Cargo has awarded a three-year contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport to handle cargo carried onboard its passenger, freighter and ‘preighter’ services. The agreement, which commenced this month, is WFS’ first contract including cargo-only operations in Brazil. Lufthansa Cargo has served the São Paulo air cargo market for over […]

WFS Wins Tender to Manage Palletisation Lane for Air France KLM Martinair Cargo at Paris CDG

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a contract to provide cargo handling staff for one of the palletisation lanes at its freight terminal G1XL at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the next two years. Laurent Bernard, Vice President Cargo France at WFS, commented: “This is the first […]

Air Cargo Load Factors Soar in September as Peak Season Demand Steps Up a Gear

Air cargo load factors and airfreight rates continued their expected peak season climb in September, according to the latest global market data from industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services. CLIVE’s ‘dynamic loadfactor’ – which measures both the volume and weight perspectives of cargo flown and capacity available to produce a true indicator of airline performance – […]