Tags: Air Cargo

WFS Opens News Cargo Terminal 3 in Copenhagen

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has opened its latest and third cargo handling facility at Copenhagen Airport. The new Terminal 3 cargo building adds a further 3,700m² warehouse facility to WFS’ handling infrastructure in Copenhagen, where it handles over 100,000 tonnes of cargo a year, carried onboard passenger and freighter services. Since opening its first Scandinavian […]

All Nippon Airways and Nouvelair Choose WFS for UK Cargo Handling Contracts

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) nationwide cargo handling network in the UK has earned new contracts with All Nippon Airways (ANA) and the Tunisian airline, Nouvelair. ANA has signed a three-year agreement with WFS to provide offline cargo reception points at 11 regional airports: Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, Manchester, […]

Air Belgium Partners with WFS for Launch of South Africa Services

Air Belgium is partnering with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Johannesburg and Cape Town for the launch of its first services to South Africa. The airline has awarded a three-year contract to WFS to provide cargo handling for the 1,600 tonnes per annum forecast to be carried onboard its twice-weekly Airbus A330-Neo flights connecting the […]

New Appointments as SEKO Logistics Enters a New Phase of Global Airfreight Growth

SEKO Logistics is signaling their next phase of international airfreight growth with two global appointments to leverage opportunities from client demand for critical products, expansion of cross-border ecommerce, and new business from acquired companies. Christopher Gregg joins SEKO as Senior Vice President Global Airfreight from his previous role as Vice President Airfreight, North America, at […]

World Cargo Symposium to Focus on Building Resilience in Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA World Cargo Symposium (WCS) will focus on building resilience to further strengthen air cargo’s post-pandemic prospects. COVID-19 tested the resilience of the air cargo business. Despite challenging conditions, air cargo delivered critical medical supplies and vaccines across the globe and kept international supply chains open. […]

SEKO Logistics welcomes Roopa Sudheendra to support digital transformation and inspire customer centric technology advances

Transformational IT executive Roopa Sudheendra has joined SEKO Logistics as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Architecture & Product Engineering to help spearhead the continuous improvement and optimization of its market-leading, customer centric technology solutions. With 20+ years of experience as an IT leader focused on transformational leadership, Roopa has been integral to strategic IT initiatives that […]

Aerolineas Argentinas chooses Orbital for handling contracts in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia

Orbital Group, the leading ramp, passenger services and airport security operator in Brazil, has won handling contracts from Aerolineas Argentinas in São Paulo, Rio de Janiero and Brasilia. Orbital, which is majority owned by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), has been awarded two-year contracts by the airline with responsibility to handle some 1,800 flights per annum […]

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 […]

Market Eased Close to Pre-Pandemic Levels in February, But What Now for Global Air Cargo?

The global air cargo market continued its catching up with pre-pandemic levels in February as freight volumes, capacity and load factors stabilised close to 2019’s performance, with rates also slowly trending downwards, according to the latest data from industry analysts CLIVE Data Services. Chargeable weight in February was at -0.7% to the pre-Covid level in […]

WFS Gains Turkish Airlines’ Cargo Contracts in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has extended its cargo handling partnerships with Turkish Airlines in North America Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. In Dallas, WFS has commenced handling services for the airline’s four Boeing 777 passenger flights to Istanbul. The new contract at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport will begin in March and will see the local […]