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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 […]

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 […]

WFS ‘Cargo Kiosk’ Solution Reduces Truck Processing Times & Helps Customers Optimise Valuable Driver Resources

London Heathrow is set to become the latest Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) cargo station to introduce automated ‘CargoKiosk’ technology to simplify and digitalise the processing of truck and drivers making cargo deliveries and collections, helping customers optimise their valuable driver resources. Traditionally, drivers arriving on-site go to the station’s reception desk where their paperwork is […]

AVOLON to Become Major Player in the Global Air Cargo Market

Avolon to partner with IAI, world’s leading independent freighter conversion company, as launch customer for the IAI A330-300 P2F cargo conversion programme Avolon commits to 30 Airbus A330-300 P2F conversion slots between 2025 and 2028 Air cargo revenues forecasted to be over US$150 billion in 2021 with traffic expected to double over next 20 years […]

Vietnam Airlines Selects WFS for Amsterdam Cargo Operations

Vietnam Airlines has selected Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its new cargo handling partner at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The multi-year contract will see WFS providing full cargo handling services for the airline’s twice-weekly Airbus A350-900 passenger freighter aircraft flights directly connecting freight forwarders, importers and exporters in Amsterdam and Vietnam’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport. […]

LATAM Renews Cargo Contract with WFS in Spain

LATAM Airlines has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a cargo handling contract extension at Barcelona Airport. Having initially appointed WFS in Barcelona in 2018, LATAM has now signed a new three-year agreement for WFS to handle cargo onboard its Boeing 767 operations carrying import and export shipments through Barcelona annually. “WFS is our partner for […]