Tags: Worldwide Flight Services

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 […]

WFS Adds Cargo Capacity at Heathrow as Volumes Soar

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has increased its facility footprint at London’s Heathrow Airport after a 30% growth in volumes in the past year. WFS has signed a five-year lease on Building 578 in the airport’s cargo area, boosting its warehouse and office space by a further 27,000 sq. ft. The additional building, due to commence […]

Air China Partners with WFS for Cargo and Ramp Handling in Liege

Air China has commenced a new three-year cargo and ramp handling agreement with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Liege, Belgium. The airline operates four Boeing 777 freighter flights a week to Liege from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, the capital of Zhejiang Province, returning to China via Madrid. WFS expects to handle over 14,000 tonnes of […]

WFS Achieves ISAGO Registration for Ground Safety at its North America Headquarters

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration for its headquarters in North America, confirming its compliance with aviation industry best practices and standards for ground safety. ISAGO is an internationally recognised system for assessing the operational management and control systems of organisations that provide ground handling services for […]

WFS Deploys CHAMP’s Cargospot Solution Across France as its Digital Transformation in EMEAA Gathers Pace

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has completed the latest implementation stage of its digital roadmap by transitioning 15 of its air cargo handling stations in France to CHAMP’s Cargospot Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) solution. WFS signed a contract with CHAMP at the end of 2021 to implement Cargospot as the core cargo management system for its Europe, Middle […]

WFS to Generate 100% of its Power Requirement in Denmark Through Renewable Energy ‘Climate Agreement’ with NRGreen

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo operations in Denmark will have the capacity to generate 100% of their power requirements through renewable energy after entering a partnership with NRGreen to create the largest solar plant in Greater Copenhagen. The sustainability initiative is NRGreen’s first Climate Agreement in the aviation industry and involves positioning 3,500 high efficiency […]

WFS Invests in New Offline Cargo Facility in Amsterdam to Support Growth

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, is to open a new offline cargo warehouse at Amsterdam Schiphol to support its growing client base at the airport and add capacity ahead of the winter 2022 peak season. The new 3,000m² facility is the fourth WFS cargo terminal at Schiphol, taking the company’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vietnam Airlines Selects BFS for Cargo Handling in Bangkok

Vietnam Airlines has appointed Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), the joint venture subsidiary of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Thailand, as its new cargo handler at Suvarnabhumi Airport. BFS, which was awarded the contract following a tender process by the airline, will handle approximately 12,000 tonnes of cargo per annum for Vietnam Airlines, which operates Airbus […]