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Another ground handling success for WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) growing ground handling operations have been boosted by the awarding of a new three-year contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Under the terms of the new agreement, WFS will provide ticketing, customer service and cabin cleaning for 63 Avianca flights per week from New York JFK. The airline operates Airbus A319, A320, A321 and A330 services from the airport ... [+]

AACargo delivers hope and healing in time of need

After Hurricane Michael made landfall and brought destruction to surrounding communities in and around Florida early in October month, many American Airlines Cargo employees took it on themselves to find ways they could help their local communities. Most recently, the Miami (MIA) team partnered with ... [+]

ABC, Intradco Global guarantee 1st-class delivery of breeding cattle to Yuzhno Sakhalinsk

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and Intradco Global, have safely delivered 200 breeding cattle onboard a charter flight from Amsterdam to Yuzhno Sakhalinsk in Russia. The heifers made their journey onboard one of AirBridgeCargo’s latest generation Boeing 747-8 Freighters in a carefully-maintained temperature environment to ensure their comfort ... [+]

China Post and Lufthansa Cargo announce strategic cooperation

China Post Group Corporation, the official postal service of the People’s Republic of China, and Lufthansa Cargo, announced on Nov. 19 a strategic cooperation. Li Xiong, Vice President of China Post Group Corporation, and Peter Gerber, CEO and chairman of the executive board of Lufthansa ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo flies champion of the race that stops a nation

On Nov. 6, 2018, Cross Counter, a three year old horse hailing from the stables of Godolphin, created history by winning the 158th edition of the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s biggest horse racing event – commonly referred to as the race that stops a nation. Following the ... [+]

Lufthansa Awards Amsterdam Cargo Contract to WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Feb. 1, 2019. The new contract will see WFS handle around 30,000 tonnes per annum, serving the airline’s combined trucked and flown products. WFS already handles over 220,000 tonnes per annum ... [+]

“Smart Cargo Locating” wins Hactl a Technovation award

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has received the “Smart Airport Technovation Award – Operational Excellence”, in this year’s Smart Airport Technovation Awards organised by Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The award was given to Hactl in ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo reaches important Cargo IQ milestones

In keeping with its commitment to ‘deliver as promised’ to customers, Emirates SkyCargo has reinforced its service standards using the Cargo iQ framework and achieved a number of significant milestones in the process. The air cargo carrier announced that it has monitored nearly 823,000 shipments using ... [+]

Turkish Cargo’s growth trend continues without slowing down

Turkish Cargo, providing service to 122 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, has shown a very good performance in the first nine months of 2018. According to WACD (World Air Cargo Data), which provides information about the international ... [+]

AACargo Delivers Seasonal Specialties for Thanksgiving and Christmas

For the last six weeks American Airlines Cargo has been carrying more than 10 tonnes of sweet chestnuts a day between Rome's Fiumicino Airport and New York JFK to ensure customers in the US can enjoy the traditional treats during the festive season. Used in the ... [+]