Investments in airport pharma facilities paying off for WFS

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe, the United States and Africa generated significant increases in time- and temperature-sensitive volumes in the first five months of 2020, and will provide vital support to airlines, freight forwarders and their healthcare customers involved in the global distribution of a coronavirus vaccine once one becomes available.The growth of pharma shipments by air in the past 2-3 ... [+]

WFS Welcomes US Ambassador

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) welcomed Lana Marks, the U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, to its cargo terminal at Johannesburg’s O.R Tambo International Airport to personally oversee the arrival of 600kg of respirators donated by the United States to support the recovery of Covid-19 patients. The Ambassador ... [+]

WFS Supports ‘Maersk Bridge’ Operation in Copenhagen

Denmark’s efforts to control the spread of coronavirus have been significantly aided by the rapid supply of medical equipment to Danish hospitals from around the world, with Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Copenhagen at the forefront of the response to help move PPE shipments to front-line doctors and nurses as quickly ... [+]

WFS’ CEO Praises Team for 72-hour ‘Cargo handling Start-Up’

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) took just 72 hours to launch a new ‘emergency response’ cargo handling operation at Liege Airport following a request from the airport to help increase its capacity to accept more freighter flights carrying urgent medical equipment into Europe to tackle the coronavirus crisis across the ... [+]

WFS Strengthens Leadership Team in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced key appointments to its leadership team in North America to support its air cargo and ground handling growth ambitions in 2020 and beyond. • Paul Walton joins the company as Senior Vice President Express, responsible for all aspects of WFS' Express business. He ... [+]

WFS awarded GDP certifications in South Africa

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has become the first air cargo handling company in South Africa to be awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certifications for its temperature-controlled pharma facilities, aligned to ISO9001:2015, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This latest WFS investment to upgrade and certify its pharma handling operations at both airports ... [+]

WFS sets ‘a new standard for handling pharmaceutical products’ with Copenhagen facility opening

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has set a new standard for the handling of pharmaceutical products in Copenhagen Airport with the official opening of its new state-of-the-art pharma facility, according to Morten T Mortensen, the airport’s Director of Airline Sales & Route Development. “With this significant expansion, WFS is playing an important ... [+]

WFS talents deliver a welcome BOOST for under-privileged children

Worldwide Flight Services’ new BOOST programme to develop, motivate, engage and retain its next generation of business leaders sent a team of 15 ‘talents’ to help organise a three-day football tournament for under-privileged children in India in partnership with the Parikrma Humanity Foundation. The charity’s Parikrma Champions League in Bangalore is ... [+]

Saudia Cargo awards multi-station contract to WFS in Europe and US

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has been awarded a substantial multi-station cargo handling contract by Saudia Cargo covering major airport gateways in Europe and the United States. The contract will see WFS handle in excess of 160,000 tonnes of cargo per annum for the airline and ... [+]

Atlanta International Airport selects WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is extending its North American network to Atlanta after winning the tender to operate Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s (H-JAIA) new Cargo Building C, a key part of the airport’s multi-billion dollar master plan to accommodate the future aviation needs of the region. This move represents the latest ... [+]

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