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WFS fast tracks sustainability

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo and ground handling operations in Spain are helping to spearhead the group’s ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ program with a series of initiatives and investments to significantly reduce emissions at its 7 airport stations across the country.WFS’ GSE fleet in Spain is now 89% electric for all its cargo handling operations as well as 30% of the company’s ramp handling equipment. This includes electric towing tractors, ... [+]

World’s biggest airfreight handler sold to SATS

SATS is to acquire Worldwide Flight Services, the world’s largest air cargo handler from existing owner, Cerberus Capital Management for €2.25 billion.The companies said the combination would create a global air cargo platform with stations across Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Customers will benefit from the combined platform’s broader suite ... [+]

WFS using dog detection teams

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Diagnose, a world leader in dog-handing detection, have pioneered the detection of undeclared shipments of lithium batteries following a six-month trial involving thousands of cargo consignments in France. WFS and Diagnose partnered in March 2022 to carry out a feasibility study using dogs to detect the ... [+]

Air Belgium partners with WFS

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 ... [+]

WFS Deploys CHAMP’S Cargospot Solution Across France

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 ... [+]

WFS gains Turkish Airlines’ Cargo contracts in Dallas/Fort Worth, 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 ... [+]

WFS grows partnership with Polar Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) announced on January 13 that Polar Air Cargo, a global leader in time-definite, airport-to-airport scheduled air cargo service, has expanded its cargo handling partnership with WFS in North America through a new long-term contract at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).As of December 2021, WFS is providing ... [+]

WFS wins tender

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a contract to provide cargo handling staff for one of the palletisation lanes at its freight terminal G1XL at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the next two years.“This is the first time that our teams at ... [+]

WFS acquires Pinnacle Logistics

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler and one of the leading providers of ground handling and technical services, announces the acquisition of IAS Logistics DFW, LLC (d/b/a “Pinnacle Logistics”), a leading provider of cargo handling services in the United States. Financial details were not disclosed.Headquartered in ... [+]

ABC extends global partnership with WFS

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has awarded a 10-year cargo handling contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Liege, further extending the all-cargo airline’s global strategic partnership with WFS, the world’s largest air cargo handler. Under the terms of the new contract, as well as handling import and export cargo on AirBridgeCargo’s 15 ... [+]

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