Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) appoints Jennifer Smith as UK Commercial Director, Cargo & Ground Handling

Jennifer Smith has joined Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as UK Commercial Director – Cargo & Ground Handling. PARIS, FRANCE, 2021-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — She brings extensive commercial experience to this newly-created post having previously spent 20 years in regional cargo sales management roles with Continental Airlines, American Airlines and Etihad Airways. Jennifer joins… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services to participate in the latest phase of the Brucloud project — the Road Feeder Management App

Paris, France, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is working with Brussels Airport and the Air Cargo Belgium community to help eliminate waiting times for international road feeder services in the latest initiative to support Brucargo’s ‘Digital Green Lane’. Two years ago, WFS was one of the first cargo handlers to… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services supports significant increase in freighter charter services and cargo-only flights

Paris, France, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As market leader for the refueling of freighters in Hong Kong, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is playing an even more vital role since the outbreak of coronavirus, using all of its expertise to support the significant increase in the number of freighter charter services and cargo-only flights… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new ground handling contracts in North America by Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air have awarded new ground handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America. At Newark Liberty International Airport, Cathay Pacific has extended its passenger handling agreement of the past five years to now also include ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services becomes United Airlines’ cargo handling provider for New York/Newark and Cape Town services

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. WFS in Cape Town has been awarded a three-year contract by United to serve its three-times weekly Boeing… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services appoints Mike Duffy and Mike Simpson EVP Innovation and EVP Americas respectively

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced new leadership roles for two of its most senior executives in the Americas to strengthen its global network. Paris, France, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Mike Duffy and Mike Simpson will become Executive Vice President Innovation and Executive Vice President Americas respectively, reporting to Craig Smyth, CEO of WFS. Mike Duffy will use his… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport to increase its support of the CPH Cargo Community’s growth strategy. PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — WFS, the world’s largest air cargo handler, announced it will begin construction of the new facility in April. The new building will cover an area of 1,500… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded ground handling contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new cargo handling contract for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 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 for… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services’ extends cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Worldwide Flight Services’ extends cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has been extended. PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to managing an existing cargo handling contract, WFS is… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded five new cargo handling contracts in France

PARIS, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded five new cargo handling contracts by passenger and freighter airlines in France. Four of the contracts cover Paris CDG as well as handling at WFS’ other 11 cargo stations across France. Vietnam Airlines has renewed its cargo handling agreement with WFS,… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services again the official ground handling partner at the 52nd International Paris Air Show

PARIS, FRANCE, 2017-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The ground handling expertise of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will once again help to ensure the safety and security of ground operations at the world’s largest aerospace event, the 52nd International Paris Air Show from 19 to 25 June 2017. WFS has been the official ground handling… Read the full press release

Swissport divests its cargo business at Copenhagen Airport to WFS

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2014-9-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport, the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, and WFS (Worldwide Flight Services), ground and cargo handling provider at over 120 stations worldwide, signed a binding agreement regarding the divestment of Swissport ́s cargo business at Copenhagen Airport to WFS on 26th… Read the full press release