Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Saudia Cargo awards multi-station contract to WFS

Saudia Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a multi-station contract covering a number of major airports in Europe and the USA. The contract will see WFS handling over 160,000 tonnes of cargo per year and provide ramp handling for over 5,000 passenger and freighter flights. The three-year agreement extends WFS’s existing relationships at Paris […]

WFS to support ABC’s growth plans at Liege Airport

ABC approved to transport lithium battery shipments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has chosen Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its handling partner at Liege Airport ahead of the opening of the first phase of its cargo area at the end of 2019. The cooperation is in support of the strategic partnership signed between ABC’s parent company, Volga-Dnepr Group and Liege, boosting the airline’s volumes […]

Watson joins WFS group commercial cargo team

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has appointed Duncan Watson as vice president – group commercial cargo, based at the head office in Roissy, Paris. Watson brings 30 years of experience to WFS having spent 18 years at DHL with local, regional and global commercial responsibilities before joining Emirates, where he worked for 11 years and ultimately […]

WFS sees no signs of demand dropping off in 2018

2017 is shaping up to be a good year for Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), and group chief commercial officer, Barry Nassberg (pictured) says the signs suggest demand is unlikely to drop off in 2018. Speaking to Air Cargo Week at the Air & Sea Cargo Americas conference in Miami on 2 November, Nassberg says volumes […]

Qatar Airways picks WFS to handle Pittsburgh freighter flights

Qatar Airways Cargo has picked Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to provide cargo handling services for its new twice-weekly Boeing 777 Freighter flights to Pittsburgh International Airport. The route was launched on 11 October, making Qatar Airways the first international airline to start scheduled freighter services to Pittsburgh, and becoming the airline’s fifth freighter destination in […]

Africa has huge potential and challenges to overcome

Africa is expected to make up 20 per cent of the global population by 2050, creating a huge potential labour force and consumer market but the numerous challenges were a major talking point in the first panel discussion of Air Cargo Africa in Johannesburg. During the session, ‘Unlocking Africa’s civil aviation potential: the time is […]