Tag: Mike Simpson

U.S. Customs and Border Protection select WFS to operate the first centralized examination station

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been selected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to operate a new Centralized Examination Station (CES) at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). WFS has been awarded a five-year contract by CBP, one of t...

WFS to grow capacity at New York JFK by 20% in Q1 2025

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of SATS Group, will increase cargo capacity at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) by 20% in early 2025 with the opening of a new 346,000 sq.ft. terminal incorporating advanced technology and sustainability solutions. New York JFK is ...

WFS grows partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo in North America

Qatar Airways Cargo is extending its global partnership with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with the awarding of a new three-year cargo and freighter ramp handling contract at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Under the agreement, WFS is initially providing cargo services in supp...

WFS achieves ISAGO registration for ground safety at its North America headquarters

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration for its headquarters in North America, confirming its compliance with aviation industry best practices and standards for ground safety. ISAGO is an internationally recognised system for assessi...

WFS appoints Tom Lynch as Senior Vice President, Commercial – Americas

Tom Lynch has been appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial for the Americas by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to lead the company’s commercial strategy and business development of its cargo and ground handling operations in North and South America. In this role, based in Dallas/Fort Worth ...

WFS Is First Major Air Cargo Company to Switch To BioNatur Plastic

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is the first major air cargo industry company to begin converting the majority of plastic products used in its cargo handling operations over to the BioNatur Plastics line of sustainable products manufactured by M&G Packaging. BioNatur Plastic is a growing lin...

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