Tag: WFS

WFS signs up airside transport fleet for HVO biofuel trial at Heathrow Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is starting a three-month trial using HVO biofuel in its airside transport fleet at London’s Heathrow Airport in support of SATS’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) group priorities Heathrow’s goal for all airport vehicles to be zero-emission or using bi...

Swiss WorldCargo commences 3-year cargo handling contract with WFS Milan Malpensa Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has commenced a new three-year cargo handling contract with Swiss WorldCargo at Milan Malpensa Airport in Italy. WFS expects to handle annually 2,000 tonnes of cargo in Milan Malpensa for the airfreight division of SWISS, which serves t...

WFS increases handling capacity by 60% in Madrid with opening of fifth cargo terminal

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has increased cargo handling capacity by 60% at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport with the official opening of its fifth cargo terminal. The new facility, which secures WFS’ position as Madrid’s largest independent cargo handlin...

WFS and Singapore Airlines extend cargo handling partnership

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded three-year cargo handling contract extensions with Singapore Airlines in the United Kingdom, France, and Belgium. In the UK, in addition to renewing its cargo handling and UK domestic road feeder services with WFS at London Heathrow and Manchester ...

WFS launches new leadership academy in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has launched a new Leadership Academy for staff in stations in North America in collaboration with Abilene Christian University (ACU). The course aims to develop operational management skills, create a pathway for career growth by equip...

WFS, Cathay Cargo and CHAMP launch IATA ONE Record use case

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, Cathay Cargo, and CHAMP Cargosystems will go live with a joint use case of IATA’s ONE Record digital data-sharing standard to help drive a ‘step-change’ in air cargo industry efficiency, transparency, and collaboration. IATA’s g...

Saudia Cargo, WFS/SATS & Cainiao Group kick off cooperation in Liege

Saudia Cargo, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a Member of the SATS Group, and Cainiao Group have officially launched their strategic collaboration at Cainiao’s Liege eHub in Liege Airport, Belgium, further solidifying their longstanding partnership. The collaboration is aimed at optimizing log...

Etihad Cargo signs three-year strategic partnership with WFS

Etihad Cargo has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) for cargo handling services at 12 major international airports in Europe, Scandinavia, North America, India, and Asia Pacific. Thomas Schürmann, Head of Cargo Operations & Delivery at Etihad Cargo,...

Bangkok joins WFS’ growing international network of certified pharma handling facilities

Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), the joint venture between Bangkok Airways and Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has achieved Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its dedicated pharma handling facility at the city’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Stew...

Air China Cargo signs 3-year contract with WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, will handle over 20,000 tonnes of cargo a year for Air China Cargo in Los Angeles under a new three-year contract. WFS is providing ramp and warehouse handling services for the airline’s Boeing 777 and Boeing 747-400 freighter flights...

IATA awards ISAGO safety accreditation to WFS at London Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) accreditation for its cargo handling operations at London Heathrow Airport following an independent audit of its operational management and control systems in accordance ...

Saudia Cargo, Cainiao, and WFS/SATS increase strategic collaboration

With the growth of online shopping on a global scale, the need for efficient and innovative e-commerce logistics solutions is paramount. In response, Saudia Cargo, Cainiao, and Worldwide Flight Services (WFS, a Member of the SATS Group) have announced today that the three parties will reinforce and...

WFS facility at JFK Airport records 100% appointment bookings powered by Kale’s Cargo Community Systems

Kale Info Solutions (Kale) has announced that a milestone was achieved on October 03, 2023 at John F Kennedy International Airport when Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) implemented 100 per cent appointment bookings for their Dock Management program, powered by Kale’s technology. The JFK air carg...

Etihad partners with WFS for Copenhagen launch

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, as its cargo handling partner in Copenhagen for the launch of its first-ever flights connecting Abu Dhabi and Denmark. WFS handles up to 5,000 tonnes of cargo a year for the...

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 ...

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