Tag: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS)

DHL Aviation renews warehouse handling contract with WFS in France

DHL Aviation has signed a new multi-year contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, to manage freight at its airport stations in France. This renewed partnership extends the two companies’ 14-year relationship in France and demonstrates DHL's continued confidence...

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...

Air China Cargo rewards WFS with new 3-year freighter contract

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) commitment to operational excellence and investment in its cargo handling infrastructure at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport has been rewarded with a new three-year contract extension to serve Air China Cargo’s freighter services at the Spanish airport. T...

Jettainer strengthening its sales team in North Asia

Elfi Chik, a highly experienced industry expert, has joined Jettainer’s sales team in Hong Kong as General Manager Sales in North Asia. This strategic hiring marks another significant step in the ongoing expansion of the global leader in Unit Load Device (ULD) management in Asia. With almost...

Finnair partners with WFS for cargo handling in Paris

Finnair has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, to provide cargo warehouse handling at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, domestic trucking services and cargo reception points across France. The airline operates 28 wide- and narrow-bodied passenger flights per wee...

WFS becomes first air cargo handler to implement Cind’s ContourSpect 3D modelling software

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, will deploy Cind’s ContourSpect 3D modelling software at selected stations across its Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia (EMEAA) network following a successful Proof of Concept (POC) in its cargo terminal at Copenhagen Airport. WFS i...

Kuehne+Nagel and SATS enter strategic collaboration to drive value chain improvements for air logistics customers

Kuehne+Nagel and SATS Ltd recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a strategic collaboration to drive value chain improvements and sustainability efforts within the air logistics industry. Together, the two companies have initially collaborated on several successful Proof...

WFS opens air cargo terminal in India’s Bengaluru Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”), a Member of the SATS Group, has opened its air cargo terminal and cold chain facility at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru  in India. WFS was awarded the 15-year licence to operate the international cargo terminal and cold chain facility in June 2...

WFS And DSV Extend Growing Global Partnership with New European Gateway Contract in Liege

DSV has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a long-term European Gateway cargo handling contract in Liege, Belgium, extending their growing global partnership. This latest agreement between the two companies reflects WFS’ diversifying role at the centre of the air logistics supply chain. ...

SF Airlines chooses WFS to handle new 747F scheduled cargo services at New York JFK

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been appointed to handle SF Airlines’ new scheduled freighter services at New York’s JFK International Airport. The Chinese airline is operating twice-weekly Boeing 747-400F flights from Hangzhou, the capital of China’s Zhejiang province, to New York. ...

SATS secures funding plan for WFS takeover

SATS Ltd. (SATS) today announced it has finalised its funding plan for the proposed acquisition of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS). In view of current market conditions, the funding plan for the total acquisition cost of S$1.8 billion has been structured to comprise a balanced mix of term loan an...

WFS opens new Cargo Terminal 3 in Copenhagen

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has opened its latest and third cargo handling facility at Copenhagen Airport. The new Terminal 3 cargo building adds a further 3,700m² warehouse facility to WFS’ handling infrastructure in Copenhagen, where it handles over 100,000 tonnes of cargo a year, carried ...

All Nippon Airways and Nouvelair choose WFS for UK cargo handling contracts

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) nationwide cargo handling network in the UK has earned new contracts with All Nippon Airways (ANA) and the Tunisian airline, Nouvelair. ANA has signed a three-year agreement with WFS to provide offline cargo reception points at 11 regional airports: Aberdeen, Be...

WFS and Diagnose pioneer the detection of undeclared lithium batteries 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 f...

Air Belgium partners with WFS for launch of South Africa services

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...

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