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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...

Craig Smyth Steps Down as CEO of Newly Acquired WFS

Craig Smyth, the seasoned CEO of Worldwide Fight Services (WFS) since 2016, has stepped down from his position following the company's recent acquisition by SATS. Taking over the helm is Kerry Mok Tee Heong, who has been serving as the President and CEO of SATS since 2021. Smyth assumed leader...

WFS fast tracks sustainability across cargo and ground handling operations at 7 airports in Spain

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo and ground handling operations in Spain are helping to spearhead the group’s ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ programme with a series of initiatives and investments to significantly reduce emissions at its 7 airport stations across the country. WFS’ G...

WFS celebrates new baggage handling and CIP Terminal contracts in Hong Kong and Singapore

WFS celebrates new baggage handling and CIP Terminal contracts in Hong Kong and Singapore

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is celebrating two significant new contract wins in Asia for baggage handling services at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and the renewal of its CIP Terminal Services contract in Singapore. In Hong Kong, WFS will commence its new baggage handling responsibilit...

WFS launches ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ to steer responsible growth

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ to steer the next level of its Environmental, Social & Government (ESG) strategy and support the responsible growth of its global airport and aviation services operations. The strategy has been created with the sup...

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 ...

Hainan Airlines signs new ramp handling contract with WFS

Hainan Airlines has added a new ramp handling contract to its longstanding cargo handling partnership with Worldwide Flight Services at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Chinese airline, which has been a customer of WFS in Seattle for cargo handling since 2013, has now appointed WFS to also...

WFS unveils new uniforms for cargo and ground handling employees

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched a new uniform for over 13,000 of its cargo and ground handling employees in its North America and Europe, the Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA) operations. The roll-out of some 125,000 pieces of uniform will commence in September and be completed ...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines signs three-year contract as the launch customer of WFS’ new cargo terminal at Atlanta Airport

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has signed a three-year contract to become the launch customer of Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) new cargo terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Under the terms of the agreement, WFS will handle some 9,500 tonne...

Air China extends its cargo handling contracts with WFS in London and Frankfurt

Air China has extended its cargo handling agreements with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at London Heathrow and in Frankfurt. In the UK, the airline has renewed its cargo handling contract at Heathrow by a further three years, while, in Frankfurt, Air China has signed a 12-month extension. Bo...

WFS wins ground handling contracts with 12 airlines in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won ground handling contracts with 12 airlines in North America, adding another 14,000 aircraft turns per annum to its growing operation. All of the contracts are for a three-year period : • WFS is providing ramp handling for Emirates Airline’s 250 flights a...

Network Airline Services announce renewal of ground handling agreement with WFS

Network Airline Services are pleased to announce the renewal of their ground handling agreement with Worldwide Flight Services in Belgium and The Netherlands with other stations potentially being confirmed later this year. This ongoing collaboration between Network Airline Services and WFS starte...

TCR supports WFS in North America

Over the last two months, TCR has delivered a wave of new Cargo-handling Ground Support Equipment to WFS at JFK, LAX and 8 other Airports across the US. ‘’WFS is very pleased to extend its long standing European cooperation with TCR into the US market, starting with this project across 10 Car...

WFS Becomes Launch Customer in North America For Mallaghan’s Innovative Aircraft Deicer

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is the launch partner in North America for the latest aircraft deicer developed by Mallaghan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aviation ground support equipment. WFS, which offers ground and cargo handling services in 175 airport locations in more than...

WFS awarded AirBridgeCargo and Air China Cargo freighter handling contracts

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won two major contracts to handle AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) and Air China Cargo’s new freighter operations at Madrid Airport. AirBridgeCargo has appointed WFS to provide ramp handling for its three Boeing 747F flights a week to Madrid, while Air China Ca...

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