Tag: Worldwide Flight Services (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...

Air France-KLM extends strategic partnership with Worldwide Flight Services

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has won a three-year contract to provide passenger and ramp handing services for Air France at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Launched on May 23, 2024, Phoenix is the airline’s 17th destination in the United States. Air ...

WFS’ Lean Six Sigma programme inspires business improvements

The launch of a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) programme by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), is helping employees from across the business achieve an internationally recognised management certification while identifying opportunities to increase operational efficiency, reduce waste, and enhance c...

SATS completes acquisition of Worldwide Flight Services

SATS Ltd. (“SATS”) today announced it has completed its acquisition of global air cargo logistics provider Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”) for €1.3 billion (equivalent to approximately S$1.8 billion) from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management (“Cerberus”), representing an enter...

WFS and Aena launch trial of Automated Guided Vehicles for cargo transportation at Barcelona Airport

A proof-of-concept trial for autonomous vehicles to move cargo between the warehouse and apron has commenced at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona - El Prat Airport as part of an innovation project between partners, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Aena, the main airport operator, with 46 airports and 2...

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 Spain has reached an agreement with DIFISA to test its electric vehicle

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) Spain has reached an agreement with DIFISA to be the first test platform for its electric vehicle XEV YOYO in the airport environment. The XEV YOYO is our first small electric car with batteries That allow full charging in less than 4 hours. The ‘YOYO’ can b...

Air China partners with WFS for cargo and ramp handling in Liege

Air China has commenced a new three-year cargo and ramp handling agreement with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Liege, Belgium. The airline operates four Boeing 777 freighter flights a week to Liege from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, the capital of Zhejiang Province, returning to Chin...

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 invests in centralised Security Operations Centre in Paris to monitor cargo handling

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has invested in a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) for the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region, providing centralised 24/7 monitoring of its cargo handling operations. Located in Paris CDG, the Centre commences operation this month to further enha...

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...

Airport Authority Hong Kong honours WFS for ‘extraordinary contribution’ to airport safety

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) commitment to aviation safety has been recognised by Airport Authority Hong Kong with two HKIA Safety Excellence Awards for its fueling and baggage handling services. The ‘Extraordinary Contribution and Efforts on Airport Safety’ certificates, signed by Vivian...

Opening of new cargo terminal future-proofs WFS’ handling ambitions at ‘progressive’ Brussels Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has future-proofed its growing handling operation at Brussels Airport with the opening of a modern 250,000-tonne capacity cargo terminal, designed to optimise speed and deliver self-service and real-time information for airlin...

WFS investment in Milan earns Asiana Airlines’ cargo contract

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won the handling contract for Asiana Airlines’ freighter services at Milan-Malpensa Airport. The airline operates three Boeing 747 freighter flights a week from the Italian airport to Seoul. WFS expects to handle some 15,000 tonnes of cargo annually for Asiana....

WFS Adds GDP Certification to IATA CEIV Approval of Paris Pharma Centre

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has been awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification, reinforcing its credentials to support global air cargo shipments of Covid-19 vaccines and other pharmaceutical and medical equipment shipments requiri...

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