Tag: Worldwide Flight Services

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...

Kale and Worldwide Flight Services pilot reduces truck wait times at JFK

Kale Info Solutions (Kale), the US subsidiary of global IT provider Kale Logistics Solutions, has successfully piloted its truck slot and dock management system with leading ground handler Worldwide Flight Services, Inc (WFS) at John F Kennedy Airport in New York, USA. The Artificial intelligence...

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...

Cathay, Ethiopian and Allegiant award ground handling contracts to WFS

Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air have awarded new ground handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America. At Newark Liberty International Airport, Cathay Pacific has extended its passenger handling agreement of the past five years to now also include r...

Worldwide Flight Services names Nils Andersen as Chairman

Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”), one of the world’s leading providers of airport services, today announced the appointment of Nils Andersen as Chairman of the WFS Board of Directors, effective 19 September 2019. Mr. Andersen joins WFS to work with the management team to build upon the p...

Worldwide Flight Services secures ground handling contract at Birmingham Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a five-year contract to provide ground handling services for Flybe at Birmingham Airport, beginning on 23 October 2019. The company is currently recruiting around 160 staff to take charge of Flybe’s passenger services, baggage handling and ramp operation...

Allegiant, Flair, JetBlue and Spirit all make moves to WFS in the US

Four US and Canadian airlines have awarded new ground handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in the US. Allegiant Air has partnered with WFS at four new airport locations in the US; Albany and Plattsburg in New York, Albuquerque in New Mexico, and Tucson, Arizona. The two-year ...

Lufthansa Group to recruit over 5000 employees this year

An incredible 5500 new employees will be cleared for takeoff with a career in Lufthansa Group this year – in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium alone, the home markets of the aviation group. The group currently offers ten cooperative degree programs as well as vocational training in 29 d...

WFS appoints Watson as new VP of cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has appointed Duncan Watson as Vice President – Group Commercial Cargo. In his new role, Duncan is based at WFS’ Head Office in Roissy, Paris, and reports to Barry Nassberg, Group Chief Commercial Officer. Duncan brings some 30 years of experience and expertise ...

WFS wins Air France baggage handling contract in Paris

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a three-year contract to provide baggage handling services for Air France at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The agreement covers the biggest part of the baggage flow process at the airline’s Terminal 2 hub and will see the WFS ground h...

WFS to operate seafood centre on Oslo Airport apron

A MOU has been signed between Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Sjømatterminalen AS to operate the Seafood Center at Oslo Airport. The Seafood Center will handle up to 250.000 tons of Seafood annually in a facility designed to meet industry requirements for cool chain logistics and innovation. ...

WFS wins easyJet ground handling contract in Edinburgh

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded a five-year ground handling contract by easyJet for its operations at Edinburgh Airport. Commencing November 1, 2018, WFS will provide passenger and baggage handling services as well as ramp handling for 13,000...

WFS wins three-year ramp handling contract for Lufthansa at Newark Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a three-year contract to provide ramp handling for Lufthansa Group’s flights at Newark Liberty International Airport. Under the terms of the agreement, the start of each airline’s summer schedules sees the WFS team in Newark responsible for handling Lufth...

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