WFS takes sustainable airfreight to the next level

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched an ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ plan to steer the next level of its Environmental, Social & Government (ESG) strategy and support the responsible growth of its global airport and aviation services.  The strategy has been created with the support of PwC’s Sustainability team and aims to coordinate, build upon, and accelerate the numerous WFS sustainability projects across the company’s network at 168 major airports in ... [+]

Faster freight thanks to WFS’s CargoKiosk

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has introduced its CargoKiosk’ technology to process trucks and drivers making cargo deliveries and collections at London Heathrow airport. Drivers arriving on-site no longer have to go to the station reception desk for paperwork to be checked manually before they are assigned a loading bay but instead ... [+]

Paris is Security Central for WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has opened a Security Operations Centre (SOC) for the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region in Paris to monitor its cargo handling operations. The SOC will be the security focal point for over 40 of WFS’ cargo handling sites in 12 countries in the EMEAA ... [+]

Jenny joins WFS

Jennifer Smith has joined Worldwide Flight Services as UK commercial director - cargo and ground handling. She joins WFS from Air New Zealand, where she held the post of regional cargo sales manager – UK & Europe. [+]

WFS gets ready for vaccine airlift

Global airfreight handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched Project Coldstream in response to the anticipated transport of 16 billion doses of Covid vaccine, from late 2020 and into 2021/2. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the industry expects this to be the largest airlift of a single commodity ... [+]

Healthy business for handler WFS

Worldwide Flight Services says its investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe (including London) the US and Africa has paid off with significant increases in time- and temperature-sensitive volumes in the first five months of 2020. They will also provide vital support to airlines, freight forwarders and ... [+]

WFS Milan joins battle against the coronavirus

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) team at Milan’s Malpensa Airport are supporting urgent medical effort to saves the lives of coronavirus victims in Italy by expediting the handling of time-sensitive materials destined for hospitals and medical centres. This has included handling cargo onboard special China Eastern Airways charter flights from Shanghai to ... [+]

Pharma cert for WFS Paris

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has gained IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its new €10 million Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Opened in September last year, the Centre is the only dedicated facility at the airport and has a team of dedicated and trained experts, temperature-controlled warehousing, and ... [+]

Carmody to head up WFS in UK

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has appointed Paul Carmody as managing director of its UK cargo operations. He was previously head of UK operations and has held senior positions at Menzies Aviation in Canada and the US prior to joining WFS in 2009. He will be responsible for all WFS cargo ... [+]

WFS to open Paris pharma centre

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is investing €10 million in a new Pharma centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Opening in September 2019, it will be the only facility owned by a ground handler dedicated to pharmaceuticals at the airport and offers both landside and airside acceptance capabilities and will ... [+]

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