Ground Handling

Air Europa extends its cargo handling partnership with WFS to nine airports in Europe (incl. Brussels)

Air Europa, Spain’s second largest airline, has chosen Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling partner at nine major airports across Europe. Commencing this...

Lufthansa awards Amsterdam cargo contract to WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019. The new contract will see WFS...

Aviapartner resumes work at Brussels Airport after agreement between unions and management – still 100 flights cancelled

White smoke at Aviapartner! Last night, an agreement has been reached between management and the unions representing the employees. On Thursday, six days ago,...

Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport to continue on Tuesday – work to resume on Wednesday @ 06:00 ?

The Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport will not end before Wednesday 06:00 (UTC +1), several sources have reported, the wildcat strike that started last...

Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport to enter day five on Monday

It's highly uncertain when handling agent Aviapartner will resume operations at Brussels Airport as day-long negotiations on Friday, Saturday and Sunday have ended without...

Negotiations at Aviapartner to resume this afternoon while strike continues

It's highly uncertain when Aviapartner will resume operations at Brussels Airport as day-long negotiations on Friday and Saturday have ended without any result. Last...

Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport to continue on Saturday; work to resume on Sunday 06:00 ?

https://www.aviation24.be/airports/brussels/strike-brussels-airport-to-enter-day-five-on-monday/ Handling agent Aviapartner will resume its operations on Sunday morning 06:00 (UTC +1), if negotiations are successful. The wildcat strike that started Thursday evening will...

Aviapartner Ostend to ask special creditor protection for the next three months

Handling agent Aviapartner Ostend will ask special creditor protection, trade unionist Birger Victor told Belgian Focus - WTV. "The total loss of Aviapartner's Ostend...

Brussels Airport: Wildcat strike at handling agent Aviapartner

This afternoon, staff of handling agent Aviapartner decided to stop working. The employees say they are unhappy with the "current understaffing". "A spontaneous action by...

Thai Airways extends long-term partnership with handler WFS in France

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited has extended its long-standing cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in France. The new agreement will extend...

Strike of Swissport Cargo employees at Brussels Airport

The frustration and dissatisfaction about working conditions among employees are so deep that they went on strike and are not ready to resume work,...

Swissport luggage handlers at Manchester Airport filmed while throwing luggage from a Ryanair aircraft

On 20 September, Swissport luggage handlers at Manchester Airport were filmed while one handler was "throwing" luggage from a Ryanair flight from Malaga into...

WFS invests in new cargo terminal at Milan Malpensa airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has increased its ability to support growing cargo volumes at Milan-Malpensa Airport by investing in a new cargo terminal capable...

Thai Cargo signs five-year handling contract with WFS in the UK and Ireland

THAI Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a five-year cargo handling contract in the UK and Ireland. Effective on 1 September, WFS will provide...

A Brussels Airport love story: and she said yes!

Love was definitely in the air this week at Brussels Airport: Sébastien, working at Swissport Belgium, anxiously waited at a just-docked TUI Fly Belgium...

Virgin Atlantic chooses Menzies Aviation for cargo handling in Australia

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded a three-year cargo handling contract to Menzies Aviation in Australia. The new agreement saw Menzies take over Virgin Atlantic’s cargo...

“As red cap for Swissport Belgium, the airport no longer holds any secrets”

A job at the center of the action at the airport? For Melanie Kuijpens, red cap at Swissport Belgium, every day is an adventure....

Cerberus Capital Management to acquire ground handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS)

Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”) today announced that one of its affiliates has entered into an agreement to acquire Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”) from...

Singapore Airlines extends cargo handling contracts with WFS in France and the UK

Singapore Airlines has renewed its cargo handling contracts with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Paris and London. In France, WFS provides handling services for the...

WFS grows its Scandinavian client portfolio with three new contracts in Denmark and Sweden

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is continuing to grow its client portfolio in Scandinavia after being awarded three new airline cargo handling contracts in Denmark...