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Alitalia, first customer of new handler Alyzia at Brussels Airport from Wednesday 1 July

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Alitalia is the first airline to have contracted French handling company Alyzia at Brussels Airport, said Alyzia's boss Mounir Khablachi to Belga press agency...

Alyzia SAS gets a 6-month temporary ground handling licence at Brussels Airport

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Alyzia SAS can operate as a ground handling service provider at Brussels Airport for the next six months and will, therefore, receive a temporary...

Investments in airport pharma facilities paying off for WFS

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Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe, the United States and Africa generated significant increases in time-...

Belgian ground handler Aviapartner gets 25 million euro lifeline from Belgian government

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The Belgian government has approved a 25 million euro loan to help Aviapartner overcome the Covid-19 crisis. The 6-year convertible loan will be granted...

Brussels Airport can handle 90% of the flights after the demise of Swissport

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Ninety percent of all flights at Brussels Airport can be handled, the operator of the national airport said on Thursday. Monday, 15 June, is...

No relaunch for bankrupt Swissport Belgium; 1,500 employees dismissed, 3 flights cancelled

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No relaunch for Brussels Airport ground handler Swissport, this is the sad news three curators assigned to rescue the bankrupt company told the unions...

Brussels Airport ground handler Swissport Belgium files for bankruptcy – nearly 1,500 jobs at stake

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This morning, the management of Swissport Belgium (Swissport Belgium SA/NV and Swissport Belgium Cleaning SA/NV) filed for bankruptcy, the ground handler said in a...

Brussels Airport opens ultramodern Animal Care & Inspection Centre for best possible care

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In order to offer the best possible service in the field of animal transport, Brussels Airport has invested in a brand-new ultramodern Animal Care...

WFS and Qatar Airways Cargo work side-by-side to race PPE supplies to hospitals in France

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Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Paris has been working tirelessly to rapidly process shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) delivered by...

WFS helps South Korea thank Belgium’s volunteers for their support during the Korean War

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WFS in Brussels, Belgium, recently handled a special diplomatic shipment of 20,000 face masks for South Korea. The high-quality masks are a gift to...

No layoffs at Swissport Belgium now – A transformation plan at the end of June

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The management of Swissport Belgium (Swissport Belgium SA/NV and Swissport Belgium Cleaning SA/NV) assesses the situation from an operational and financial point of view...

In the midst of a worldwide aviation crisis, handler Aviapartner becomes Belgian again

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Laurent Levaux, chairman of the Board of Directors of Aviapartner, along with a few other managers, has bought the shares from American investment fund...

WFS’ CEO praises team for 72-hour ‘cargo handling start-up’ in Liege to cope with surge in freighters carry medical supply

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) took just 72 hours to launch a new ‘emergency response’ cargo handling operation at Liege Airport following a request from...

Liège Airport and partners launch Pop-Up Handler to increase the airport capacity

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A great example of fast decision making during these challenging times for business: on Friday 11 April Liège Airport (LGG) & partners launched a...

[Coronavirus] Life-saving medical supplies continue to pour into Spain as WFS supports international response

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More medical equipment for frontline healthcare workers is continuing to pour into Spain as airlines and cargo handlers continue to play an essential role...

Airbus, Bolloré Logistics and WFS race two million face masks to help protect Covid-19 health workers in France and Spain

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has worked alongside Airbus and Bolloré Logistics to expedite the distribution of two million face masks to health workers in...

Urgent medical supplies arrive in Frankfurt from across the globe to support Germany’s rapid response to Covid-19

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Urgent medical equipment for healthcare workers and coronavirus patients is continuing to arrive at Frankfurt Airport from all over the world, with Frankfurt Cargo...

WFS joins the coronavirus relief effort to help save lives in Italy

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Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) team at Milan’s Malpensa Airport are supporting the urgent medical effort to saves the lives of coronavirus victims in Italy...

Emirates temporarily suspends most passenger operations by 25 March

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Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Emirates and dnata have been adapting operations in line with regulatory directives as well as travel demand. The airline has...

Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian and Allegiant award ground handling contracts to WFS in North America

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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...