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Staffers working for handling agent Menzies launch 72-hour strike at London Heathrow, starting Friday

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London Heathrow airport staffers working for handling agent Menzies will go ahead with a 72-hour strike starting next Friday 16 December. Union Unite blames...

London Heathrow ground workers’ strike might disrupt flights to FIFA World Cup

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Workers employed by Dnata and Menzies at London Heathrow will take three days of strike action beginning on Friday 18 November, in a dispute...

All Nippon Airways and Nouvelair choose WFS for UK cargo handling contracts

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Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) nationwide cargo handling network in the UK has earned new contracts with All Nippon Airways (ANA) and the Tunisian airline,...

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to be acquired by SATS to create a global air cargo handling platform

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Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”) today announced that SATS Ltd. (“SATS”) has reached an agreement to acquire WFS from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management...

WFS and Diagnose pioneer the detection of undeclared lithium batteries using dog detection teams

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Diagnose, a world leader in dog-handing detection, have pioneered the detection of undeclared shipments of lithium batteries following a...

Air Belgium partners with handler WFS for South Africa services

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Air Belgium is partnering with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Johannesburg and Cape Town for the launch of its first services to South Africa. The...

Dozens of flights cancelled in Portugal by a strike of baggage handlers

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A strike by Portway baggage handlers once again disrupted air traffic in Portugal. The strikers demanded a pay rise.Dozens of new flights arriving and...

Handler WFS adds cargo capacity at London Heathrow as volumes soar

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has increased its facility footprint at London’s Heathrow Airport after a 30% growth in volumes in the past year. WFS has...

Aviator signs a new handling contract with Wizz Air for Malmö and Göteborg airports

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 Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, has strengthened their partnership with Wizz Air by signing...

Air China partners with WFS for cargo and ramp handling at Liège Airport

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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...

Greek handler Skyserv started operating in Cyprus

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Carried out its first aircraft ground handling at Larnaca airport Skyserv, the leading Greek airline ground handling company launched its operation at Larnaca International Airport....

Former Sabena CEO Christoph Mueller steps down as Chairman of the Board of Swissport

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After 18 months in executive and non-executive roles, Christoph Mueller has informed the Board that he intends to step down as Chairman of the...

Wildcat strike of handling agent Aviapartner disrupts air traffic at Brussels Airport

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The wildcat strike that started this morning (6:00 AM) at handling agent Aviapartner is seriously disrupting travel plans of thousands of passengers that want...

Emirates Group announces loss of USD 1 billion, mainly due to the airlines – dnata profitable again

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Emirates Group announces 2021-22 resultsGroup records annual loss of AED 3.8 billion (US$ 1.0 billion) due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impact, a significant...

Aviator continues to develop partnership with Sunclass Airlines

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Aviator Airport Services Sweden, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics and a family member of Avia Solutions Group,...

dnata extends partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo in Belgium

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dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, have extended their partnership in...

Swissport acquires Belgium Airport Services (BAS) at Liège Airport and expands at Amsterdam Schiphol

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Swissport International AG has successfully concluded the acquisition of Belgium Airport Services (BAS) with effect from 1 March 2022. The Swiss company, a global...

Handler Aviator signs new contract with Eurowings, further strengthening successful partnership

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Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics and a family member of one of the largest...

EVA Air renews cargo contract with WFS in France

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a new three-year contract to provide cargo handling, cargo towing and trucking services for EVA Air in France. The...

Lufthansa awards WFS’ first cargo-only handling contract in Brazil

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Lufthansa Cargo has awarded a three-year contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport to handle cargo carried onboard its passenger,...

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