Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded a multi-station cargo handling contract by Saudia Cargo covering major airports in Europe and the United States.
WFS says the contract requires it to handle more than 160,000 tonnes of cargo per annum for the airline and provide ramp handling for air cargo shipments onboard over 5,000 passenger and freighter flights a year.
The three-year agreement extends WFS’ existing relationships with Saudia Cargo at Paris / Charles de Gaulle Airport and across all airports in France as well as at Frankfurt, New York / JFK and Washington / Dulles airports. It also awards WFS new business for cargo handling at London Heathrow and Manchester in the UK, plus Brussels and Amsterdam Schiphol airports. WFS will commence warehouse operations for the airline in the UK with effect from October 1, 2019, followed by the start of the new ramp and cargo handling services in Belgium and the Netherlands on November 1.