Worldwide Flight Services Wins its First Birmingham Ground Handling Contract

(Photo: Birmingham Airport)

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has secured a five-year ground handling contract at Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX) for Flybe.

WFS said it is recruiting a team of some 160 staff at the UK airport in preparation for the start of the contract on October 23, 2019, when it takes responsibility for managing Flybe’s passenger services, baggage handling and ramp operations.

Flybe’s de Havilland Q400 and Embraer aircraft operate from Birmingham serving ten destinations in the UK, Channel Islands and Ireland plus 11 in continental Europe.