Five top airlines award WFS contracts for US market
WORLDWIDE Flight Services'(WFS) has contracts from five global airlines that will receive its ramp, cargo handling and passenger services in the US
WORLDWIDE Flight Services'(WFS) has contracts from five global airlines that will receive its ramp, cargo handling and passenger services in the US.
WOW Air has selected the company to provide ramp, passenger and cargo services for its three Airbus A330-300 flights each week from Dallas/Fort Worth to Keflavik International Airport, serving Iceland's capital city Reykjavik. The three-year contract extends WFS' existing services for the airline at Newark and New York JFK.
SN Brussels will become the latest member of the Lufthansa Group to commence a handling contract with WFS in New York. WFS will manage passenger services for the airline's three flights a week from New York JFK to Brussels, London's Air Cargo News reported.
This month also sees the commencement of a new three-year ramp handling contract with Emirates Airline in Los Angeles, supporting its daily Airbus A380 operations to Dubai. The company already provides handling services for Emirates in Chicago and Houston.
In Chicago, it has also been awarded a three-year passenger services contract by Ethiopian Airlines to serve customers travelling on its three Boeing 787-800 flights each week to Addis Ababa.
WFS will also begin a three-year contract in Los Angeles to provide ramp services for EVA Air's 21 Boeing 777-300 flights per week to Taiwan, starting from August 1.
WFS' Americas chief executive Michael Duffy commented: 'Not only are these all major customers, they are also existing WFS clients who are growing their business with us at more of their airport gateways, which is a tribute to our reputation for service quality and the performance levels delivered by the WFS team in the US for safety, security and customer service.'