28 November 2018
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019.
The new contract will see WFS handle around 30,000 tonnes per annum, serving the airline’s combined trucked and flown products.
WFS already handles over 220,000 tonnes per annum for some 70 airline customers at Amsterdam Schiphol and expects to see further expansion of its operations at the airport in 2019.
Stéphane Scholving, WFS’ newlyappointed General Manager in Amsterdam, commented: “Winning such a prestigious new customer as Lufthansa Cargo is another significant boost to our growing cargo handling operations in Amsterdam. In awarding this contract to WFS, Lufthansa has clearly recognised that we share the airline’s high-level commitment to quality, safety and security. We look forward to building a long-term partnership with the airline at one of its major European stations.”
Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Paris, WFS (www.wfs.aero) is the world’s largest air cargo handler and one of theleading providers of ground handling and technical services with annual revenues of over EUR1.2 billion. Its 26,400 employees serve more than 270 airlines at 198 major airports in 22 countries on five continents.