15 October 2018
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited has extended its long-standing cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in France.
The new agreement will extend the relationship between the two companies to more than 35 years and covers cargo, mail and express handling at airports across the country. WFS will also provide cargo security services and trucking operations between regional airports and Paris CDG for THAI.
In addition to handling cargo carried onboard the airline’s daily Airbus A380 flights between Paris and Bangkok, WFS will also provide offline handling at a further 12 airports in France; Orly, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Nantes, Lille, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Nice, Montpellier and Rennes.
“To have earned a business relationship of this longevity with such a major international airline as THAI is a great sense of pride for WFS, and especially our cargo team in France. We understand the airline’s service requirements so well and underpin these with the highest levels of safety and security. We thank THAI for its continued trust in WFS and look forward to serving the airline and its customers for many more years to come,” said John Batten, EVP Cargo Europe Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA) at WFS.
Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Paris, WFS (www.wfs.aero) is the world’s largest air cargo handler and one of the
leading providers of ground handling and technical services with annual revenues of over EUR1.2 billion. Its 22,800 employees
serve more than 270 airlines at 198 major airports in 22 countries on five continents.