01.08.19

WFS PROUDLY SUPPORTS PARIS AIR SHOW’S FLYING SUCCESS

Will Facey, EVP Ground Handling, EMEAA, has congratulated the 50-strong WFS team who contributed to the outstanding success of this year’s 53rd International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget.

As the official ground handling partner of the Air Show – a role WFS has performed since 2001 – the team successfully provided aircraft marshalling, pushback, parking, passenger services and cleaning services for aircraft taking part in the event’s spectacular daily air displays and those on static display.

WFS also supplied over 100 pieces of ground handling equipment to ensure the safe and timely movements of aircraft in accordance with Le Bourget’s time schedules.

Paris once again welcomed leading aviation and aerospace companies from across the globe to the bi-annual Air Show which, in 2019, saw:

-Over $140 billion of orders placed

-140 aircraft on show

-36 aircraft in the flying display

-316,000 visitors – including trade visitors from 185 countries

-300 official delegations

-A record 2,450 exhibitors

This year’s event was also attended by France’s President, Emmanuel Macron, and other senior officials from the French government.

“As a global company with its headquarters in Paris, we are especially proud to be the official ground handling partner of the Paris Air Show. It is a week when the eyes of the aviation world are on Paris and it is especially important that everything takes place safely, securely and on-time. The WFS team on the ground in Le Bourget played a key role in supporting the overall success of the Air Show and we also wish to thank the organisers for, once again, trusting in our ground handling excellence,” Will Facey said.

 

Thank you to Adrien Daste for his amazing pictures http://www.adriendaste.com/