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Saudia Signs Multi-Station Cargo Handling Contract with WFS

Saudia Cargo has signed a multi-station cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) covering major airport gateways in Europe and the United States.

The contract will see WFS handle in excess of 160,000 tonnes of cargo per annum for the airline and provide ramp handling for air cargo shipments onboard over 5,000 passenger and freighter flights a year.

The three-year agreement extends WFS existing relationships with Saudia Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and across all airports in France as well as at Frankfurt, New York JFK and Washington Dulles airports.

Saudia Cargo has signed a multi-station cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) covering major airport gateways in Europe and the United States. The contract will see WFS handle in excess of 160,000 tonnes of cargo per annum for the airline and provide ramp handling for air cargo shipments onboard over 5,000 passenger and freighter flights a year. Click to enlarge.

It also awards WFS new business for cargo handling at London Heathrow and Manchester in the United Kingdom, and at Brussels Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

WFS will commence warehouse operations for the airline in the UK with effect from 1 October 2019, followed by the start of the new ramp and cargo handling services in Belgium and the Netherlands on 1 November.

Duncan Watson, VP Global Commercial Cargo at WFS, said, This is a highly significant contract for WFS with one of the worlds leading cargo carriers. We are honoured that Saudia Cargo has chosen to extend its relationship with WFS at stations where we already work together in Europe and the U.S. and, following a full review of the market, to also partner with us for its major cargo operations in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Manchester. The airline is demonstrating its trust in WFS ability to provide the highest quality of service for its customers, alongside the highest standards of safety and security. An important factor in our success is undoubtedly our ability to offer services to Saudia Cargo at all eight airports within our own facilities and the expertise and flexibility of our people at each airport.

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