WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000 tonnes of cargo. Its new […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 13, 2017

The week in brief

Over 82 tonnes of medical supplies and equipment needed to help victims still dealing with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan have reached the Philippines after Virgin Atlantic Airways offered its support to UNICEF and Save the Children. With four of its aircraft heading to the Philippines for routine maintenance work, Virgin Atlantic approached the charities […]
  • May 29, 2014

Challenging times for European carriers

Emirates’ introduction of a daily passenger B777 from Dubai to Lisbon singlehandedly more than doubled airfreight capacity from Portugal, one of the Eurozone’s weakest economies, to the Near East and Asia. Nothing could better illustrate the problems afflicting the European airfreight market and its native carriers. Demand is weak, and competition intensifying. The growth in […]
  • June 3, 2013