Thai Cargo Agrees Five Year Contract with Worldwide Flight Services
Thai Airways Cargo Division, Thai Cargo recently announced they have awarded one of the world’s leading ground handling services providers, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a new five-year cargo handling contract for their operations in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland.
The new contract becomes effective on September 1st and will see WFS providing handling for THAI’s double daily Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 flights from London Heathrow to the Thai capital of Bangkok along with regional cargo handling across their UK and Ireland stations and transport network linking each airport location.
The UK and Ireland operations of Thai Cargo have will also relocate to WFS’ Building 550 in the World Cargo Center at Heathrow Airport. With the relocation, Thai Cargo will have a dedicated export facility with direct air-side access. The new site is in the optimum location situated adjacent to the UK Border Inspection Post (BIP) at the airport.
Worldwide Flight Services Vice President for UK & Ireland, Patrick Roberts said, “We are extremely proud that Thai Cargo chose WFS to support its continued growth in the UK and Ireland. Our ability to provide a dedicated location at Heathrow alongside our stations and trucking network connecting all the major cargo points of the UK and Ireland all contributed to our successful tender for this contract. This gives us further opportunity to enhance our growing relationship with Thai Cargo at another major airport gateway in Europe and we look forward to providing the highest quality standards of service, safety and security for Thai and its customers.”