Air Europa Selects Worldwide Flight Services for Cargo Handling
The second largest airline in Spain, Air Europa recently announced they have chosen Paris-based Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as their cargo handling partner at nine strategic airports throughout Europe.
The new contract that starts this month (December 2018) will see WFS take responsibility for handling the Air Europa’s cargo volumes in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris Orly, and Milan Malpensa, as well as at Air Europa’s Madrid hub.
From the nine airports under the remit of WFS, the cargo handler expects to manage over 38,000 flights each year, with the Air Europa hub in the Spanish capital alone exceeding 50,000 tonnes per annum.
Worldwide Flight Services SVP Commercial Cargo – EMEAA, Dan Parker said, “Air Europa is a very important customer of WFS in Madrid, so this contract to extend our partnership across the airline’s network in Europe reflects their confidence in the service, safety and security we provide, and emphasizes the strength of the WFS network. Air Europa has a successful and growing cargo business and we are confident we can deliver the high quality of service at each of these airports to further enhance its reputation with customers and lead to more growth opportunities for the airline.”
Air Europa Cargo General Manager, Jordi Pique said, “The relationship with WFS represents a powerful opportunity for Air Europa to significantly expand our services in Europe. WFS has clearly demonstrated its ability to apply its considerable resources and expertise not only in Madrid but also in other major European Airports. We’re excited to partner with WFS as we focus our combined energies on serving our large range of customers with leading airfreight solutions.”
For Air Europa operations in Italy, these will be handled and the brand new state-of-the-art WFS Terminal in Milan, which was officially opened summer.