Air Europa extends its cargo handling partnership with WFS

Written by: Felicity Stredder |
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Air Europa has chosen Worldwide Flight Services as its cargo handling partner at nine major airports across Europe.

As of December, the three-year contract gives WFS responsibility for handling the airline’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.

WFS will handle the cargo for more than 38,000 flights a year from the nine airports, with Air Europa’s annual volumes in Madrid alone exceeding 50,000 tonnes. All of the airline’s B737-800-operated flights from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK fly directly to Madrid, from where its network connects with around 60 cities.

Jordi Pique, General Manager of Air Europa Cargo, 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.”

Dan Parker, SVP Commercial Cargo – EMEAA at WFS, added: “Air Europa is a very important customer of WFS in Madrid, so this contract to extend our partnership across the airline’s network in

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