Air China, WFS extend partnership at LHR and FRA

The Chinese airline renewed a cargo handling contract at LHR to three more years, and opted a 12-month extension with WFS over at FRA.

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Air China has extended its cargo handling agreements with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at two key airports in Europe as the airline tries to capitalise on key trade lanes connected to the mainland.

The Chinese airline has renewed its cargo handling contract at London Heathrow (LHR) to three more years, whilst it signed a 12-month extension with WFS over at Frankfurt (FRA).

Flights from London are currently operated by both B777 and A330 aircraft. Ex Frankfurt, the carrier offers both B777 passenger and freighter services.

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The new contracts further extend the mutual partnership between the two air cargo players in London, Paris CDG, Madrid, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, New York JFK, and Dallas Fort Worth.

“We are honoured that Air China has renewed its handling agreements with WFS at two of its biggest hubs in Europe,” Clare Liu, vice president of WFS in China, commented.

“We have a dynamic team managing the airline’s requirements and through WFS’ stability of service and customer focus, we will continue to support Air China’s growth on the highly important tradelane connecting Europe and China,” Liu added.

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