WFS is an Air China star in LA


Worldwide Flight Services (WFS),  expects to handle over 20,000 tonnes of cargo a year for Air China Cargo in Los Angeles under a new three-year contract. WFS is providing ramp and warehouse handling services for the airline’s Boeing 777 and Boeing 747-400 freighter flights as well as bellyhold cargo on passenger services.

Air China Cargo currently operates seven freighter flights a week on a Shenzhen-Mexico City (Felipe Ángeles)-Los Angeles–Shenzhen-Shenyang-Los Angeles–Beijing routing.Four passenger flights a week connect Los Angeles to Beijing and Shenzhen.  

Jose Canales, WFS’s senior vice president for commercial and business development in North America said: “This is a major contract win for WFS in Los Angeles, which is such an important gateway for Air China on the US west coast. It also extends WFS’ partnership with the airline to more than 10 stations globally, including New York JFK, Washington Dulles, and Paris CDG. This relationship spans over 30 years and with Air China’s fleet and network growth plans, we hope to extend this further based on our understanding of the airline’s service requirements and the operational excellence our teams deliver.”

WFS handles over 50 airline, freight forwarding, and ecommerce customers in Los Angeles, processing over 760,000 tonnes of cargo a year.


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