Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has won the contract to handle China Cargo’s freighter flights between Miami and Shanghai Pudong due to launch in January. International Airport. The thrice-weekly Boeing 777 freighter service will be the first by a Chinese airline to the Florida airport.
Expected traffic includes e-commerce traffic, perishables, seafood and general cargo.
WFS has handled China Cargo in Los Angeles since 2006 and now handles 18 freighter services a week, along with its all-cargo services to New York JFK from 2022, now served by seven freighter flights per week.
The handling partnership also extends to Seattle, a technical stop for China Cargo flights where WFS handles more than 20 flights, as well as an extra 30 to 50 charter services annually during the peak season for cherry exports.