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WFS AND QATAR AIRWAYS CARGO WORK SIDE-BY-SIDE TO RACE PPE SUPPLIES TO HOSPITALS IN FRANCE

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Paris has been working tirelessly to rapidly process shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) delivered by customer Qatar Airways Cargo for hospitals across France treating patients with …

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Training and Interoperability to be discussed at Helicopter Technology CEE 2020

SMi Reports: Key speakers covering training and interoperability at the 6th annual Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2020 will return to Budapest, Hungary for the 1 – 2 September 2020. SMi Group’s 6th annual Helicopter …

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Physical distancing will end era of cheap air travel, industry warns

The days of cheap air travel will be over if airlines are forced to introduce physical distancing measures on planes because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the industry has warned. Alexandre de Juniac, the director general of the …

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United Plans More Than 7,000 Pilot and Management Layoffs After Relief Rules Expire

United Airlines Holdings Inc plans to cut at least 3,400 management and administrative positions in October as the coronavirus pandemic crushes air travel demand, and has told pilots to brace for changes as well, according …

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PRESS RELEASE: Virgin Atlantic set to deliver over 43 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to the UK from China

Virgin Atlantic set to deliver over 43 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to the UK from China  In April, Virgin Atlantic has successfully partnered with the Department of Health and …

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PRESS RELEASE: WFS supports 'Maersk Bridge' operation in Copenhagen

Denmark’s efforts to control the spread of coronavirus have been significantly aided by the rapid supply of medical equipment to Danish hospitals from around the world, with Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in …

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PRESS RELEASE: Virgin Atlantic announces over 90 cargo-only flights a week in May

VIRGIN ATLANTIC ANNOUNCES OVER 90 CARGO-ONLY FLIGHTS A WEEK IN MAY • Scheduled cargo-only services to the US, Hong Kong and China, India, Israel and South Africa • First-ever cargo-only flights from Dublin to London with …

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NEWS RELEASE: Virgin Atlantic delivers 3.5 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to the UK from China

Virgin Atlantic delivers 3.5 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to the UK from China ▪ In partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care and the NHS, Virgin Atlantic has …

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PRESS RELEASE: WFS' CEO praises team for 72-hour 'cargo handling start-up' in Liege to cope with surge in freighters carrying medical supplies

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) took just 72 hours to launch a new ‘emergency response’ cargo handling operation at Liege Airport following a request from the airport to help increase its capacity to accept more freighter …

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Emirates announce additional routes

Emirates is planning to operate passenger services to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algiers and Kabul in addition to the already commenced operation to London and Frankfurt.   These services will facilitate residents and visitors wishing to …

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