Worldwide Flight Services

Passenger, Ramp and Cargo Handling Services for Airlines

Worldwide Flight Services is a global provider of Passenger, Ramp and Cargo Handling Services for Airlines.

In Ireland, Worldwide Flight Services has grown rapidly since its conception in 2005. Through a combination of organic growth, acquisitions and the development of niche opportunities, we have established ourselves as a major force in the international air cargo handling industry.

Operating at all three gateway stations in Ireland and supported by a team of more than 70 people, we serve over 35 airline customers handling over 40 thousand tonnes of cargo per annum.

We pride ourselves on delivering a consistent and reliable passenger, ramp and cargo handling services focused on meeting the needs of our airline customers.

WFS operate three state-of-the-art facilities at DUB, SNN and ORK. These are purpose built cargo facilities equipped with the most modern handling equipment available. They are all located in prime locations with excellent access to motorways and ports. Each of the premises are fully bonded and are licensed to handle all forms of cargo including general cargo, live animals, radioactive and dangerous goods, with fully trained staff to ensure that freight is handled strictly in accordance with all regulatory and carrier requirements.

As security is at the heart of our operations, we have equipped each warehouse with the most technically advanced web enabled digital CCTV systems. All movements in and out of the warehouse and reception areas are recorded and are retained for review for a minimum period of 12 months. We have also installed highly sophisticated driver identification and workflow software to ensure full conformance with all national and airline air cargo security programmes.

WFS’s forklift fleet is one of the most modern available, with a lifting capability to a maximum of 12,000kg. In the interests of the environment, almost all our forklifts are powered by electricity, which help reduce our carbon footprint.

Our stations are all equipped with the very latest weighing technology. Using floor mounted weighbridges careful checks are made throughout the entire handling process to ensure the accuracy of loading information.

Through the use of workflow software and handheld technology, we have the capability to process freight very efficiently leading to the best flight /truck turnaround times at all airports we serve.

Company Profile

  • Cargo Warehousing

    WFSI operate three state-of-the-art facilities at Dublin, Shannon and Cork. These are purpose built cargo facilities equipped with the most modern handling equipment available. They are all located in prime locations with excellent access to motorways and ports. Each of the premises is fully bonded and is licensed to handle all forms of cargo including general cargo, live animals, radioactive materials and dangerous goods, with fully trained staff to ensure that freight is handled strictly in accordance with all regulatory and carrier requirements.

    As security is at the heart of our operations, we have equipped each cargo terminal with the most technically advanced web enabled digital CCTV systems. We have also installed highly sophisticated driver identification and workflow software to ensure full conformance with all national air cargo security programmes.

    WFSI’s forklift fleet is one of the most modern available, with a lifting capability to a maximum of 12,000kg. In the interests of the environment, the majority of our forklifts are powered by electricity, which helps reduce our carbon footprint.

    Our stations are all equipped with the very latest weighing technology. Using floor mounted weighbridges careful checks are made throughout the entire handling process to ensure the accuracy of the declared weights.

    Through the use of workflow software and handheld technology, we have the capability to process freight in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Dangerous Goods

    All our staff are fully trained in Dangerous Goods Acceptance to IATA standard. Our training includes the handling, checking, storage and loading of restricted articles. We are also responsible for providing information to the relevant carriers and to the Irish Aviation Authority where appropriate.

    Safety and Security

    We take pride in adhering strictly to security regulations, safety policies and procedures. Training is provided for positions with specific responsibilities including security, dangerous goods, health & safety etc. Additionally, incentive and recognition programs are in place to reinforce a safe working environment.

  • Documentation

    We capture the information in real time from the hard copy air waybill to our operating system ABS. The system has the ability to interface with other airlines systems providing Cargo IMP messaging. We also capture export information at house air waybill level to meet the requirements of AMS / CBP.

  • Cargo Safety & Security

    Cargo Safety

    Worldwide Flight Services Ireland promotes the safety, health and welfare of all employees. Our aim is to create and maintain a safe working environment through regular risk assessments and to ensure workplace conditions, practices and procedures are in compliance with relevant legislation.

    Cargo Security

    Security at airports has been tightened significantly because of the constant threat of terrorist activity. A wide range of extra security measures have been implemented to protect the travelling public. Cargo is not exempt from these stringent measures. Controls have been put in place and are under continuous review by all of the regulatory authorities. These controls are strictly enforced by Worldwide Flight Services and are constantly audited both internally and by external agencies

  • Trucking

    Worldwide Flight Services operates a domestic Air Cargo Road Feeder Service to a published schedule, providing services between Dublin, Shannon and Cork and vice versa.

Company News

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport selects WFS to meet the region’s future world class cargo handling needs

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, is extending its North American network to Atlanta after winning the tender to operate Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s (H-JAIA) new Cargo Building C, a key …

WFS’ new cost-plus ground handling model wins five-year easyJet contract in Edinburgh

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has commenced a five-year ground handling contract at Edinburgh Airport with easyJet, the launch airline customer for its new cost-plus business model in the Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA) …

WFS to build new state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport as volumes rise 90% year-on-year

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport to increase its support of the CPH Cargo Community’s growth strategy. WFS, the world’s largest air cargo handler, announced it …

WFS achieves IATA CEIV Pharma certification at Amsterdam Schiphol

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has gained IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its pharmaceutical handling facilities at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, one of Europe’s leading air cargo hubs for healthcare and life science products. At Amsterdam Schiphol, WFS …

Another Ground Handling Success for WFS as Avianca Awards New York JFK Contract

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) growing ground handling operations have been boosted by the awarding of a new three-year contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Under the terms of the …

Air Europa Extends its Cargo Handling Partnership with WFS to Nine Airports in Europe

Air Europa, Spain’s second largest airline, has chosen Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling partner at nine major airports across Europe. Commencing this month, the three-year contract gives WFS responsibility for handling the airline’s …

WFS Wins Contract to Handle Tens of Millions of Passenger Bags Per Annum for Air France in Paris

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a three-year contract to provide baggage handling services for Air France at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The agreement covers the biggest part of the baggage flow process at the …

Thai Cargo Signs Five-Year Contract with WFS in the UK and Ireland

THAI Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a five-year cargo handling contract in the UK and Ireland. Effective on 1 September, WFS will provide handling for THAI’s double daily Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 flights …

Worldwide Flight Services to operate Seafood Center at Oslo Airport

A MOU has been signed between Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Sjømatterminalen AS to operate the Seafood Center at Oslo Airport. The Seafood Center will handle up to 250.000 tons of Seafood annually in a …

A Proven Track Record for Service Quality Earns WFS New Contract in the U.S with Five Major Airlines

Five global airlines have signed up for more Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) passenger, ramp and cargo handling services in the United States. WOW Air has chosen WFS to provide ramp, passenger and cargo services for its …

WFS acquires full ownership of thriving Ireland business

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has acquired a 100% shareholding in its former WFS Ireland joint venture after buying the minority shareholding of its partners, Gerry Jackson and Brendan Byrne. The transaction was completed at the …

Cathay Pacific Cargo awards WFS with cargo handling contracts in Brussels and Copenhagen

Cathay Pacific Cargo has awarded new cargo handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Brussels and Copenhagen. Hong Kong’s home airline has signed a three-year contract for WFS to provide cargo handling for its new …

WFS Continues to Provide Cargo Handling Service for Qatar Airways in Paris

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has been extended. In addition to managing an existing cargo handling contract, WFS is now providing ramp transportation for …

United Cargo Recognises WFS in Amsterdam as 'Station Of The Year in EMEIA' For Third Year In-A-Row

United Cargo has acknowledged the ‘outstanding achievement’ of the Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) team in Amsterdam for winning the airline’s ‘Best Station of the Year’ in its Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region …

EgyptAir Extends its Cargo Partnership with WFS in Amsterdam and Brussels

Egyptair has awarded a new cargo and mail handling contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Amsterdam and Brussels, extending its relationship with WFS at both airports. The three-year contract, which commences in March 2018, will …

WFS reinforces its commitment to the New York air cargo community with 15-year lease on JFK's new state-of-the-art cargo terminal

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has demonstrated its confidence in the New York air cargo market by signing a 15-year lease on a new state-of-the-art, 346,000 square feet cargo terminal, the first phase of the Port …

Contact

Worldwide Flight Services (for American, British Airways, Delta, Lufthansa, Swiss, SAS and all other airlines except Emirates): Cargo Unit 5, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Worldwide Flight Services (for Emirates Sky Cargo freight only): Cargo Unit 6, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Worldwide Flight Services, Cargo Terminal 3, Shannon Airport, Co. Clare, Republic of Ireland
Worldwide Flight Services, Cargo Terminal 2
Cork Airport
Co. Cork
Ireland
  • +353 1 8444 770 - Dublin
  • +353 1 531 4250 - Dublin
  • +353 061 704 942 - Shannon
  • +353 21 483 8044 - Cork