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

WFS invests in Johannesburg as Lufthansa and Swiss WorldCargo award three-year contracts

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has expanded its cargo handling operation at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport to accommodate new contracts with Lufthansa and Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of SWISS. WFS, the world’s largest cargo …

More Success for WFS in Madrid with AirBridgeCargo and Air China Cargo Freighter Handling Contracts

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won two major contracts to handle AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) and Air China Cargo’s new freighter operations at Madrid Airport. AirBridgeCargo has appointed WFS to provide ramp handling for its three Boeing …

WFS joins the coronavirus relief effort to help save lives in Italy

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) team at Milan’s Malpensa Airport are supporting the urgent medical effort to saves the lives of coronavirus victims in Italy by expediting the handling of time-sensitive materials destined for hospitals and …

WFS Strengthens Leadership Team in North America to Drive Growth

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced key appointments to its leadership team in North America to support its air cargo and ground handling growth ambitions in 2020 and beyond. • Paul Walton joins the company as …

WFS gains IATA CEIV certification for new Pharma Centre at Paris CDG

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its new €10 million Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the handling of temperature-controlled healthcare and life science products. Opened in …

United Airlines signs up with WFS for debut Cape Town services

United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. WFS in Cape Town has been awarded …

Worldwide Flight Services is First Major Air Cargo Company to Switch to BioNatur Plastic™ Line of Sustainable Plastic Products

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is the first major air cargo industry company to begin converting the majority of plastic products used in its cargo handling operations over to the BioNatur™ Plastics line of sustainable products …

Saudia Cargo awards multi-station contract to WFS in Europe and the United States to handle more than 160,000 tonnes of cargo per annum

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has been awarded a substantial multi-station cargo handling contract by Saudia Cargo covering major airport gateways in Europe and the United States. The contract will see …

WFS sets ‘a new standard for handling pharmaceutical products’ with Copenhagen facility opening

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has set a new standard for the handling of pharmaceutical products in Copenhagen Airport with the official opening of its new state-of-the-art pharma facility, according to Morten T Mortensen, the airport’s …

WFS invests €10 million in new Pharma Centre at Paris CDG Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, is investing €10 million in a new Pharma Centre to expand its range of services for airline and freight forwarder customers at Paris Charles de …

WFS invests again in Copenhagen to future-proof its growing air cargo handling business

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is future-proofing its cargo handling operations at Copenhagen Airport with the lease of a further facility to support the growing volumes of its airline and freight forwarding customers. On 1 September, the …

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) …

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