Hactl wins new Western Global freighter handling contract

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May 10, 2018: Florida-based all cargo airline Western Global Airlines (WGA) has appointed Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle its first scheduled service into Hong Kong.

The new twice-weekly 747-400F service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles is being operated in partnership with US forwarder Flexport. The airline plans to add a further weekly flight from September. 

The cargo handler is providing ramp handling, terminal handling and all documentation for the flights.

Neel Jones Shah, Flexport’s SVP and Global head of Air Freight said: “This new partnership allows Flexport to offer predicable, affordable and a custom-tailored service to our customers with guaranteed capacity through seamless, dedicated scheduled service in the important Hong Kong to US markets.”

Western Global’s CEO and Founder, Jim Neff added: “Working with Hong Kong’s leading freighter handler, Hactl, will help ensure that we can provide our customer Flexport with optimum service levels based on highly-efficient ground operations.”

Vivien Lau, executive director, Hactl commented: “We welcome Western Global and its partner Flexport to our growing carrier family, and look forward to supporting both with our unrivalled freighter handling expertise, state-of-the-art systems and impressive resources.”

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