WFS wins another key handling contract at New York JFK
Dec 13, 2018: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has once again been awarded new ground handling contract at JFK in recent months, following the signing of new agreement with LOT Polish Airlines, Brussels Airlines and WOW air.
This time, its Colombia’s Avianca Airlines who has entered into three-year ground handling contract with WFS. Avianca becomes WFS’ first customer at JFK’s Terminal Four.
As part of the agreement, WFS will provide ticketing, customer service and cabin cleaning for 63 Avianca flights per week from New York JFK. The airline operates Airbus A319, A320, A321 and A330 services from the airport to Bogota, San Jose, San Salvador, Medellin, Cartagena and Brazil.
The company informs in its official release: “With the commencement of the new Avianca contract, WFS’ team of 320 ground handling specialists will now be serving customers in Terminals 1, 4, 7 and 8 at New York JFK. They provide all aspects of passenger check-in, arrivals, departures, baggage tracing, baggage deliveries, and weight and balance services as well as centralized load control.”
WFS also serves China Eastern Airlines, Cathy Pacific Airways, Philippine Airlines and Eva Airways at the airport.