WFS awarded Authorised Receiver status in Milan

Ground handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded Authorised Receiver status by Italy’s customs authority at Milan Malpensa Airport.

WFS  said the approval allows freight forwarders to clear and offload cargo at is cargo hub at the airport, thereby saving time and helping to improve productivity. 

Massimiliano Introini, managing director at WFS in Italy, commented: “We are honoured to have received Authorised Receiver status, which reflects our ability to meet all of the strict requirements of the customs authority.

“WFS is continuing to grow its services at Milan-Malpensa and will continue to look for these types of opportunities which benefit both our airline clients and their freight forwarding customers.”

The company opened a 8,800 sq m cargo terminal in Milan in 2018, which can handle up to 47,000 tonnes per year and has specialised facilities for pharma shipments.

The ground handler’s airline partners at Milan include: American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Air Europa, China Eastern, China Cargo, Air Serbia, Ukraine International and BlueAir.

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