Heathrow Airport

Worldwide Flight Services adds cargo capacity at Heathrow Airport

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has increased its facility footprint at London’s Heathrow Airport after a 30% growth in volumes in…

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Putzger perspective: Cargo hub headaches

By Ian Putzger

Most people loathe aviation hubs. Even at the best of times they seem messy and congested, welcoming travelers with long…

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Heathrow and Schiphol face up to a difficult summer

By Damian Brett

Two of Europe’s largest cargo hubs are facing a difficult few months as Heathrow faces possible strike action from staff…

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo revenues soar in 2021

By Damian Brett

Virgin Atlantic Cargo saw its revenues more than double to record levels in 2021 as it ramped up cargo flying…

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WFS cargo handlers to hold Heathrow strike vote

By Damian Brett

Unite the union will hold a strike ballot for its members employed by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) over a pay…

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AIPUT to add another Heathrow warehouse

By Damian Brett

Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) will soon start construction on its latest airport-related warehouse development in the Heathrow area….

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Heathrow teams up with Microsoft to combat wildlife traffickers

Heathrow Airport has teamed up with Microsoft to trial the world’s first artificial intelligence system to combat illegal wildlife trafficking….

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SriLankan appoints WFS for Heathrow cargo handling

By Damian Brett

SriLankan Airlines has appointed Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) as its cargo handler at London Heathrow. WFS said the airline will…

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Heathrow and East Midlands apply for UK Freeport status

By Damian Brett

Heathrow Airport and an East Midlands consortium have applied for Freeport status in the UK. The government closed the application…

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Heathrow wins court battle for third-runway plans

By Damian Brett

Heathrow Airport can progress plans for a third runway after the UK’s Supreme Court ruled in the favour of developers….

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