BAWC ready to Zoom ahead

BRITISH Airways World Cargo has been awarded a three-year contract to provide full cargo handling services for Zoom Airlines from May 2008.

BA World Cargo will handle all of Zoom’s 42 Gatwick flights a week, servicing a range of destinations in Canada and North America, including Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, New York, Bermuda, San Diego and Fort Lauderdale.

Colin Nicholls, regional cargo manager, UK and Europe, Zoom Airlines, said: “BA World Cargo provides us with the automation needed to take our cargo product to a new level. BA’s Gatwick operation has a very good reputation for handling third party carriers and we look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship.”

Andy Bentley, business development manager, BA World Cargo, Gatwick, said: “We are pleased to add Zoom to the growing list of carriers that have entrusted BA World Cargo with their ground handling function. This new contract is testament to our consistently high levels of service and competitive handling operations.”

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