WFS welcomes SriLankan at LHR
SriLankan Airlines has become the first new customer at Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) "Centerpoint" cargo handling terminal at London Heathrow.
The airline has awarded WFS with a 32-month contract, commencing in September, to provide cargo handling and airside transport for its A330-300 flights connecting London and Colombo. SriLankan currently operates a weekly flight on the route but is expected to increase frequencies.
Prior to the pandemic, the airline carried some 9,500 t of cargo annually between the two countries. WFS now operates over 32,500 sqm of cargo facilities at LHR, handling hundreds of thousands of tonnes of cargo per annum. The building incorporates a mezzanine floor suitable for handling ecommerce, mail and courier shipments in addition to 2,800 sqm of ground floor space. (ah)