Taiwanese carrier EVA Air has signed a new three-year cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Seattle, extending their 15 years of partnership in North America.
Under the agreement WFS will handle all cargo onboard the airline’s daily B777 passenger flights connecting Taipei and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. WFS already holds contracts with EVA Air at the airport for below-wing ramp handling services for its passenger operations as well as ramp and cargo handling of the airline’s freighter flights.
The ground handler expects to handle some 12 million kilos of air cargo annually for EVA Air in Seattle, in addition to more than 83 million kilos of air cargo each year through other contracts covering Newark, New York JFK, Houston, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles.
WFS team Seattle also won new cargo handling contracts with both Aloha Cargo and Polar Air Cargo and anticipates more than 28 million kilos each year for the eight airline partners at its two facilities at the airport.