Cargo handling company Worldwide Flight Services’ has inked a new five-year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo.

Under the terms of the agreement, which commences this month, WFS will provide a total handling solution including cargo, mail and truck handling, and services for special products, for some 30,000 tonnes annually.

This contract win comes as WFS prepares for the opening of its new 25,000 square metre facility at Brussels Airport.

Marc Claesen, senior vice president Commercial EMEAA at WFS, said: “We are extremely proud that Air France KLM Martinair Cargo are extending their partnership with WFS in Europe as we continue to invest in our presence at Brussels Airport. WFS is making this strong commitment to support our customers, the Belgian freight and logistics industry, and Brussels Airport’s ambition to be one of Europe’s most important and professional cargo hubs. We are extremely confident in the long-term airport’s growth potential.”

The opening of Building 835 will mark WFS’ second new cargo terminal at Brussels Airport within two years. In February 2019, it also started operations in the custom-built Building 832 at the airport.