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Worldwide Flight Services to scale new heights in Africa

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), an industry leader in providing reliable ground handling and airport services with a robust global networkserving over 145 airports on five continents is all set to extend its chosen mission of "commitment to integration" to the continent of opportunities, Africa. WFS has chosen to be the 'Platinum Sponsor' for the grand 4th International Biennial Conference and Exhibition, AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 soon to unveil from 21st -23rd February in the African emerging market, which is a beacon of growth for tomorrow's air cargo industry.

With a strong reputation for the quality of its delegates, the unlimited networking opportunities and the lively conference debates; the forum is geared to attract a great number of senior industry executives and exhibitors from across the globe. A gamut of air cargo and logistics players will gather together in one place at one time to discuss and interpret industry challenges and opportunities; truly an international event "without boundaries".

WFS, as sponsor will be the official host to the Welcome Reception Networking Gala Dinner scheduled for prior to the opening of the mega event on 20th February 2017, extending its warm support to all prospective participants of the event.

"As for us, the continued partnership with WFS as our Platinum Sponsor is a standing Plaque of Appreciation of our dedicated efforts in substantiating the event's significance in supporting this continent to grow to its fullest potential. I take this opportunity to convey our whole-hearted gratitude to WFS for their unstinted support to the event, which is entering into its fourth edition. We welcome all stakeholders of the air cargo industry to this major cargo capital with WFS who is a first class host" says Priyo Patra, Director of events, STAT Media Group.

Air Cargo has been a tremendous enabler for economic development and an indicator of a nation's prosperity. Africa, a continent of 52 countries that is coming up with leap-frogging technology and infrastructure development has over the last 10 years seen significant progress and air cargo is becoming crucial to effectively connect with international markets.

It is an old saying, "There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood leads on to fortune." This is true of countries as well. AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 is an opportune event to take place in Emperors Palace, Casino Park in Johannesburg as key global industry players engage in deliberations for putting into perspective the African market, a new frontier for business opportunities.



About Worldwide Flight Services: Worldwide Flight Services is the world’s leading provider of high-quality cargo, passenger, premium, ramp, baggage and technical services across a network spanning over 145 locations in more than 22 countries on five continents. WFS is a trusted partner to over 300 airlines, airports and other customers.

WFS has won many accolades as Ground Handler of the Year which is a testimony of its quality and reliability.

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