Major cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and passenger services specialist Aviapartner are planning to merge, forming a company with €1 billion ($1.25 billion) in annual revenue and 17,000 staff. Under the deal, Aviapartner will join WFS to create a new entity, which will be based at WFS’ head office in Paris and controlled by WFS majority shareholder LBO France. WFS chairman Olivier Bijaoui will be named president of the merged company, while Aviapartner ...

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