Ground Handling

Ground handling is a service provided at airports by specialized companies or establishments approved by the Civil Aviation Authority to receive and transport aircraft, passengers and cargo carried by aircraft, goods and mail, including unloading and loading, as well as supplying aircraft with drinks, foodstuffs and others starting from outside the airport buildings within a moving area. Aircraft and even boarding the aircraft prior to take-off. The equipment provided by these services shall comply with the approved civil aviation standards for each service. The ground service is divided into the following: