RAMP SERVICES

Ramp Services

  • Guiding the aircraft into and out of the parking position (by way of aircraft marshalling).
  • Towing with pushback tractors.
  • Lavatory drainage.
  • Water cartage (refill fresh water tanks).
  • Air conditioning (external).
  • Airstart units (starting engines).
  • Luggage handling by means of beltloaders and baggage carts.
  • Gate checked luggage handled on the tarmac as passengers deplane.
  • Air cargo handling by means of cargo dollies, and cargo loaders.
  • Ground power (to provide aircraft power on the ground).
  • Passenger stairs.
  • Wheelchair lifts.
  • Hydraulic mules (units that provide hydraulic power to an aircraft externally).
  • Weight and balance coordination with Station Control.