Terms & Conditions

https://adhoc.aero/

to include the following statement before button confirming order:

By confirming your order, you accept the terms of the User Services Agreement

User Services Agreement

GENERAL

  • Information And Communication Technologies FZ-LLC, a company registered at Dubai Creative Clusters, Dubai, UAE (the “Company” or “ICT”) hereby offers to use the Services available at https://adhoc.aero/(the “Site”) and further described in section 2 hereof (the “Service(s)”) to an Internet user being mainly carriers or operators of carriers (the “User”) under the terms and conditions described herein. This User Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) shall come into force and become legally binding for the Company and the User (the “Parties”) at the moment when the User first time starts to book or use the Service(s).

 

  • When starting to use the Service(s), the User shall be deemed to have accepted the terms of this Agreement without any reservations, exceptions or limitations not contained herein. In case of the User’s disagreement with any provision of this Agreement, the User shall not use the Service(s).

 

  • The Company reserves the right to change or modify this Agreement at any time and in its sole discretion and with no prior notice. A new version of this Agreement shall come into effect when posted on the Site. By continuing to use the Service(s), the User confirms his acceptance of the revised Agreement. The Company encourages the Users to review the Agreement frequently to ensure that the User understands the terms and conditions that apply when he uses the Service(s). If the User does not agree to the revised Agreement, the User may not use the Service(s).

 

  • This edition of the Agreement enters into force on June 1, 2020 and is effective until the following edition is adopted.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES AND BOOKING

  • The Company offers, through the Provider(s), the following services on the Site: Ground Handling, Permits & Slots, Representation & Supervision, Crew Assistance, Ground Transportation, Fueling, Flight Catering, Hotel Accommodation (the “Service(s)”).

 

  • The Services allow the User to book flight support services in the selected airport listed on the Site (the “Airport”) through licensed operators, service providers and handlers as partner organizations (the “Provider(s)”) which have entered into separate agreements with the Company.

 

 

  • The User shall place an order no later than 48 (Forty-Eight) hours before the Service(s) date, and providing accurate correct booking information. The Site shall confirm the order only upon prior confirmation by the Provider(s), and upon full payment by the User of the Service(s) Price for the ordered Services. Upon confirmation of the order by the User and payment of the Service(s) Price, and approval of the Provider(s), a confirmation will be issued to the User for each order placed. User should ensure to have booking confirmation and/or booking reference number during the flight travel to enable the Provider to verify the booking placed through the Site.

 

  • The User acknowledges and agrees that:

 

  • Upon placing an order through the Site, the User acknowledges to have, read, understood and accepted the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

 

  • the User’s ability to obtain flight support services through the use of the Services does not establish the Company as a provider of the flight support services or as a ground handler. When the User submits an order on the Site by selecting a Service(s) in an Airport and approving its terms including, for example the Airport, the aircraft type, the MTOW, the preferred handling (Business/Private jets/Passenger aircraft/Cargo Aircraft), the price payable for the Service(s) (the “Service(s) Price”), the User shall be deemed to have approved the entry into a paid flight support service contract with the Provider(s) directly (the “Services Contract”) but not with the Company. Upon the Provider(s) confirming the requested Service(s) by notifying the User through the Site, the Services Contract shall be deemed executed between the User and the Provider(s).

 

  • The Users may receive the Services only if they are flying through carriers or aircrafts complying with the applicable laws.

 

  • Due to the nature of the Services provided under this Agreement, the liability of the Company is limited to an obligation to accurately transmit the information between the User and the Provider as well as to transfer prepayment or full payment for a specific Service received from the User to the Provider. The Company shall not be liable for the credibility of the information passed as well as for the due and in good faith performance of the Provider’s obligations within any services agreements between the Provider(s) and the User. The Company bears no responsibility for any losses including the loss of gains and physical losses and damages in any way determined by the use of the Services.

 

  • The Services, the software used for the provision of the Services and other content of the Site through which the Services are available (including but not limited to the “adhoc.aero” logo and other logos and registered trademarks) are protected by the Company’s or third parties’ intellectual property rights. The User is hereby granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-sub licensable, revocable, non-transferable license to: (i) access and use the respective intellectual property solely in connection with his use of the Services; and (ii) access and use any content, information and related materials that may be made available through the Services, in each case solely for the User’s personal, non-commercial use. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by the Company.

 

  • There may exist certain technical limitations and restrictions on the Services, which can lead to the inaccessibility of the Services or delays in the transmission of communication at a particular time due to some reasons beyond the Company’s control.

 

  • The Provider(s) may subcontract part but not all of the Service(s). In this case, the Provider(s) will nevertheless be responsible to the User for the proper rendering of Service(s) by the subcontractors as if it had been performed by the Provider(s) themselves.

 

  • The User enters into this Agreement at its sole risk and that the Services and any information provided to the User are provided “as is” and “as available”.

 

  • The relations between the User and the Company fall exclusively within the Agreement contained herein. Nothing shall be presumed to indicate that the Company and the User have entered into or have agreed to enter into any other contract or have any rights and obligations before each other within any other agreement.

SERVICE(S) PRICE AND PAYMENT TERMS

  • Upon the User placing an order on the Site by confirming the Service(s) terms and approving the entry into the Services Contract with a Provider(s) as stipulated herein, the User shall make a full payment of the Service(s) Price via one of the payment options offered by the Company (including Cash or online payments), to the Company, which the Company shall further transmit to the Provider(s) subject to the terms and conditions of a separate agreement between the Company and the Provider(s).

 

  • the settlement of account between the User and the Company shall be effected as follows:
  • The User shall select the required Service(s) from the list of Services on the Site and shall pay the corresponding Service(s) Prices as listed on the Site.
  • In the event of any additional services other than those requested through the Site is availed by the User while on ground, the Company shall collect the related charges separately as per their published tariffs by either charging the User’s credit card, asking the User to pay through POS or in cash as may be appropriate to the User.

 

  • The ground handling services as per Annex A of the SGHA shall be charged at Service(s) Prices determined as per the prevailing published rates and tariffs for the Airport location specified according to the aircraft types for each arrival and subsequent departure of the same aircraft within the specified ground times provided in the handling request. For all other Service(s) not falling under Annex A, the Company and the Provider(s) shall set the rates for Service(s) Prices.

 

  • Any disbursements made by the Company or the Provider(s) on behalf of the User will be reimbursed by the User at cost price plus an accounting surcharge of ten percent (15 %).

 

  • Notwithstanding Section 3.1, and with respect to Flight Catering Service and Airport Charges (with respect to parking, landing and lighting and other charges), the Service(s) payment shall be made to the Company based on actual services provided before departure of the flight and will be invoiced to the User or credited from its account as may appropriate. In all cases, the User shall be required to pay for all Service(s) availed before departure of flight including all airport related charges, taxes, royalties, and government levies as per the tariffs existing at the time of flight handling.

 

  • The Company does not collect, process and/or store User’s payment data without the User’s express approval.

 

  • The User agrees that the Company has the right to add to the Service(s) Price any processing charges which are due to under the relevant agreements between the Company and its banks and/or payment systems. The User also agrees that the Service(s) Price with any charges may be debited from the User’s bank/card account in other currency than one previously selected if the payment in a specific currency and/or the mandatory currency conversion are stipulated by the bank and/or payment system effecting the payment.

 

  • Unless this Agreement provides otherwise:
  • all payments made by a User under this Agreement shall be made gross, free of right of counterclaim or set off and without deduction or withholding of any kind other than any deductions or withholding required by law; if a User makes a deduction or withholding required by law from any payment, the sum due shall be increased to the extent necessary to ensure that, after the making of any such deduction or withholding, the Company receives a sum equal to the sum it would have received had no deduction or withholding been made;
  • all payments made by the Company (whether as a refund to the User or on another basis) shall be deemed to be inclusive of all taxes that may be payable by the User in connection with the payment, and the payment of such taxes are the User’s sole responsibility. Under no circumstances shall the Company have an obligation to deduct or withhold any tax when making any payment to the User.

CANCELLATION OF SERVICE(S), AMENDMENT OF ORDERS AND REFUND POLICY

  • The User may unilaterally cancel a Service(s) booked and fully or partly paid for by sending an e-mail to the Company’s support address service@adhoc.aero.

 

  • Cancellations, amendment of orders, and no-shows are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Provider(s) which can be accessed through the Site.

 

  • Refund in cases of cancellation, amendment of orders, or no-shows are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Provider(s). However, irrespective of the Terms and Conditions of the Provider(s) in this respect, User hereby acknowledges and agrees that if the cancellation or the amendment of an order is placed less than forty-eight (48) hours but at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the confirmed Service(s) time, an amount representing 7.5% of the price shall be retained by the Company; and if the cancellation or the amendment is placed within twenty-four (24) hours of the confirmed Service(s) time, or in the event of a no-show, an amount of 15% of the price shall be retained by the Company. Any refund due to the User will be refunded to the User bank’s account or paid to the User within 30 days as of the date of cancellation.

 

  • A change by the User of the essential Service(s) conditions (such as the time, the Airport, the aircraft details, MTOW, number of passengers, etc.) equates to the cancellation of the Service(s) initiated by the User, and the Provider(s) has the right to refuse to perform the Service(s) in accordance with the changed conditions. Refund of the Service(s), the essential terms of which have been changed by the User, is carried out in accordance with this section 4.

 

  • For any cancellation made by the Company or the Provider(s) of the Service(s), the Company undertakes to return to the User the funds transferred to the Company as full or partial pre-payment. The User may request the Company for refund of the amount paid for the cancelled Service(s) within 4 (four) months from the agreed date of the Service(s). Upon the expiration of this term such request may be addressed directly to the Provider(s) only.

 

  • In other cases, the Company bears no obligation to return the funds to the User.

 

  • User hereby acknowledges that the Company, the Site are not providing the Services for which the User is about to place an order, but rather are merely platforms allowing the actual service provider to promote and sell its services thereon. The User hereby also acknowledges that neither the Company, nor the Site may be held liable for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages caused to the User as a result of placing, confirming, cancelling, amending, or rejecting an order by the Provider(s), or as a result of the Service(s) as provided by the service provider. In addition, neither the Company, nor the Site shall be deemed liable to the User if events beyond its control prevent them from performing their obligations, or would accept any responsibility for the loss or damage to any property belonging to you or any other passenger.

USER’S REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

  • The User represents and warrants at all times and during the use the Service(s) that:
  • the User has legal capacity under the laws of all applicable jurisdictions and agrees to this Agreement voluntarily, and that the User has full power, authority and capacity to comply with this Agreement and his obligations contained herein;
  • the User’s compliance with this Agreement is lawful and his obligations hereunder are legally binding and valid;
  • the User has carefully and thoroughly read and understood this Agreement;
  • the User is and has always been compliant with this Agreement;
  • in entering into this Agreement the User has not relied on any representation, warranty, statement, undertaking or conduct of any kind other than as expressly provided in this Agreement;
  • all information provided by the User is true, complete, valid and not misleading in any respect, and it acknowledges and agrees that the Company enters into this Agreement with him in reliance on the representations and warranties set out in this section.

USER’S ONGOING OBLIGATIONS

  • During the Term of this Agreement, the User shall carry out the following:
  • regularly monitor and review any announcements connected with the Service(s) made on the Site;
  • purchase and use the Service(s) only for the purposes and in the manner expressly permitted by this Agreement;
  • notify the Company immediately if any of the representations and warranties made under this Agreement becomes untrue, incomplete, invalid or misleading in any respect;
  • not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Service(s) in any way and not hire another Provider(s) to perform the Service(s) ordered in a particular booking;
  • be fully responsible for keeping, the information required to access its account (including the password) store such information, ensuring its confidentiality, security, the absence of any distortion and proper control over storage;
  • not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from any portion of the Service(s);
  • not reproduce, modify, use for compilation, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, lease, sell, resell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Services except as expressly permitted by the Company;
  • not modify, analyze, decompile, decode, restore the source code of the Service(s) or any of its parts except as may be permitted by applicable law;
  • not link to, mirror or frame any portion of the Service(s);
  • not cause or launch any programs or scripts for the purpose of scraping, indexing, surveying, or otherwise data mining any portion of the Service(s) or unduly burdening or hindering the operation and/or functionality of any aspect of the Service(s);
  • not attempt to gain unauthorized access to or impair any aspect of the Service(s) or its related systems or networks;
  • not use or reference in any manner the Company's names, logos, product and Services names, trademarks or Services marks;
  • not otherwise infringe the Company’s intellectual property rights concerning the Service(s), the software and any other content of the Site through which the User accesses the Service(s);
  • observe all applicable laws and regulations (including tax laws and regulations) in such manner that will, to the best of its knowledge and belief, result in compliance by it and the Company in any jurisdiction in which it directly or indirectly uses the Services;
  • provide promptly such evidence of its compliance with this Agreement as the Company may at any time reasonably require.

EXCLUSION OF REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES BY THE COMPANY

  • The User hereby accepts that, to the fullest extent permitted by law:
  • no warranty is given in respect of the Service(s) or any information provided to the User; and
  • the Company expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including: (i) any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement; (ii) any warranties as to the timeliness, reliability, suitability, sequence, accuracy, adequacy, consistency or completeness of any information provided to the User at any time or from time to time; (iii) any warranties that the access to the Service(s) provided hereunder will be uninterrupted, timely or free from error.

LIMITATIONS OF THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY

  • To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Company expressly disclaims all liability for any loss whatsoever, and howsoever caused, incurred or suffered by you or anyone else, and including any loss arising from or in connection with:(i) any inaccuracy, incompleteness or delay in any information provided to the User;(ii) any transaction failure which may occur when the User seeks to make payment;(iii) any malfunction, instability, or another breakdown of any software used by the Company for the provision of the Service(s); (iv) any disclosure, loss, theft, destruction or inaccessibility of the User’s account, password or other data (including the User’s or any other person’s failure to keep these secure, safe and confidential);(v) termination of this Agreement at any time and for any reason;(vi) any failure of the Service(s) to be used in any specific way or to meet any specific purpose or requirements;(vii) any war, riots, restraints imposed by any governmental or semi-governmental or regulatory authority, industrial or trade disputes, fires, explosions, storms, typhoons, floods, lightning, earthquakes and other natural calamities.

 

  • The Company shall have no liability, however arising, for any indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages, including lost profits, lost data, personal injury or property damage arising out of or in connection with the provision of the Services hereunder, or otherwise related to its subject matter, regardless of the negligence (either active, affirmative, sole, or concurrent) of the Company, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

  • The Company shall not be liable for any damages, liability or losses arising out of:(i) the User’s use of or reliance on the Service(s) or the User’s inability to access or use the Service(s); or(ii) any transaction or relationship between the User and any Provider(s), even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The Company shall not be liable for delay or failure in performance resulting from causes beyond the Company’s reasonable control.

 

  • The Company’s aggregate liability to the User for any claims for damages (whether under contract, tort, warranty, or other law) resulting from, arising out of, or in connection with this Agreement, or otherwise related to its subject matter, will under no circumstances exceed the Service(s) Price paid by the User to the Company in connection with the relevant Service(s).

 

  • The scope of liability (if any) shall be limited to the geographical space of the Airport where the Service(s) are performed for the requested aircraft as per the handling request.

INDEMNITIES

  • The User indemnifies the Company against, and agrees to reimburse and compensate the Company for, any liability or loss arising from (and any costs incurred in connection therewith):(i) any breach of this Agreement;(ii) the Company exercising, enforcing or preserving its rights, powers or remedies (or considering doing so) with respect to the User in connection with this Agreement;(iii) infringement of any Company’s or third parties’ intellectual property rights or other laws in connection with the User’s use of the Service(s) and the Site and its contents.

CONFIDENTIALTIY, USER’S CONSENT TO ADVERTISING MESSAGES AND PRIVACY POLICY

  • The Company shall maintain all information received from the User in strict confidence and shall not disclose such confidential information to any third party without the prior written consent of the User. This obligation will not apply with respect to the Provider(s), the Airport’s authorities and all other related parties that are required to be informed strictly to effect the Services.

 

  • The User agrees to receive advertising messages from the Company. The User has a right to decline receiving advertising messages by using the relevant functionality of the Service(s), as part of which or in connection with which the User received such messages.

 

  • The User hereby gives his consent on processing and collection of his personal data to the extent and for the purposes specified in this Agreement and Privacy Policy [to be hyperlinked]. The User further confirms to allow the Company to share its personal information with the Provider(s) for the purpose of the Service(s).

 

  • No data transmissions over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect User’s personal information, the Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to it via the internet, and the User does so at its own risk. Once the Company has received User’s transmission, the Company will use best efforts to ensure its security on its systems.

 

  • The User agrees to allow the Company to record customer support calls for training purpose and to use the information provided on its Site for market research including statistical analysis of user’s behavior, and to send details of Service(s). However, User’s information will not be passed on for use by third parties except for the Provider(s).

ASSIGNMENT AND NOVATION

  • The Company may assign, transfer, novate or otherwise deal in any manner, all or any part of the benefit of this Agreement and any of its rights, remedies, powers, duties and obligations under this Agreement to any person, without the User’s consent and in any way the Company considers appropriate.
  • The User agrees that it may not transfer to any assignee, transferee or any other person who has an interest in this Agreement, any right of set off or other rights that the User has against the Company.

TERM AND TERMINATION

  • This Agreement will commence at the moment specified in section 1.1 and shall continue until terminated in accordance with this section 12.

 

  • Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Company may at any time and for any reason immediately terminate this Agreement as between the User and it without prior notice or need to specify reasons, including if:(i) the User has breached any provision of this Agreement or acted in a manner which clearly shows that the User does not intend to or is unable to comply with any provision in this Agreement;(ii) the Company reasonably considers it is required to do so by the application of any laws or regulations or by any government, quasi-government, authority or public body (including any regulatory body of any jurisdiction); or(iii) the Company determines that performing its obligations under this Agreement is no longer commercially viable.

 

  • The Company will inform the User of such termination by notice in accordance with section 16.

WAIVER OF SET-OFF

  • The User acknowledges and agrees unconditionally and irrevocably to waive any right of set-off, netting, counterclaim, abatement or other similar remedy which the User might otherwise have under this Agreement under the laws of any jurisdiction.

GOVERNING LAW AND RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES

  • This Agreement is governed by and must be construed in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates.

 

  • If there is a dispute between the Parties resulting from, arising out of, or in connection with this Agreement or related to its subject matter, then the parties shall first work together to resolve the disagreement or dispute between them within a period of thirty (30) days as of the occurrence of the dispute. In case, no agreement is reached within the thirty (30) period, then the dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by the United Arab Emirates.

THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

  • Any person who is not a party to this Agreement may not enforce nor enjoy the benefit of any provision of this Agreement.

NOTICES

  • The User agrees that the Company may give notices and communications, under or in connection with this Agreement by announcement on the Site or by email to the email address which the User registers to its account, and that such notice is deemed to be effective and received by the User at the time when it is published on the Site, or, sent, by the Company unless the Company promptly receives an automated message indicating failed delivery of that notice.

 

NO WAIVER

  • No failure or delay on the part of the Company to exercise any right, power or remedy under this Agreement will operate as a waiver, nor will any single or partial exercise by the Company of any right, power or remedy.

 

 

 

REMEDIES CUMULATIVE

  • The rights, powers and remedies provided in this Agreement are cumulative and are not exclusive of any rights, powers or remedies provided by law.

NO RELATIONSHIP

  • This Agreement do not create any kind of partnership, joint venture, advisor, fiduciary, agency or trustee relationship or any similar relationship between the User and the Company or any other person or entity.

SEVERABILITY

  • If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, void, unenforceable or invalid, whether in whole or part, under the laws of any jurisdiction, that portion will be severed, and such illegality, unenforceability or invalidity will not affect the legality, enforceability or validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement in that jurisdiction, nor the legality, enforceability or validity of this Agreement in any other jurisdiction.

LANGUAGES

  • This Agreement is made in English. In case of any inconsistency between the English version and any translation, the English version shall prevail.

 

 

 

Annex B - —IATA STANDARD GROUND HANDLING AGREEMENT

AHM 810

Basic Package

General Aviation

Pax Charters

Freighters

Section 1

Representation & Supervision

1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3(b,c,d,e,f,g), 1.2.4, 1.2.5,1.2.6 – 10% disbursement charges apply, 1.3.1(a,b), 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.6 1.3.8, 1.3.9

1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3,

1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3(b,c,d,e,f,g), 1.2.4, 1.2.5,1.2.6- 10% disbursement charges apply, 1.3.1(a,b), 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.6 1.3.8, 1.3.9

1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3,

1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3(b,c,d,e,f,g), 1.2.4, 1.2.5,1.2.6-10% disbursement charges apply, 1.3.1(a,b), 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.6 1.3.8, 1.3.9

Section 2

Departure

2.1.1, 2.1.3(a)(1,3,5,7), 2.1.4(b), 2.1.5, 2.1.6(a), 2.1.8(b)(1,2,3) (a)(4) – at extra charges, 2.2.1, 2.2.4(a)(b)(1,2)(i,ii,iii,iv), 2.2.6(a, b) (1) (a)- at extra charges,

2.2.7(a), 2.2.12 (a,c,d),

2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3 (a) (1,3,4,5), 2.1.4(b)(1,2,3,4,5)

2.1.5, 2.1.6(a), 2.1.7, 2.1.8(b)(1,2,3,5), (a)(4)- – at extra charges,

2.2.1, 2.2.2 (a,c,d), 2.2.3(a)(1,2)(b)(1,3,4),

2.2.4(a)(b)(1,2)(i,ii,iii,iv)

2.2.5(a, b,c,d)(1,3)* - at additional KD 2/- per transaction, 2.2.6(a,b)(1,2)(i,iii,iv)* - at extra charges, 2.2.7(a, c), 2.2.8 (a,c,d), 2.2.9(a)- at extra charges, 2.2.10 (a, b ,c) (1,2) (i, iii)-, 2.2.11 (a)(1,3,4), 2.2.12 (a, c, d), 2.2.13(a,c,d), 2.2.14(a,c,d), 2.2.15(a, b, c), 2.2.16(a, b, c), 2.2.17 

Not Applicable

Arrival

2.3.1(b), 2.3.2(b), 2.3.3(1,2,3), 2.3.4(b)(1,2,3*6)

2.3.1(a), 2.3.2(a),2.3.3(b)(1,2,3), 2.3.4(b)(1,2,3*,6)

Not Applicable

Section 3

Baggage Handling

3.1.1 (a), 3.1.2, 3.1.3(a), 3.1.4(a), 3.1.5(a), 3.1.6(a), 3.1.7(a), 3.1.8

3.1.1 (a), 3.1.2, 3.1.3(a), 3.1.4(a,b), 3.1.5(a,b), 3.1.6(a,b), 3.1.7(a), 3.1.8

Not Applicable

Marshalling

3.2.1(a) – at extra charges

3.2.1(a)

3.2.1(a)

Parking

3.3.1(a, b), 3.3.2(a,b)(6),

3.3.1(a, b), 3.3.2(a,b)(6),

3.3.1(a, b), 3.3.2(a,b)(6),

Ramp to Flight Deck Communication

3.5.1, 3.5.2 (a, c)

3.5.1, 3.5.2 (a, c)

3.5.1, 3.5.2 (a, c)

Loading and Unloading

3.6.1(a,c)(1), 3.6.3(a, c), 3.6.4(a) (1), 3.6.5(a) (1), 3.6.6

3.6.1(a,c)(1), 3.6.3(a, c), 3.6.4(a) (1), 3.6.6, 3.6.5(a) (1), 3.6.7(a)

3.6.1(a,c)(1)(2), 3.6.2(a)(1,2) 3.6.3(a, c), 3.6.4(a) (1), 3.6.5(a) (2,4,5), 3.6.6(a,b,c,d,e), 3.6.7(a)

Moving of aircraft

3.8.1(a)(1)-one push, 3.8.2(b)

3.8.1(a)(1) -one push, 3.8.2(b)

3.8.1(a)(1) -one push, 3.8.2(b)

Interior Cleaning

3.10.1(b)(1-8), 3.10.2

3.10.1(b)(1-8), 3.10.2

 

Toilet Service

3.11.1(a)

3.11.1(a)

3.11.1(a)

Water Service

3.12.1(a)(1,2)

3.12.1(a)(1,2)

3.12.1(a)(1,2)

Section 4

Load Control

4.1.1, 4.1.2(a, b) (2)

4.1.1, 4.1.2(a, b) (2)

4.1.1, 4.1.2(a, b) (2)

Communications

4.2.1,4.2.2, 4.2.3(a, b)

4.2.1,4.2.2, 4.2.3(a, b)

4.2.1,4.2.2, 4.2.3(a, b)

Flight Operations

4.3.7, 4.3.9

4.3.7, 4.3.9

4.3.7, 4.3.9

Section 5

General

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

5.1.1(a), ,5.1.2(a, c), 5.1.3

Customs Control

5.2.1(c, d) (1,2)

Documentation Handling

5.3.4 (a, b)

Physical Handling

5.4.1(c,d,e), 5.4.2, 5.4.3(a,b)(1)(i), 5.4.4(a), 5.4.6,

Section 6

Automation/Computer Systems

 

6.2.2(b) (3,5,6)

6.2.2(b) (6,8)

Ramp Fueling

6.5.1, 6.5.3, 6.5.6(1), 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9

6.5.1, 6.5.3, 6.5.6(1), 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9

6.5.1, 6.5.3, 6.5.6(1), 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9

Catering services

6.7.1, 6.7.2

6.7.1, 6.7.2

6.7.1, 6.7.2

Section 7

Passenger & Baggage Screening

7.1.1(a)(1,2), 7.1.2(b), 7.1.3(b), 7.1.4(a)(1,2)

7.1.1(a)(1,2), 7.1.2(b), 7.1.3(b), 7.1.4(a)(1,2)

 

7.2.1(b)(2)- additional screening charges apply

NB : Provision of GSE is subject to a maximum of 2 hours per turnaround

 

 Annex A—IATA STANDARD GROUND HANDLING AGREEMENT

SECTION 1.   MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS

1.1 - Representation

1.1.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. guarantee
  2. bond

        to facilitate the Carrier's activities.

1.1.2 Liaise with local authorities.

1.1.3 Indicate that the Handling Company is acting as handling agent for the Carrier.

1.1.4 Inform all interested Parties concerning schedules of the Carrier's aircraft.

1.2 - Administrative Functions

1.2.1 Establish and maintain local procedures.

1.2.2 Take action on communications addressed to the Carrier.

1.2.3 Prepare, forward, file and retain for a period specified in the Annex     B, messages/reports/statistics/documents and perform other administrative duties in the following areas.

  1. station administration
  2. passenger services
  3. ramp services
  4. load control
  5. flight operations
  6. cargo services
  7. mail services
  8. support services
  9. security
  10. aircraft maintenance
  11. other, as specified in Annex B

1.2.4 Maintain the Carrier's manuals, circulars, and other operational documents connected with the performance of the services.

1.2.5 

  1. Check
  2. Sign
  3. Forward

on behalf of the Carrier items including, but not limited to, invoices, supply orders, handling charge notes, work orders.

1.2.6 Effect payment, on behalf of the Carrier, including but not limited to:

  1. airport, customs, police and other charges relating to the services
  2. out-of-pocket expenses, accommodation, transport.

1.3 - Supervision and/or Co-ordination

1.3.1

  1. Supervise
  2. Co-ordinate

services contracted by the Carrier with third party(ies)

1.3.2 Provide Turnaround coordinator (TRC)

1.3.3 Ensure that the third party(ies) is(are) informed about operational data and Carrier's requirements in a timely manner.

1.3.4 Liaise with the Carrier's designated representative

1.3.5 Verify availability and preparedness of personnel, equipment, Loads, documentation of third party(ies).

1.3.6 Meet aircraft upon arrival and liaise with crew.

1.3.7 Decide on non-routine matters.

1.3.8 Verify dispatch of operational messages.

1.3.9 Note irregularities and inform the Carrier. 

1.4 - Station Management

1.4.1 Provide representative on behalf of the Carrier to act

  1. exclusively
  2. non-exclusively

1.4.2 The Handling Company is authorized to represent the Carrier's interest with regard to resolving governmental and local authorities matters

1.4.3 Attend local airport meetings on behalf of the Carrier

  1. Report to the Carrier results/contents of the meetings
  2. Act, vote and commit on behalf of the Carrier

1.4.4 The Handling Company will be authorized to

  1. solicit
  2. negotiate
  3. commit

services on behalf of the Carrier, with the expenditure/commitment limit to be specified in Annex B, at the following locations

  1. airport lounges
  2. baggage delivery services
  3. janitorial
  4. newspapers delivery
  5. laundry services
  6. porters
  7. other

1.4.5 Negotiate and secure slot(s) and airport facilities, as available, on behalf of the Carrier

1.4.6 

  1. Prepare
  2. Request
  3. Obtain

the Carrier's

  1. Landing;
  2. Overflying;
  3. Other, as specified in Annex B

Permission, at the Airport location(s), as defined in Annex B for

  1. Seasonal/Scheduled flights;
  2. AD HOC flights

1.4.7 Perform and report quality/performance measurements

1.4.8 Handle the contents of Carrier's company mail pouches.

1.4.9 Provide a Complaints Resolution Officer (CRO), authorized to act on behalf of the Carrier 

SECTION 2. PASSENGER SERVICES

2.1 - General

2.1.1 Inform passengers and/or public about time of arrival and/or departure of Carrier's aircraft and surface transport.

2.1.2 Make arrangements for, transfer and transit passengers and their baggage and inform them about services available at the airport.

2.1.3 When requested by the Carrier,

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

special equipment, facilities and specially trained personnel, for assistance to

  1. unaccompanied minors
  2. persons with reduced mobility (PRMs)
  3. VIPs
  4. transit without visa passengers (TWOVs).
  5. ddeportees
  6. special medical transport
  7. other, as specified in Annex

2.1.4 

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

passenger assistance when flights are interrupted, delayed or cancelled. Such assistance shall include:

  1. meal vouchers
  2. rebooking
  3. transportation
  4. hotel accommodation
  5. personnel

2.1.5 Arrange storage of baggage in the bonded store

2.1.6

  1. Notify the Carrier of complaints and claims made by the Carrier's passengers
  2. Process such claims, as specified in Annex B.

2.1.7 Report to the Carrier any irregularities discovered in passenger and baggage handling.

2.1.8

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. check-in counter(s)
  2. service counter(s)
  3. transfer counter(s)
  4. lounge facilities
  5. set up of Carrier specific items, such as but not limited to carpets, mobile signage, queuing control stanchions
  6. other facilities, as specified in Annex B

2.1.9 Perform the following ticketing/sales functions

  1. reservations
  2. issuance of transportation documents
  3. ancillary services
  4. e-ticketing
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2 - Departure

2.2.1 Perform pre-flight editing

2.2.2 Check and ensure that tickets are valid for the flight(s). (The check shall not include the fare). At the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. off-airport
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.3 (a) Check travel documents for the flight(s) concerned within the booking. Handling Company shall be liable for Immigration fines in the followingcases:

  1. Expired Passports/Visas or Passports/Visas without the minimum required validity at the day of entry
  2. Non-Existence of Visa/Necessary Travel Document required by destination or transit station(s). (Excluding passports damaged or missing at point of transit or entry).

In the event that the Handling Company does not have access to information that verifies visa validities and entry conditions for the passenger's final destination and transit point(s), the Handling Company will not have liability.

The Handling Company shall not be liable for immigration fines in the event of non-bona fide travel documents or other events, which are outside of their control. In the event an immigration fine is announced or raised against the Carrier, the Carrier will make available to the Handling Company all supporting documents to investigate the matter.

(b) Enter passenger and/or travel document information into Carrier's and/or government system at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. off airport
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.4 (a) Weigh and/or measure checked and/or cabin baggage,

         (b) Record baggage figures

for

  1. initial flight
  2. subsequent flight(s)

at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. off-airport
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.5 Excess baggage

  1. Determine excess baggage
  2. Issue excess baggage ticket
  3. Collect excess baggage charges
  4. Detach applicable excess baggage coupons

at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. off-airport
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.6 Tag

  1. checked baggage
  2. cabin baggage

for

  1. initial flight
  2. subsequent flight(s)

at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. off-airport
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.7 Effect conveyance of checked baggage to the baggage sorting area at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.8 Effect conveyance of Out of Gauge (OOG) checked baggage to the baggage sorting area at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.9 Collect airport and/or any other service charges from departing passengers at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.10

  1. Carry out the Carrier's seat allocation or selection system
  2. Issue boarding pass(es)
  3. Detach applicable flight coupons

for

  1. initial flight
  2. subsequent flight(s)

at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. off airport
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

 2.2.11 Handle

  1. Denied Boarding process
  2. Denied Boarding Compensation

at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.12 Direct passengers

  1. through controls to departure gate
  2. to connecting transport to the airport, in case of off airport

2.2.13 Handle upgrade/downgrade functions at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.14 Handle standby list at the following locations:

  1. check-in area
  2. lounge
  3. transfer counter
  4. gate
  5. other, as specified in Annex B

2.2.15 At the gate perform

  1. verification of cabin baggage
  2. boarding process
  3. reconciliation of passenger numbers with aircraft documents prior to departure
  4. other gate functions, as specified in Annex B

2.2.16

  1. Collect
  2. Reconcile
  3. Handle and forward to Carrier

transportation documents (flight coupons, or other flight related documents) uplifted from departing passengers

2.2.17 Perform post-flight editing

2.3 – Arrival

2.3.1

  1. Perform
  2. Arrange for

         opening/closing aircraft passenger doors

2.3.2 Direct passengers

  1. from aircraft through controls
  2. arriving from the airport, in case of off airport 

2.3.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. Transfer counter
  2. Connection services
  3. Baggage recheck

2.3.4 Handle lost, found and damaged property matters.

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. acceptance of baggage irregularity reports
  2. entering of data into baggage tracing system
  3. maintaining and monitoring baggage tracing system files for period specified in Annex B
  4. making payments for incidental expenses
  5. delivery of delayed baggage to passengers
  6. handling of communications with passengers
  7. repair or replacement of damaged baggage
  8. handling of baggage in between locations as specified in Annex B

2.4 - Inter-modal Transportation by Rail, Road or Sea

2.4.1 Carry out passenger and baggage handling as described in Sub-Sections 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3, as stipulated in Annex B, substituting “rail, road or sea transportation” for “aircraft”, and “flight(s)”, and “terminal” for “airport”.

2.4.2 Direct departing passengers to connecting transport.

2.4.3 Load baggage on connecting transport, as directed by the rail, road or sea transport operator.

2.4.4 Handle arriving passengers and baggage from the rail, road or sea transport operator.

2.4.5 Direct arriving passengers through controls to the Carrier's flight departure services.

2.4.6 Offload baggage from connecting transport, as directed by the rail, road or sea transport operator and transfer it to the Carrier's airport services.

       SECTION 3.    RAMP SERVICES

3.1 - Baggage Handling

3.1.1 Handle baggage in

  1. baggage sorting
  2. other location(s), as specified in Annex B

3.1.2 Segregate baggage as specified in Annex B

3.1.3 Priority Baggage

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. Sortation of priority baggage
  2. Load priority baggage in accordance with Carrier's instructions
  3. Prioritise delivery of priority baggage to claim area.

3.1.4 Prepare for delivery onto flights

  1. bulk baggage
  2. ULDs
  3. baggage accepted at a location as specified in Annex B

3.1.5 Establish the number and/or weight of

  1. bulk baggage
  2. built—up ULDs

        and provide the load control unit with the information

3.1.6 Offload

  1. bulk baggage
  2. ULDs 

3.1.7 Deliver to claim area

  1. baggage
  2. Out of Gauge (OGG)

3.1.8 Transfer baggage

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. Sortation of transfer
  2. Storage of transfer baggage prior to dispatch (storage time limits to be specified in Annex B).
  3. Transport of transfer baggage to the sorting area of the receiving carrier.

3.1.9 Handle crew baggage

3.1.10 Baggage Tracking

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  3. Operate

system to provide:

  1. Evidence of acquisition;
  2. Evidence of delivery;
  3. Inventory of bags, upon departure of flight;
  4. Data exchange (e.g. with other airlines)

3.2 - Marshalling

3.2.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

         marshalling at arrival and/or departure.

3.2.2 Operate automated guidance systems

3.3 - Parking

3.3.1

  1. Provide
  2. Position and/or remove

               wheelchocks.

3.3.2

  1. Provide
  2. Position and/or remove
  1. landing gear locks.
  2. engine blanking covers.
  3. pitot covers.
  4. surface control locks.
  5. tailstands and/or aircraft tethering.
  6. safety cones.
  7. other items, as specified in Annex B. 

3.4 - Ancillary Items

3.4.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  3. Operate
  1. ground power unit
  2. fixed ground power
  3. cooling unit
  4. heating unit
  5. air start unit

3.5 - Ramp to Flight Deck Communication

3.5.1 Provide head sets

3.5.2 Perform ramp to flight deck communication

  1. during push-back.
  2. during tow-in.
  3. during engine starting.
  4. for other purposes.

3.6 - Loading and Unloading

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  3. Operate
    1. passenger
    2. flight deck
    3. loading bridges

3.6.2

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. passenger
  2. crew

transport between aircraft and airport terminal(s).

3.6.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  3. Operate

equipment for loading and/or unloading.

3.6.4

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

delivery and pick-up of

  1. Baggage
  2. Mobility devices

at aircraft doors or other agreed points

3.6.5

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

assembly and transport of

  1. Baggage
  2. General cargo
  3. Special shipments
  4. Mail
  5. Documents
  6. Company mail

between agreed points on the airport

3.6.6

  1. Unload aircraft, returning lashing materials to the
  2. Segregate Loads at the aircraft
  3. Load and secure Loads in the aircraft
  4. Redistribute Loads in
  5. Operate in-plane loading
  6. Report final load distribution to the Load Control

3.6.7 Open, close and secure aircraft hold doors.

  1. aircraft lower deck
  2. aircraft main deck

3.6.8

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for ballast

3.6.9

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

safeguarding of all Loads requiring special handling during

  1. loading/unloading
  2. transport between aircraft and designated point on the airport

3.7 - Safety Measures

3.7.1

  1. Provide
  1. portable fire extinguisher on motorized/self-propelled ramp equipment
  2. ramp fire extinguisher
  1. Arrange for
  1. attendance of airport fire services at aircraft
  2. ramp fire extinguisher

3.7.2 Perform visual external safety/ground damage inspection of

  1. doors and panels and immediate surroundings
  2. other inspection items, as specified in Annex B
  1. immediately upon arrival
  2. immediately prior departure

and communicate the results to flight crew or Carrier's representative.

3.7.3 Check that all doors and access panels are properly closed and locked.

3.8 - Moving of Aircraft

3.8.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. tow-in and/or push-back of aircraft
  2. towing of aircraft between other points
  3. cockpit brake operator in connection with towing
  4. wing-walker(s)

3.8.2

  1. Towbar to be provided by the
  2. Towbar to be provided by the Handling Company
  3. Store and maintain towbar(s) provided by the Carrier

3.8.3

  1. Provide
  2. Install
  3. Remove

Aircraft steering bypass pin.

3.9 - Exterior Cleaning

3.9.1 Perform cleaning in accordance with Carriers written instructions of

  1. flight deck windows
  2. cabin windows
  3. aircraft integral steps
  4. slats and leading edges
  5. wings
  1. upper surface
  2. lower surface
  1.  flaps (extended)
  1. upper surface
  2. lower surface
  1. ailerons
  1. upper surface
  2. lower surface
  1. engine nacelles and pylons
  2.  fuselage
  1. upper surface
  2. lower surface
  1.  horizontal stabiliser
  2. vertical stabiliser
  3. landing gear
  4. wheel well

3.10 - Interior Cleaning

3.10.1 Clean

  1. flight deck, if specified, under the control of a person authorized by the Carrier
  2. passenger and crew compartments (other than flight deck)
  1. empty ash
  2. dispose of
  3. clear waste from overhead stowage
  4. wipe tables
  5. seats, seat back pockets and passenger service units
  6. floors
  7. empty refuse bins
  8. surfaces in pantries, galleys (sinks, working surfaces, ovens and surrounds) and toilets (wash basins, bowls, seats, mirrors and surrounds)
  9. remove, as necessary, any contamination caused by airsickness, spilled food or drink and offensive stains
  10. telephones, screens and other equipment
  11. inside

3.10.2 Remove and dispose of

  1. litter/waste
  2. food and food-related material (galley waste)

3.10.3 Perform cabin dressing

  1. blankets/duvets (fold/place in designated locations)
  2. arrange seat belts
  3. make up berths including crew
  4. replace head rests
  5. replace pillow covers
  6. restock toilet items
  7. replace/restock seat back pocket items
  8. other cabin items, as specified in Annex B
  1. Materials provided by the Carrier
  2. Materials provided by the Handling Company

3.10.4

  1. Disinfect
  2. Deodorize

aircraft with

  1. materials provided by Carrier
  2. materials provided by Handling Company

3.10.5 

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for laundering of
  1. cabin items (blankets/duvets/pillow cases)
  2. linen

3.10.6 Clean

  1. cargo compartments
  2. ULDs

3.11 - Toilet Service

3.11.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. servicing (empty, clean, flush and replenish fluids).
  2. trituruator /disposal service

3.12 - Water Service

3.12.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. draining
  2. replenish tanks (water standard as specified in Annex B)
  3. water quality

3.13 - Cabin Equipment

3.13.1 Rearrange cabin by

  1. removing
  2. installing
  3. repositioning

cabin equipment, for example, seats and cabin divider(s)

3.14 - Storage of Cabin Material

3.14.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

storage space for the Carrier's cabin material.

3.14.2 Take inventory.

3.14.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

replenishment of stocks.

3.15 - Catering Ramp Handling

3.15.1 Unload/load and stow catering supplies from/on aircraft.

3.15.2 Transfer catering supplies on

  1. between lower holds and galleys and vice versa
  2. between galleys

3.15.3 Transport catering supplies between aircraft and designated points.

3.16 - De-Icing/Anti-Icing Services and Snow/Ice Removal

3.16.1 Remove contamination such as snow, slush, ice, frost, rime or similar from aircraft without using de-icing/anti-icing fluid.

3.16.2 Perform “Contamination Check” and inform flight crew or Carrier's representative of results.

3.16.3 If required, perform aircraft type specific checks (e.g. clear ice check, clean wing check, etc.).

3.16.4

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

anti-icing/de-icing equipment.

3.16.5 Provide de-icing/anti-icing fluids

3.16.6 Remove contamination from aircraft using de-icing fluid. The de-icing fluid to receive concentration and appearance inspection prior to use.

3.16.7 Apply anti-icing fluid to The anti-icing fluid to receive concentration and appearance inspection prior to use.

3.16.8 Supervise performance of de-icing/anti-icing operations.

3.16.9 Perform the post de-icing/anti-icing check, any aircraft type specific checks, if required, and submit the anti-icing code to the flight crew.

3.16.10 Complete documentation as agreed.

SECTION 4.   LOAD CONTROL AND FLIGHT OPERATIONS

4.1 - Load Control

4.1.1 Deliver load control related documents between aircraft and airport buildings and vice

4.1.2

  1. Process
  2. Sign

documents and information, including but not limited to, loading instructions, load and trim sheets, Captain's load information and manifests where:

  1. Load Control is performed by the Handling Company
  2. Handling Company is performing inputs/updates when Load Control is performed by the Carrier or third party

4.2 - Communications

4.2.1 Inform all interested Parties concerning movements of the Carrier's aircraft.

4.2.2

  1. Compile, receive, process and send all messages in connection with the services performed by the Handling Company. The Handling Company is authorized to use Carrier's originator code or double signature procedure
  2. Inform the Carrier's representative of the contents of such messages

4.2.3

  1. Provide
  2. Operate

means of communication between the ground station and the Carrier's aircraft.

4.3 - Flight Operations

4.3.1 Inform the Carrier of any known project affecting the operational services and facilities made available to its aircraft in the areas of responsibility as specified in Annex B.

4.3.2

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

meteorological documentation and aeronautical information

  1. at the airport location(s), as defined in Annex B
  2. at different airport location(s)

4.3.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

delivery of flight operations related documentation to the aircraft and obtain signature of the pilot-in-command, where applicable

  1. at the airport location(s), as defined in Annex B
  2. at different airport location(s)

4.3.4  Analyze the operational conditions and

  1. prepare
  2. request
  3. sign
  4. make available

the operational flight plan according to the instructions and data provided by the Carrier

  1. at the airport location(s), as defined in Annex B
  2. at different airport location(s)
  3. en-route

4.3.5

  1. Prepare
  2. Request
  3. Sign
  4. File

the Air Traffic Services (“ATS”) Flight Plan.

  1. at the airport location(s), as defined in Annex B
  2. at different airport location(s)

4.3.6

  1. Request
  2. Manage

the Carrier's slot time allocation with the ATS

  1. at the airport location(s), as defined in Annex B
  2. at different airport location(s)

4.3.7 Provide the crew with a briefing 

4.3.8

  1. Prepare
  2. Sign
  3. Deliver
  1. the fuel order
  2. the fuel distribution form

4.3.9 Provide ground handling party(ies) with weight and fuel data

4.3.10 Obtain a debriefing from incoming crews, distributing reports or completed forms to offices concerned.

4.4 - Crew Administration

4.4.1 Distribute crew schedule information provided by the Carrier to all parties concerned.

4.4.2 Arrange hotel accommodation for crew layover

  1. scheduled
  2. non-scheduled

4.4.3 

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

        crew transportation to/from off airport locations

4.4.4 Direct crew through airport facilities

4.4.5 Liaise with

  1. crew layover hotel(s)
  2. crew transportation company

        on crew call and pick-up timings

4.4.6 

  1. Prepare crew allowance
  2. Pay crew
  3. Inform the Carrier's representative of any crew indisposition or potential absence.

SECTION 5.   CARGO AND MAIL SERVICES

5.1 - Cargo and Mail Handling—General

5.1.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. warehouse and storage facility(ies)
  2. warehouse handling equipment
  3. warehouse handling services

for

  1. general cargo
  2. special shipments
  3. specialized cargo products
  4. post office mail
  5. diplomatic mail
  6. diplomatic cargo
  7. company cargo/material

5.1.2

  1. Issue
  2. Obtain
  3. Make available to Carrier

        Receipt upon delivery of cargo

5.1.3 Take action to

  1. prevent theft or damage to the Carrier's cargo and mail in custody of the Handling Company
  2. prevent theft or unauthorized use of, or damage to the Carrier's pallets, containers, nets, straps, tie-down rings and other material in the custody of the Handling Company. Notify the Carrier immediately of any damage to or loss of such items.

5.2 - Customs Control

5.2.1

  1. Prepare Customs documentation
  2. Obtain Customs clearance
  3. Place cargo under Customs control
  4. Present to Customs cargo for physical examination

         for

  1. inbound cargo
  2. outbound cargo
  3. transfer cargo

5.3 - Documentation and Information Handling

5.3.1

  1. Prepare airwaybill or shipment record.
  2. Check all documentation to ensure shipment may be carried. The check shall not include the rates charged.
  3. Check security status for the shipment(s) concerned and take action as per Carrier's instructions.
  4. Obtain capacity/booking information for the Carrier's flights.
  5. Split airwaybill. Forward copies of manifests and airwaybills or shipment record to the Carrier.
  6. Prepare cargo manifest(s).
  7. Provide the load control unit with special load notification.
  8. Return copy of airwaybill or shipment record to shipper, endorsed with flight details.
  9. Check and/or enter data into Carrier's and/or government/customs system, as specified in Annex B.
  10. Receive and process EDI messages (FWB/FHL and e-CSD) received from Carrier or other parties.
  11. Upon request from the Carrier print air waybill copies in plain paper copy or IATA Resolution 600a format.
  12. Provide and transmit EDI messages in accordance with the standards of the Master Operating Plan.
  13. Inform airline or shipper about shipment status via FSU message in accordance with the Master Operating Plan.

5.3.2

  1. Notify consignee or agent of arrival of shipments
  2. Make cargo documents available to consignee or agent.

5.3.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. collection of “Charges Collect” as shown on the air waybill or shipment record
  2. collection of other charges and fees as shown on the air waybill or shipment record
  3. credit to consignees or agents

5.3.4

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

        delivery of Cargo/Mail related documentation from/to agreed points   and the aircraft

5.3.5 Prepare additional documentation required for Dangerous Goods Transportation by road and/or maritime.

5.4 - Physical Handling Outbound/Inbound

5.4.1 Accept cargo, ensuring that

  1. machine-readable cargo labels are affixed and processed
  2. manual labels are affixed and processed
  3. shipments are “ready for carriage” in accordance with IATA Resolution 833
  4. the weight and volume and number of pieces of the shipments are checked
  5. the regulations for the carriage of special cargo, particularly the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR),IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR), and others have been complied with.

5.4.2 Tally and assemble cargo for dispatch

5.4.3 Prepare

  1. Bulk cargo
  2. ULDs

using

  1. build up materials provided by Carrier
  2. build up materials provided by Handling Company

and establish

  1. gross weight
  2. volume
  3. ULD contour

and provide the load control unit with the information

5.4.4 Perform acceptance check on pre-built ULDs and establish, if accepted

  1. gross weight
  2. volume
  3. ULD contour

and provide the load control unit with the information.

5.4.5 

  1. Load outbound cargo on vehicles
  2. Assemble cargo for delivery to the

5.4.6

  1. Offload bulk cargo from vehicles
  2. Break down ULDs
  3. Check incoming cargo against air waybills or shipment record and manifests
  4. Release cargo to the consignee or agent

5.4.7 Truck service loading/off-loading

  1. Check seals are intact on inbound trucks
  2. Offload truck prior to acceptance into warehouse
  3. Load truck after formal release from warehouse
  4. Place seals

Truck operated by/or on behalf of the Carrier

5.5 - Transfer/Transit Cargo

5.5.1 Identify transfer/transit

5.5.2 Prepare transfer manifests for cargo to be transported by another carrier

5.5.3 

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

transport to the receiving carrier's warehouse

  1. on airport,
  2. off airport

5.5.4 Accept/prepare

  1. transfer cargo
  2. transit cargo

for onward carriage.

5.6 - Post Office Mail

5.6.1 Check

  1. incoming
  2. outgoing

mail against Post Office mail documents.

5.6.2 In case of missing documentation, issue substitutes

5.6.3 Transport mail from

  1. cargo warehouse to postal facility
  2. postal facility to cargo warehouse
  1. on airport
  2. off airport

together with documents, against receipt from postal authorities.

5.6.4 Handle and check transfer mail against accompanying mail documents.

5.6.5 Prepare

  1. Bulk mail
  2. ULDs

and establish

  1. gross weight
  2. volume
  3. ULD contour

and provide the load control unit with the information

5.6.6 Distribute incoming and/or outgoing post office mail documents

5.7 - Irregularities Handling

5.7.1 Take immediate action in respect of irregularities, damage or mishandling of dangerous goods and other special shipments.

5.7.2 Report to the Carrier any irregularities discovered in

  1. cargo
  2. mail

5.7.3 Handle lost, found and damaged

  1. cargo
  2. mail
  3. Notify the Carrier of complaints and
  4. Process

5.7.4 Take action when consignee refuses acceptance and payment

       SECTION 6.   SUPPORT SERVICES

6.1 - Accommodation

6.1.1 Provide the Carrier with

  1. office space
  2. storage space
  3. other facilities, as specified in Annex B

6.2 - Automation/Computer Systems

6.2.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  3. Operate

computer hardware and other equipment (as specified in Annex B) to enable access to

  1. Carrier's system
  2. Handling Company's system
  3. other system

6.2.2 Perform the following functions in

  1. Carrier's system
  2. Handling Company's system
  3. other system

for

  1.  
  2. Passenger reservations and sales
  3. Passenger service
  4. Baggage
  5. Baggage
  6. Operations, load
  7. Cargo reservations and sales
  8. Cargo handling
  9. Cargo EDI messaging (IATA cargo-imp or IATA cargo-xml)
  10. Post office mail handling
  11. Maintenance reporting
  12. Other functions

6.2.3 Manage Automated Self Check-in device(s) and

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. stock control
  2. stock replenishment
  3. hosting
  4. routine maintenance
  5. servicing and repair
  6. other, as specified in Annex B

6.3 - Unit Load Device (ULD) Control

6.3.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for storage space for
  1. passenger ULDs
  2. cargo ULDs
  3. post office mail ULDs
  4. other ULDs

6.3.2 Take action to prevent damage, theft or unauthorized use of the   Carrier's ULDs in the custody of the Handling Company. Notify the Carrier immediately of any damage or loss

6.3.3.

  1. Take physical inventory of ULD stock and maintain records.
  2. Compile and dispatch ULD Control Messages (UCM).
  3. Compile and dispatch ULD Stock Check Messages (SCM) at agreed timings as specified in Annex B

6.3.4 Prepare ULD exchange control documentation for all transfers of ULDs and obtain signature(s) of the transferring and receiving carrier(s) or approved third parties and distribute copies.

6.3.5 Handle lost, found and damaged ULDs and notify the Carrier of such irregularities.

6.4 - Fuel Farm (Depot)

6.4.1 Liaise with fuel farm suppliers.

6.4.2

  1. Inspect the Carrier's fuel farm product deliveries for contamination, prior to storage. Notify the Carrier of results.
  2. Inspect fuel farm storage and/or appliances. Notify the Carrier of results

6.5 - Ramp Fuelling/Defuelling Operations

6.5.1 Liaise with ramp fuel suppliers.

6.5.2 Inspect fuel vehicles and/or appliances for contamination. Perform water detection checks

6.5.3 Supervise fuelling/defuelling operations

6.5.4 Prepare aircraft for fuelling/defuelling.

6.5.5 Drain water from aircraft fuel tanks.

6.5.6 

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. fueling
  2. defuelling

approved fueling/defueling equipment.

6.5.7 Fuel/defuel aircraft with quantities of products requested by the Carrier's designated representative

6.5.8 Check and verify the delivered fuel quantity

6.5.9 Deliver the completed fuel order to the Carrier's designated representative

6.6 - Surface Transport

6.6.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

the transport of

  1. passengers
  2. baggage
  3. cargo
  4. post office mail
  5. empty ULDs
  6. other

between

  1. airport and town terminal
  2. airport and other agreed points
  3. separate terminals at the same airport

6.7 - Catering Services—Liaison and Administration

6.7.1 Liaise with the Carrier's catering

6.7.2 Handle requisitions made by the Carrier's authorized representative

      SECTION 7.    SECURITY

7.1 - Passenger and Baggage Screening and Reconciliation

7.1.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. matching of passengers against established data
  2. security questioning

7.1.2

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. screening of checked
  2. screening of transfer
  3. screening of mishandled
  4. physical examination of checked, transfer and mishandled baggage
  5. identification of security cleared baggage

7.1.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. screening of
  2. screening of cabin/unchecked baggage
  3. physical examination of passengers and cabin/unchecked baggage

7.1.4

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. identification of passengers prior to boarding
  2. reconciliation of boarded passengers with their baggage
  3. positive baggage identification by passengers
  4. offloading of baggage for passengers who fail to board the aircraft.

7.2 - Cargo and Post Office Mail

7.2.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. control of access to the cargo facilities
  2. screening of cargo and/or mail.
  3. physical examination of cargo.
  4. holding of cargo and/or mail for variable periods.
  5. secure storage of cargo and/or mail.

7.3 - Catering

7.3.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. control of access to the catering unit.
  2. security supervision during food preparation.
  3. security check of catering uplifts.
  4. sealing of food and/or bar trolleys/containers.
  5. physical examination of catering vehicles prior to loading
  6. sealing of catering vehicles

7.4 - Ramp

7.4.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

control of access to

  1. aircraft
  2. designated areas

7.4.2

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

searching of

  1. flight deck
  2. upper deck
  3. main deck
  4. lower holds (front, rear, bulk)
  5. crew compartment(s)
  6. galley(s)
  7. lavatories
  8. wheel wells
  9. other, as specified in Annex B

7.4.3

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for
  1. guarding of
  2. sealing of
  1. aircraft
  2. designated areas
  3. baggage in the baggage make-up areas

7.4.4

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

security personnell to safeguard all Loads

  1. during the transport between aircraft and designated locations.
  2. during offloading and loading of aircraft.

7.5 - Additional Security Services

7.5.1

  1. Provide
  2. Arrange for

additional security services (e.g. Ground Security Coordinator), as specified in Annex B.