31. Airline Representation Contract negotiation and administration.Supervision and evaluation of contract compliance.Inventory management.Financial responsibility.
4Airline Representation: Contract negotiation and administration. Airport use agreements.Ticket counters.Common use facilities and services.Gate and jet-way use.Incentives and fee waivers.Bulk purchase programs.Passenger servicesCatering supplies.Bag tags.Ramp services.Into-plane fueling.Bundled services.Outsourcing above and below wing services.
5Airline Representation: Contract Compliance Station Manuals.Preparation and maintenance of Stations Operations Manuals implementing customer standards and requirements.Training of all airport contract personnel.Performance standards and daily monitoring.Ground handlers.Passenger services.Quality control.Periodic check rides to verify performance of vendors.Financial complianceAuditing of services and invoices.Budgetary controls.
6Airline Representation: Inventory Management Inventory controls, budgeting, purchasing and warehousing:Boarding passes.Bag tags.Lost and damaged baggage claim forms.Catering and toiletry supplies.Alcoholic beverage controlled storage.Cabin supplies.In-flight magazines and related items.Portable equipment (laptops, printers, etc.).
7Airline Representation: Financial responsibility. Pre-payments and deposits.Budget and cash flow forecasting.Reconciliation of vendor invoices.Audit and verify ramp services invoiced per turn/flight.Audit and verify fuel uplifts and into-plane fees.Verify catering costs and services per enplaned passenger.Customer financial reporting for operational management decisions and fiscal planning.Auditing of passenger fees, airport fees, & taxes.Escrow accounting services.Account reconciliation by flight.
9Passenger Services: Airline Branding & Visibility Airport signage.Arrival directional signage.Ticket Counter.GateAirline attire for contract employeesProvide attire with airline logo or other identification.FIDSProvide graphics for flight information data system for airport operations.
10Passenger Services: Airport staffing Passenger check in/ticket counter.Reservation system compatible equipment.Boarding passes.Baggage – tags and excess baggage collections.Manifest reconciliation (show, no-show, go-show).Upgrade sales and add-collects as required.Operator-participant agreement compliance (charter requirement).Gate personnel.Boarding procedures and announcements.Passenger manifest reporting.
11Passenger Services: Coordination Delay amenities.Policy and procedure implementation.Meal vouchers.Hotel and transfer vouchers.Shuttle buses.Re-accommodation on other airlines.International flights.International departure/arrival procedures.Security compliance.
12Passenger Services: Catering Budget and cost of goods by flight.Menu and vendor selection.Supplies and inventory control.Snacks and meals.Beverages.Alcohol sales.Flight by flight reconciliation.Arrange for crew meals as required.USDA regulatory conformance for international flights.
13Passenger Services: Customer Service Baggage service.Customer care for lost and damaged bag claims via toll free number and .Coordination and delivery of misplaced bags.Reservations.On-line (web bookings).Call center operations.Software customized to customer requirements for yield, loads, manifests, accounting and management.
143. Ground Services Aircraft ramp services. Baggage. Push back and towing.Ground support equipment.Into-plane fueling.De-icing.Cleaning.International flights.
15Ground Services: Aircraft Ramp Services Baggage.Loading and unloading of baggage into or from the aircraft.Baggage handling and transfers.Assist in weight and balance issues.Aircraft push back and towing.Tugs and tow bars for customer aircraft.Aircraft marshalling.Aircraft parking: hard stand and RON.
16Ground Services: Aircraft Ramp Services, cont’d. Ground support equipment.Air conditioningAir-startGround power unit (GPU).Into-plane fueling.Fuel release coordination.Tracking/auditing of uplift receipts.Price monitoring for competitive cost.De-icing.
18Flight Tracking Communications Support Services Load Control 4. Flight OperationsFlight TrackingCommunicationsSupport ServicesLoad Control
19Flight Operations: Flight Tracking Customer aircraft.Monitor all customer aircraft by satellite and station reporting to determine down line decisions, delay tactics and sub-service, if needed.Related aircraftMonitor aircraft of other airlines who are on the “call list” for sub-service to determine best options quickly in the event of a mechanical.
20Flight Operations: Communications Airline and station messaging.Establish procedures via SITA, , fax, phone and radio.Regulatory agency reporting.APIS.Passenger manifest.SchedulesIssue airline operational schedule to ground handlers, passenger services contractor and airport officials.FLIFO.Update flight information for reservation center and down-line stations.
21Flight Operations: Support Services Landing Rights.Arrange and coordinate international landing rights and approvals foreign governmental agencies, US Customs, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS).Route Planning.Assist airline dispatch with most cost effective options considering crews, fuel, customs, etc.Crew Service.Crew accommodations and airport transportation.
22Flight Operations: Load Control Weight and balance.Participate in and/or make decisions regarding weight and balance issues on flights.Arrange for transport and delivery of any passenger baggage removed due to operational reasons.
24Airports Aviation Advantage has existing relationships in: 75+ domestic airports.Caribbean and Central America airports.ArubaCosta RicaDominican Republic.Puerto Rico.Bahamas.Virgin Island (British/US).Martinique.Cayman Islands.MexicoBelize.