Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 2022 sponsors!

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities at the 7th Americas GHI Conference, please contact Alice Williams alice@groundhandling.com


Platinum Sponsors

dnata

At dnata, we keep the world in the air. From ground and cargo handling to inflight catering and travel services, we are by your side of the entire travel experience.

  • dnata was founded in 1959 in Dubai, UAE
  • We offer Ground Handling in 78 airports
  • We offer Cargo Services in 46 airports
  • We offer Catering services in 62 airports

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Swissport

In 2019, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 265 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.6 million tons of air freight in 115 cargo warehouses worldwide. Several of its warehouses have been certified for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA’s CEIV Pharma and by the British MHRA. The world's leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, with currently 45,600 employees, achieved consolidated operating revenue of 3.13 billion euros in 2019. At the end of September 2020, Swissport was active at 298 airports in 47 countries on six continents.

At Swissport we are focused on strengthening our market position and on ensuring we are constantly driving industry innovation in key areas such as service, quality and reliability.

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Gold Sponsors

Eulen

Grupo EULEN is a pioneer in outsourcing cleaning, security, and aviation services. Our expertise, commitment to quality, and experience have brought us to become leaders in these sectors since the Group's foundation in 1962. The company began operations in the United States in 2008 with the acquisition of the airport handling company American Sales and Management Organization (ASMO).  Since then, Eulen America has stood out for quality, excellence and has been endorsed by clients in local and international markets.   In 2021, we achieved a major milestone with our entry into the Facility Services business, through the acquisition of USSI, a company that will serve as a launching platform for our future growth in this sector.  A wholly-owned Spanish family business, Eulen America has a staff of approximately 3,000 specialized professionals in four US states  (Florida, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, plus Washington DC). Grupo EULEN is a member of the Global Compact and shows a clear commitment to society through socially responsible policies, cultural patronage, and environmental protection.

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Jetstream Ground Services

Founded at Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in 1996 by Marc Desnoyers and Dave Norris, Jetstream Ground Services has delivered a variety of outsourcing solutions throughout the country. Serving some of the nation’s busiest airports, Jetstream is a leading provider of ground handling services, aircraft appearance services, and cargo handling with a reputation for consistent excellence in training, performance, and safety.

What makes Jetstream a success? Our commitment to listening to our client’s needs and delivering beyond their expectations.

The airline industry depends on airport handling services to keep schedules running smoothly and to ensure the safety and well-being of each passenger. Our ability to provide high levels of unique personal service is predicated on our ability to adapt to an ever-changing industry. It’s easy to see the Jetstream advantage when you consult with our team of aviation professionals for all of your operational needs. From improving punctuality to making the skies a safer place for everyone, Jetstream and our management team should be the first choice to meet your goals and objectives.

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Menzies Aviation

People. Passion. Pride.  These are the values that have driven our team since 1833.    

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at more than 200 locations in  more than 37 countries, across six continents.    

But at the heart of our business is our people.   

Whether serving our clients landside or airside, above or below the wing, our teams are agile, dedicated, and eager to help. 

Safety and security are at the heart of everything we do. We have a duty of care to look after each other, our customers and their customers. And we care about the communities in which we operate.    

We understand that what we do makes a difference at many levels.  Our services help keep people moving with everyone playing their part, delivering with precision, round the clock, every minute of every day.  In this we take immense pride, and it strengthens our determination to deliver.   

Our core services include ground services, cargo, fuelling, executive services and offline services.

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Ozion Airport Software

Ozion Airport Software has developed digitized solutions for Ground Handlers, Airlines and Airports since 2004. At the heart of success is Ozion’s proven ability to interpret and integrate solutions with an organization’s short and long term operational, strategic and commercial goals in mind. The core of the Ozion platform allows for live management of a single location, multiple airports and/or synergy across multiple locations. Our clients are equipped with unparalleled intelligence tools and live dashboards to effortlessly measure and manage operations.

The Ozion suite of SMART managed software solutions include the Ozion PRM Manager (live management of all aspects of service operations for passengers requesting assistance), the Ozion Handling Manager (managing the entirety of the airport handling processes in real-time), the Ozion CheckPoint Manager (visualize and manage the entire security checkpoint operations in real-time) and the Ozion Hub which processes live data and shares the right data with the right operators in real-time.

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Silver Sponsor

G2 Secure Staff
TLD

TLD provides its customers with a complete range of ground support equipment through the most extensive worldwide sales and service network in the industry.

TLD products are in operation at most airports in the world. Well designed and adapted to the requirements of our customers, the equipment is consistently maintained to the highest standards by our large engineering teams. Performance and dynamic efficiency, as well as simplicity, high reliability and low maintenance costs drive our development teams. Performance and dynamic efficiency, as well as simplicity, high reliability and low maintenance costs drive our development.


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United Ground Express

At United Ground Express (UGE), are focused on inclusion and empowerment within our company and our relationship with our customers. We encourage all viable diverse-owned businesses to participate in our service provider selection process and take pride in opening doors of opportunity to all types of businesses. As we continue to grow, we have successfully employed over 4,500 charismatic individuals and have expanded to 60+ airports across the country. We continue to welcome customers, diversity, and aim to provide excellent service through:

•            Ground Handling Services
•            Aircraft De-icing Services
•            Cabin Appearance Services
•            Wheelchair Services
•            Janitorial Services
•            Ground Equipment Maintenance
•            Into-Plane Fueling Services – coming in 2022

At are looking to continue learning, continue improving, and continue to remain inclusive with the help of our current and potential customers. We make these commitments because we believe it creates value for our company, our employees, and our customers alike. It is consistent with our company values and is simply the right thing to do. We are UGE!

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One-to-One Meetings Sponsor

Xced

Xced has revolutionised the GSE service industry, creating new ways to keep your business agile, more efficient, and more effective. You can count on us for a higher level of customer service, industry knowledge, and GSE experience that you just won’t find anywhere else. You can count on us for a higher level of responsiveness and dependable customer service, flexibility, industry knowledge and ground support equipment experience.

We offer a complete range of aircraft GSE leasing and financing solutions, designed to work with your evolving business requirements and ever changing needs. Our comprehensive ground support lifecycle management programme allows you to plan and anticipate ongoing costs for all your ground equipment and services, including:

  • New/used equipment
  • Lease and finance
  • Sale and leaseback
  • Short-term rental
  • Refurbishment/trade-in
With Xced’s Lifecycle Management programme, you can more effectively manage ground support costs so you can focus on the rest of your business.

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Special Sponsors

Advanced Charging Technologies (ACT)

ADVANCED CHARGING TECHNOLOGIES IS THE RECOGNIZED LEADER IN INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS THAT REMOTELY MONITOR, ANALYZE AND CONTROL YOUR GSE BATTERY CHARGERS

ACT designed the world class, patented Quantum technology to modernize the global ground support industry. The Quantum GSE charger feature conventional, opportunity, and fast charge capabilities all integrated into a single charger design, targeted towards FBO, regional, and non-hub maintenance and logistics companies.  Like the Quantum series chargers, with a worldwide installed base of over 45,000 units, the Quantum GSE chargers feature modular technology, built-in redundancy, plug-n-play operation, and scalability through field expansion thus offering the highest reliability and the simplest serviceability in industrial charger technology. The Quantum chargers offer high energy efficiencies with peak efficiencies greater than 94 percent and full-cycle efficiencies greater than 93 percent.

One of the unique aspects of the Quantum charger is the integrated wireless communication that allows for seamless cloud integration, where real-time data is automatically uploaded to ACT’s cloud-based data management platform, ACTintelligent.  End users can centrally manage their charger assets, analyze operational data, optimize battery and fleet performance, generate performance reports, and troubleshoot charger issues.  In addition, wireless cloud integration allows for remote firmware and software updates enabling new functionalities to be added to the Quantum chargers with minimal effort.

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Airport Terminal Services
Alliance Ground International
Damarel

Damarel helps ground handlers, airports and airlines lower costs and improve efficiency through effective IT. Our passenger processing and ground handling solutions will help you maximise your company’s potential. Visit us to discuss FiNDnet, a fully integrated suite of products that provides a comprehensive ground handling solution. From schedule maintenance and resource demand planning, to ramp service capture, turn management and automated airline billing, FiNDnet covers your entire ground operation. FiNDnet reduces costs, improves performance and increases revenues. Use of the cloud and mobile devices is driving a fundamental change in how companies access IT. Damarel offers new generation hosted and mobile options for a range of solutions, including FiNDnet, L-DCS, EMBARKmobile and Aura Common Use. Let us show you how you can save on infrastructure and fixed equipment costs. Damarel is a specialist software house, at the forefront of developing mission-critical systems for airport operations. Our sole focus is automating passenger and ground handling processes, using IT to deliver outstanding business results. The company has over 25 years’ aviation experience, understands the pressures facing businesses in this sector and delivers cost-effective solutions that work.

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dnata

At dnata, we keep the world in the air. From ground and cargo handling to inflight catering and travel services, we are by your side of the entire travel experience.

  • dnata was founded in 1959 in Dubai, UAE
  • We offer Ground Handling in 78 airports
  • We offer Cargo Services in 46 airports
  • We offer Catering services in 62 airports

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Fenix Logistix

Born of dedicated industry professionals with a commitment to offer a fresh take, Fenix Logistix Inc. is an Aviation Service firm that provides value to our customers through investments in technology and people.

·       Established in 2019 with an experienced team of professionals across all aspects of commercial aviation operations.
·       Full complement of aviation services to include Ramp Handling, Customer Service, Cabin, Security, and PRM Services.
·       Family oriented, compassionate culture providing reliable and trustworthy service.
·       Trusted by partners from around the globe by airline industry leaders, legacy carriers and agile ULCC and LCC airlines.
·       Vision to remain capable, responsive to our customers’ needs and a leader in providing value to their operations.
·       Dedication to the operations of today with a keen awareness of the effects on our environment and wellbeing of our world tomorrow. 
·       Investment in the future through modern sustainable equipment acquisitions, continuous quality improvement and safety. 

In our short time since 2019, we have weathered one of the most challenging times in the aviation industry and come out even stronger than before.  We have proven our focus on compassionate, flexible, and well-trained staff as an important key to our success. We continue to build on the experience of our team, investment in our future and focus on value. With the new acquisition of Red Handling UK Limited, our network and reach has expanded into UK and Europe.  “Two great companies, One solid commitment to Aviation Safety and Service”

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JBT Aerotech

JBT is a leading global supplier of customised solutions and services for high value applications in air transportation. JBT ground support equipment includes Commander, Ranger, Halverson and Atlas cargo loaders, transporters, Tempest de-icers, Lektro towbarless tractors, pushback tractors, mobile passenger steps, beltloaders, JetPower ground power units, JetAire conditioned air equipment, Jetway boarding bridges, iOPS asset monitoring systems, together with baggage/facilities operations monitoring and maintenance systems. JBT emphasises value for its customers with designs featuring ease of operation, ease of maintenance and a low total cost of ownership. JBT – for the perfect turn.

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Jetstream Ground Services

Founded at Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in 1996 by Marc Desnoyers and Dave Norris, Jetstream Ground Services has delivered a variety of outsourcing solutions throughout the country. Serving some of the nation’s busiest airports, Jetstream is a leading provider of ground handling services, aircraft appearance services, and cargo handling with a reputation for consistent excellence in training, performance, and safety.

What makes Jetstream a success? Our commitment to listening to our client’s needs and delivering beyond their expectations.

The airline industry depends on airport handling services to keep schedules running smoothly and to ensure the safety and well-being of each passenger. Our ability to provide high levels of unique personal service is predicated on our ability to adapt to an ever-changing industry. It’s easy to see the Jetstream advantage when you consult with our team of aviation professionals for all of your operational needs. From improving punctuality to making the skies a safer place for everyone, Jetstream and our management team should be the first choice to meet your goals and objectives.

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L3HARRIS

L3Harris is an industry leader in commercial aviation training and simulation technologies committed to ground operator safety, performance and excellence. Our mission is to enable customer success by delivering cost-effective training tools, industry expertise and best-in-class ground handling training services. We believe our training solutions can significantly improve the knowledge, skills and behaviour of ground operators to help them perform at the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and compliance. Simulation-based training enhances critical skills and ground handling tasks without putting personnel or aircraft at risk

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Mercury GSE

You’ve arrived at the #1 source for Ground Support Equipment

Mercury GSE is among the most experienced and fastest-growing Ground Support Equipment provider in the aviation industry. For over 46 years Mercury has been providing top-tier GSE rentals, leasing, sales and support to cargo, ground handling providers and airlines all over the globe. Based strategically near Los Angeles International Airport (K-LAX) and equipped with a state-of-the-art maintenance and production facility, Mercury GSE has the resources and equipment needed to support your aircraft on the ground. Mercury is committed to providing your organization with the highest standard in equipment quality, unrivaled customer service and maintenance support. Mercury’s services will equip your company with the equipment and team necessary to ensure your ground operations run successfully and uninterrupted. Call Mercury today to put us to work for you.

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Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport (MIA) is a leading economic engine for Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida.  MIA is the second largest gateway in the Americas for international passengers and the leader in international freight offering more flights to Latin America and the Caribbean than any other U.S. airport. MIA handles 85% of all air imports and 80% of all exports from the Latin American / Caribbean region. MIA is a major distribution hub for perishables, hi-tech commodities, e-commerce, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and industrial machinery.

The Airport is well positioned for future growth, with no slot controls or curfews, and exceptional passenger and cargo infrastructure.

For more information, please contact us at marketing@miami-airport.com

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Swissport

In 2019, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 265 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.6 million tons of air freight in 115 cargo warehouses worldwide. Several of its warehouses have been certified for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA’s CEIV Pharma and by the British MHRA. The world's leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, with currently 45,600 employees, achieved consolidated operating revenue of 3.13 billion euros in 2019. At the end of September 2020, Swissport was active at 298 airports in 47 countries on six continents.

At Swissport we are focused on strengthening our market position and on ensuring we are constantly driving industry innovation in key areas such as service, quality and reliability.

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Unifi

Unifi is the largest aviation services provider in North America servicing more than one million flights each year. With over 20,000 valued employees across more than 200 locations, Unifi provides a full range of above and below wing services including ground handling, cabin services, passenger handling, security, facility, cargo services, ground support equipment maintenance, and more to most major US-based airlines, airports, and cargo providers. Unifi’s vision is to be the most respected company and to provide an exceptional experience getting aircraft and passengers to their destination, safely.

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United Ground Express

At United Ground Express (UGE), are focused on inclusion and empowerment within our company and our relationship with our customers. We encourage all viable diverse-owned businesses to participate in our service provider selection process and take pride in opening doors of opportunity to all types of businesses. As we continue to grow, we have successfully employed over 4,500 charismatic individuals and have expanded to 60+ airports across the country. We continue to welcome customers, diversity, and aim to provide excellent service through:

•            Ground Handling Services
•            Aircraft De-icing Services
•            Cabin Appearance Services
•            Wheelchair Services
•            Janitorial Services
•            Ground Equipment Maintenance
•            Into-Plane Fueling Services – coming in 2022

At are looking to continue learning, continue improving, and continue to remain inclusive with the help of our current and potential customers. We make these commitments because we believe it creates value for our company, our employees, and our customers alike. It is consistent with our company values and is simply the right thing to do. We are UGE!

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Supporting Organisations

TIACA - The International Air Cargo Association