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Airport Handling Manual (AHM)

34th edition including 3rd edition of the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) - available now!

The AHM & IGOM is your definitive source for the latest industry-approved standards covering all facets of safe and efficient airport operations.

Airport Operations

Topics cover: Passenger Handling, Baggage Handling, Cargo and Mail Handling, Aircraft Handling and Loading, Load Control, Airside Management and Safety, Aircraft Movement Control, Ground Handling Agreements, Airport Handling Ground Support Equipment Specifications, Environmental Specifications for Ground Handling Operations

View the AHM Table of Contents (pdf) and the IGOM Table of Contents (pdf).

New industry-approved content

  • IGOM 3rd edition including new section on aircraft loading
  • Amendments to the 2013 Standard Ground Handling Agreement (SGHA)
  • AHM 070: E-Invoicing Standards
  • AHM 785: Aircraft Initiated Movement Message (MVA)
  • Over 40 "AHM Number" amendments (pdf)

eProducts more and more popular (CD-ROM & USB)

The AHM CD-ROM & USB Key (SIngle User Licenses only) combines the full content of the AHM and IGOM including the industry known toolbox:

  • Fillable forms (MS Word & MS Excel) integrated within the AHM sections
  • Specific AHM sections in PDF printable format integrated within the AHM sections
  • Animated marshalling signals
  • Customizable favorite tabs for most-used chapters.

View the System Requirements (pdf) for installing the application. For the AHM 34th edition, the eProducts benefit from a product key activation system to prevent your copy from being mishandled. For help on activation, please consult the Product Key Activation User Guide (pdf).

How to get your IGOM (3rd Edition) supplement

The IGOM supplement will be available at the same time as the AHM 34th edition.

The table below gives an overview of how you can acquire your copy of IGOM. 

AHM Format Supplement Format How to get your IGOM 3rd edition
Book PDF Available on a password protected website.
Details in the AHM Preface.
CD-ROM

HTML

Already included on the CD-ROMs and USBs

USB

How to get your IGOM (2nd Edition) supplement

For clients who purchased the AHM 33rd edition who have not yet installed the patch, please download "AHM 33rd Ed. Supplement-IGOM Patch" (zip). We also recommend downloading the "AHM 33rd Ed. Quick reference patch installment guide" (pdf).

Hand Signal Posters

The hand signals listed in AHM & IGOM are available in two posters, click on the product information further down the page to purchase:

  1. Guideman Hand Signals for Ground Support Equipment
  2. Ground Flight Deck Communication Hand Signals

Designed for

  • Airlines; Ground handling companies; Airports including load controllers; Regulatory bodies & government agencies; Cargo agents/forwarders; Contracting companies; Stock agents; Training organizations; Travel agents; System Providers
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Airport Handling Manual (AHM) - Book & CD-ROM (Single User License)
Edition: 34
Language: English
Regular Price: US$ 1145
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Airport Handling Manual (AHM) - Book
Edition: 34
Language: English
Regular Price: US$ 579
Note: Member airlines and Strategic Partners discounts apply. Additional $50 early bird discount extended until 31 December 2013! Enter promotional code "AHMWGALI34" at check-out.
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Airport Handling Manual (AHM) - USB Key (Single User License)
Edition: 34
Language: English
Regular Price: US$ 699
Note: Member airlines and Strategic Partners discounts apply. Additional $50 early bird discount extended until 31 December 2013! Enter promotional code "AHMWGALI34" at check-out.
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Airport Handling Manual (AHM) - CD-ROM (Single User License)
Edition: 34
Language: English
Regular Price: US$ 694
Note: Member airlines and Strategic Partners discounts apply. Additional $50 early bird discount extended until 31 December 2013! Enter promotional code "AHMWGALI34" at check-out.
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Guideman Hand Signals for Ground Support Equipment - Poster
Edition: 2002
Language: English
Regular Price: US$26
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Ground Flight Deck Communication Hand Signals - Poster
Edition: 2002
Language: English
Regular Price: US$26
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