The GSEE Technical Group focuses on the technical, functional and safety aspects of ground support equipment (GSE) as well as the impact GSE has on the environment. The task force continually reviews and develops the policies, strategies and guidelines as published in the IATA Airport Handling Manual (AHM). The GSEE reports to the Ground Operations Group (GOG). Through participation in the GSEE there is the opportunity to influence the ground operations industry.

Main areas of activity

  • Technical standards and specifications for all types of GSE
  • The interfaces between aircraft and GSE
  • Aircraft and GSE design modifications to address ground operations needs
  • Environmental guidelines for GSE

Composition and meetings

Participation as a voting member of the GSEE is open to IATA member airlines and GHP members only. The number of participants is limited to 20 based on the biennial nomination process. The Technical Group meets twice a year.

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