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25 September 2022

On-demand experts panel: 2023 – Not the same old Standard Ground Handling Agreement (SGHA)

Did you know that the IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement is changing in 2023?

The IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement (SGHA) is an agreement between a Carrier and a Handling Company. It is an industry reference and is seen as an effective and useful contractual tool for the industry.


Watch this expert panel to get an overview of the key changes taking effect in the 2023 SGHA!


What questions are answered in the expert panel?


  • Changes to training program requirements
  • Adjustment of charges
  • Changes to liability waiver for sanctionned carriers
  • Adjustment to passenger travel documents section
  • Changes to Annex A and B of IATA SGHA

How to prepare for the 2023 SGHA changes?


To help you prepare for compliance, IATA make the latest edition of the SGHA available in the IATA Airport Handling Manual (AHM). The AHM contains all the industry-approved policies and standards to support safe and efficient ground operations above and below the wing. The manual includes the only industry-recognized contract template, the Standard Ground Handling Agreement (SGHA) and the suggested template for Service Level Agreement (SLA).

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