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					AccessAir Systems Inc                                      Bernard Leger, President & Chief Executive Officer                                Ground
                                                                                                                                             Support
6705 Route 132                                             Achim Lippermann, Area Sales Manager
Ste-Catherine                                              Patrick Marinot, After Sales Service (+33 4 77 29 95 81)
PQ J0L 1E0                                                 Gisèle Streque, Sales Administration
Canada                                                       (+33 4 77 29 95 82)
Telephone: +1 450 638 5441 (+1 800 361 0319                Anne-Marie Lara-Goffart, Contracts Manager
  North America only)                                        (+33 4 77 29 95 86)
Fax: +1 450 638 2865                                       Specialises in the manufacture and supply of GSE
E-mail: info@accessairsystems.com                          including catering trucks and ground power units.               Alphabetical listing of companies
Website: www.accessairsystems.com
Year founded: 1997                                         Aircraft Deicing Solutions                                      supplying the following products &
Guy Dostie, President                                      396 Senoia Road, Suite 103                                      services:
Roger Nicholson, Sales Manager                             Tyrone
Shirley Seller, Sales & Marketing Coordinator              GA 30290
Subsidiaries/other locations:                              U.S.A.                                                           Air conditioning units
Inox-Tech Inc                                              Telephone: +1 859 586 8828                                       Air start units
ACCESSAIR Systems Inc, Moody Products Division,            Fax: +1 859 586 8868                                             Aircraft de-icers (truck/trailer mounted)
  6705 Route 132, Ste-Catherine, PQ J0L 1E0, Canada.       E-mail: info@deiceman.com                                        Aircraft servicing vehicles
  Tel: +1 450 638 5441. Fax: +1 450 638 2865               Website: www.deiceman.com                                        Aircraft towbars
Leader in the manufacture of ground support equipment     Rex Courtney, President
including airstairs, lavatory and potable water service    Assists airlines and airports in finding and implementing       Baggage loading/offloading systems
trucks, ground-level boarding bridges and walkways,        the best possible solutions for their deicing needs. Services    Baggage trucks/trailers
cargo and baggage carts, trailers and dollies.             provided include de-icing programme management,                  Ground communications equipment
                                                           equipment or system development and installation,                Ground power units
Adaptive Engineering Ltd                                   planning and design, and operation and maintenance
419, 34th Avenue SE                                                                                                         GSE fleet & asset management
                                                           programmes.
Calgary                                                                                                                     GSE hire/rental/leasing
AB T2G 1V1                                                 Aircraft Maintenance Support Services Ltd                        GSE repairs/servicing
Canada                                                     Eagle House                                                      Invalid boarding lifts
Telephone: +1 403 243 9400                                 Village Farm Industrial Estate
Fax: +1 403 243 9455                                       Bridgend
                                                                                                                            Passeneger/crew ground transport
E-mail: info@adaptive-gse.com                              Mid Glamorgan CF33 6NU                                           Passenger/crew loading stairs
Website: www.adaptive-gse.com                              United Kingdom                                                   Tugs & tow tractors
Dan Love, President                                        Telephone: +44 1656 743700
David W. Smith, Chief Executive Officer                    Fax: +44 1656 744265
Mark Brown, GSE Sales Manager                              E-mail: office@amssgse.co.uk
Designs and manufactures manually-operated passenger      Year founded: 1978
boarding ramps and stairs, adapters for jet bridges,       Employees: 100
carry-on baggage carts and wheelchair lifts for disabled   Revenues: £9 million
passenger boarding.                                        Quality standards: ISO 9001:2000
                                                           Duncan R. Barber, Managing Director
AeroVironment
                                                             (drb@amssgse.co.uk)
                                                           Sylvia Harries, Deputy Managing Director
181 W. Huntington Drive, Suite 202                           (sylvia@amssgse.co.uk)
Monrovia                                                   Nigel Carr, Airfield Operations Director
CA 91016                                                     (nigel@amssgse.co.uk)
U.S.A.                                                     Designer and manufacturer of aircraft ground support
Telephone: +1 817 300 3361                                 equipment including passenger stairs, conveyor belt
Fax: +1 817 503 0205                                       loaders, air conditioning trolleys, heater trolleys, docking,
E-mail: gibson@aerovironment.com                           universal fuel tank repair trolleys, ULD carriers, tactical
Website: www.posicharge.com                                aircraft loaders/transporters, toilet and water servicing
Year founded: 1971                                         units. Customers include British Airways, bmi, Aer Lingus,
Employees: 450                                             KLM, Qantas, American Airlines, United Airlines, Air
Quality standards: ISO 9002                                Canada and the UK Ministry of Defence.
Ryan Gibson, GSE General Manager                           Airgate Engineering Ltd
Subsidiaries/otherlocations:                               110 Trewmount Road
PosiCharge                                                 Killyman
Market leader in GSE fast charging systems with over      Dungannon
1,000 units installed at airports.                         Co. Tyrone BT71 7EF
Please see advertisement on page 101                       United Kingdom
AIR+MAK Industries Inc                                     Telephone: +44 28 877 89922
11154 Wildwood Drive                                       Fax: +44 28 877 89933
Olive Branch                                               E-mail: sales@airgateengineering.co.uk
38654                                                      Website: www.airgateengineering.co.uk
U.S.A.                                                     Tony McArdle, Managing Director
Telephone: +1 662 893 3444                                 Specialises in the design and production of a range
Fax: +1 662 893 3476                                       of ground support equipment for the airport industry
E-mail: sales@airmak.com                                   including baggage carts, aircraft dollies, passenger and
Website: www.airmak.com                                    crew steps.
Offers a range of GSE including air start units, GPUs,
baggage conveyor loaders and air conditioning units.       Airport Ground Equipment
                                                           11625 Prosperous Drive
Air Marrel SA                                              Odessa
Rue Michel Rondet                                          FL 33556
Z.I. Clos Marquet                                          U.S.A.
BP 75                                                      Telephone: +1 727 569 6000
F-42402 Chamond                                            Fax: +1 727 569 3200
France                                                     E-mail: airport@fcma.com
Telephone: +33 4 77 29 95 95                               Website: www.airportgroundequipment.com
Fax: +33 4 77 31 44 76                                     Jeff Ganiere, President
E-mail: airmarrel@airmarrel.com                            Manufactures and supplies a range of specialist baggage
Website: www.airmarrel.com                                 handling products.


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Airport Maintenance Services Pty Ltd                        +1 412 241 8524. Fax: +1 412 241 5009. E-mail:           Quality standards: ISO 9001:2000
P.O. Box 207                                                rbi.pgh@rbic.com. Contact: David Berthelsen, Senior      Henry Qiu, Manager
Kings Meadows                                               Vice President & General Manager                         Manufactures airport ground support equipment
TAS 7249                                                  The Austin Company of U.K. Ltd, 35 Ballards Lane,          including electric aircraft tow tractors, electric baggage
Australia                                                   London N3 1XW, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 20 8371          tow tractors, apron buses, passenger stairways, airport
Telephone: +61 3 63 919333                                  9000. Fax: +44 20 8349 9116. Contact: John C.            electric and monitoring systems, plus airport ground
Fax: +61 3 63 918288                                        Jepson, Managing Director                                equipment maintenance service and service supports.
E-mail: airport.maint@airportmaint.com                    The company serves airports and airlines with ground
Website: www.airportmaint.com                             support equipment maintenance garages, and flight          Beta Systems Inc
Year founded: 1990                                        catering kitchens. Also provides security consultancy      P.O. Box 1737
Employees: 25                                             services.                                                  Reidsville
Brian Hawkins, Director                                                                                              NC 27323-1737
Manufactures a range of solar-powered GSE including      Aviogei Airport Equipment                                  U.S.A.
disabled passenger lifts, boarding stairs and modular     via Campoleone Tenuta 13                                   Telephone: +1 336 342 0306
walkways.                                                 04010 Campoleone (LT)                                      Fax: +1 336 342 9969
                                                          Italy                                                      E-mail: betasystems@netmcr.com
AirRadio Limited                                          Telephone: +39 06 927 8089/8251                            Website: www.betasystemsinc.com
Duval House                                               Fax: +39 06 927 8454                                       P. Dunlevy, Sales (pdunlevy@netmcr.com)
High Street                                               E-mail: aviogei@aviogei.it                                 Leaders in aircraft ground support equipment for fuel
Harmondsworth                                             Website: www.aviogei.it                                    handling and filtration.
West Drayton UB7 0BT                                      Franco Cesarini, President
United Kingdom                                            Andrea Cesarini, Marketing Manager                         Bosserman Aviation Equipment Inc
Telephone: +44 845 330 0782                               Salvatore Ivagnes, Managing Director                       2327 SR 568
Fax: +44 20 283 0859                                      Subsidiaries/other locations:                              Carey
E-mail: info@air-radio.com                                AVIOGEI RENT Srl - rental of airport GSE                   OH 43316
Website: www.air-radio.com                                ASTEA Srl - rebuilding and sales of second-hand airport    U.S.A.
Year founded: 2003                                          GSE                                                      Telephone: +1 419 396 6256
Employees: 45                                             AVIOTEAM Srl - handling and maintenance of passenger       Fax: +1 419 396 0022
Brian Nicholson, Managing Director                          boarding bridges and terminal facilities                 E-mail: bae@bright.net
John Evans, Business Development Director                 AVIO GLOBAL SERVICE Srl - technical assistance,            Website: www.bossermanaviationequip.com
John Fincham, Operations Director                           maintenance and overhaul of airport GSE on-site at       Year founded: 1993
Steven Inglis, Sales Director                               airports                                                 Employees: 55
Provides mobile voice and data communications in         Manufacturer of a wide range of GSE including invalid     Revenues: $140 million
mission-critical environments to airlines, airports and   transfer vehicles and potable water supply and lavatory    Terry Bosserman, President
ground operation companies. AirRadio is a member of The   service vehicles.                                          Greg Coldren, Production Manager
Team Telecom Group.                                                                                                  Designs, manufactures and rebuilds aircraft refuelling
                                                          AWA Scandinavia                                            equipment from 600 to 15,000 gallons capacity. In
ASSPRORECO - GSE                                          Hjaelmstavaegen 2A                                         addition the company supplies hydrant servicers, ramp
Rue du bois des Perruches                                 SE-186 41Vallentuna                                        servicers and above ground storage systems.
F-27950 Saint-Vincent-des-Bois                            Sweden
France                                                    Telephone: +46 8 511 862 50                                Bradshaw Electric Vehicles
Telephone: +33 2 32 53 78 46                              Fax: +46 8 511 862 55                                      John Bradshaw Limited
Fax: +33 2 32 52 25 60                                    E-mail: awa.scandinavia@swipnet.se                         New Lane
E-mail: andre.kinsman@wanadoo.fr                          Norman Klaussen, Managing Director                         Stibbington
Website: www.assproreco-gse.com                           Provides baggage handling systems.                        Peterborough PE8 6LW
Andre Kinsman, Managing Director                                                                                     United Kingdom
Supplier of used GSE equipment worldwide.                Axa Power APS                                              Telephone: +44 1780 782621
                                                          Smedebakken 31-33                                          Fax: +44 1780 781809
Atcomex Company NV                                        DK-5270 Odense N                                           E-mail: sales@bradshawelectricvehicles.co.uk
Industriepark Zwaarveld 11                                Denmark                                                    Website: www.bradshawelectricvehicles.co.uk
B-9220 Hamme                                              Telephone: +45 63 18 60 00                                 Year founded: 1960
Belgium                                                   Fax: +45 66 18 70 92                                       Employees: 50
Telephone: +32 52 49 92 90                                E-mail: mail@axapower.com                                  Revenues: £5 million
Fax: +32 52 47 84 32                                      Website: www.axapower.com                                  Quality standards: ISO 9001
E-mail: vandyck@atcomex.be                                Year founded: 1924                                         Adrian Woodward, Sales Director
Website: www.atcomex.be                                   Employees: 60                                              Andrew Bradshaw, Joint Managing Director
Year founded: 1960                                        Quality standards: ISO 9001:2000                           Ted Starsmore, Technical Director
Employees: 100                                            Poul Elvstroem, General Sales Manager, Middle & Far        Manufacturer of electric vehicles including tow tractors,
Quality standards: ISO 9001                                 East                                                     burden carriers and pedestrian-controlled vehicles.
Paul Van Dyck, Business Manager, Aircraft Refuelling      Bernard Kosmider, Area Manager, France
Manufacturer of aircraft and helicopter refuellers and   Kevin Smith, Area Manager, UK                              Caljan Rite-Hite
hydrant dispensers. Refuellers are available from 1,000   Ture Bergholdt, Area Manager, Eastern Europe, Russia,      Ved Milepaelen 6-8
to 85,000l capacity and hydrant dispensers from 1,300       Sweden & Greece                                          DK-8361 Hasselager
to 4,000 l/min.                                           Soren Clausen, Area Manager, Scandinavia                   Denmark
                                                          Vibeke Bo Hansen, Area Manager, French Speaking Areas      Telephone: +45 86 28 38 33
The Austin Company                                        Lene Helbo Penon, Marketing Coordinator                    Fax: +45 86 28 31 92
Aviation Group                                            Henrik Olsson, Managing Director                           E-mail: caljan@caljan.com
6095 Parkland Boulevard                                   Subsidiaries/other locations:                              Website: www.caljan.com
Cleveland                                                 ITW GSE Group                                              Ebbe Funk, Managing Director
OH 44124                                                  Manufactures 400Hz solid-state frequency converters       Kim Guldberg Petersen, Division Manager
U.S.A.                                                    in mobile, fixed and under-bridge versions, with a power   Willy Köjer, Sales Manager
Telephone: +1 440 544 2600                                range from 7.5kVA and upwards. Also 28VDC solid-state      Manufactures motorised passenger steps, motorised
Fax: +1 440 544 2684                                      GPUs with a power range from 750 to 2500A.                 belt loaders, baggage trolleys and electric tugs.
E-mail: austin.info@theaustin.com
Website: www.theaustin.com                                Beijing Bowei Airport Support Ltd                          Cana Airport Industries Inc
Michael G. Pierce, Vice President, Sales & Marketing      Beijing Capital International Airport                      Techno-park 201-503
Warren C. Pugh, Manager, Facilities Development           Beijing 100621                                             192 Yakdae-Dong
  (+1 206 674 8300)                                       China                                                      Wonmi-Gu
Subsidiaries/other locations:                             Telephone: +86 10 6459 3450                                Kyunggi-Do 420-733
Ragnar Bensen Inc - Chicago, 250 S. Northwest Hwy,        Fax: +86 10 6459 8219                                      South Korea
  Park Ridge, IL 60068, U.S.A. Tel: +1 847 698 4900.      E-mail: info@bowei.bj.cn                                   Telephone: +82 32 327 6650
  Fax: +1 847 692 9320. E-mail: rbi.info@rbic.com.        Website: www.bowei.bj.cn                                   Fax: +82 32 327 6656
  Contact: Stan Heidemann, President & CEO                Year founded: 1999                                         E-mail: master@cana.co.kr
Ragnar Bensen Inc - Pittsburgh, 1501 Ardmore              Employees: 500                                             Website: www.cana.co.kr
  Boulevard, #301, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, U.S.A. Tel:      Revenues: $10 million+                                     Seon-Geon Hwang, President


100                                                                                                                                               Airline Yearbook 2006
ground support
Manufactures a range of ground support equipment and          Website: www.ceotronics.com                                Columbus
specialised vehicles. Products are used by airlines and        Year founded: 1985                                         OH 43207
aircraft companies to support aircraft operations.             Employees: 125                                             U.S.A.
                                                               Revenues: Euro 15.5 million                                Telephone: +1 614 443 7492
CATCON airground technologies                                  Quality standards: ISI 9001:2000                           Fax: +1 614 444 9337
Greinerstrasse 3-5                                             Thomas Günther, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer         E-mail: sales@columbusjack.com
D-12107 Berlin                                                 Berthold Hemer, Chief Technology Officer                   Website: www.columbusjack.com
Germany                                                        Günther Thoma, Chief Operating Officer                     Gene Albrecht, Vice President, Sales
Telephone: +49 30 74 0689 416                                  Subsidiaries/other locations:                                (galbrecht@columbusjack.com)
Fax: +49 30 74 0689 417                                        CeoTronics Inc, U.S.A.; AACOM-CeoTronics Sp zoo,           Designs and manufactures hydraulic aircraft jacks
E-mail: mail@catcon.de                                           Poland; CeoTronics SL, Spain; CeoTronics AG,             and aircraft ground handling, maintenance and support
Website: www.catcon.de                                           Switzerland; CeoTronics sarl, France; CeoTronics Ltd,    equipment.
Dieter Wertheim, General Manager (mail@catcon.de)                United Kingdom
Gert Augstin, General Manager (service@catcon.de)              Manufacturer of CT-GateCom wireless systems for           Combi (UK) Ltd
Gerald Stadler, Financial Manager (sales@catcon.de)            ground-to-cockpit communication, ground-com headsets,      Building 7, Blackthorne Road
Subsidiaries/other locations:                                  de-icing headsets, communication systems for aircraft      Colnbrook
Sales Department Eastern Europe, c/o Airport Moscow,           movers, maintenance headsets and two-way radio             Slough
  Sheremetyevo 1, Chimki Region, 124340 Moscow,                communication equipment for airport fire fighters and      Berkshire SL3 0AP
  Russian Federation. Tel: +7 095 737 6060 455. Fax:           security services.                                         United Kingdom
  +7 095 737 6060 480. Mob: +7 095 968 0526.                                                                              Telephone: +44 1753 765900
  E-mail: moscow@catcon.de. Contact: Gerd Huck,                Charlatte Manutention                                      Fax: +44 1753 765901
  Director of Sales, Eastern Europe                            Route du Boutoir                                           E-mail: cmclean@combiuk.com
Develops, manufactures and services ground support            F-89210 Brienon sur Ammancon                               Website: www.combiuk.com; www.combiepl.com
equipment and other vehicles for specialised areas.            France                                                     Year founded: 1999
                                                               Telephone: +33 3 86 43 01 30                               Employees: 45
Cavotec Fladung GmbH                                           Fax: +33 3 86 43 04 66                                     Revenues: £8 million
Heimbach 26                                                    E-mail: contact@charlattemanutention.fayat.com             Quality standards: ISO 9001:2000 QMS
D-63776 Mömbris                                                Website: www.charlatteus.com                               Charles McLean, Commercial Director
Germany                                                        Louis Galdeano, Export Manager                             Subsidiaries/other locations:
Telephone: +49 6029 97100                                      Manufacturer of battery and diesel powered baggage/       Combi GSE Ltd, Electra Avenue, Heathrow Airprot,
Fax: +49 6029 7464                                             tow tractors and an all-electric battery powered belt        Hounslow, Middlesex TW6 2DM, United Kingdom. Tel:
E-mail: info@cavotec.com                                       loader.                                                      +44 20 8754 8145. Fax: +44 20 8745 8143. E-mail:
Website: www.cavotec.com                                                                                                    cmclean@combiuk.com. Website: www.combigse.com
Year founded: 1974                                             David Clark Company Inc                                    Provides airport authorities, airlines and ground handling
Employees: 400                                                 360 Franklin Street                                        companies worldwide with a range of electro-mechanical
Revenues: $100 million                                         Worcester                                                  maintenance and air cargo mechanical handling
Kai U. Fladung, Export Sales Manager                           MA 01615-0054                                              equipment.
Michael Widegren, Managing Director                            U.S.A.
Herman Väth, General Manager                                   Telephone: +1 508 751 5800                                 Contrac GmbH
Michaela Köbert, Sales Assistant                               Fax: +1 508 753 5827                                       Airport Buses & Airport Equipment
Manufacturer of 400Hz supply systems including                E-mail: sales@davidclark.com                               Max-Planck-Ring 43
connectors, cable, hatch and pup-up pit systems, 400Hz         Website: www.davidclark.com                                D-65205 Wiesbaden
caddies, cable retrievers, towbars and security barriers.      Year founded: 1935                                         Germany
                                                               Employees: 325                                             Telephone: +49 6122 9553 0
Century GSE                                                    Quality standards: ISO 9001                                Fax: +49 6122 5146 1
                                                               Rich M. Urella, Vice President, Sales & Marketing          E-mail: sales@contrac-cobus.de
                                                               John E. Farr, Director of Marketing                        Website: www.contrac-cobus.de
                                                               Mark E. Gardell, Sales Manager, Communications             Year founded: 1985
                                                                 Products                                                 Employees: 40
                                                               Dennis J. Buzzell, Aviation Product Manager                Quality standards: ISO 9001:2000
                                                               James E. Comer, International Sales Manager                Jürgen Kamps, Managing Director
                                                               Robert A. Daigle, Product Manager, Airlines                Lothar Elbel, Managing Director
                                                               Subsidiaries/other locations:                              Andreas Funk, Sales & Marketing Director
5383 Hollister Ave, Suite 220                                  Air-Lock Inc, 108 Gulf Street, Milford, CT 06460, U.S.A.   Jörg Demaré, Project Manager, CAEG
Santa Barbara                                                    Tel: +1 203 301 6060. Fax: +1 203 876 7436               Thomas Kramer, Sales Manager
CA 93111                                                       Manufacturer of quality communication products,           Richard Swoboda, Technical Director
U.S.A.                                                         engineered for use in high-noise applications requiring    Subsidiaries/other locations:
Telephone: +1 805 967 1091                                     hearing protection and clear, precise communications.      Contrac International GB Ltd, 63 Tarlington Rd, Coundon,
Fax: +1 805 967 1450                                           Products include noise-attenuating communication             Coventry, West Midlands CV6 1FY, United Kingdom.
E-mail: info@centurygse.com                                    headsets and intercoms for aviation, ground support and      Tel.: +44 2476 333246. Fax: +44 2476 338778.
Website: www.centurygse.com                                    emergency response vehicles.                                 E-mail: russmeffen@contrac-cobus.co.uk. Contact:
Year founded: 2002                                                                                                          Russ Meffen
Employees: 14                                                  Clyde Machines Inc                                         Cobus Industries LP, 40 Robinwood Rd, Trumbull, CT
Steve Feinberg, President (+1 805 967 1091 Ext. 209,           P.O. Box 194                                                 06611, U.S.A. Tel: +1 203 380 9575. Fax: +1 203
  sfeinberg@centurygse.com)                                    Highway 55                                                   375 0168. E-mail: sales@cobus.us. Contact: Don
Robert Short, Vice President, Sales (+1 805 967 1091           Glenwood                                                     Frassetto
  Ext. 232, rshort@centurygse.com)                             MN 56334                                                   Manufacturer of aluminium body low-floor airport buses
Paul Barthmaier, General Manager (+1 805 967 1091              U.S.A.                                                     (COBUS 3000, 2700-S and 2400). Offers GSE consulting
  Ext. 231, pbarthmaier@centurygse.com)                        Telephone: +1 320 634 4503                                 and whole GSE packages.
Sale, lease, rental of surplus GSE products such as           Fax: +1 320 634 4506
GPUs, airstarts, deicers, catering trucks, air-conditioners,   E-mail: sallie@clydemachines.com                           Correfresa SA
heaters, tractors, belt-loaders, cargo loaders, baggage        Website: www.clydemachines.com                             Dulzainero Parra 8
carts, dollies, jacks and ULDs. Also provides liquidation      Sallie DeBoer, President (sallie@clydemachines.com)        Petrer
services for GSE equipment by consignment and internet         Jennifer Barsness, Vice President                          03600 Alicante
advertising.                                                     (jennifer@clydemachines.com)                             Spain
Please see advertisement on page opposite                      Ron Erno, Vice President, Sales                            Telephone: +34 96 537 4013
                                                                 (ron@clydemachines.com)                                  Fax: +34 96 537 4012
CeoTronics AG                                                  Curt Johnshoy, Engineering Manager                         Website: www.correfresa.com
Adam-Opel-Str. 6                                                 (curt@clydemachines.com)                                 Diego Rosado
D-63322 Rödermark                                              Manufactures a range of GSE including towbars,            Manufactures, installs and maintains baggage handling
Germany                                                        baggage carts, commissary, water and lavatory trucks.      systems. The company also supplies a wide range of other
Telephone: +49 6074 8751 0                                                                                                airport products including conveyor belts, weighing scales,
Fax: +49 6074 8751 676                                         Columbus Jack Corporation                                  carousels (plane, inclined, easy-claim), check-in desks and
E-mail: sales@ceotronics.com                                   2222 S Third Street                                        runway beacons.


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