There are different types of ground assistance depending on their nature:
It is basically divided into the following areas:
It includes all services aimed at providing comfort to the passengers in the cabin of the airplane as the provision of newspapers, blankets and other comforts as well as the cleaning of the cabin itself.
It is the food and beverage service for passengers and crew during the trip.
It includes all services in the platform of operations to the aircraft (guide to position of parking, trailer, drainage of sinks, etc.) and also the processes necessary to carry out the loading and unloading of the mail, luggage and other goods to be transported, the equipment used for all these processes is called the generic GSE.
It is the service of refueling of fuel, in some airports the service is granted to an exclusive supplier and in other occasions the same airline is provided or it contracts a supplier of the same one.
It includes all necessary processes to ensure and maintain the operation of the aircraft by its nature is one of the most delicate processes in the handling of an aircraft.
It is the agency that coordinates all previous services with the rest of the airline's operation at the airport, including the dispatch service and also coordinates communication with the authorities and air traffic control services.