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Airport Operations Solutions for Ground Handlers

A-ICE delivers high value and cost-effective solutions for ground handlers through a combination of extensive industry experience and ongoing investment in research and development, we offer the most up to date software and IT solutions. Our consultative approach allows us to tailor each solution to each customer’s individual requirements.

We offer ground handling solutions in your region, language and currency that comply with local and international regulation. Our head office in Italy is the hub of our technical expertise but we have offered consultation and installation across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Please browse our range of featured solutions:

Baggage Reconciliation System

The A-BRS Baggage Reconciliation System is a highly efficient baggage tracking and reconciliation system that tracks baggage location within the airport, at the gate, and on the plane, and match all loaded bags with passengers. Integrates with existing DCS systems and uses BagLink gateways to transmit IATA standard baggage messages.

Contract Management & Billing Systems

The accurate recording and billing of aeronautical fees is a complex task for airports, with multiple steps to be executed with utmost precision to ensure the supply of all services and infrastructure to airlines. This revolutionary solution automates and integrates, handling the complexities of nonstandard or variable pricing with ease.

Message Distribution System

A-MDS, a proven, in-place system, is an easy, secure, and flexible way to integrate applications with the A-ODB and airport sub-systems. It provides all communication protocol features and message-formatting functions needed for exchanging data. When installed acts as a special administrator that sends and receives Type B messages.

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Airport Departure Control System

A-ICE Airport Departure Control System (A-DCS) is a system with comprehensive functionality covering all aspects of passenger, baggage and aircraft handling. The system, designed for Airport Authorities and Handling Companies, is suitable for all airlines and compatible with all aircraft types. A-ICE on-going development guarantees a state-of-the-art solution that will evolve as the industry recommend.

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Weight and Balance System

A-ICE Weight and Balance (A-WBS) is a system with comprehensive functionalities covering full load control and balance for passenger, mail and cargo flights. The A-ICE Weight and Balance is suitable for Airlines, Airport Authorities, Ground and Cargo Handling companies, and is compatible with all aircraft types. A-ICE’s continuous improvements guarantees a state-of-the-art solution that will grow with you as the industry evolves.

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Handling Data Base

Our  comprehensive handling solution (A-HDB) for management of flight and service related data for Ground Handlers. Complete supervision of operation throughout the ground time cycle. Streamline your operations with central database containing all real-time data, identify in time potential delays and critical situations, keep track of all provided services and extra services requests along with time of important flight operations (pax disembarkation/embarkation, cargo/mail/baggage offloading /loading, refuelling start/end and etc...), no client installation required (compatible with recent Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox browsers), reduced training times with user friendly and intuitive interface.

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Baggage Loopback Interface

Baggage Loopback Interface (A-BLI) fills the gap providing all the relevant baggage information for local departing baggage. Using a distributed serial hub infrastructure, it is capable of capturing the information sent by CUTE or DCS workstations on check-in or bag-drop or transit counters to AEA compliant Bag Tag Printers. All of the acquired data is processed by a semantic-driven user configurable engine that extracts the baggage details and makes them available to other systems, such as A-ODB, Baggage Handling Systems, Baggage Reconciliation Systems. A backup fuzzy logic interpretation engine guarantees a 100% interpretation of all bag tag data.

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Vehicle Maintenance System

A-VMS is a complete product for the management of vehicles repair. It has been designed for repairing any kind of vehicle, not only in an airport environment. The system covers all the planning and operational aspects, including integration with SAP for spare parts management. The system encompasses all the steps of the vehicle maintenance lifecycle, from the first damage notification to the check-out and return to operation.

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Why A-ICE is the first choice for Ground Handlers

Ground handlers have unique pressures to deliver the shortest possible turnaround times, whilst keeping costs to minimum. Meeting passenger expectations any improving passenger flow through the airport is critical, but equally ground handlers need to ensure that ground operations are cost effective and that service level agreements are met. In order to meet these pressures, a high level of automation and integration between related systems is required.

Whether you need a turnkey solution or a bespoke and highly customised system, A-ICE offer a range of solutions to simply your airport operations, making them more cost effective and more efficient. Our solutions offer the maximum amount of automation, without sacrificing control or customisation.

The A-ICE Consultative Approach to Ground Handlers’ Needs

A-ICE offers a consultative approach, which allows us to tailor each solution to each customer’s individual requirements, after all every business has unique operation demands and challenges. All our solutions can be customised to integrate to your existing systems, and we pride ourselves in our ability and experience in creating solutions to solve even the most complex and demanding requirements.

In addition to our ability to create bespoke solutions, we can provide accelerated implementation with our standardised solutions. Our extensive development means that they are ready to be integrated to your existing airport systems, ready-made to address a wide range of challenges. If required, we can even source and install the relevant hardware meaning fewer suppliers to organise and coordinate.


Contact A-ICE today to discuss your requirements

A-ICE offer turnkey solutions and bespoke customisation or consulting. Get in touch today to see how we can help revolutionise your airport’s operations, improving efficiency, reducing costs and manpower and ensuring ultimate stability and security.

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Our Locations

Rome (HQ): Via Nicaragua, 10, 00071, Pomezia (Rome), ITALY.

Milan: Viale Enrico Forlanini 23, 20134, Milano, ITALY.

London: 17 Carlisle Street, 1st Floor, London, England, W1D 3BU, UNITED KINGDOM.

USA: 1140 3rd Street, N.E, Washington, District of Columbia, 20002, USA.