The Ground Handling International 8th Ground Damage Stakeholders’ Conference is the premier industry forum for ground service providers, airlines and airports to share best practice advice on reducing aircraft damage and employee injury risks, featuring case study-led presentations and interactive ‘have a go’ workshops.

TLD are not only attending this important interactive conference at Amsterdam Airport, but will also be contributing when Nicolas Veron, CEO EMEAI, takes to the stage tomorrow morning to discuss artificially intelligent GSE and its impact on the airport environment.

SAS Showcase Latest Generation TractEasy

Smart Airport Systems recently hosted a successful demonstration of the latest generation TractEasy driverless baggage tractor at the EasyMile test facility in Toulouse, France.

The full ‘level 4’ demonstration was witnessed by a specially selected group of SAS customers during the two day event and showcased the TractEasy safety features whilst towing heavily laden dollies.

Customers were impressed with the reliable software, particularly the pedestrian safety features during the many live runs.



Come and meet us during the Aircraft Interiors Expo from the 2nd to the 4th of April 2019 in Hamburg booth n°6D70E.

Discover ADHESKIN®, our ultra-performant adhesive solution for a customized cabin. Design your interior without any creative limitation and with unique finish. Imagine a completely customized environment to turn your passengers’ journey into an unforgettable experience.

Come and meet our professional team on our booth where ADHESKIN® samples will be on display.

Smart Airport Systems website is up and running!

The new website of Smart Airport Systems – SAS is up and running, check it out:

Smart Airport Systems (SAS), an Alvest Group Company, strives for excellence in its mission to provide sustainable solutions for aviation. Its two major objectives are the generation of fuel savings to Airlines and the reduction of noise and polluting emissions at Airports. SAS innovative products, incorporate the latest unique technologies in the aviation industry, enabling Airlines and Airports to improve their operational efficiencies, whilst paving the way for a greener future.

AERO’s GPU 2400-315 Powers A Brand New Gulfstream G280

When we brought the understated single-phase GPU-2400 315 to Micron’s hangar for their brand-new Gulfstream G280, they didn’t believe it could provide enough continuous power for their new corporate jet – let alone starting power. But they were pleasantly surprised read more…

TLD at the Saudi International Airshow

We are delighted to welcoming our customers and friends on our booth at the 2019 Saudi Air Show. All the team had set the scene with our customers in Saudi Arabia for a great TLD GSE exhibition on the tarmac.

Saudi Ground Services great flashy green livery matching the creative and arty fuselages on display!


Indigo completes Taxibot trials on Airbus A320s

Courtesy of By Satish Nandgaonkar, Mumbai Mirror | Feb 20, 2019

Indigo airlines on Tuesday morning became the first Indian Airbus operator to successfully complete trials for Taxibot operations on Airbus A320 aircraft, and India became the only country where performance evaluation trials for Taxibots have been successfully completed on Airbus A320 aircraft.

The trials were conducted shortly past midnight and early hours of Tuesday at the Indira Gandhi International airport. “All possible operational scenarios were successfully enacted in a live environment with Taxibot attached to an A320 aircraft during the four-hour-long performance… read more

TLD and Aerospecialties together at NAIS Moscow 2019

A good example of Alvest integration at the National Aviation Infrastructure Show 2019 exhibition held in Moscow on February 6-7, 2019.

NAIS is a key event in Russia & CIS for showcasing new solutions, technologies and products for civil aviation industry development.

TLD and Aerospecialties attended the exhibition.

AERO Specialties Introduces New JetGo 300 Ground Power Unit

The JetGo 300 is designed to provide continuous power for avionics and to start the engines on all DC turbine and turboprop aircraft. JetGo 300 users benefit from a compact unit, user friendly controls and very low operating costs, with the further advantage of low dBA signature and reduced CO2 emissions. Normally, a diesel GPU four times the size of the JetGo 300 is necessary to deliver the peak amperage for starting large turbines.

No other GPU delivers …

TPX-200-MT Lego model

When passion and creativity join together the results we get are often great. Adding the pleasure of sharing it with your kid makes this transmission even more thoughtful.

Franck TCHA, one of our TLD Shop Floor Supervisor, made this Lego model of our TPX-200-MT with his son. All with existing parts and their imagination. What is unknown to us is who from the father or the son had encouraged the other? The result is true-to-life!

Thank you Franck for this great model !