Industrial Attachment

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DECLARATION I Mark Peter Omware herby declare that this report is not only a true testament of my attachment but also no part has been plagiarized or copied without due reference being made to the original author of the work.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I would hereby like to acknowledge the Lord God Almighty for His grace and strength during the entire period of the attachment.
I would also like to thank my host supervisor Mr. Reuben Otieno for all his help and advice during the attachment.
I would also like to thank my family for all their help and support during the entire time that I was attached to Tradewinds. May God bless you all abundantly.

TABLE OF ACRONYMS
HOTAC—HOTEL AND ACCOMODATION
ISAGO —IATA SAFETY AUDIT FOR GROUND OPERATIONS
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Some of the services offered by the firm include water replenishment, aircraft towing and moving and ramp to flight deck communication. Ground handling addresses the many service requirements of a passenger aircraft between the time it arrives at a terminal gate and the time it departs on its next flight. Speed, efficiency, and accuracy are important in ground handling services in order to minimize the turnaround time (the time during which the aircraft must remain parked at the gate). Airlines with less-frequent service or fewer resources at a particular location sometimes subcontract ground handling or on-call aircraft maintenance to another airline, as it is a short-term cheaper alternative to setting up its own ground handling or maintenance capabilities. Most ground services are not directly related to the actual flying of the aircraft, and instead involve other tasks. Tradewinds also represents a number of agents who facilitate flights. The Tradewinds’ role is to act as the airline representative and to perform the handling for the agents as and when required. In addition to the regular carriers that Tradewinds handles, there are ad-hoc carriers which operate through Nairobi. Flights vary in frequency and are affected by the seasonal nature of the horticultural and tourist industries. This is
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