Capable of carrying over 800 passengers, the Airbus A380 is currently the world’s largest passenger aircraft. And the amazing perk about my job is that I get to get up-close-and-personal with these jumbo jets.
Here’s a snap from driving on the tarmac in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):
At the Tom Bradley International Gates (also known to us in the trade as TIBITS, Terminal 5), the A380’s are all parked side-by-side. And here’s a snap of us driving in an automobile underneath the wing:
Looking out their window the flying public sees the busy crew on the “ramp” but has little idea of the overwhelming logistical complexity and challenges that a company like Swissport has to overcome to deliver a top service.