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Provider

Providers are children elements of an Airport.

Providers can optionally have children elements, that are Products and describe goods or services offered for sale or hire by the Provider.

A Provider element represents an entity at or nearby an airport which provides some service that can be useful to aircraft operations or aircraft crew members.

All Providers have AID in the PRV namespace.

It is worth noting that handling Providers have additional properties to extend their models. These are contained in handlingProvider. Details are discussed further down on this page.

Generic Provider

PropertyTypeDescription
aidstringA string with the AID of the airport, with PRV as namespace.
categorystringRepresents what the nature of the business for this provider is.

Possible values are:
HANDLING For all ground handling providers. Providers with this category will be extended by property handlingProvider
FUEL For all fuel providers. Providers in this category will be extended by property fuelProvider
DEICING For companies offering aircraft de-icing and anti-icing.
CATERING For companies offering food packed for carriage and consumption on-board an aircraft.
PRIVATE_TRANSFER For companies offering transport by road with private-hire vehicles (cars, minibus, bus), as opposed to regular taxi companies.
TAXI For regularly licensed taxi companies.
CAR_RENTAL For companies offering vehicles for hire without a driver.
HOTEL For all hotels and accommodation facilities.
RESTAURANT For food businesses that have premises dedicated to hosting guests for on-site dining. These locations may also offer takeaway catering.
CAFETERIA For food businesses that mainly focus on hot and soft drinks and light refreshments to be consumed on-site or taken away.
AIRCRAFT_CLEANING For companies dedicated to carrying out aircraft interior and/or exterior cleaning.
LAUNDRY For companies dedicated to washing laundry. This may include aircraft laundry as well as clothes and uniforms and could be self-service or fully serviced.
DISH_WASHING For companies dedicated to washing aircraft crockery and cutlery.
MAINTENANCE For companies certified to carry out aircraft maintenance.
AIRCRAFT_SERVICING For companies able to support aircraft with minor services, like tire pressure checking and inflation, towing, oxygen refill, power carts, air start, etc. These companies may or may not be certified by the competent authority, depending on the regulatory framework.
TAX_REFUND For services that facilitate claiming of taxes for international customers. These may governmental agencies or commercial establishments.
SUPERMARKET For grocery shops.
AIRCRAFT_SUPPLIES For businesses dedicated to the warehousing sales and distribution of aircraft spare parts and consumables.
namestringThe name of the business.
emailstring, nullThe email address of the business.

null indicates that this information is not available.
phonestring, nullThe phone number of the business during regular business hours.

null indicates that this information is not available.
vhfnumber, nullThe frequency in Mhz for voice communication between the aircraft and the Provider. This is in the range of 118.000 and 136.975.

null if this information was not added.
outOfHoursPhonestring, nullThe phone number of the business outside of regular business hours.

null indicates that this information is not available.
websitestring, nullThe website of the business, pointing to the page most relevant for this location.

null indicates that this information is not available.
sitastring, nullThe SITA address to communicate with this business at this location, or the most relevant location.

null indicates that this information is not available.
aftnstring, nullThe AFTN address to communicate with this business at this location, or the most relevant location.

null indicates that this information is not available.
streetNamestring, nullThe street address, including any numbering, for the business. This should be the most relevant address where the business can receive customers, suppliers and deliveries.

null indicates that this information is not available.
localitystring, nullThe locality, if any, for the business address.
For locality, we intend a local subdivision of territory which is finer than the city boundaries, if this is used for postal routing.
For example, Trumpington which is a locality of Camridge city.

null indicates that this information is not available.
municipalitystring, nullThe city of the business address, as used for postal routing.

null indicates that this information is not available.
governingDistrictstring, nullDepending on the country this may be a province, state, county, region or any other subdivision which is used in addressing mail.

null indicates that this information is not available.
postalCodestring, nullThe postal code, according to the standard of the country.

null indicates that this information is not available.
countryobject, nullA Country object representing where the business is physically located. This may be different from the jurisdiction of incorporation of the business.

null indicates that this information is not available.
paymentMethodslist, nullA list of payment methods that can be used at the Provider. These are intended available without prior arrangement with the provider and accepted for all customers.
Possible values are:
VISA Visa debit and credit cards
MASTERCARD Mastercard debit and credit cards
AMERICAN_EXPRESS American Express cards
DINERS_CLUB Diners Club cards
JCB JCB cards
DISCOVER Discover cards
WORLD_FUEL_SERVICES World Fuel Services card or Release
COLT Colt card or Release
UVAIR UVair Fueling Card or Release
AVFUEL AVCARD or Release
AIRBP AirBP card or Release
TOTAL Total card or Release
SHELL Shell card or Release
OTHER_CARNET other carnets not listed above.
OTHER_RELEASE other releases not listed above.
INVOICE the Provider will send an invoice to the customer for later payment.
CASH cash in the local currency, and possibly in other international currencies.
featuredOrdernumber, nullThis number indicates to clients in which order to display providers of the same category to the end users.
The position in this list depends on a series of commercial, data quality and usage factors.

-1 indicates a provider that should always be displayed on top, as “Featured”. These providers have been checked by our curators team and reliability of the data is highest. Only one provider per category at the same location can have this set to -1.

Any other value from 0 upwards indicates a decreasing position under the featured provider, if any. For clarification, 0 should be displayed before 1 and 1 before 2.

null indicates that the provider has not been vetted by our team, and the accuracy of the data is not guaranteed.
logoreservedThis will contain methods to retrieve the logo of the Provider.
picturesreservedThis will contain methods to retrieve pictures for the Provider.
parentstringThe AID of the Airport to which this Provider belongs.
handlingProviderobject, nullIf category is HANDLING, this is an object that describes properties specific to Handling companies. Full details can be found in the next paragraphs.

null if category is any other value.
fuelProvidersobject, nullIf category is FUEL, this is an object that describes properties specific to Fuel companies. Full details can be found in the next paragraphs.

null if category is any other value.

Handling Provider

PropertyTypeDescription
accountsEmailstring, nullThe email address of the Accounting department. This is where the Provider prefers to receive emails related to accounting and financial matters.

null if this information was not added.
accountsPhonestring, nullThe phone number of the Accounting department. This is where the Provider prefers to receive calls related to accounting and financial matters.

null if this information was not added.
paxMeetingCoordinatesobject, nullA Coordinates object illustrating where passengers can meet with a representative of this Handling Provider. This should be in a public area accessible to private vehicles.
aircraftParkingPolygonlist, nullA list of Coordinates objects which delimit the area where aircraft served by this Handling Provider are usually parked.

null if this information was not added.
fboBuildingPolygonlist, nullA list of Coordinates objects which delimit the area of the main building from which this Handling Provider perform its core services.

null if this information was not added.
terminalServiceslist, nullA list of services offered by this Handling Provider at their premises for passengers’ convenience.

Possible values are:

DEDICATED_TERMINAL a dedicated area in an own building, or part of another building, where passengers are physically separated from the airline passengers.
CUSTOMS_ON_SITE a customs checkpoint on site, or the possibility to arrange one on request.
SECURITY_ON_SITE a security screening point on site, or the possibility to arrange one.
AIRSIDE_BOARD_TO_BOARD the possibility to transfer a passenger from an airline flight to a GA/BA flight, or vice versa, meeting the passenger at a location airside.
LANDSIDE_CONNECTION_ASSISTANCE the possibility to transfer a passenger from an airline flight to a GA/BA flight, or vice versa, meeting the passenger at a location landside.
AIRLINE_MEET_AND_GREET the possibility to receive an airline passenger to facilitate airport procedures. It is not specified if this happens landside or airside.
CREW_COURTESY_CAR the availability of a car to be used by the crew for the period of time their aircraft is serviced by this Provider.
CAR_RENTAL a dedicated car-rental point, or the possibility of having rented cars picked-up at the location of this Provider.
CREW_TRANSFER transfer for the crew members, usually to and from their hotel, arranged by this Provider.
CONFERENCE_ROOMS the availability of rooms equipped to allow meetings at the premises of the Provider.
CREW_SHOWERS the availability of shower facilities and changing rooms for crew members to use.
PASSENGER_SHOWERS the availability of shower facilities and changing rooms for passengers to use.
CREW_SNOOZE_ROOM a room equipped in such a way that allows crew members to take short periods of sleep.
PASSENGER_SNOOZE_ROOM a room equipped in such a way that allows passengers to take short periods of sleep.
CHILDREN_AREA a safe area dedicated to children’s play.
COMPLIMENTARY_REFRESHMENTS the availability of refreshments for the users of this Provider.
CONCIERGE_SERVICES the availability of ancillary services arranged by the Provider on behalf of the user.
CREW_CAR_PARK car park dedicated to the crew members of an aircraft using this Provider.
PASSENGER_CAR_PARK car park dedicated to the passengers of an aircraft using this Provider.
TAX_REFUND the availability on site of a service that facilitates claiming of taxes for international customers. This may be a governmental agency or a commercial establishment.
SHOPS_ON_SITE shops on the premises of the Provider. These may be convenience stores, gift shops, or other generic shops.
RESTAURANTS_ON_SITE restaurants on the premises of the Provider that serve food and have space for dining in.
CATERING_COLD_STORAGE the possibility of storing catering supplies in a refrigerated compartment or room.
LUGGAGE_STORAGE the possibility of storing customer luggage for a definite period of time.

null if this information was not added.
aircraftServiceslist, nullA list of aircraft services offered by this Handling Provider.

Possible values are:
DEDICATED_PARKING parking for the aircraft in a design area which is used exclusively by the Provider.
SELF_MANEUVERING_PARKING parking that allows taxi in and taxi out without assistance from external vehicles.
TOW_TRUCK a dedicated vehicle to move the aircraft on the airport surface without the aircraft’s own power.
LUGGAGE_CARTS trolleys to move large amounts of luggage to and from the aircraft.
WHEELCHAIR_LOADER_BIZJET a vehicle dedicated to the movement of Passengers with Reduced Mobility and with an interface suitable to business jets.
WHEELCHAIR_LOADER_AIRLINER a vehicle dedicated to the movement of Passengers with Reduced Mobility and with an interface suitable to airliners.
LUGGAGE_BELT a belt on wheels to mechanically lift luggage from the ground to the aircraft’s luggage compartment.
AIRLINE_CONTAINER_LOADER a vehicle to load, lift and manoeuvre ULD containers.
POTABLE_WATER a vehicle or other means to load potable water into the aircraft, via a suitable aircraft interface.
VACUUM_TOILET_SERVICE a vehicle or other means to empty a waste tank for toilets operating with a vacuum system.
CHEMICAL_TOILET_SERVICE the availability of adequate means to empty a waste tank for chemical toilets, including the supply of adequate consumables to make the toilet serviceable again.
TKS_FLUID availability of TKS anti-icing fuel.
DEICING availability of de-icing and anti-icing equipment and fluids.
OXYGEN_UPLOAD equipment and trained personnel to refill the on-board oxygen system.
TYRE_INFLATION equipment and trained personnel to check tyre pressure and inflate tyres.
GPU_115V_440HZ availability of AC Ground Power at a voltage of 115v and frequency of 440Hz.
GPU_28V availability of DC Ground Power at a voltage of 28v.
GPU_12V availability of DC Ground Power at a voltage of 12v.
AIR_STARTER equipment and trained personnel to conduct turbine engine air start. The aircraft interface is not specified.
CREW_LADDER a portable ladder available to the crew for inspecting parts of the aircraft that are not immediately available from the ground.
AIRCRAFT_STAIRS movable stairs, usually used for airliners or larger aircraft that do not carry a built-in ladder.
FORKLIFT a vehicle and an operator able to forklift palletized cargo.
CABIN_COOLING_HEATING_CART a unit that can provide heated or chilled air to the aircraft cabin. The aircraft interface is not specified.

null if this information was not added.
fuelProductslist, nullA list of Fuel Products that are available for sale by the Provider.
Other Generic Products may also be available for this Provider and may be retrieved using the relevant endpoint.
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