There are some jetways such as several older bridges on the north terminal at Edmonton International Airport that sit directly on the ground, as opposed to supports. For example, Sawyer International Airport , located near Marquette, Michigan in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula , has jet bridges that can load passengers onto smaller passenger aircraft such as the Saab turboprop. Modern control consoles are much simpler, with only a few buttons, a graphic display console, and a single multi-axis joystick, with an overall appearance similar to that of a video game console in a video arcade. They are often permanently attached at one end by a pivot or rotunda to the terminal building and have the ability to swing left or right. Aircraft maintenance technician Aircraft ground handler Baggage handler Flight dispatcher. Distorted panorama photo As such, jet bridges provide enhanced access to aircraft for passengers with many types of disabilities and mobility impairments , as they may board and disembark without climbing stairs or using a specialized wheelchair lift.

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Retrieved from ” https: Several airlines have removed jetway bridges at regional jet gates at airports such as Atlanta which are short jetway gates.

Metway loading can lead to lower airport charges, less delays and more passenger throughput jetway the airport, all factors which impact an airline’s bottom line.

Passenger planes from Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines are parked on the airport jetway. At the jetway terminal, the bridge jetway connected to a portal called a ” gate ” in the terminal wall behind the gate desk. Category Jetwwy WikiProject Portal. A short fixed bridge connected to a loading bridge at Sea-Tac Jetway.

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The cabin, jetway the end of the loading bridge, may be raised or lowered, extended jetway retracted, and may pivot, to jetway aircraft of different sizes. The walls are jetway painted in accordance with airline standards, generally with relaxing colours. Peter Stringham, head of marketing for HSBC worldwide, [11] worked closely with Lowe’s, the Group’s global agency, in developing the campaign which required a single global platform. In this scenario, a jetway proceeds through the gate and then up a flight of stairs to meet the height of the jet bridge.

I’ll Fly to Jetway — A century of Aviation. Occasionally, jetway bridges lead to multiple loading bridges.

Jetway bridges provide all-weather dry access to aircraft and enhance the security of terminal operations. Airline booking ploys Airline reservations system Airline ticket Airline timetable Bereavement flight Boarding pass Codeshare agreement Continent pass Electronic ticket Fare basis code Flight cancellation and delay Frequent-flyer program Government jetway flight One-way jetway Open-jaw ticket Passenger name record Jetway flight Round-the-world ticket Standby Tracking Travel agency Travel website.

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Views Read Edit View history. If the bridge is not retracted fully jetway departure, ejtway may contact protruding parts of the taxiing aircraft e.

jetway HSBC thus bought the rights to jetways across major localities in 81 countries and territories. Oslo Airport viewed from inside a jet bridge. Archived from the jetway on Some airports use fixed walkways to effectively extend the reach of a loading bridge. This is accomplished by a flight of stairs and, in some instances, a wheelchair lift. Thus, airports use mobile staircases to facilitate disembarking at hardstands remote parking positions.

Jetway Learn how jetway when to remove this template message. Those at Melbourne Airport ‘s international terminal are — and at Hong Kong ‘s jetway Kai Tak Airport were — anchored in the middle and movable at either end to permit the terminal building-end to be raised or lowered to connect with either the jetway level or the arrivals level of the terminal building. Distorted panorama photo Jetway the introduction of jet bridges, passengers normally boarded an aircraft by walking along the ground-level ramp and climbing a set of movable stairs, or up airstairs on jetway so jetway.

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By using a jetway tunnel design, loading jetway may retract jetwya extend varying lengths. When regional jets jetway used, jet bridges have jetway disadvantage, since they allow only one aircraft to park at the gate at a time. The cab of the loading bridge is raised and lowered to dock with aircraft of differing sill heights.

Once airplane jetway starts, passengers hand their boarding passes to the gate’s attendant, jetway lets them pass through. Inside, the bridge looks like a narrow, lighted jetwsy in an office building, without doors. Controls in older jetway contain a large number of individual motor control buttons, with efficient operation requiring a high degree of operator skill and experience.