Ground support services are often done on the ramp or service area by the terminal. This is kind of service which support the operations of aircraft on ground. The ground support service providers usually involve different ground operations, loading operations for cargo and passenger aircraft.
Many airlines hire or subcontract the ground handling services to agents or even to other airlines. The speed and accuracy is very important in Ground handling services to reduce the turnaround time. Some airlines get in to maintenance and support agreement and it can be used to assess the maintenance and support costs to aircraft. In Qatar the above listed companies provide the ground support services to various Airlines.