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The US Airways Fleet Service Agent - At Work

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The primary function of the FSA is the loading and unloading aircraft. Among the various items that are transported the most common are the following:

Baggage

The FSA will encounter many types of baggage, each of which will need to be handled differently. The many types of baggage are the following:

Each bag is individually labeled with a bag-tag, which the FSA will need to examine. Each bag-tag that contains the following information:

Freight

US Airways transports freight by way of aircraft. The size, weight, and number of freight and contents of the shipments vary. The FSA's load and unload freight that is being transported by way of US Airways aircraft based on the flights they are assigned.

Mail

US Airways transports mail by way of aircraft. The size, weight, and number, and contents of the shipments vary. The FSA's load and unload mail that is being transported by way of US Airways aircraft based on the flights they are assigned. There are three types of mail shipments, which are the following:

Mail shipments have higher precedence that freight.

PDQ

US Airways transports PDQ by way of aircraft. The size, weight, and number, and contents of the PDQ shipments vary. The FSA's load and unload PDQ that is being transported by way of US Airways aircraft based on the flights they are assigned. There are two types of PDQ, which are the following: