TLD Europe

Leading Industrial Group Specialized in Airport Ground Support Equipment (GSE)

TLD provides its customers with a complete range of Airport Ground Support Equipment through the most extensive Worldwide Sales and Service network in the industry.

TLD products are in operation at most airports in the world. Well-designed and adapted to the requirements of our customers, the equipment is consistently maintained to the highest standards by our large engineering teams. Performance and dynamic efficiency, as well as simplicity, high reliability and low maintenance costs continuously drive our continuous engineering efforts.

All our Airport Ground Support Equipment products are designed and assembled in the Group’s seven factories, located in America, Asia and Europe. TLD’s motto is “Local support, total commitment”. As well as being reliable and easy to use and maintain, our complete range of ground support equipment is backed up by a unique and unparalleled global and local customer support network.

  • 40 sales and service offices spread over 20 countries.
  • Over 100 employees dedicated to after sale support through spare parts and on-site technical services.
  • Spare parts inventory in excess of USD 30 million in spare parts hubs spread over the five continents.

TLD brings second to none support services, while being flexible and responsive to your operational needs. Our customer support, unique in the industry, directly reflects our employees’ ingenuity, work ethic and remarkable attention to quality.

Our customer commitment means supporting your equipment throughout its life cycle. From design to manufacturing, to 24/7 service support worldwide, TLD provides one of a kind customer support – a reference point in the industry.

Every request is recorded and tracked through the “TLD on Call” system to ensure that all problems, challenges or trouble-shooting is managed diligently and transparently. In the same way, the availability of spare parts and instant shipment is monitored precisely. All this is managed by a dedicated and trustworthy organization.

Company Profile

  • Towbarless Aircraft Tractor TPX-200-S

    The TPX-200-S is a towbarless aircraft tractor especially designed to perform push back operations and maintenance towing short distance on AIRBUS A319/A320/A321, A300/A310, A330/A340-300, DC9, DC10, MD 11, MD80/MD90 and BOEING B737, B727, B757, B767 up to B777-300 (up to 300 tons).

    The TPX series have a unique cradle design with a central articulation between front and rear chassis preventing jack-knifing situations. The driver is perfectly aligned with NLG and very close to the cradle to perform safe operations. Its failsafe and fully automated loading and unloading cycle is unmatched in its simplicity and security.

    Major component industry leaders add to the reliability of the TPX. Like all TLD tractors, the TPX series are efficient in design (2WS, 2WD) simplifying operational and maintenance tasks while offering the best TCO of comparable tractors.

  • Conventional Aircraft Tractor TMX-650

    The TMX-650 Aircraft Towing Tractor, mass ranging from 55T to 70T, with a maximum driveline capability of 46 000 daN (105,660 lbs) is designed to perform push back and towing operations on medium and wide body aircrafts (like B767, B777, B747, A300, A310, A330, A340, A380).

    Its ergonomic design provides maximum driver comfort and increased visibility.

    TLD’s high standards of build and component quality make the TMX-650 a durable and reliable tractor.

  • Air Starter ACE-600-400

    The 600 Series units are truck or trailer mounted continuous flow jet engine starting units producing 400 PPM at up to 40 psig start air pressure.

    Basic components include an air-cooled rotary screw compressor, diesel engine, and the TLD air regulating system. Standard features include dual mode operation, automatic throttle roll-back, and an easy access canopy.

    These components and features combine to produce the most versatile and cost efficient air start units available.

  • Baggage Tractor JST-Series

    The JST Series towing tractors, available with a maximum draw bar pull ranging from 2,000 daN (4,400 lbs) up to 2,800 daN (6,160 lbs), are designed to tow baggage carts, towable GSE and cargo trailers.

    JST tractors may be used for exceptional push back operation on small size aircraft, under certain conditions. Please contact manufacturer for details. This unit features a heavy duty frame made of arc-welded steel plate with rear heavy cast iron body to achieve long operating life.

    The tractor is available with multiple engine packages to meet various environmental conditions. The JST is ergonomically designed to provide maximum driving comfort and excellent all-round visibility.


TLD Group
Parc d'Affaires SILIC
21, rue du Jura
BP 10525
  • +33 (0)1 56 34 10 40