Reidy Airport Terminal Equipment

No matter whether you call it an aerobridge, a passenger boarding bridge or PBB, a Jetway, an elevating link, an aircraft bridge, or that thing you walk down to get on the plane… RATE can assist you with all of your aerobridge and aircraft ground support needs.

Welcome to RATE (Australia) Pty Ltd

The One Stop Shop For All Your Aircraft Bay Needs

RATE Australia specialises in the design, manufacture, supply and maintenance of aerobridges, aircraft ground support and gate equipment. As a result, our skilled team are ready to help you with every aspect of your aircraft ground support needs.

RATE can provide the following equipment:

Aerobridges – Apron Drive or T-Head

Links – Fixed or Elevating

Ground Power Units (GPU)

Pre-Conditioned Air (PCA) Systems

PCA Hoses and Hose Handling

Ground Power Cables (400Hz and 28VDC)

Aircraft Power Connectors (400Hz, 270 and 28VDC)

Load Banks (400Hz, 270 and 28VDC)

Cable Reelers (400Hz)

Hatch Pit Systems

Excess Baggage Hoists

Door Shoe Sensors

Expert Aerobridge Services

Whether it’s a new or aging aerobridge that needs to be supplied, refurbished or relocated, we have the experience to get the job done from concept to delivery.

The expert team at RATE have worked on aerobridges supplied by every major manufacturer dating back to the 1970’s. As a result, we are the first resource for airports and airlines looking to upgrade, repair or maintain this vital equipment.

Latest News

Perth Airport Terminal 1 International Gate Upgrade Project

RATE Australia is proud to be working with Perkins Builders to deliver and install six new Passenger Boarding Bridges as part of Perth Airports Terminal 1 International Gate Upgrade Project. The installation includes Preconditioned Air with Hose Handling and the relocation of existing ground power systems.

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New Passenger Boarding Bridges for Port of Brisbane ICT

Despite logistical challenges, two new passenger boarding bridges have been delivered and installed at the Port of Brisbane International Cruise Terminal in August, 2020.

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Boarding Bridges Take Off

2020 Is going to be a busy year for RATE Australia! We soon commence installation of three aerobridges, one fixed link and associated ground power and preconditioned air at Darwin International Airport; in addition to installing six aerobridges with ground power and preconditioned air at Perth International Airport. We are also installing two passenger boarding bridges for Port of Brisbane. In the meantime, our maintenance teams will be busy at Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin Airports.

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PCA Upgrade for Melbourne Airport

In May 2019 we completed an upgrade to seven passenger boarding bridges, installing new ITW GSE PCA Units integrated into existing control systems. The modular 210/4 PCA units provide exceptional performance which enhances the passenger experience while delivering energy savings both to the airport and airline.

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Brisbane Airport Takes Delivery of the e-GPU

Brisbane Airport has taken delivery of the first battery powered e-GPU in Australia, underpinning their ongoing commitment to reducing emissions and environmental noise.

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RATE Upgrades Ground Power at Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport received a boost to its aircraft support capability last week when RATE commissioned two ITW GSE 2400 Power Coils at their International Terminal, configured to support the introduction of the Boeing B787. Capable of sustained high power output, the new ground power units meet the demands of Next Generation Aircraft.

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Brisbane Airport Continue to Go Green

Brisbane Airport Corporation have become the first Airport in the region to order the new battery powered mobile Ground Power Unit from ITW GSE. Powered by four Nissan LEAF battery packs delivering 160kW/H of clean energy for zero emissions and zero noise, the ITW GSE 7400 e-GPU is gaining attention for operators seeking to reduce carbon emissions. The unit being delivered to Brisbane Airport Corporation will be fitted with RATE’s proprietary billing system, allowing the equipment owner to control usage and accurately charge for the power used at the aircraft.

Contact RATE today for more information.

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