About Us

Headquartered in Valley Stream, New York, 5 minutes outside of JFK, Triangle Aviation Ground Handling organization has been committed to customer satisfaction and family values since 1960. Family-owned led by Lonnie & Perry Fine, Triangle has more than 60 years in the Aviation ground handling business and currently serves airlines from MA to FL. Triangle Aviation specializes in passenger services, ramp services, cabin cleaning, GSE fueling, load planning, baggage transfer, skycap services and more. Triangle has been ISAGO certified since 2014.

Passenger Services

Triangle Aviation Services is committed to providing passengers with a unique, enjoyable and memorable travel experience. Our experienced teams assist passengers with flight check-in, ticketing, baggage services, lost and found, meet and assist services, unaccompanied minors and assisting persons with reduced mobility. We continuously train and improve employee skills to provide the best customer service and communication to greatly enhance every step of the passenger journey.

Check-In, Ticketing & Boarding

As the first customer interaction of your passenger’s travel day, our well-trained Customer Team is committed to provide efficient personalized service to ensure a positive and successful travel experience. Services include:

  • Check-in services
  • Baggage check-in
  • Unaccompanied minor assistance
  • Seat Assignment
  • Boarding pass collection

Passenger Mobility

Triangle Services sets a high priority for passengers requiring physical assistance while navigating the airport. Friendly, specially trained staff will provide wheelchair or electric cart assistance and accompany/assist persons with reduced mobility:

  • From terminal entrance (or vehicle drop-off point) to the gate location where your flight is departing, including the security checkpoint, and onto the aircraft to your seat; and
  • From your aircraft seat on an arriving flight through the airport to the gate location of your connecting flight (if you have a connection); and
  • From the gate location of your connecting flight to your seat on the aircraft; and
  • From your aircraft seat on an arriving flight through the airport to the baggage claim area, terminal entrance, or vehicle pick-up location.

Baggage Services

No matter how smooth and enjoyable the passenger experience, a single mishandled bag can undo it all. Our friendly and professional staff exceed expectations with both our customer service and behind-the-scenes baggage movement and delivery. Our team also provides claim processing and tracing services to make ensure swift resolution for all travel complications and deliver safe and trusted service and a world-class passenger experience for every customer.


Terminal & Concourse Cleaning

A positive travel experience begins in the Airport terminal and, more than ever, passengers are looking for a safe and clean travel environment. Triangle Services provides specialized and flexible turnkey cleaning and maintenance services for all areas of the terminals, from waiting areas to food court and shops, including passenger lounges and employee-only spaces. Our skilled team provides a flexible proactive cleaning service, responding to weather, flight changes, seasonal needs and a constantly changing airport environment to meet compliance requirements and customer satisfaction.


Security Services

Triangle Services is a leading provider of airport and airline security solutions, understanding the current concerns and unique challenges airports, airlines, and airport authorities face. Our company has a deep expertise in aviation security that exceeds the expectations of demanding, time sensitive clients by providing uncompromised security while enhancing the passenger experience. Our experienced and highly trained guards and management ensure delivery of consistent performance through passenger, cargo, access and terminal security.

Ramp Services

Behind the scenes of every passenger journey are the unseen members of the ground services team that deliver reliable, safe and secure operations to keep flights on-time and in the air. As soon as a plane blocks in, the clock is ticking towards the next flight takeoff. Triangle Services provides a portfolio of supportive services to provide the effective ground operations that are imperative for a safe, quick turnaround, reliable operations and ever-increasing demands for efficiency.

Triangle Aviation Services' modern ramp service deliver a wide range of aircraft handling functions including aircraft loading and unloading, push-back, de-icing, Ground Services Equipment maintenance and cargo warehousing.

Aircraft Movement

Our experienced ground services team deliver a wide range of aircraft handling functions including marshaling and securing your aircraft the moment your flights touch down. Triangle Services provides pushback and towing of aircraft and our ground handling crews are on the line and prepared to safely park your aircraft at the gate.


Baggage Handling

The Triangle Services highly qualified ramp services team uses modernized ground services equipment ensuring the highest level for safe and efficient baggage handling. Our experience allows us to provide quality on-time baggage handling with an approach to safety and continued care of passenger bags. Working as the airline’s partner, our baggage transfer services ensure all luggage is safely transferred on time to connecting flights and arriving passengers.

Cabin Cleaning

Our enhanced cabin cleaning services provide a safe, hygienic flight experience to the air passengers by removing dirt, litter, and other substances and disinfecting the airplane to assist in restoring customer confidence in air travel. We continue train and invest in team of professionals to provide quick turn-arounds and consistent on-time performance to our customers and their passengers.


Cargo Warehousing

Airports are for more than just passenger transport! Cargo volumes are increasing at many airports, and Triangle Services provides a variety of cargo handling services to meet the needs of the growing cargo segment, including: airport ground handling, warehousing, acceptance and monitoring services, perishable cargo handling, screening and building up/breaking down your export/import cargo.



The Triangle services deicing team and equipment always available, regardless of how quickly the weather deteriorates ensuring your fleet stays on schedule during inclement weather. Our aircraft deicing programs use advanced equipment and our staff is highly skilled and backed up by rigorous training and safety programs. We are focused on providing safe and efficient deicing services and work to follow all industry safety guidelines, quality control recommendations and standards.


GSE Maintenance

Triangle Services focuses on preventative maintenance and support for ground services equipment as well as emergency services to maintain maximum availability of the equipment and airport vehicles. Our multi-skilled engineers provide the highest standards of service and deliver superior, timely maintenance in a cost-effective manner. We can also track and inventory your assets for the purpose of preventative maintenance inspections, repairs, forecasting, and record retention. We pride ourselves in our customer oriented and problem-solving approach ensuring your assets safely support your operation.

Why partner with Triangle

Our results-driven commitment to customer satisfaction has guided us for over 60 years through the deployment of talented, passionate, empowered people.

Our Team

Lonnie Fine

Chief Executive Officer

Lonnie Fine has nearly 40 years of experience in facilities and aviation support services. Lonnie has worked for Triangle Services since 1974, and spent a sustained period performing various functions in both facilities and aviation support roles. From 1981, Lonnie worked in various aviation positions from General Manager, and was later promoted in 1990 to the President of Aviation Division. In 1993, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Triangle Services and, later, became Chief Executive Officer in 1998. Lonnie is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Ground Handling Council. Lonnie earned his Business Degree from the American University.

Tom Knowles

Sr. VP of Operations

Tom Knowles is Triangle Services’ Senior Vice President for the Aviation Division, based at Orlando International Airport. A native of South Florida, Tom started his aviation career with 8 years in the US Army. After the military, he transitioned to a position with Delta Air Lines Global Services. His tenure included all positions from Station Manager to Regional Vice President before joining Triangle Services. Tom earned a BS degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is an FAA licensed Aircraft Dispatcher.

Jud Woodings

Corporate Director of Health and Safety

Judson Wooding is the Corporate Director of Health & Safety for Triangle Services, Inc. Based in Florida, his primary functions include the development and implementation of safety policies and procedures, compliance with corporate, federal, state, local, client and ISAGO safety requirements, as well as development and implementation of the employee safety training program. Jud served 6 years with the US Navy and began his career as a Nuclear Reactor Operator (Electronics Technician), aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN-65). He was hired by Triangle Services following his naval service and has served our company as a facility engineer (electrical), Regional Manager, and starting in 2006, as the corporate Director of Health & Safety. During his tenure as the Director of Safety, he has earned multiple certifications from OSHA, IATA and ICAO. Jud earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics from Indiana State University.

Laura Carmona

Director of Stations Southeast

Laura Carmona is Triangle Services’ Director of Stations for the Aviation Division Southern Region, based out of Miami International Airport. Laura was born in Colombia and grew up in New York. She has worked in the aviation industry for a total of 39 years. Laura began her career in aviation as a Passenger Service Agent with Air Lingus at JFK. Later on, she gained additional experience with TACA Airlines. Of her nearly four-decade career in aviation, she has spent more than 20 years with Triangle as a valued member of our aviation division.

Mike Philbin

Director of Stations, Northeast

Michael Philbin is the Director of Stations, Northeast Region, based out of John F. Kennedy International Airport. A native of Long Island, New York, Michael has worked in the aviation industry for 43 years. He began his aviation career as an Aircraft Cleaner with Pan American Airways and furthered his work experience at Delta Airlines. Michael has been with Triangle Services for 13 years as a valued member of the aviation division.

Contact Us


Logan International Airport, Boston, MA 02128


+1 (617) 567-5055


Hollywood International Airport

100 Terminal Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315


+1 (305) 871-8622


Miami International Airport

American Airlines Bldg 704

2325 NW 65th Avenue, Miami, FL 33122


+1 (305) 871-8622


JFK International Airport

Building 267, Jamaica, NY 11430


+1 (718) 632-3848


Orlando International Airport

8596 Bear Road, Orlando, FL 32827


+1 (305) 871-8622


Tampa International Airport

4001 Bessie Coleman Boulevard, Suite 2419, Airside A, Tampa, FL 33607


+1 (813) 676-4304