Aviation Resource Planning and Scheduling
To overcome constantly increasing operating costs, airlines and airports must optimize operations and improve productivity. Demand driven resource planning and employee scheduling is crucial to the success of all aviation service providers. However, any planning solution must be powerful enough to integrate multiple resources across different planning horizons while being flexible enough to handle the constant scheduling changes that are part of the dynamic aviation environment.
Learn more about Quintiq's Aviation Resource Planning and Scheduling solutions in the Aviation Planning Brochure.
Crew scheduling is a complex, dynamic process and planners need to deal with frequent flight schedule changes, often at short notice. Quintiq's crew scheduling solution enables you to create optimal crew pairings which incorporate both employee preferences and corporate objectives like employee utilization and cost reductions.
Skillful fleet planning can minimize aircraft ground times and optimize aircraft utilization. By synchronizing maintenance planning and flight schedules the interval usage can be improved by more than 10%.
Efficient gate and check-in desk planning can reduce the hassle and delays experienced by airline consumers. Quintiq's Airport Planning and Optimization solutions are designed to support the assignment of gates, stands and check-in desks in airports through all planning stages from long term capacity decision making, to specific gate assignments, to last minute revisions. It takes into account all applicable rules and constraints, such as arrival patterns, airline rules, airline preferences, handler rules and handler preferences.
Efficient ground crew utilization in the form of pro-active planning and workforce optimization is crucial to the success of all aviation service providers. The complex process of personnel planning demands a software solution that can integrate multiple factors, including employee expertise and skills, employee preferences, work time directives and labor contracts. Ground staff may be involved in cargo handling, fueling, baggage, catering, de-icing, maintenance, towing/push back etc.