Brussels Airport selects Quintiq for check-in desk and gate planning

July 26, 2007 | 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Brussels Airport has selected the Advanced Planning and Scheduling Suite from Dutch software vendor Quintiq to improve its planning and capacity studies of check-in desks and gates. By implementing a state-of-the-art planning solution Brussels Airport wants to support expected growth and improve the service to its airline customers.

Brussels Airport is the airport of the capital of Europe and serves over 100 airlines. As air traffic is still growing the airport needs to use its resources in an optimal way. The Quintiq solution enables Brussels Airport to remain flexible when planning its 162 check-in desks and 54 gates.

Through its built-in intelligence the Quintiq solution can take into account many variables, including special requirements of airlines, available check-ins and gates, special features of check-ins etcetera. With the software Brussels Airport will be able to optimize the use of these resources and also improve customer service.

"The passenger airline industry is a dynamic and competitive environment where customers and cost count, says Arnaud Feist, CFO and Director ICT at Brussels Airport. "The Quintiq software will help us address these challenges and enable us to provide the airlines with best in class service and support at customer check-in and arrivals. The airport is rated by its customers one of the best in Europe."

"We are very happy to welcome Brussels Airport as a new customer", says Victor Allis, CEO at Quintiq. "With our planning suite the airport will get the flexibility it requires in planning its key resources in a highly dynamic market. Brussels Airport's choice is especially important for Quintiq as it opens up a new segment for us. Based on our wide experience in planning in manufacturing, transportation, health care, security and workforce optimization we are confident we are able to offer Brussels Airport the right solution."

Quintiq provides advanced planning, scheduling and supply chain management solutions. The fast-growing Dutch company, established in 1997, offers software for planning and optimizing complex business processes throughout the enterprise. Deloitte has recognized Quintiq as being one of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, and industry analyst Gartner has acknowledged Quintiq for its innovative products and market presence. The company has its head office in the Netherlands and further subsidiaries in Germany, the UK, Malaysia, China and the USA. For more information: