How to optimize your slot management on the day of ops!
The efficient management of airport slots is very challenging nowadays. Especially in these bumpy times, airlines face many ad-hoc schedule changes resulting in high amounts of slot change messages on the day of ops. As a consequence, this leads to great efforts for slot coordinator communication requiring efficient IT solutions. This is where the NetLine/Sched Slot Manager Short Term Mode comes in!
How we at Lufthansa Systems support our customers in times of Covid-19 (Part 2/2)
Successful remote cutover of the Lufthansa Systems Slot Management Suite and provision of a full Initial Submission Service for Italian leisure carrier Neos. A full remote Initial Submission Service is now available for any carrier interested. In case of interest, please contact us.
Slot Management: How we at Lufthansa Systems support our customers in times of Covid-19 (Part 1/2)
Automation strategies within the Initial Submission process (Part 2 of 2)
Efficient management of airport slots is very challenging nowadays. Air traffic grows and so does the amount of fully coordinated airports. This makes the Initial Submission more and more complex. This blog is therefore about automation strategies within this important Slot Management process.
Automation strategies within the Initial Submission process (Part 1 of 2)
Efficient management of airport slots is very challenging nowadays. Air traffic grows and so does the amount of fully coordinated airports. Especially during the Initial Submission airlines needs to be sure to achieve an optimum slot utilization. Automation can support here tremendously.
…and when did you make your last mistake at the ticket vending machine? Error minimization strategies in Slot Management.
Slot Management is still managed at many airlines in a manual-oriented manner. But looking at our human nature, such manual working routines imply a high risk of human errors that naturally happen. Please read my blog to get some ideas how an efficient error minimization risk strategy might look like.
Real-time Slot Management with Web Services
More and more airports become slot coordinated nowadays – but two obstacles apply hereby: First, this information exchange between airlines and airport coordinator is still done manually on an email base. Second, this process produces useless waste response times. The solution for the first deal breaker are slot management tools. The solution for the second obstacle are web services, which is the main topic for the following blog.
“Use it or lose it”-Rule & Strikes: Do I always lose it, when not use it?
Currently many airlines face a lot of problems again: Strikes among Air Traffic Control, public sector, pilots, etc.: Different strike reasons, but same effect: The airlines are forced to do flight cancellations and adjustments. The important question here is: Does a cancellation /adjustment as a result of a strike - no matter what reason – always have the same effect on the grandfather rights?
Improve your efficiency. Thoughts at the beginning of the year
How can we be more efficient? Probably one of the most stated goals in airline business nowadays. With this initial blog I would like to start a series of future blogs that shall give a more holistic approach towards this important business goal.