Digitalization & Innovation Blog
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.
At the end of February, Lufthansa Systems had the opportunity to take part in Mobile World Congress presenting an innovative UTM system which will be tested this year together with mobile operator from Latvia – LMT. The main purpose is to approve or deny unmanned operations based on terrain, airspace and current weather conditions.
Digitalized Load Control on the ramp means to provide the ramp agent with a mobile solution that allows to update important load data directly from the apron – without any paperwork or phone. Please read more in this blog.
Punctual turnarounds have become a critical factor for success for airline operations, though it is still a relatively uncharted territory for many airlines. Therefore it shall be part of any airlines digitalization strategy. The biggest obstacle however is the laborious gathering of the necessary data. “Turnaround Management 3.0” might be a solution.