There are often several options available, but just one has the lowest cost impact. In an airline business environment which is becoming more and more complex, getting a clear picture of the lowest cost decision is sometimes a difficult task. Government regulations make it even harder for airlines to keep costs down. Today, a three-hour departure delay or a four-hour tarmac delay costs airlines a lot of money per passenger boarded.
NetLine/Ops ++ MoneyMachine is a real-time cost indicator for typical operations control situations such as flight delays, cancellations or equipment changes of scheduled flights. Humans tend to make errors under time pressure and that’s the reason why airplane cockpits are equipped with computer technology supporting humans during their work. The same principle now also applies in modern airline operations control centers.
NetLine/Ops ++ MoneyMachine calculates potential unplanned costs and provides the airline operations controller a greater awareness of these costs. Knowing the financial impact at a glance can help you rethink a decision or figure out an alternative. Having a steady infeasibility check available, a modern IT system identifies future unplanned operational costs long before they actually occur. Solving an operational problem before it actually occurs saves a huge amount of money airlines can invest in other fields, like ever rising fuel costs or other charges.
The time of “gut feelings” in airline operations is over. It is now possible to rely on the facts “in black and white” with the help of NetLine/Ops ++ MoneyMachine.
The first airline worldwide to implement the NetLine/Ops ++ MoneyMachine was the Brazilian airline GOL Transportes Aéreos.