Tag: codeshare management

The need to inform and to be informed

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021, 15:38
Massive flight changes and cancellations are ubiquitous. Schedule volatility is increasing around the globe. No airline is able to create its schedule on a seasonal base. Even in stable conditions, getting timely schedule information is a challenge. During a pandemic, it is needed more than ever.

Codeshare synchronization within the major alliances (version 2020)

Friday, Dec 04, 2020, 12:39
A codeshare agreement between two partnering airlines requires mutual consent on processes and a regular schedule data exchange. In the crisis, these process arrangements are put to test.

Codeshare business will boost in the “New Normal”

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020, 7:11
Airlines all around the globe continuously are planning how their network should look like during and after the crisis. They had and they still have to reduce not only the frequency to specific destinations, they also have aircraft on the ground and ceased operations to some destinations overall.

How to trim your schedule & codeshare management for the recovery to the “New Normal”

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020, 13:02
The pandemic is having a worldwide effect. Nearly every economy has to fight with the negative impacts. The aviation sector in particular is very badly affected by the crisis. Airlines get away from the traditional seasonal-based schedule planning to a more agile way. What does it mean for schedule and codeshare management?

Covid-19: Impacts to MinCTs and connection building

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 5:55
Airlines and airports have to consider measures to minimize the transmission of COVID-19 between travelers, airport staff and crew members. These actions may increase the time passengers have to spend at the airport before they board a flight or while waiting for the connecting flight.

How a powerful schedule and codeshare management system supports even in times of crisis

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020, 14:12
Schedules are basically subject to frequent and permanent changes. Especially nowadays, in times of crisis, quick action and re-action are indispensable. But does your system or does your established process support this kind of flexibility and mass data processing? 

Codeshare synchronization within the major alliances (version 2019)

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019, 6:02
Being in a partnership with other airlines means that the airline has to inform its partners about all own schedule updates in time, and the partner has to react and reflect the impact of the partner’s schedule updates in its own schedule as well. We created a schedule analysis of the members of Star Alliance, Oneworld and Skyteam regarding their codeshare agreements. Read here what we found out.

What is important in doing codeshare (5)

Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019, 6:16
Partnerships between airlines are common more than ever. Each partner has its own perception of how the best synergies can be reached in a partnership. This belief is usually based on their own experience, the available knowledge, established processes and used tools. But in a partnership, both parties have to act as team together to be successful and to generate the ideal synergies for all parties. In a series of several articles in our LSY blog, we’ll illuminate the various business steps how both partners can generate the best advantages out of their mutual partnership.

What is important in doing codeshare (4)

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019, 12:36
Partnerships between airlines are common more than ever. Each partner has its own perception of how the best synergies can be reached in a partnership. This belief is usually based on their own experience, the available knowledge, established processes and used tools. But in a partnership, both parties have to act as team together to be successful and to generate the ideal synergies for all parties. In a series of several articles in our LSY blog, we’ll illuminate the various business steps how both partners can generate the best advantages out of their mutual partnership.

What is important in doing codeshare (3)

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019, 7:00
Partnerships between airlines are common more than ever. Each partner has its own perception of how the best synergies can be reached in a partnership. This belief is usually based on their own experience, the available knowledge, established processes and used tools. But in a partnership, both parties have to act as team together to be successful and to generate the ideal synergies for all parties. In a series of several articles in our LSY blog, we’ll illuminate the various business steps how both partners can generate the best advantages out of their mutual partnership.

What is important in doing codeshare (2)

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019, 7:20
Partnerships between airlines are common more than ever. Each partner has its own perception of how the best synergies can be reached in a partnership. This belief is usually based on their own experience, the available knowledge, established processes and used tools. But in a partnership, both parties have to act as team together to be successful and to generate the ideal synergies for all parties. In a series of several articles in our LSY blog, we’ll illuminate the various business steps how both partners can generate the best advantages out of their mutual partnership.

Low Cost Carrier at the End of the Happy Road

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018, 16:22
Low Cost Carriers (LCC) revolutionized the airline world. They successfully challenged the legacy airlines. But success also creates new challenges. The happy road, where LCCs have just dictated the game, may have come to an end. Many new questions need to be answered soon by the LCCs to continue on their (happy) road of success.

What is important in doing codeshare (1)

Monday, Nov 12, 2018, 6:29
Partnerships between airlines are common more than ever. Each partner has its own perception of how the best synergies can be reached in a partnership. This belief is usually based on their own experience, the available knowledge, established processes and used tools. But in a partnership, both parties have to act as team together to be successful and to generate the ideal synergies for all parties. In a series of several articles in our LSY blog, we’ll illuminate the various business steps how both partners can generate the best advantages out of their mutual partnership.

Importance of a centralized system in an airline partnership

Monday, Jul 10, 2017, 12:18
Codeshare agreements, joint-ventures, mergers or airline groups – partnerships between two or more airlines are more and more common. The closer they work together, the more significant is the adjustment of their doing among each other. The alignment of processes is important in the same way as the selection of the right technical support and even the usage of the same underlying reference data – relevant factors so that differences in schedule information can be minimized.

Codeshare synchronicity within the major alliances

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017, 10:13
Codeshare co-operations between airlines are reflected in the schedules with different Data Element Identifiers (DEI). The operating carrier labels its own operating flight wanted to be offered for a certain partner with a DEI 010 identifying the respective marketing flight. The codeshare partner has to build the according marketing flight as a kind of mirror image using the Data Element Identifier 050. Example:

Best practice in Codeshare Management

Thursday, Jul 07, 2016, 9:13
As the airline industry is among one of the most competitive, airlines often enter into codeshare agreements - whereby partners mutually agree on common routes and flight numbers to generate additional revenue and improve operating margins.A well planned and executed codeshare can translate into several million EUR resp. USD of additional revenue (or profit) per year, however this is only realized in daily business when a working process of how to reflect the codeshare agreements into two or more partners’ schedules is defined.  

Codeshare Management: Obstacles to getting it right!

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016, 10:24
You read in the news nearly every day that airlines agree on closer co-operation and announce new codeshares on certain routes and markets. Codeshare agreements are used to virtually extend your own operational network by adding new destinations.  By connecting to your partner’s network and markets you will attract more of your partner’s passengers to your own flights. It is an easy way to grow, or maintain the status quo, without increasing your operational costs.