The need to inform and to be informed
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)
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”
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”
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
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
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)
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 (1)
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
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.