In (and beyond) a state of pandemic: is there still room for SESAR?
Current crisis is shifting the focus of airline decision-makers towards preserving liquidity, an imperative to survive. Often at the expense of those projects that are no longer viewed as necessary. Still, a survey has revealed that managers assign value to adopting SESAR solutions. To think beyond the pandemic.
Operations control in a pandemic
The Coronavirus crisis will last for long. We need to accept this and implement solutions to manage the implications. Securing workforce and passengers health together with business continuity is vital. We recommend four ops control-related actions to build an actual border between the virus and the business.
If you want something done, do it yourself. Is it true?
If you want something done, do it yourself: is it true? Talking about ops and crew software management, there are two different streamlines in airline IT departments at the moment: the first one supports and applies the theory that the software should be developed in-house, following internal needs and specifications; the second one goes in opposite direction: Airlines should select one or more vendors and purchase software off-the-shelves from them, with some customization if needed.
Automatic Disruption Handling in Crew Management. Is that possible?
All you have to do is to push the “Find Solution” button and the system will generate for you the best suitable solution. Then, the next step is to push the “Apply Solution” button and the changes will be applied, notification generated and sent to crew members to have them ready to fly.
Three things Crew Tracker really hate!
Three things Crew Trackers really hate! The Crew Tracker´s working life consists of plenty of surprises, and for dealing with them fast and efficient decision-making skills are necessary. What they technically call unforeseen circumstances happens every day and can create a lot of problems to the Airlines operations. Let's have a look at the easiest situations that Crew Trackers have to face but really hate:
Engineer with a sense of tact
Miklós Müller is a development engineer for the infrastructure in Budapest. In addition to the day-to-day business in the Operations Control team, Miklós supports various projects and has now joined the devSpace team. In his spare time, it is music that sets the pace for him.
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!