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Russia’s Pobeda Airlines Chooses Britannica’s Fox Training Management System

Pobeda Airlines has purchased the Fox Training Management System by Britannica Knowledge Systems as its new training management platform. In flight since December 2014, Pobeda is a new and growing low-cost airline, slated to have 108 routes across Russia and abroad by mid-June 2019. “We chose Fox due to its ability to optimize the process of…

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Honeywell Launches Advanced Software Platform To Help Airlines Be Efficient

Honeywell has launched Honeywell Forge for Airlines, an analytics-based platform for airlines that the company says helps increase profit while improving efficiency and passenger experience. Honeywell Forge for Airlines collects, cleans and analyzes streams of data from a wide variety of airplane, airport, government and Honeywell sources, and offers actionable insights and alerts that can…

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IBS Software to Acquire Canadian Aviation Software Major

Travel technology specialist IBS Software (IBS) has entered into a definitive agreement with Massachusetts-based Kronos Incorporated to acquire AD OPT, a market leader in aviation software that provides crew management solutions to some of the biggest names in the global airline industry. AD OPT (www.ad-opt.com), founded in 1987 in Montreal by a group of mathematicians…

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Case Study: Automated Scheduling Helps Piedmont Profit from the Ground Up

When Brian Wemple, director of Planning and Support for regional air carrier Piedmont Airlines, Inc., first came to his current role several years ago, he says, “We were looking to take a next step with scheduling.” According to Wemple, there wasn’t a system-level way to do shift scheduling, run reports and know how many hours…

IBS Software to Acquire Canadian Aviation Software Major
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IBS Software to Acquire Canadian Aviation Software Major

Travel technology specialist IBS Software (IBS) has entered into a definitive agreement with Massachusetts-based Kronos Incorporated to acquire AD OPT, an aviation software that provides crew management. AD OPT (www.ad-opt.com), founded in 1987 in Montreal by a group of mathematicians and operations research experts, was acquired in 2004 by Kronos, a multi-national workforce management software and services company…

Lufthansa Systems Integrates New Weather Display Feature in Nav Solution
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Lufthansa Systems Integrates New Weather Display Feature in Nav Solution

Lufthansa Systems has integrated a new feature with the name “Weather” in its Lido/eRouteManual navigation solution. Weather phenomena can now be downloaded and displayed on en route navigation maps without needing to install additional software. Text-based weather information is also available for every airport. With the introduction of the new Version 5.0 of Lido/eRouteManual, this…

GlobalJet Signs for Jeppesen Operator & Flight Planning Tools to Maximize Efficiency
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GlobalJet Signs for Jeppesen Operator & Flight Planning Tools to Maximize Efficiency

Boeing, through its subsidiary Jeppesen, has signed a new agreement with GlobalJet to provide them with Jeppesen Operator and JetPlanner Pro digital operations management solutions.   Jeppesen Operator is a virtual corporate flight department solution that integrates multiple resources and operations capabilities in a single platform for business aviation operators. In a streamlined, in-house solution,…

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RouteSync Streamlines Departures for Airlines

Boeing has introduced a new tool called RouteSync that eliminates manual pre-flight processes for airlines by automating flight planning and performance data entry with the airplane’s Flight Management System (FMS) computer. RouteSync is now helping streamline the pre-flight process by saving airlines valuable time before takeoff. With the push of a few buttons, the service…

Hong Kong Airlines Migrates to Sabre’s Crew Scheduling and Tracking System
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Hong Kong Airlines Migrates to Sabre’s Crew Scheduling and Tracking System

Hong Kong Airlines has successfully implemented Sabre AirCentre’s crew management technology. The company says it can now leverage a new range of crew scheduling, management, services and analytical capabilities, representing a tremendous opportunity for the carrier to streamline and optimize processes, and improve their crew’s day-to-day routines. “Onboarding this new solution was made possible thanks…