Aviation Solutions

We enable you to optimize your supply chain in the dynamic world of complex aviation planning puzzles. Our solutions provide the answer to many of your challenges such as meeting service level agreements with its agreed quality and performance levels or capacity planning related to the workforce. We help you to transform your operations by supporting planners to make the best planning decisions possible while decreasing cost & realizing operational efficiencies.

  • Ground services planning
  • Maintenance planning
  • Workforce planning
  • Gate Services Planning
  • Air Cargo Planning
  • Galley Planning
  • Catering Planning

Airline Galley Planning

The Airline Galley Planning is a critical component of airline operations and catering services. It involves the meticulous planning, provisioning, and management of food, beverages, and related equipment for in-flight service. This process is essential to ensure a smooth and efficient inflight dining experience for passengers while maintaining cost efficiency and compliance with safety regulations. 

Key components are:

1. Inventory Management: Effective management of inventory is crucial to avoid overstocking or understocking of food and beverages. Airlines should use sophisticated inventory management software to track stock levels, expiration dates, and reorder points. This ensures that the right quantities of food and beverages are loaded onto each flight.

2. Catering Suppliers: Airlines partner with catering suppliers to source high-quality ingredients and pre-prepared meals. These suppliers must adhere to strict quality and safety standards. Negotiating contracts and maintaining good relationships with suppliers is essential to ensure a reliable and cost-effective supply chain.

3. Galley Configuration and Planning: The layout of the galley on an aircraft is carefully designed to optimize space while ensuring efficient workflow for flight attendants. This includes the placement of ovens, refrigerators, and storage areas. Galley configuration impacts both the quantity and type of meals that can be served on a flight.


    Aviation Ground Handling

    We have an integrated solution for joint planning and scheduling of multiple ground services processes: the Ab Ovo Collaborative Ground Services Industry Solution (i.e., “C-GSIS”). This could be one integrated solution, or each of the ground services (e.g., catering, fueling, etc.), often operated by different companies, could work in a stand-alone solution (i.e., the Ab Ovo Ground Services Industry Solution –“GSIS”) that has the possibility to integrate with other ground services at the same airport, to share operational information and create a joint schedule. Our solution is tailored to your business for a 100% fit.





      AirCargo Planning

      The Air Cargo planning solution, based on DELMIA Quintiq (Part of Dassault Systèmes) helps to maximize the capacity of workstations and improve the flow of freight and cargo through the hubs. It increases planning quality and visibility with smart algorithms and KPI-based planning, and with this solution, you are able to handle more cargo in the same facilities with better on-time performance, making it both a booster for efficiency as well as customer satisfaction.

      The Air Cargo planning solution assists the planners in scheduling the breakdown of incoming cargo and the build-up of outgoing freight for onward transport by truck or flight. Additionally, it supports the cargo airline to spread the workload better between peak and off-peak hours, which increases average employee productivity and workstation utilization. 


        Fleet and Network Planning

        With our DELMIA Quintiq-based fleet and network planning solution, we help airlines operate a more flexible network, by allowing a flight schedule and fleet configurations to deal with the rapidly changing circumstances. The Ab Ovo fleet and network planning solution allows airlines to leverage their aircraft cargo assets in the optimal way, e.g. by finding the best flight schedule short-term and the best aircraft configuration to transport as much cargo and passengers as possible to maximize profit. Instead of responding to future events only, our solution enables airlines to predict the consequences of future changes in demand, by running simulated scenarios and assessing the impact on flight schedule and fleet usage.




        Aviation Workforce Planner

        We offer a workforce planning solution, based on the DELMIA Quintiq platform, which includes solutions for a variety of planning areas, including:

        • Airports: gate and stand planning, check-in desk planning, ground handling services, ground crew scheduling and rostering
        • Airlines: pairing, rostering, crew scheduling
        • Air traffic control: strategic capacity planning, rostering, employee scheduling and break planning

        Start planning and scheduling your workforce efficiently and avoid overstaffing and reduce operating costs.

        Advanced Analytics for Aviation

        A glimpse into our numerous advanced analytics use cases for aviation divided into 4 categories: Assets, Demand, Process and Performance



        Tailored maintenance scheduling
        Pattern recognition to predict when locomotives/wagons need maintenance on a unit by unit basis


        Real-time demand visibility
        Sensor and event data to visualize and analyse the flow of orders through the network


        Data driven contracting
        Flexible contracting based on actual data for a better fit with operations


        Advanced dashboarding
        Interactive and advanced dashboarding that allow monitoring of the data ambition

        Industry Recognition

        We support our customers in the digital transformation of their business operations. Data driven decision support is our company’s heartbeat and we deliver clarity by digitizing decision processes with extensive supply chain expertise, our smart technology and our skilled analytical team.


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