Jeppesen To Provide Manpower Planning Optimization Capabilities For British Airways

 Jeppesen To Provide Manpower Planning Optimization Capabilities For British
                                   Airways

Manpower Planning solution optimizes crew supply and demand factors to
increase efficiency

PR Newswire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 13, 2013

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jeppesen, a part of Boeing
Commercial Aviation Services, has signed a contract to provide British Airways
with the Jeppesen Manpower Planning solution to increase pilot management
efficiency for the international carrier. Jeppesen Manpower Planning will
allow British Airways to produce cost-efficient resource plans to accurately
forecast and analyze pilot supply and demand.

"We are looking forward to see Jeppesen Manpower Planning in production.The
preliminary results we have seen are very promising," said Neil Payne,Flight
Operations Resources manager at British Airways. "We believe that this
solution will drive both increased cost-efficiency and improved control in
British Airways' pilot resource planning."

A component of the Jeppesen crew management system at British Airways,
Jeppesen Manpower Planning provides the airline with full control over the
pilot manpower planning process. The solution reduces overall crew and
training costs through optimization capabilities, producing multiple feasible
and legal scenarios that can be implemented by the airline.

"British Airways maintains a long tradition of integrating Jeppesen's
optimization capabilities to rapidly respond to changes in the evolving
business environment and to make their crew planning process more efficient,"
said Thomas Wede, Jeppesen senior vice president and general manager,
Aviation."Through this extended relationship, we will provide this iconic
global airline with our industry-leading solutions to increase efficiency and
reduce crew operations costs."

Jeppesen Manpower Planning estimates crew supply and demand, presented
graphically with surplus and deficit visualized. Vacation time, standbys and
projected training information are among the variables included in the
solution to calculate optimized manpower planning data for efficient resource
planning.

For more information on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training
and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit
www.jeppesen.com. For more information on the global destinations served by
British Airways, please see www.britishairways.com. 

About Jeppesen:
For more than 75 years Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their
passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this
pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information
and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air and sea operations
around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital
Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing
offers the industry's largest portfolio of services, support and solutions,
collectively known as the Boeing Edge, providing customers a competitive
advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions,
maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance – intelligent
information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.

SOURCE Jeppesen

Website: http://www.jeppesen.com
Website: http://www.britishairways.com
Contact: Brian Rantala, +1-303-328-4370, brian.rantala@jeppesen.com
 
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