On April 16, 2019

How to better engage pilots?

Why is engaging pilots crucial?

 

Fuel continues to be the number one cost for any airline, representing more than 30% of the total costs in most cases.

 

The good news is that fuel cost does not just depend on fuel price but also fuel efficiency. And when it comes to fuel efficiency, pilots are...

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On April 03, 2019

How to better earn pilot trust?

Put pilots at the center of your fuel efficiency program

In a previous blog article "How earning pilot trust can improve your airline efficiency," we explained that engaging pilots and earning their trust could be very rewarding:

By Alexandre View More
On March 20, 2019

How earning pilots trust can improve your airline efficiency?

We would dare to say that putting a fuel efficiency program in place without putting pilots at the center and working hard to earn their trust is doomed with failure.

 

Of course, a fuel efficiency program should be holistic and look at areas of improvement, not just in Flight Operations but in...

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On March 04, 2019

4 key factors for a successful fuel program

Starting a fuel efficiency program is a challenging project: from setting up your fuel team to choosing a fuel efficiency tool to better monitor and measure your fuel results; there are many stakeholders to involve and challenges to overcome.

 

That’s why we wanted to share with you 4 key...

By Marina View More
On February 04, 2019

How to use the cost of weight to be more fuel efficient?

Fuel efficiency depends on many criteria. One of the most important is weight: the more weight you add on an aircraft, the more fuel you need to fly it.

 

The link between aircraft weight variations and fuel consumption is called the cost of weight. If the use of this indicator is not that clear...

By Cécile View More
On December 21, 2018

What you need to know about Reduced Acceleration Altitude

Pilots are the main actors to improve fuel efficiency since a lot of initiative to save fuel must be applied during flights.

 

That’s why this new series of articles will focus on giving you tips and tricks for many industry best practices for fuel efficiency.

such as Continuous Descent Approach...

By OpenAirlines View More
On December 03, 2018

[ROI Calculator] How much fuel savings can your airline achieve?

Following our previous article of the math of airline fuel efficiency, you probably already got familiar with the simple formula and tried our basic savings calculator spreadsheet.

 

Want to go further and know exactly how much fuel savings your airline can achieve using a fuel efficiency tool...

By OpenAirlines View More
On November 15, 2018

What you need to know about Engine-Out Taxi-In

Pilots are the main actors to improve fuel efficiency since a lot of initiative to save fuel must be applied during flights.

 

That’s why this new series of articles will focus on giving you tips and tricks for many industry best practices for fuel efficiency.

After Continuous Descent Approach...

By Damien & Vincent View More
On October 30, 2018

5 fuel savvy tips every airline pilot should know

Since summer 2017, jet fuel prices are rising. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), in October 2018, jet fuel price was 36% higher than one year ago. This spike in fuel prices, generally airlines’ biggest cost, is quickly eroding carriers’ profits and jeopardizing...

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On October 02, 2018

How to use big data and AI to improve your operations?

Why big data and AI can improve your operations?

 

Big data and Artificial Intelligence are nowadays at the heart of many industries revolutions, including the airline industry.

Airlines are data rich, though it has been difficult to turn this data into insights.

By Cécile & Laia View More

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