Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, has teamed with Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, to optimize crew planning operations. Emirates has now fully entered Jeppesen Crew Rostering services into its operations, which was introduced to improve efficiency and lower costs related to crew management functions, while respecting crew preferences.
“We have successfully worked in tandem with Jeppesen over the past two years to transition our crew rostering process,” said Capt. Alan Stealey, Emirates divisional senior vice president, Flight Operations. “This partnership now allows us to create optimized monthly rosters for approximately 27,000 global crew members, in one production run.”
Jeppesen Crew Rostering is a component of a family of crew management solutions that optimize operations and increase efficiency for airlines. Jeppesen Crew Rostering takes into account numerous factors to create efficient roster assignments, including crew preferences, and all relevant constraints on duty time, rest time, days off, time zones and other factors.
“The integration of Jeppesen Crew Rostering services with Emirates creates crew assignments that relate to the dynamic nature of real-world planning scenarios,” said, Peter Andersson, director, Jeppesen Crew Optimization. “We are pleased to provide Emirates with crew planning solutions that help the airline gain an edge in a highly competitive business environment.”