Intelligent Airport Software / Aviation Software Solutions – INFORM
Fully Integrated Intelligent Airport Software and Aviation Software Solutions Suite for Optimized Aviation Processes
INFORM develops intelligent airport software and aviation software solutions for the optimization of aviation processes using Digital Decision Making based on Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research. INFORMs GroundStar suite covers a wide range of airport solutions, such as Ground Handling, Aircraft Engineering, Airport Operations and Turnaround Management. GroundStar helps customers to run their operations smoothly and cost-effectively while improving punctuality and passenger satisfaction at the same time. As a global leader with over 70 customers in more than 160 airports worldwide INFORM has proven its effective and long-term capacity for innovation.
Intelligent Airport Software – Aircraft Turnaround Management Solution
Flight delays result in millions of dollars in costs every year. In hub or turnaround operations, all related departments, processes and events have to be controlled.
INFORM’s Aircraft Turnaround Management Solution easily and promptly identifies factors that may negatively affect seamless turnarounds, in order that their impact on operations may be negated.
Aviation Software Solutions – Airport Workforce Management Solution
Flexible shift and working time models are hot topics among airline and ground handling management. The workload demand fluctuates significantly. Staff scheduling has to cope with unpredictable flight changes and employee absences. A high-quality, cost effective service can only be realized, when the complexity of airport workforce management solution is mastered.
INFORMs aviation software solutions – Airport Workforce Management Solution is a fully integrated rostering solution containing an optimizer, which takes into account complex and dynamic requirements. Thus, the planning process complexity can be mastered.
Intelligent Airport Software – Airport Gates and Stands Management Solution
A big challenge for many airports is to adjust their own infrastructure to the ever increasing volume of traffic.
INFORMs intelligent airport software Gates and Stands Management Solution offers the entire range of strategic, seasonal and tactical planning for the control of gates, apron positions and terminal resources. To this end, the solution automatically provides all relevant data and makes them available to users and third-party systems. Equally important is the customer satisfaction of both airlines and passengers. In this case, punctuality and preferences in the allocation of gates and service counters are crucial factors.
Aviation Software Solutions – Airport Ramp Services Solution
INFORMs aviation software solutions – Airport Ramp Services Solution covers all services that are incurred during the ground time of an aircraft and are required for successful aircraft handling. Besides the monitoring of ramp handling, aircraft loading, baggage handling and baggage transport, INFORMs solution includes aircraft movements, aircraft services and ground transportation. Due to excellent optimization methods both cost-effective processes and high customer satisfaction are achieved.
Aviation Software Solutions – Airport Passenger Services Solution
The conduct of a successful passenger service often requires a significant number of employees with different skills and skill profiles. Constant changes of the flight schedule and passenger booking figures require continuous rescheduling of the handling activities. The increasing trend towards self-service and congested terminals places the regular planning and scheduling of business processes to the forefront.
INFORMs Aviation Software Solutions – Airport Passenger Services Solution provides a real-time scheduling system for employees, geared towards the specific needs of passenger handling at these service points. Its powerful optimization methods enable a cost-effective solution resulting in a high customer satisfaction.
The need of assistance for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) or special requirements poses a number of challenges, particularly at airports with high passengers volumes. Such assistance is not only time-consuming but also requires the consideration of individual needs in a very dynamic environment. Therefore, Special Services providers face a need for more staff in order to offer its contract customers (airlines and airports) a high-quality service.
With INFORMs Special Services Solution the management of all staff, assistance requests and equipment can be efficiently planned and coordinated including origin and destination information in real-time. INFORMs solution provides efficient support in the planning and allocation of resources and the ability to use mobile devices to provide full control over the execution of the services.
Intelligent Airport Software – Aircraft Line Maintenance
Planning aircraft maintenance staff is a complex task. Especially in view of line maintenance a considerable part of the workload cannot be estimated in advance and operational situation almost always differs from previously created plans. The profitability depends on a well-balanced staff availability with the actual amount of work they carry out.
INFORMs Intelligent Airport Software – Aircraft Line Maintenance Solution addresses these challenges and provides a system that supports from the planning stage to the assignment all operations of a dispatcher. The real-time scheduling system provided by INFORM results in a complete overview of all planned tasks for the day, employees and the corresponding allocation of the aircraft. Through the use of INFORMs first-class optimizer, which reacts to any changes in the plan, the dispatcher can easily focus on situations that require special attention.
Aviation Software Solutions – Airport GSE Management Solution
Aviation related fleet operations are under significant cost pressure and forced to improve their efficiency by optimized resource allocation and reduced fleet sizes. At the same time they have to improve their service levels, guarantee a safe working environment for their staff and protect their valuable assets.
INFORMs Aviation Software Solutions – Airport GSE Management Solution tracks and monitors Ground Service Equipment (GSE) during their operation on the ramp and offers on-line information about location, operational status and further telematics input. INFORMs solution offers a wide spectrum of reports for any controlling purpose of the equipment, e.g. efficiency and incident reports.
Cargo and Express Shipping
INFORMs Cargo and Express Shipping Solution has proven its success for the optimization of air cargo logistics which is applicable to either global cargo hubs or smaller operations. With interfaces to FIS and cargo information systems, the solution addresses warehouse and warehouse-to-aircraft transportation processes proactively and under optimization criteria.
INFORMs solution supports the strategic and tactical planning of transport processes and the operational deployment of resources by determining the need for personnel, equipment and ULDs based on flight information and statistical data.
Intelligent Airport Software – Aircraft De-icing Management
The control of aircraft de-icing is often reactive and on very short notice. Lack of communication and cooperation between stakeholders often leads to avoidable delays and inefficiencies. In addition, some of the employees are less experienced than employees in other sectors due to a seasonal business demand.
INFORMs Intelligent Airport Software – Aircraft De-icing Management Solution addresses all challenges linked with aircraft de-icing and offers the best support for optimized de-icing processes. Requests can be carried out automatically via a connected interface, or conveniently registered by verbal requests. Besides the scheduling of staff, de-icing vehicles and de-icing areas are considered in the planning.