easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, today announced that it has selected WorkBridge as the supplier for their Resource Planning software for all their ground handling operations.
As a market leader in the field of operational planning, WorkBridge and their software platform will provide planning support, allowing easyJet on a worldwide basis to optimize the management and allocation of people, equipment and resources, to enhance workload performance, and to analyze capacity requirements as they change across their bases.
Graeme Macleod easyJet’s head of ground operations, said “Following a detailed investigation and demonstrations of products on the market it was clear that WorkBridge had a product that, not only met the needs for easyJet in this area, but that was also the leading product on the market today for operational planning. We are looking forward to realizing the benefits this product will clearly bring to the airline.”
Christian Møller, sales director WorkBridge, added “WorkBridge is pleased that a high profile airlines like easyJet is also seeing the enormous potential in cost reductions and operational optimization; that we can deliver with our dedicated software platform for ground handling. Furthermore, we expect that easyJet’s strategy, where they will also use technology actively in their commercial and operational dialog with local service providers, will show the way for other airlines in the industry with a much higher degree of transparency and knowledge from airlines when they source and negotiate ground handling services in the future.”
The WorkBridge Planning platform delivers capabilities in areas of capacity analysis and dimensioning, shift and roster optimization, resource cost projections.
Solution capabilities will cover optimized planning and rostering, and automated real-time dispatch based on live flight data from airlines.
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