Etihad Airways has signed an agreement with
workforce management software provider, Kronos Incorporated, to
automate and optimize planning and management processes for its
3,900 cabin and flight crew members.
Developed by the Kronos AD OPT division, the
crew planning software system, which includes Altitude Pairing,
Altitude Rostering, and Altitude Insight solutions, will help
the Abu Dhabi-based airline increase the quality of its crew
planning and improve the stability of crew rosters.
Powered by state-of-the-art advanced optimization technology,
these AD OPT solutions will enable Etihad Airways to better manage
and deploy its crew resources and build more efficient and cost
effective crew schedules.
Richard Hill, Etihad
Airways’ chief operations officer said, “In the next 10 years, the
number of Etihad Airways flights will triple and it is vital that
we have modern crew planning systems in place to optimize crew
“The adoption of the Kronos AD OPT
solutions will enable us to increase operational efficiency and
improve our strategic resource planning processes to sustain our
long-term business strategies.”
Etihad Airways currently operates more
than 3,600 flights per month and has more than 4,000 crew members.
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