Airline KPI Tips

5 Essential Airline KPI Tips To Unleash The Full Potential

One of the questions I’m asked most during Tea with Me sessions is about important airline KPI tips — especially operations KPIs. What are the essential aspects when setting up airline operations KPIs and what kind of tips do I give to clients? Although I already wrote some blog posts about this topic, I thought…

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Airline Operations – Your Key To Success

Exceptional situations as the one we are facing right now with Corona have a very interesting characteristic: They expose problems and accelerate innovations. We currently see this a lot in airline operations. I’ve talked to many people from airlines all over the globe in the last weeks and months. I did that because I wanted…

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5 Passenger-Oriented Airport KPIs To Keep On Your Radar

As airlines take care of their passengers, airports must also focus on taking care of the travelers’ experience. Today, I want to share with you five passenger-oriented KPIs that airports should implement to guarantee the clients’ satisfaction. Now we can say there’s a thin line within airport KPIs and airline KPIs in terms of ground…

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3 Steps That Will Improve Your Airline’s Turnaround Process Awareness

Let’s kick-off this blog post with a simple question: How aware are you of your airline’s turnaround process?  I’m pretty sure that most of you answer that question with the confidence to know how a turnaround works. Moreover, it even sounds like a trivial question to you.  However, when moving away from a generic level…

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Aviation Fuel Software: Why The Network Effect Is Grossly Underrated!

Discussions about aviation fuel software are most often focused on functional aspects. Indeed, the functional spectrum of an aviation fuel software is essential. However, there’s one aspect that is even more important than having the fanciest functionality: The network effect! The network effect is so unbelievably powerful. Unfortunately and surprisingly, at the same time the…

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Re-Starting Your Airline After COVID-19 — Here Are The KPIs You Need!

There’s probably no other industry that has been hit by COVID-19 as hard as the airline industry. Times are tough like they’ve never been for airlines. Aircraft are grounded, flight schedules are operated at a minimum and many airlines shut down their operations even completely. It might feel strange and optimistic, but I’m totally convinced…

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70 Airline Operations KPIs To Track For Improved Performance

The most successful airlines are successful because they keep tracking and monitoring their airline operations KPIs. They’re literally swimming in data and performance indicators. These airlines understood that every decision has to be based on data and KPIs. If you don’t know your performance at every point in time, you have no idea and no…

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Airport Dashboard: 4 Essential Examples For Improved Operations

Many people ask me why I mainly focus on airlines with my blog posts and don’t write about airports or other aviation-enterprises when it comes to KPIs and dashboards? Undoubtedly, airlines make out the most significant part of our clients. Additionally, I worked on many more airlines than airport projects and therefore feel more comfortable…

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Why Dynamic Dashboards Are Super-Important For Your Airline?

Dynamic dashboards are clearly nothing new. I remember when I was sitting together with my team end of 2019. Every December we take a look back but also discuss future dashboard trends. Already at the point, there was one thing that absolutely clear to me and the entire team. Dynamic dashboards and KPIs will gain…

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How CORONA Impacts Airline Dashboards — And How To React?

Many airlines lately reported that Corona massively decreases the value of their KPI dashboard. Since this is isn’t surprising for me, I want to do two things today. First, I am going to share some reasons why Corona impacts your airline dashboard. And second, I’ll provide a concept of how to react. Corona Challenged Us…

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Data Visualization for Aviation Industry KPIs

23 Visuals to Boost Your Airline KPI Dashboard

Today, you’re going to learn about the best information visualizations for your airline KPI dashboard. In fact, these are proven chart types that our customers use within aWall. To overwatch departure and arrival punctuality. To handle passenger misconnection. Or even to rule maintenance. And I should point something out: We might start with some generic…

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Airline Fuel Costs

How Electronic Fueling Reduces Your Airline’s Fuel Costs.

Fuel costs still represent the main cost driver for airlines. This hasn’t changed over the last decades. Nonetheless, during the last three to five years, cost-saving programs weren’t a top priority — at least for many airlines. Indeed, many airlines ran efficiency programs and aimed to deliver the product at competitive prices. However, the focus…

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Q&A Session Part 2 — 9 super-relevant airline dashboard questions

Today I had another great session, when I sat together with my colleague, Larissa, to answer, this time, 9 questions she has been receiving from you. We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of questions we have been receiving and really humbled to be able to provide additional value to you. So please, keep sending us…

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Battle For Attention. What Airline Operations Department Must Do Now!

I genuinely believe that we have to change the way we discuss airline operation information and KPIs. We have to move from purely content-based to a “getting-the-attention” discussion. Let me explain that step-by-step. When talking to colleagues from airlines —regardless of their business department, role, and position— everyone agrees on the fact that the technological…

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The Definitive Airline Operations & KPI Guide

For the first time ever, we’ve produced a massive content piece — the “Definitive Airline Operations & KPI Guide.” The document contains more than 17 of our most-viewed blog posts, plus unpublished material that will help to improve your airline’s operations. So, if you prefer a well-curated document instead of browsing through a blog, or…

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Q&A Session — Answering 8 super-relevant airline KPI questions

Today I had a great session, when I sat together with my colleague, Larissa, to answer 8 questions she has been receiving from you. Actually the first time we did such a Q&A session and it was a fantastic experience. We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of questions we have been receiving and really humbled…

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Airline KPI Apps — Why There’s No Way Around

Having an app to access operations key performance indicators (KPI) is one of the most important things for airlines nowadays. I’m actually not getting tired to spread that word. And to tell airlines why it is so super-important. Unfortunately, many airlines still rely on old-school solutions when it comes to KPIs. Instead of a KPI…

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Push Notifications — Elevating Your Mobile KPI App To A New Level!

We all can agree that mobile KPI apps are no longer a nice-to-have for airlines. On the contrary, mobile KPI apps have become an essential pillar for many airlines regarding operations monitoring. However, there’s one thing that is exciting to me even more at the moment — although it is tightly linked to mobile KPI…

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Airline Dashboard Software

5 Essential Components Of A Profound Airline Dashboard Software

With many of my blog posts, I focus on the aspect of the content and visualization aspects of airline dashboard software. However, this represents only one part of the airline dashboard software. There’s a second part that is probably even more important. And this is about the software components you need to set up an…

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5 critical drivers, you should pay attention to when introducing a Master Data System at your airline

The topic of master data management and master data systems has continuously gained attraction for companies —and airlines in particular— over the last years. The chart below shows the frequency “master data management” is searched on Google. The chart perfectly reflects the continuously growing interest in this topic. Although master data management isn’t a brand-new…

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Airline Passenger Management — Our Essential Dashboard Case Study

Especially for hub-and-spoke airlines, passenger (connection) management reflects a crucial aspect of their airline operations. Moreover, many passengers consider a seamless and stress-free connection as one of the essential quality indicators of an airline. Passenger Connection Management — One Of The Most Complex Airline Processes However, passenger management also reflects one of the most complex…

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7 Key Benefits of Master Data Management (Not Only) For Airlines

Let me nail it down right at the beginning: Whatever benefits there might be, master data management (or MDM) does not exactly have the image of being super sexy. Neither for airline’s nor for any other company’s executives. It’s just one of many administrative acts which has to be done. Because that’s the process. But…

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8 best tips to build an iPad airline dashboard that wows your executives

Providing iPad (or tablet) versions of your airline dashboard to your executive team is essential these days. However, we all know that executives —for good reasons— have specific requirements. Usually, they travel a lot, have minimal time, and have to be perfectly informed about their company’s performance. From our experience, we’ve observed that in most…

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10 Reasons Why Your Airline Needs An Operations Real-Time Dashboard

It was definitely pretty tough to select only ten reasons why airlines need an operational real-time dashboard. But I accepted the challenge. With this blog post, I’ll give you ten reasons. Ten reasons why you should use an airline operations real-time dashboard. But no worries, this is not a spammy sales-post. But a post that…

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12 Airline Operations Dashboard Dogmas You Have To Throw Overboard

Airline Operations KPI Dashboards are a perfect tool to improve operations. They provide an unmatched situational awareness and the possibility to know what is going on in operations. I talk to lots of guys from airlines about real-time operations dashboards. Thus, I can learn about people’s perceptions and dogmas when it comes to dashboards. Talking…

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Airline Dashboard Design — 4 Extensive Use Cases + Special Tips

The design of an airline dashboard reflects one of the three essential “D-pillars” when it comes to dashboards: Data, (KPI) Definition & Design. And also design isn’t the complex part I’d rate it as toughest. Why’s that? Contrary to data and KPI definition, everybody has a taster for design. Nonetheless, personal taste should never drive…

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6 Essential Content Views Every Airline Dashboard Must Have (Plus Examples)

Every airline operations dashboard is only as good as the content it provides. This, actually, is not very surprising. However, I’ve seen many dashboards that doesn’t provide much value when it comes to the contained content. Nonetheless, I’ve set up a whole bunch of airline dashboards during the last years. Dashboards for all types of airlines:…

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Airline Fuel Process

Electronic Airplane Fuel Process — 4 Success Stories For Your Airline!

When we started to develop our solution to support Electronic Airplane Fuel Processes (eFueling platform), we had a clear vision. Together with our launching customer Lufthansa, we wanted to digitize an airline’s entire airplane fuel process. When we started this journey, we had many discussions. With representatives from Lufthansa, many other airlines, but also additional…

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45 Airports that are connected to the digital eFueling process

eFueling stands and falls with connected airports. You can operate a best-in-class eFueling solution — as long as you don’t manage to connect a considerable amount of destination airports to your solution, the effort won’t pay off. Conversely, with every airport, you get to connect to your eFueling solution, the benefits will rapidly increase. However,…

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3 Unusual, Free of Charge Approaches To Enrich Your Airline Operations Dashboard

Airline Operations KPI Dashboards are such great tools to create an enterprise-wide situational awareness. First and foremost, these dashboards are about visualizing KPIs. For example, on-time performance, regularity, or misconnex ratio. Secondly, it is about real-time information and details about upcoming flights, ground events, etc. Most of the airlines I know focus on those aspects…

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3 Use Cases Linked To Airline Real-Time Dashboards You’ve Never Thought About

The primary use case of an airline operations real-time dashboard is about visualizing information an KPIs. No doubt about it. However, a dashboard infrastructure —at least when talking about our product setup— collects a vast amount of data from different sources (flight data, passenger data, airport data, etc.). Based on that three use cases can…

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4 Essential Operations Information you need on your airline dashboard — and how to make the most out of it.

Visualizing airline operations information on your dashboard is essential for a perfect situational awareness. KPIs are certainly one of the essential parts of an airline’s operations real-time dashboard. But the truth is, a dashboard solely focused on KPIs won’t bring the benefits you are expecting. Even worse, a dashboard that only visualizes KPIs can provide…

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4 Crucial External Information To Enhance Your Airline Operations Dashboard

Content is king — and content reflects one of the crucial aspects of an airline operations dashboard. Actually, the entire success of an airline operations dashboard is tightly linked to connected data sources and shown content. Initially, Airlines Focus On Internal Data When Setting Up An Operations Dashboard Nowadays, almost every airline possesses a vast…

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3 Technological KPI Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2020

With one of our recent blog posts, we presented the KPI Trends that will gain importance in 2020. The article addresses aspects like dynamic dashboards or benchmarking KPIs. Today we want to focus on upcoming technological trends that —from our point of view— will play an important role in 2020. Probably not surprising, each of…

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