More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, airlines are trying to recover and reinvent their business. And dashboards play an essential as they provide necessary facts and figures for decision-making. So we put together six airline dashboard examples some of the world’s biggest carriers use to monitor their day-to-day operations.
Key Performance Indicators (KPI) have become a standard tool to rationalize a company’s performance. Especially in operations, airlines use the KPI tool to track their performance. This article goes beyond usual KPI usage and manifests the importance of KPI benchmarks. Read on to find out why your airline must use benchmarks for operational KPIs, how to set them up, and why real-time matters.
Let me share a short backstory before we get into the details about Transportation KPIs. Being back at the office after three months of lockdown made me realize how much I missed all my colleagues. During lunch talks and team meetings, we can share our perspectives about how this situation can benefit us and adapt to it. All this information-sharing inspired me to write this post.
In today’s world, many companies utilize social media channels, like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. And undoubtedly, focusing on social media channels has become an essential pillar of a company’s success. Therefore, a considerable number of companies try to set up social media dashboards, including their most crucial Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
I know the title of this blog post is a bold statement. It probably sounds kind of weird in the beginning. But, moreover, I guess the first thing that comes to your mind is something like: What the heck has Facebook to do with a business intelligence (BI) dashboard?
Let’s agree on the facts first: The primary use case of a KPI dashboard is about visualizing information and KPIs. Totally agree with that. However, I genuinely believe that a KPI dashboard can drive, establish, and realize additional use cases. Use cases that go beyond visualizing KPIs on a dashboard.
Let’s talk about the idea of using Tableau as a real-time dashboard. First, to make it clear right from the beginning: I love Tableau. I think Tableau has changed the way companies are approaching the world of data analytics — tremendously and sustainably.
I’m pretty sure you know that situation. You’ve spent so much to set up a KPI dashboard — and what’s the result? After a few days, nobody pays attention to it. With this article, I will show you how to improve airline KPIs. Certainly, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are complex. However, setting up proper KPIs is even more difficult. And usually, it takes a lot of time.
The success of an airline KPI dashboard stands and falls with the right KPIs — and following the proper rules. Indeed, there are many other factors I’m not getting tired of mentioning. Perfect visualization, seamless integration, or mobile usage are just a few aspects in this context.
Airline operations KPIs have been around for quite a while. Actually, I guess no airline globally doesn’t track and monitor their on-time performance, regularity, or seat load factor.
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?
I was excited when I recently read about a briefing McKinsey did a few days ago. During that briefing, McKinsey’s senior executives provided an update on the current situation and provided some valuable advice.
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 wholly.
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 this point, there was one thing that absolutely clear to me and the entire team. Dynamic dashboards and KPIs will gain massive importance.
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.
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 airline dashboard.
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.
Operations Control Systems (Sabre Movement Manager, Netline, etc.) reflect a crucial data source when it comes to setting up a real-time airline dashboard. Indeed, there many other systems you could and should connect to a real-time dashboard. However, after setting up dozens of dashboards, I can give you one thing for granted: It always starts with the operations control system.
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.
Nobody likes failed projects. The same applies for airline dashboard projects. There are only a few things that are more demotivating than putting lots of effort, time, and brain into a project that finally fails.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.