Altitude PBS™ (Preferential Bidding System) offers airlines the most powerful and flexible solution available for optimized crew planning.
Built on AD OPT's award-winning optimization engine, Altitude PBS manages the competing requirements that make crew scheduling a complicated and time-consuming task, from crew quality of life considerations and company rules to union regulations and cost constraints.
Whether your airline operates through a strict seniority or fair share equity approach, Altitude PBS supports three bid models to create highly personalized monthly schedules that satisfy both cockpit and cabin crew preferences while balancing business objectives. Thanks to AD OPT's intuitive iBid Crew Interface, crewmembers can select from over 100 bid options to create a customized system for the unique needs of your operation.
With Altitude PBS, planners can test unlimited what-if scenarios to assess all pre-award tasks, such as:
Evaluating the impact of future events helps them develop better strategies and achieve best results. Crew members can also validate bids against existing crew pairings and receive detailed Reasons Reports to explain the results.