AD OPT pioneered the global approach to preferential bidding systems – setting the standard in optimization innovation. Altitude PBS is the preferred solution for many leading airlines worldwide, trusted to deliver cost savings and increased crew satisfaction.
Thanks to AD OPT’s intuitive Crew Interface, crew members can select from over 100 bid options to create a customized report for the unique needs of your airline.
Allocates duties and time-off, respecting assignment rules, legality, and quality guidelines
Helps improve productivity and increases crew satisfaction
Allows crew members to enter an unlimited number of requests
Altitude PBS offers airlines the most powerful and flexible solution available for optimized crew planning.
Built on AD OPT’s state of the art 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.
Optimal crew planning is critical to your operations: missed flights, under utilized crew or lack of reserve crew, are key issues that can result in preventable delays and flights cancellations. Mismanagement of crew resources can also affect your crew quality of life and crew satisfaction, which can hugely impact customer service.
Giving your crew members more control over their schedule can alleviate some of these risks and provide them with a better quality of life.
Our PBS solution allows pilots and flight attendants to:
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.
The Crew Interface is a web-based application that crewmembers use to enter their preferences for work and reserve assignments, and to request days off, for one or more upcoming roster periods. Thanks to its intuitive and user-friendly interface, Altitude Crew helps crewmembers have better control over their schedules resulting in an improved work-life balance and satisfaction.
Intuitive design allows crew members to view all bid options, and update them in a single view
Delivers valuable insight that minimizes a sense of blind bidding
Provides a live legality checker to ensure the validity of the crew members’ requests