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How Airlines Around the Globe Can Ban COVID-19 From The Apron

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has changed the faith of the aviation industry massively. From a flourishing sector that expected constant growth rates for years to come to pictures of aircraft parked on runways as lockdowns forced an operational shutdown. Analysts currently say that it will take years to get anywhere close to the numbers achieved…

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Despite COVID: Milan Airport (LIN) Joins Global Digital Fuel Network

As the second Italian airport, Milan Linate (LIN) was connected to the global digital fuel network in September. The digital fuel network allows airlines and fuel providers to digitize the entire fueling process-related communication. Thereby, all stakeholders achieve benefits such as reduced delays, cost savings, and process optimization.  The Status Quo At Many Airports By…

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Is Asia Doing Enough To Lead The Digital Fuel Management Revolution?

It is difficult to find positive news in the aviation industry currently. However, it is undeniable that there is something going on. Worldwide airlines and airports are starting to focus on Digital Fuel Management solutions that connect airlines and fuel provider seamlessly. In the past, Asia has been at the forefront of digital innovations, but…

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Singapore’s Changi (SIN) Is Asia’s First Digital Fueling-Ready Airport!

Beginning of September, Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN) became the first airport connected to a digital fuel platform. With Shell as a fuel provider, selected airlines from now on can rely on digital data exchange and the elimination of manual processes. Due to COVID-19, airlines face enormous pressure at the moment. They are forced to cut…

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Why Digital Fuel Management Is A Must-Do Project Right Now!

2020 is just different. COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work. Especially the aviation industry is going true very tough times, and nobody can be certain if we will ever get back to normal. Maybe we will have to get used to a new normal. No matter how this situation will develop in…

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World’s 30 Most Eco Friendly Airlines

Although Corona is the single dominating topic in the aviation world at the moment, the aspect of sustainability hasn’t vanished. On the contrary, eco friendly operations will be critical for every airline in the next decades. And it was good to see that many airlines —at least before Corona— have started to take the topic…

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7 Surprising Facts About Airline Fuel Costs

Despite COVID-19, fuel costs still represent a huge cost driver for airlines. However, we wanted to know the details. That’s why we searched available resources for interesting facts about airline fuel costs. And here’s the result: 7 surprising facts about airline fuel costs! Fact #1 — On Average Fuel Costs Account For 26% Of An…

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How Fuel Management Plus Mobile Apps Boost Your Airline’s Fueling Process

Digitalizing your airline’s fuel management might be something you’ve been working on for the last twenty years to save costs and improve your performance. Plus, implementing apps is nothing new to you too. So why am I talking about “Fuel Management Plus Mobile Apps” in 2020? Why do I believe that it is time to rethink…

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49 Airports That Are Connected To The Digital Fueling Platform

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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How The No Fuel Indicator Saves Your Airline Thousands Of Dollars — Annually!

Fuel costs are one of the most significant cost factors for airlines. According to IATA, the airline industry’s fuel bill is estimated to have totaled $188 billion in 2019. That means fuel expenses account for almost 25% of an airline’s operating expenses. For decades airlines have been trying to reduce costs by applying various measures:…

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Digital Fuel Management — 4 Success Stories You Can Achieve Immediately!

When we started to develop an eFueling platform, we had a clear vision to digitize an airline’s fueling process. From discussions with airlines and other stakeholders, we were highly convinced that it is possible to eliminate this manual process. Moreover, we wanted to set up an all-digital process that helps to achieve various benefits. Besides…

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How Digital Fuel Management 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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Why Airlines Have To Focus On Fuel Management Software Now!

Almost every airline I know is using some kind of fuel management software. This is quite logical. On the one hand, fuel still represents a huge cost factor for airlines. On the other hand, there’s a whole bunch of fuel management software available on the market. And every fuel management software aims for different goals…

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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 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 network…

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Aircraft Fueling — Why COVID-19 Is Urging The Digitization?

I am a big fan of digital aircraft fueling processes (eFueling) at airlines. If you are a frequent reader of this blog or podcast listener, this might not surprise you. During the last couple of months, I have been publishing content about digital aircraft fueling processes regularly. Even at the dawn of COVID-19, I published…

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14 Things You Have To Know About Digital Fuel Management

Since our latest article about airline Electronic Fueling (eFueling), we’ve received several questions from you. That’s why we thought it’s time to do another rapid-fire question session. Therefore, we selected 14 most-relevant questions about Electronic Fueling. Here we go with your questions on airline electronic fueling. 1 — What’s the difference between Electronic Fueling, Digital…

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Airline Fuel Efficiency — 10 Benefits You Can Realize Now!

If you’re searching the web, you’ll find hundreds of articles about airlines and fuel efficiency. Articles that focus on process improvements, new aircraft equipment, or entirely new engines and airplanes. And I’m pretty sure that most of the texts provide value and a reasonable approach. So why another article about airline fuel efficiency? Well, I…

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Digital Airline Fuel Management Systems — Market & Product Assessment

Airlines that decide to establish a digital fueling process and a fuel management system are, inevitably, confronted with the mother of all questions: “Which system shall we use?” And since digital fuel management, first and foremost, is a digitalization project, technology, software, and the right system vendor certainly play a vital role. Defining Fuel Management…

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How Digital Fuel Management Drives An Airline’s Efficiency?

No doubt, the primary goal of digital fuel management is to digitize an airline’s operational fuel processes. Nonetheless, operating a digital fuel management solution improves, enables, and streamline a whole bunch of downstream processes. Moreover, it is a direct driver of an airline’s efficiency. Fuel Management Drives Airline Efficiency? Ok, Let’s Start With A Backstory…

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Airline Fuel Management Software — The Complete Implementation Guide!

There’s always this one special moment when we discuss airline fuel management software with a potential client. That moment when a specific question is asked. And nope, this is not about pricing. The question is about implementation. How does it work? What’s the duration? How complex is it? Quite often, I stand in front of…

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Airline Fuel Management Software — 5 Solutions You Must Know!

No doubt, airline fuel management is a gigantic area. That’s why it’s no surprise that there’s a ton of airline fuel management software available on the market. But no worries, we researched for you and collected five essential solutions you should have a closer look at. There’s No On-Size-Fits-All Airline Fuel Management Software However, you…

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