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Air France Selects Boeing’s Jeppesen Crew Management Solution

  • Five-year digital solution contract signed at Farnborough Air Show
  • Crew Rostering will produce nearly 13,000 cabin crew schedules for the airline
  • Air France has used Boeing’s Jeppesen Crew Pairing solution since 1999
Farnborough, United Kingdom July 20, 2022 Photo(s): By Boeing

Air France has selected Boeing's Jeppesen Crew Rostering solution to optimize crew schedules for the nearly 13,000 cabin crew at the airline, as part of a five-year contract signed at the Farnborough Airshow.

Jeppesen Crew Rostering leverages an industry-leading optimization engine to construct productive and balanced crew rosters by considering complex factors such as legal requirements, training, crew availability, crew preferences, reserves and other critical factors. The powerful optimizers allow for faster roster construction, closer to the day of operation, which support greater operational stability and opportunities to capture additional revenue.

“Thanks to Jeppesen Crew Rostering optimization system, Air France will be able to provide its cabin crew with efficient and more personalized rosters, better suited to their lifestyle,” said Catherine Villar, EVP In-flight Services, Air France. “This will further improve the cabin crew experience at Air France and enhance employee satisfaction.”

Johann Panier, Senior Vice President of Fleet Management for Air France (left) and Duane Wehking, Vice President, Digital Aviation Solutions, Boeing Global Services (right) signed an agreement at the Farnborough Air Show for Boeing’s Jeppesen Crew Rostering, a digital crew management tool that will optimize crew schedules for the nearly 13,000 cabin crew at the airline.

“We know that our customers need best-in-class crew capabilities. I’m excited to extend our partnership with Air France in delivering optimized crew schedules for their most valuable resources,” said Duane Wehking, vice president of Digital Aviation Solutions at Boeing Global Services.

Air France is a longtime customer for the complementary Jeppesen Crew Pairing solution, first implementing the digital solution in 1999. Crew Pairing increases operational crew efficiency while developing the most productive work duties. Together, these crew planning solutions will enable Air France to recognize efficiency gains and reduce costs.