An automated flight and crew management system that is full-featured, affordable, innovative, and expertly supported. With its scalable, cloud-based platform, and optional modules, SkedFlex FCMS is the ideal choice for aviation organizations.

Crew Management

The crew management module, anchored by its rules engine, keeps airlines operating safely and efficiently.

  • Clear and Accurate Crew Tracking

    Flight, duty, and rest limits for US-based air operations under 14 CFR parts 107 (drone ops), soon 108 (BVLOS drone ops), 117, 121.467,121 Subpart S (supplemental ops), 125, and 135 Subpart F (scheduled & non-sked ops) rule sets, and 135.273 (flight attendants). Flight, duty, and rest limits for Canadian air operations under the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), including support for 703 (air taxi), 704 (commuter) and 705 (airline) operators.

  • Qualification Tracking

    Training and proficiency for crewmembers, dispatchers, maintenance personnel, and others is a core capability in SkedFlex using early/base/grace month for US operators and 90 early/60 early/base month for Canadian operators. Qualification grouping into Master Quals ensures all required training and currency for members are maintained. Qual completion events scheduled via drag/drop and signed off with document upload and electronic signature.

  • Rules Engine

    The Rules Engine provides a detailed and readily accessible account of required Federal Aviation Regulations for any supported country. Company specific rules can also be added and tracked.

  • Training & Vacation Scheduling

    Automated vacation and training tracking monitors for specific shift types and schedule codes and plots them on one page. In a single view, the summary of an organization’s vacation and training status is readily available in an easy-to-understand graphical format.

  • Trip Trading & Reserve Handling

    Extensive trade board for swapping, dropping, and picking up trips and shifts from open time and/or other crew members in the same category. Reserve handling for long call reserves (LCR), short call reserves (SCR), and airport standby reserves (ASR).

  • Mobile Access with SMS notifications

    Manage and improve schedules anywhere, anytime. Enjoy schedule management, trip trading, check-in functions, and flight log management on your mobile device. This service is highly customizable and allows crew members to receive notifications via SMS, email, or both.

Flight Operations Management

SkedFlex is designed to integrate with industry-standard data formats to minimize set-up time and better manage scheduling and aircraft tracking.

  • SSIM Schedule Import

    Import flight schedules using the standard SSIM (Standard Schedules Information Manual from IATA) format to quickly populate monthly schedules with flight segments.

  • Slot Templates

    Includes flight, shift, duty period, trip & resource slot templates. Smart templates for quick creation and assignment of routine resources, shifts, charters, and ad-hoc flights.

  • Aircraft Tracking

    Aircraft Tracking with Gantt view for all flight details. Choose from one to seven days in a single view.

  • Route Building

    Use named flight sequence routes that operate within a specified date range and on specific days for use in crew scheduling.

  • Automated OOOI

    Automated OOOI (OUT, OFF, ON, and IN) times captured from ACARS, TAMDAR, and AFIRS equipped aircraft.

  • Complete Flight Log Tracking

    See every flight, including passenger counts, cargo, fuel, times, et al. Equipped with movement message interface to external systems to transmit all aircraft movements in real-time.

Additional Modules

SkedFlex FCMS offers these additional optional modules to further enhance the overall functionality and help improve your operations.

  • Crew Pay

    Crew Pay ensures pay accuracy and accountability, freeing employees and administrators to focus on productivity, not paperwork. Exporting pay data is easy—virtually any external system is supported for payroll processing.

  • Fleet Management

    The SkedFlex Fleet Management module provides aircraft schedulers and maintenance personnel comprehensive tools to create and manage aircraft fleet schedules. Scheduled inspections can be entered manually or created via an integration with your Maintenance system and burn-down to the inspections is easily viewed in calendar format. Additionally, What-If scenarios can help manage the flight schedule in relation to upcoming maintenance events.

  • Line Bidding

    Line Bidding allows crew schedulers to build lines for crew bidding and allows crew members to establish standing bid criteria or further modify their bids as they desire.

  • PBS

    PBS allows the crew to bid on trips and schedule criteria which schedulers can then use to build entire bid lines.

  • Training Management

    In addition to and managing the crewmember currency and qualification values, the QTMS provides the capability to manage all individual training items and events leading to the completion of the required qualification(s); record training from an offline mobile device during the instructional event; and subsequently uploads all data to SkedFlex FCMS. Classrooms and simulator slots are also scheduled in QTMS and those resources are tied to trainer and trainee schedules automatically.

  • Vacation Management

    Vacation Management provides administrators a method of configuring vacation counts for any length of time to be bid on by their crews during pre-determined time frames. Vacation will automatically accrue over time and can be tracked easily using Vacation Management. Crew members can both bid or rebid on vacation in seniority order, and trade vacation on a first-come first-served basis, pending vacation availability.

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