Garuda Indonesia to upgrade operation planning with CAE Crew Management

Garuda Indonesia aircraft parked at airport
Gunawan Kartapranata, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Garuda Indonesia will upgrade its crew planning capabilities by migrating its flight operations functions to the newest version of CAE Crew Planner system.

Garuda will continue to manage its operations using CAE Operations Control and CAE Crew Management as part of a contract extension for CAE’s Flight Operations Solutions.

The latest version of CAE Crew Management will enable Garuda to automate and digitize its flight operations functions. 

With the optimized CAE Crew Planner, Garuda will further be able to reduce costs with intelligent optimization that brings greater efficiencies to its operations.

“As a longstanding partner and user of CAE’s Operations Control and Crew Management solutions, we are thrilled to have Garuda migrate to the latest version of CAE Crew Planner,” said Pascal Grenier, CAE’s Senior Vice President, Flight Services & Global Operations.

“We are excited to strengthen our relationship with Garuda Indonesia and are confident that CAE’s powerful optimizers will deliver a step change in the efficiency and cost effectiveness of their flight operations.”

AI crew management system

A robust solution for the complex world of aviation crew management, CAE’s Crew Management is a resource planning tool powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. T


he management package optimizes flight scheduling, forecasts crew resources, maintains safety standards, and enables fast recovery from disruptions.

CAE’s Operations Control is a comprehensive, real-time, scalable, and configurable operations management system.

This solution empowers operations controllers by enabling them to manage, communicate and recover faster and easier than ever before.

About CAE Flight Operations Solutions

CAE Flight Operations Solutions is an industry-leading digital platform which is used by some of the world’s top airlines and business aviation companies to optimize their operations.

The platform is supported by a global team, and thousands of flights and crew members are supported by CAE’s Flight Operations Solutions every day.

Spanning crew, flight, movement, airport, on-board catering, and cost management, CAE’s customizable end-to-end solution improves decision making by harnessing the power of integrated data.

Through the use of AI and advanced technologies it improves operational performance, profitability, employee satisfaction and passenger experience.

About CAE

CAE operates worldwide with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries.

CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts – the highest-fidelity flight, mission, and medical simulators, and personalized training programs powered by artificial intelligence.

The company states that building the next generation of cutting-edge, digitally immersive training and critical operations solutions while keeping positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact is at the core of its mission.

About Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia is the national flag carrier airline of Indonesia. It was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The airline operates scheduled domestic and international flights to over 90 destinations in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.

Garuda Indonesia has been a member of the SkyTeam alliance since 2014, which enables it to offer a wider network of destinations and seamless connectivity to passengers.

The airline has won numerous awards for its service, including being named the World’s Best Cabin Crew by Skytrax for five consecutive years from 2014 to 2018. Garuda has also been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.

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