The Zulu Blog

Demand-Driven, Airline Operations-Integrated Schedule Planning

COVID-19 has fundamentally disrupted schedule planning. Are the days for seasonal planning and slot management over? Are your work processes and software tools adaptive to today’s demands and accelerated timeframe? Given the high degree of demand uncertainty in the market, having better data closer to the day of operation drives the desire to shorten the…
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How COVID-19 Changes Everything for Airline Planning

Demand will be lower. Schedule changes will be more drastic. Many flights will be unprofitable.  And, the way airlines manage schedules will change.  The tools airlines use will need to change too. How will scheduling and tools change? BOOKINGS – NOT PROFIT FORECASTING Flight forecasting systems will be mostly useless for some time.  There will…
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Why I Started a New Airline Software Company Six Years Ago

As Zulu celebrates 5 years in the market, our founding purpose has become more important today in these turbulent times of uncertainty and rapid change. Zulu was started with the purpose of bringing big airline capabilities to every airline, large and small, using cloud technology and flexible development plus Zulu’s expertise in scheduling best practices.…
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ABOUT ZULU 3.0

Zulu 3.0 includes a suite of planning modules for the fast-changing conditions airlines are facing today in planning and managing their schedules as the industry recovers: Our scheduling and slot management platform is mature, fast, flexible and easy-to-use with all the capabilities that planning teams need to work quickly on change requests. Zulu has many…
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Commercial airline scheduling with Bryntum

Zulu Airline Systems provides a cloud-native airline schedule planning SaaS product to commercial airlines for organizing thousands of flights into optimized lines of flying and for actively managing the regular changes that happen.  The ability of the Bryntum scheduler https://bryntum.com to render such a large number of flights layered with the flight and ground time…
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Planning the New Normal for Flexibility and Lower Costs

Planning Now for a More Fluid Future Why a More Fluid Future? After “events” like SARS-1 or Sept 11, people could get back to making future plans in much the same way they had before. In contrast, today’s pandemic has an uncertain timeframe and major long term effects. With the uncertainty in market demand, competition…
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