• Jeppesen Optimizes Crew Pairing for Republic Airline

    New service agreement provides Jeppesen Crew Pairing solution to increase crew management efficiency for regional airline

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.,  September 27, 2017 - Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, announced today that Republic Airline has signed a three-year agreement for Jeppesen Crew Pairing for its fleet of Embraer 170s and 175s. This capability transforms data into insight, enabling the airline to optimize its monthly production planning and forecast pairings. Jeppesen Crew Pairing is part of the Boeing AnalytX portfolio of products.

    “We look forward to the improvements in both cost savings and maximizing efficiency,” said Paul Kinstedt, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Republic Airline. “Having this premier pairing optimizer capability will help us enhance service to our own customers by being ready for quick changes and operational shifts.”

    Jeppesen Crew Pairing helps control costs, while its flexibility and modeling capabilities allow airlines to adapt to changes including commercial schedule changes (departure/arrival times) and fleet swaps.

    "Jeppesen Crew Pairing uses advanced optimization and data analytics to help the airline better manage their crew operations," said Peter Andersson, vice president, Jeppesen Crew Management. "The Jeppesen suite of products helps airlines strategically meet their operational goals, and this is the first step in providing optimization solutions for Republic Airline."

    Boeing Global Services, headquartered in the Dallas area, was formed by integrating the services capabilities of the government, space and commercial sectors into a single, customer-focused business. Operating as a third business unit of Boeing, Global Services provides agile, cost-competitive services to commercial and government customers worldwide.  

    Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under the major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,200 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com for more information, follow the company on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.