Category Archives: Airline industry analysis

FuelPlus featured in LARA magazine

The major publication for low-fare and regional airlines, LARA, featured FuelPlus in its recent piece on fuel efficiency platforms (Dec 2017/Jan 2018 issue, pages 37-38).   The article highlighted the fact that by implementing efficiency-saving software, airlines could potentially reduce their fuel bill. It featured commentaries from industry experts, including Klaus-Peter Warnke, CEO of the […]

5 reasons why your fuel management process is failing

According to several IATA and ICAO reports, fuel is one of an airline’s largest expenses. It can account for between 18-30% of its operating costs. The efficient management of fuel is therefore a major concern for airlines. It relies on teams from across the organization working well together to adequately plan, forecast, monitor and analyze […]

Fuel invoicing – How to overcome the headaches

One of the most challenging stages of the fuel management process for airlines is invoice verification. This is also a point of frustration for many fuel suppliers because payments can be delayed, causing cash flow issues. But it need not be this way. Let’s look at the challenges and possible solutions to this longstanding problem […]

Fuel Management for North America – Dealing with Taxes, Surcharges and Logistics

The challenge: Calculating jet fuel taxes and fees The complexity of jet fuel taxes in the United States makes the job of calculating fuelling fees challenging. For example, tax is applied at a federal level (country-wide) and can also be applied at three other levels: state, county and city. In addition, some US taxes are […]

Why aviation fuel management requires specialized software

The business of purchasing, managing and supplying aviation fuel is increasingly complex. Airlines and fuel suppliers must consider so many different factors – fuel demand, oil price fluctuations, exchange rates, industry regulations, efficiency, storage capacity and so on. Therefore, the demand for data is huge and that data comes from many external and internal sources […]

Fuelplus recognised as a leading supplier to the aerospace industry

We’re delighted that we have been listed by technology magazine, CIO Review, as one of the ’20 Most Promising Aerospace Solution Providers 2015′. CIO Review is a leading source of information for technology decision makers. It shares innovative enterprise solutions from established as well as up-and-coming providers. You can read the article about us on […]

9 fuelplus clients win world airline awards!

We were delighted to hear the news yesterday that 9 of our airline clients won awards at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at the Paris Air Show. The winners were: Air France – Most Improved Airline & Best First Class Lounge Dining. ANA All Nippon Airways – Best Airport Services & Best Airline […]

Live online demonstration of FuelPlus software