Category Archives: Aviation fuel management

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 […]

The future of aviation fuel tendering

You may know that we’ve been part of IATA’s Fuel Data Standards Group for some time, which aims to improve data exchange, and therefore business efficiency, across the aviation fuel industry. Most recently this group has released a data standard for jet fuel tenders and bids and we’ve been building this into our software. We […]

Why the future of airline fuel management lies in the cloud

It’s undisputable: the Cloud has changed our world. From checking your Gmail to backing up your smartphone and listening to music on spotify – we are utterly reliant on the Cloud for our normal, day-to-day activities. The Cloud and the growth of Software as a Service (SaaS) has also changed the face of the business […]

FuelPlus Group expands into the US market

Expanding into the US aviation fuel management market We have recently signaled our commitment to the US aviation fuel management market. We’ve opened a new office in Marlborough, Massachusetts and launched new features aimed at US carriers in our Airline.One software. “The US market is really important for us,” says FuelPlus Group CEO, Klaus-Peter Warnke. […]

FuelPlus Newsletter – Q12017

A word from our CEO “Over the last year or so, we’ve been focusing on product innovation, growing our business and on making sure our existing and new customers are successful.  Here are some of the things we’ve been working on… Expanded customer service and development teams in the EU. Improved architecture in our product […]

On winning Best Aviation Fuel Management Software 2017 and his vision for FuelPlus – Q&A with CEO, Klaus-Peter Warnke

FuelPlus has recently won the award for Best Aviation Fuel Management Software at the Air Transport Awards 2017, organised by Air Transport News. Following this success, we wanted to look back at the FuelPlus journey so far and understand its vision for the future. We spoke to FuelPlus CEO, Klaus-Peter Warnke, to find out more. […]

Live online demonstration of FuelPlus software