Category Archives: General

Why aviation fuel tendering has to change

Most airlines find the task of fuel procurement frustrating. It’s complex, time-consuming and resource-intensive. Yet it’s clearly critical to their profitability because fuel remains one of an airline’s largest expenses. Recent figures suggest that it accounts for about 30% of costs. Being on the other side of the negotiation isn’t easy either. Fuel suppliers need […]

Introducing: fuel tendering for the smart generation

  We’re excited to announce the launch of a new product that helps run faster, paperless fuel tenders. It will mean far less admin, fewer disputes and better deals. eTender is one of the first solutions to use the industry-wide XML data standard for fuel tenders, which was developed by IATA. It automates the exchange […]

An extra 300,000 passengers – What better fuel management could be worth

Our CEO, Klaus-Peter Warnke said recently in the press that airlines could save 2–3% of their fuel expenses by using the FuelPlus platform, and that this is equivalent to selling an extra 300,000 seats for a medium-sized airline. So where would these savings come from and how much could your airline shave off its total […]

CORSIA’s key challenges and how to overcome them

In our last blog about CORSIA and recent CORSIA webinar, we talked about how airlines need to prepare for the scheme’s first key milestone on January 1, 2019. To recap, that date is when airlines from countries participating in the first phase of CORSIA need to ideally start monitoring their CO2 emissions for international flights. […]

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 CEO an “inspirational leader”

Business magazine Insights Success is featuring Klaus-Peter Warnke, CEO of the FuelPlus Group, as one of its ’30 most inspirational leaders in business’ in its forthcoming issue. The magazine includes an article on Klaus-Peter and the FuelPlus Group. The piece covers Klaus-Peter’s entrepreneurial journey, his leadership style and his vision for FuelPlus. In it, Klaus-Peter […]

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