SchedConnect calculates the optimum codeshare assignments based on the current flight schedules
LOT Polish Airlines has signed a five-year contract with Lufthansa Systems, a German IT provider for the airline and aviation sector, for SchedConnect codeshare management system.
According to with Lufthansa Systems, the airline currently has 26 codeshare partners and will optimize over 211,000 individual codeshare relationships with the system. Each day, SchedConnect calculates the optimum codeshare assignments based on the current flight schedules.
Lufthansa Systems has said that the system processes up to five million schedule changes of all SchedConnect customers every month. If the minimum connecting time is exceeded due to a schedule change or if a partner flight is canceled, SchedConnect assigns automatically the marketing flight number to another suitable connecting flight.
Changes are sent through the reservation systems to travel agents and customers as well as to the operations and passenger-related systems of the airlines involved.
LOT is a Warsaw-based company which operates scheduled passenger and cargo services. The airline offers flights to over 60 destinations in Europe as well as in the Middle East and North America. On an average, the airline carries about 4.3 million passengers per year.