Southwest Airlines selects Amadeus Sky Suite to manage flight scheduling

Amadeus Sky Suite and network optimization company Optym have announced they have signed a 10-year agreement with Southwest Airlines to provide their suite of tools to harness the complexity of the airlines´ flight scheduling, the companies said.

The suite of five industry-first solutions gives Southwest the most comprehensive and advanced technology for all its network planning, simulation, forecasting and optimisation needs.

These tools will enable the carrier to increase the efficiency and network optimisation of its more than 4,000 flights a day to 99 destinations in the US and ten additional countries.

The Sky Suite will be deployed using Microsoft Azure Cloud Hosting.