The Itinerary

The Itinerary is designed for ease of use while keeping all relevant information in view. Below you find a description of each item.

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Previous Leg / Subsequent Leg

For reference, the previous and next leg in the aircraft schedule are displayed above/below the itinerary in light grey.

 

Flight #

The flight number will be assigned on “BOOK” according to the rules defined in the Flight Number Generator. Flight numbers can also be assigned/changed manually.

 

Flight Status & Link to FLIGHTS Page

The overall status of the flight (determined on the FLIGHTS Page) is displayed with the color of the aircraft icon. A click on the icon opens the flight on the FLIGHTS Page.

 

Date

The departure Date of the Flight. Dates can be entered in various formats. “15” is enough if the flight is on the next 15th of the month. “1504” selects April 15, and with “150418” you can set the year as well.

 

Departure Time 

The Departure Time of the Flight in Local Time. Hover on the time with your mouse to see the time in UTC and the timezone of the Departure Airport.

Departure Time is Blocks-off Time.

 

From / To

Select the departure and arrival airport by searching for: 

  • ICAO code

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  • IATA code
  • Main city
  • Airport name
  • Map Search 

We understand sometimes it can be cumbersome to find the best airport for a certain request.

You can click "Map Search" at the bottom of the list and search by Address and/or per Runway Length:

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Filter for Airport Finder

In the "Map Search" dialog you can filter for airports with customs availability. 

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Schedule Disconnect

Three red dots 2019-04-29_16-48-59 indicate a scheduled disconnect - within the current itinerary or considering the previous/subsequent leg as per the current schedule.

A click on the three dots inserts a positioning leg based on the disconnect.

 

Link to AIRPORT Page

Click to 2019-04-29_16-42-20-1  visit the AIRPORT Page in FL3XX to retrieve more information about the airport.

 

Arrival Time 

The Arrival Time is calculated by the System. GCD and several other factors are applied to accommodate for takeoff and landing, as well as ATC routing. This calculation has been proven to have a decent degree of precision for domestic flights.

Arrival Time is Blocks-on Time.

 

Block Time 

Block Time is calculated based on the estimated Flight Time + an estimated 10 minutes DEP and 5 minutes ARR Taxi time at the departure and arrival airports.

*Change indication

When you manually set the block times in your flight itinerary, the color will change from black to blue. Indicating a manual change like in many other places on the sales page. Times calculated by the system will remain black:

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Total Block Time

Total Block Time is the sum of all block times within the itinerary.

 

Pax

Set the number of Pax for the flight. To create a positioning flight, set the Number of Pax to zero.

 

[Cargo Scheduled and Charter Cargo] The Pax number is replaced by Cargo weight 

 

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Show

Positioning Flights are usually not shown in customer documents like the Quote, Confirmation, or Invoice. If you want to display a Positioning Flight in these documents, check the “Show” checkbox for this flight.

 

CS

Check this box, when a Crew Swap (CS) Fee should be applied for this arrival.

 

Distance

The great circle distance between Departure and Arrival Airport.

 

Manual Feasibility Check 

You can submit an itinerary to a manual feasibility check by clicking the Feasibility Check button.

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For more information related to Feasibility Check in Dispatch, refer to Dispatch Screen Elements

Upon approval/decline, Sales will get the update as a new message belonging to the booking, like an incoming email. The message includes the booking notes, and the status will be displayed for each leg.

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Display Aircraft Change

Aircraft changes from the daily operations are now displayed in the Sales Module as well.

If the actual operation implies a change in the Aircraft Registration, the selected aircraft will be shown in the Feasibility Section in blue.

Once the leg is in the past, or a Post Flight was set to OK and closed the flight the changed aircraft will remain visible in the schedule.

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Warnings

The system runs a seamless feasibility check for each flight and will raise warnings if apply. Hover on the warning icon, to get more information. A click on the warning icon displays a message including links to related items.

  • Schedule Overlap: The flight overlaps with another flight in the schedule
  • Fuel Stop Required: The flight distance is too long for this aircraft, a fuel stop is required
  • OM Category: The airport OM Category is B, C, or NC
  • Runway too short: The runway is too short for this aircraft
  • Min RWY Width and Max RWY Altitude (you can update the related new fields in the Aircraft records) 
  • Rescue and Fire Fighting Category: The RFF Category provided by the airport is not sufficient for the aircraft
  • Airport Operational Notes: the Airport has notes in its record added by your operations department and needs to be checked before creating the Quote
  • Airport Opening Hours 
  • Aircraft Maintenance Warnings 
  • Passengers exceeding Aircraft Seats 

Show/Hide Cancelled Flight Legs 

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Contact our support if you would like to activate the feature. 

Send to RocketRoute

A more exact flight time calculation can be triggered manually with a click on the RocketRoute 2019-04-29_16-47-55button. The itinerary and aircraft details are sent to RocketRoute, where a valid IFR route is calculated and forecasted winds (if the flight is in the next four days; thereafter it uses historical winds) are applied. The exact flight time including SID/STAR is fed back into our system and used for calculation.

On the Settings page, you can define FIRs that should not be overflown. The flight time calculated by RocketRoute will consider this restriction.

Flight Times calculated by RocketRoute will be displayed in blue. On hover, a tooltip will display whether winds are included or not.

Re-Check Warnings

Click to check again 2019-04-29_16-51-02 the warnings for this flight.

Delete / Add Leg

“-” deletes the current leg.

“+” adds a new leg after the current leg.

Create Fuel Stop

Opens a dialog where you can select a suitable location for a fuel stop. Select an airport from the map, or enter an ICAO code on top of the dialog.

Filters are automatically applied based on aircraft operational parameters such as min. runway length (SL, ISA, at MTOW), min. runway width and max. airport elevation. Additional operational parameters are displayed for an easy selection for the En-Route stop, such as the top 5 closest airports, with the respective distances.

If you're uploading fuel prices to FL3XX, we now indicate the price level with the color of the airport marker:

  1. green: fuel index is 100% or lower

  2. yellow: fuel index between 100%-125%

  3. red: fuel index above 125%

  4. grey: no fuel index available

Aerodrome Category and Opening Hours are also available at each location.

Sales Fuel Stop

Confirm your selection with “OK”, and the leg will be split into two legs, including the fuel stop.

If a “Fuel Stop” fee is set in the aircraft, this fee will automatically be applied to the Fees Table.

Intermediate Legs

To see if the aircraft has flight legs during this Booking click on the 2019-04-29_16-53-11 icon and the system displays all legs with potentially needed positioning leg requirements.

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Faster Creation of Scheduled Services

With this button, you can simply select the end date, or the number of repetitions, and the system creates the entire schedule for you.

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Additional Leg Settings 

By clicking on the 3 dots at the end of the leg string, you open the editor. 

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You can adjust some leg settings in the planning phase, such as changing the number of crew, and taxi times, or marking the leg as a tech or fuel stop. 

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These settings will be used for pricing, improved FTL warnings, and reporting (e.g. SIFL in the USA).