Philippine Airlines to use Carmen Systems' planning solutions

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Philippine Airlines to use Carmen Systems' planning solutions Carmen Systems AB announces that Philippine Airlines (PAL), Asia's first airline, has signed a five year contract for the use of Carmen's integrated optimization solutions for cockpit and cabin crew. Carmen Crew Pairing, Rostering and Roster Maintenance software will assist PAL to produce and maintain crew schedules that are both cost-efficient and consider crew preferences whilst also meeting operational targets. Susan A. Del Carmen, AVP-Cabin Services Sub-Department at PAL, said that Carmen's optimization solutions will offer PAL valuable flexibility and efficiency when dealing with changes. "Carmen's advanced resource optimization solutions will assist us to more effectively adapt to changes whilst also achieving a higher level of operational stability," said Susan A. Del Carmen. "Our crew communities will also benefit from the opportunity to influence their monthly work schedules," added Ruby Carol Manzano, International Line Administrator at PAL. "We are very pleased to be able to provide Philippine Airlines with Carmen's planning and rostering optimization solutions which will enable them to reduce costs and increase productivity," said Per Norén, President and CEO at Carmen Systems. "PAL is Carmen's second client in the Asia-Pacific region - the first being Singapore Airlines, we look forward to helping PAL to meet their business goals through Carmen's advanced resource optimization systems," said Kristina Larsdotter-Lane, Director of Sales and Services, Asia-Pacific at Carmen Systems. Carmen Systems AB develops and implements integrated planning and decision-support solutions for airlines and railways. Clients include, amongst others, Philippine Airlines, Aeroméxico, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, , SAS, Singapore Airlines, Deutsche Bahn (German railways) and SJ,Green Cargo (Swedish railways) . Carmen Systems is a rapidly expanding organization and today has 164 employees from 24 countries. Carmen is also involved in joint research and software development activities with some of the world's leading universities. Carmen's headquarters in Göteborg has the largest R&D section in the industry. For Additional Information Contact: Per Norén, President & Odinsgatan 9 CEO +46 31 720 81 01 SE-411 03 Göteborg Sweden E-mail: Web: Catherine Hines, Public Affairs +46 31 722 62 02 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: