The German Aviation IT specialist INFORM and Airport Operations Planning Services recently signed a partnership agreement. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Airport Operations Planning Services provides planning services for aviation clients worldwide.

The company’s offerings are designed to help clients identify productivity improvements within ground handling operations. Using a thorough review process, coupled with extensive operational planning and analysis and the use of the GroundStar resource planning IT application from INFORM, Airports Operations Planning Services can determine the delicate balance between work force planning and financial impact within airport operations.

Airport Operations Planning Services saves clients’ time and money by applying industry knowledge to operations. Using GS Planning, labor analysis comes faster, and at a more cost-effective rate. Airport Operations Planning Services provides clients with the ability to have an experienced, fully functioning airport planning team using world-leading software without increasing internal headcount and associated costs.

"The flexibility and power of the GS Planning application allows us to quickly perform multiple what-if analyses, exploring a wide-range of scenarios. Using GroundStar has helped us provide quality results that have pleased our customers," said George Schuver, President of Airport Operations Planning Services.

"Through our partnership with Airport Operations Planning Services, we are happy to see that the benefits of GroundStar can be realized by an ever growing number of airlines and ground handlers worldwide," commented Thomas Schmidt, Director INFORM Airport Division.