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Ground Staff Scheduling

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Turn the Tides of Time:

Where Shift Revolution Meets Employee Engagement

In a sector where every moment counts toward profitability, subpar staff scheduling just won't cut it. This is why SkyRoster is tailor-made for your unique challenges, delivering optimized and intelligent workforce planning.


Craft seamless rosters directly within the app. With on-the-spot dashboards, you can harness data to make instantaneous, informed choices that drive efficiency. And when the unexpected occurs, SkyRoster adapts effortlessly, maintaining the rhythm and effectiveness of your operations.

The challenges you face with manual ground staff crew scheduling:

  • Volume of Data: There is a significant number of ground staff members with varying roles, qualifications, and preferences. Managing the data manually is labor-intensive and prone to errors.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Ground staff often have strict working hour regulations, mandated breaks, and other labor rules. Ensuring compliance with these rules while manually creating a schedule is complex.

  • Staff Preferences: Accounting for individual preferences, such as days off, preferred shifts, and vacation requests, further complicates scheduling.

  • Unforeseen Circumstances: Delays, weather disruptions, equipment malfunctions, or sudden staff shortages can disrupt a carefully planned schedule. Manual rescheduling for such events is time-consuming.

  • Training and Qualifications: Ground staff may have different qualifications and certifications. Ensuring that only qualified staff are scheduled for specific tasks requires meticulous attention to detail.

  • Cost Efficiency: Managing overtime, ensuring that shifts are covered without incurring unnecessary expenses, and making cost-effective decisions is hard to accomplish manually.

  • Fatigue Management: Ensuring that staff members are scheduled for only a few consecutive shifts or hours is crucial for safety and efficiency.

  • Equity: Ensuring that prime shifts, holidays, and preferred hours are distributed fairly among all staff can be challenging and can lead to dissatisfaction if not managed well.

What makes SkyRoster unique for your staff? 

The SkyRoster's engine generates workforce rosters that take into account fatigue management rules and all pre-defined legal requirements. The platform helps to minimize the time to build the schedule, considering ground staff preferences, days worked and possible unexpected changes.



HR management

Organise the structure with a digital contract that outlines employees' roles in departments or teams. Having all this information in one place will help get rid of paper files and make it easier to share between different HR platforms.

Competency Management


You can set up validities based on predefined parameters if you would like to be kept updated about when certain conditions are met. You can also color-code thresholds to help yourself become more aware of them. If you want to be notified each time a point is reached, you can do so via email, in-app, or push notification on the SkyRoster mobile application.

Leave Management

SkyRoster helps you define different types of leaves and deduct days from the annual vacation allowance accordingly. But it does much more than that. It lets you manage non-shift duty work within the same staff roster, for example, or allow employees to make requests from anywhere. They can also convert overtime to extra time off and eliminate those troublesome spreadsheets once and for all.

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Automated Rostering

Configure shift types and working hours to match your needs and color code them for easy identification. Define clockwise or counterclockwise rotation patterns as a sequence of predefined shift types. Highly optimized and easily extensible constraint-based rostering engine will allow both automatic and manual assignments of shifts to employees.

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Personalised Workspace

Everything is at one click distance. The integrated calendar lets everyone manage the work schedule and keep track of the requests. This feature allows a simple overview of the remaining vacation days, extra allowance earned from on-duty shifts (training, overtime), and preferred days to work fulfilled by the rostering engine.


Integrated Reporting

Build custom reports on different shifts, leave and duty requests, swap requests, hours on position for every qualification, and fulfilled desired and undesired days to work. Visualize reports using the built-in visualizations and charts to understand your data better.

Focus on what is important

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With SkyRoster, its accurate and up-to-date information, you can easily create and manage rosters for your employees. This way, everyone can focus on what is essential and get the job done.

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Healthy and happy crew members

SkyRoster's different scenarios for rosters make it easy to find the schedule that suits the business. People's preferences and the simple way to change their schedules make it easy to maintain a work-life balance.

We are Your Partner in Progress

Flexible Pricing Tiers 

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Our pricing structures are as adaptable as our solutions. Whether you're managing a small airstrip or a major international airport, we have a plan that's right for your needs. Our dedicated account managers will guide you to the best option for your facility.

24/7 Dedicated Support Team  

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We offer more than just a scheduling tool; we offer a commitment. Our dedicated support team is on hand 24/7 to address any questions or challenges, ensuring that SkyRoster is always performing at its best for your operations.

Continuous Upgrades and Feature Additions  

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The world of aviation and ground handling is constantly advancing. So are we. SkyRoster is consistently improving, with routine updates and new features crafted in partnership with ground staff professionals like you.

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