The AIMS Crew Management System is an operationally proven family of fully integrated sub-systems, which have been successfully used by various sized scheduled/charter service domestic and international airline organizations since 1983. AIMS offers the User airline the benefits of complete and effective administrative and operational control of its crew resources. The Crew Management System is fully integrated with other AIMS system modules for Aircraft Management, Operations Control and Commercial Planning.

• Crew Planning supporting rules from more than 30 different countries (EU OPS, FAR’s, CAR’s, etc.)

• Gives the ability to determine requirements for any given commercial schedule, taking into account required regulations, training, vacation and administrative requirements

• Allows the creation of efficient crew pairings resulting in improved crew utilization that can lead to reduction in costs such as hotel and transport

• Takes into account national, company requirements and union agreements

• Crew Assignment – Manual or fully automated

• Creates efficient, cost effective individual crew schedules

• Accepts crewmember preferences and requests

• Uses the ‘Fair Assignment’, Preferential Bidding or Bidline methods

• Generates hotel and transport requirements by location and supplier

• Affords complete operational control of crew resources – Management by exception

• Allows quick identification of additional crew to meet operational needs

• Automatic identification of illegal or unqualified crew

• Generates crew schedule amendment logs to facilitate crew notifications

• A comprehensive range of crew related reports, records and statistics is available

Other core modules: Fully integrated with AIMS: Operations Control and Commercial Planning Systems

Add-on modules (Optional): 1) Automatic Crew Pairing Generator, 2) Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System, 3) Automated Crew Check-in Check-out, 4) Crew Briefing (CBS), 5) Leave Management, 6) Crew Pairings/Crew Schedule Costing, 7) Automated Crew HOTAC & Travel Management, 8) Crew Allowances Calculations, 9) APIS Messaging, 10) Cosmic Radiation Tracking for Crew, 11) Automated Crew Training Management, 12) Crew Access to AIMS via Internet, which provides: Access to Personal & Flight info, Trip trades, Preferential Bidding, Bidline selection and Pilot-entered journey logs, 13) Crew access to AIMS via cell phones, 14) SMS Messaging Service, 15) Crew Establishment Planning, 16) Message Distribution System, 17) Report Generator.

Implemented at

AIMS is installed at more than 90 national flag, international charter and domestic airlines in a steadily growing number of countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Russia, South Africa, Spain, USA and many more.

Hardware requirements

Pentium based processors for workstations, applications, database, web, communications servers.

Operating systems

Windows NT/XP for workstations, Windows 2000 and higher for Application & Database servers. IIS server and Internet Explorer for the web version of AIMS.

Multi-user operation


Demo available


Modules available separately


Software requirements

Oracle, MS-SQL or Pervasive SQL (Btrieve)

Conditions of sale or lease

Price is based on airline size. Sale or lease available. In-house or hosted ASP versions.

Available documentation

Full on-line help, User's Guide, Technical Guide. Software maintenance contracts available. On-site or on-line support via modem or Internet.

Warranty information

Warranty based on support and maintenance contract (90 days free).Contact vendor for details.

Product contact

John Bethanis

Director, Sales and Marketing

5621 Granada Blvd, Miami FL 33146, United States

Phone: +1 (305) 740 0080

Fax: +1 (305) 468 6444

Toll Free: +1 (866) AIMS-INC

Fax: +1 (866) AIMS-FAX


Glen Bethanis

Director, Product Development

367 Syngrou Avenue, Athens GR-175 64, Greece

Telephone: +30 (210) 940 2300

Fax: +30 (210) 940 2330



Company Profile

AIMS Inc., founded in 1973, is a large, highly successful and expanding Canadian-owned company. It was originally formed under the name of Computer Data Corp in Toronto, Canada operating as Mainframe Automation Consultants in the Government and Private Sectors.

Since 1983, AIMS Inc. has been engaged exclusively in the Development and Support of the AIMS package with the Head Office registered in the United Kingdom. Sales and Support Offices are based in Miami, USA and Athens, Greece.