Gloucestershire Airport adopted Centrik to help its hard-working staff boost productivity – and has dramatically freed up time for key personnel as a result.
The airport – which with more than 75,000 aircraft movements a year is Britain’s busiest general aviation airport –replaced its labour-intensive and disparate safety management systems with Centrik. The automation and increased management provided by the system have freed up 2.5 days a week for the airport’s Safety Manager and three days a month for the Operations Director – time savings that can then be used to increase productivity at the airport.
Darren Lewington, Operations Director, Gloucestershire Airport, says: “We are a very busy airport providing an airfield for everything from microlights to corporate jets, with minimal resources. Every saving we can make counts, and Centrik has done that by making our operational management much simpler.”
Lewington adds: “In my position we see a lot of products designed to handle operational management. What makes Centrik different is that it was immediately obvious that it wasn’t just a software ‘fix’. It’s built around aviation and really works.”
The efficiency boosts provided by Centrik mean staff can focus on strategic planning to continue growing the airport’s operations. Lewington already plans to make use of the freed-up time and greater availability of information to prepare the airport for transition to EASA.