A proven and unique service offering forecasts of aircraft icing conditions for airports worldwide.
The service also offers a tailored guide to holdover times, and proactive alerts to ground staff to enable improved planning of de-icing operations and reduced departure delays.
Developed for airlines, airports and de-icing suppliers by leading airlines, the service has now been proved to reduce icing delays by 84% and reduce costs by up to 30%.
As Heathrow's most punctual airline, bmi has used the Met Office's aircraft de-icing forecasting service to successfully reduce delays and costs.
"bmi appreciates that punctuality is essential for our customers, and with the Met Office's aircraft de-icing service we have proven that winter icing delays can be reduced by 84%. Every airline knows that by reducing delays you reduce costs, keep customer satisfaction, and reduce human-factor elements associated to stress and pressure."