skybook takes off with flydubai

    25 Oct 2017


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skybook takes off with flydubai

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has chosen skybook to provide a new digital flight briefing solution that utilises the flagship software product from Bytron Aviation Systems.

Now live across flydubai’s flight operations, skybook is handling approximately 250 sectors per day, providing the operations teams with the latest tools to dispatch flights as well as providing pilots with flight briefing information digitally.

Modular and scalable by design, skybook is a flexible modern flight dispatch, crew briefing and journey logging solution that can be tailored to meet the exacting needs of any operator, across any sector, regardless of fleet, size or budget.

Implementing skybook will enhance existing flight operations processes helping drive efficiencies, save time and ultimatly reduce operating costs across every sector being flown.

Bytron Aviation Systems Managing Director Shane Spencer said: “flydubai is one of the UAE’s national carriers with an extensive network and I am proud to be able to say that they have chosen skybook as their premier solution for flight dispatch and digital crew briefing.”

“We carried out an intensive trial and evaluation period together, testing each and every aspect of skybook’s functionality, reliability and overall performance.” 

“This was an excellent opportunity to not only prove our worth but to also learn from flydubai’s experience and to further develop skybook based on their operational requirements. This partnership has realised major benefits for ourselves as well as for all of our current and future clients.“ 

“skybook is now handling the dispatch and briefing process for every flydubai flight, automatically generating the information required to produce up to 250 sector briefings per day, all meeting the exacting requirements needed for flydubai’s pilots, helping to save time, improve efficiency and consistency and to benefit operating costs in the future,” added Spencer.

Commenting on the project, Captain Christopher Grazel, Senior Vice President, Network Control Centre at flydubai, said, “We chose skybook as a digital briefing solution not only due to the capabilities of the system, but as a result of the willingness of Bytron to continue to develop the product in line with industry best practice. The highly configurable solution provides a useful tool for our pilots, as well as for our Flight Operations and Network Control teams. We look forward to working with skybook on further developments going forward.“

To find out more about skybook and how we can help to modernise your flight dispatch, crew briefing and journey logging processes visit

To arrange your skybook introduction, simply contact us at and we’ll do the rest.

We’re taking skybook on tour

If you are planning on visiting the 11th Annual Flight Operations Conference at Heathrow on the 28th and 29th November, we’ll be there with skybook. Why not book your demo now as we have slots available over both days and would love to meet you. Contact us at and we’ll get you booked in.

About Bytron

Bytron is a UK based company specialising in aviation data systems, delivering weather, operational data and totally integrated 24/7 flight data management solutions for airlines, airports and air traffic control. With over 30 years of experience supplying aviation systems to Air Traffic Control and Airline customers, we are experts at getting the right data, to the right place, at the right time.

The BYTRON team is second to none within the industry, comprising software developers, software testers, business and aviation specialists. The company’s design philosophy is, and has always been, to provide highly flexible, technically innovative, and compliant user oriented solutions. We believe in being adaptable; reacting quickly to customer requests, enhancing our products to improve the service and help our users.

About flydubai

Dubai-based flydubai strives to remove barriers to travel and enhance connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network. Since launching its operations in 2009, flydubai has:

Created a network of more than 95 destinations in 44 countries.

Opened up 67 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.

Operates a single fleet type of 58 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft and will take delivery of more than 100 aircraft by the end of 2023.

In addition, flydubai’s agility and flexibility as a young airline has enhanced Dubai’s economic development, in line with the Government of Dubai’s vision, by creating trade and tourism flows in previously underserved markets.

For the latest flydubai news, please visit our newsroom.