ARC (Airport Research Center GmbH) is a leading global provider of professional airport planning and decision support services. With the CAST Airport Software and SOLUTIONS powered by CAST, ARC offers worldwide leading digital solutions which help to optimize investments and reduce operational costs. As a digital twin, CAST provides a unique simulation, allocation, prediction and optimization environment covering terminal, airside, landside, ground handling and all corresponding resources and processes. Based on AI, machine learning and other advanced technologies, SOLUTIONS powered by CAST allow to optimize passenger flows, resources and processes, leading to higher passenger satisfaction and reduced costs.
CAST Terminal is the leading multi-agent simulation system, which offers highly flexible and realistic passenger flow modelling and analysis.
On the one hand CAST Terminal is used to determine facility requirements and validate new terminal layout designs in order to achieve the highest planning reliability at the earliest stage. On the other hand CAST Terminal offers great potential to optimize the existing facilities and processes under different operational scenarios.
CAST Stand & Gate Allocation is the most powerful support tool for quick and cost-efficient resource allocation. The software supports airports, airlines and consulting companies in long-term, medium-term and (pre-) operational stand & gate planning and allocation tasks.
Applying CAST Stand & Gate Allocation leads to an optimized capacity, allows handling of higher traffic volumes and increases the quality of the allocation regarding passenger comfort, airline preferences and operational goals.
SOLUTIONS powered by CAST are customized software services to predict passenger demand and optimized resource supply.
„We were able to reduce the annual working hours at security checkpoints by 7% while the number of passengers increased by 4%. The higher efficiency results in significant savings of operating expenses while the reduced waiting times improved the passenger experience simultaneously. “
Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany