OCS can be configured to allow each user access to particular
functionality, for example, read only access, edit access for single dates
only, or full access. The configuration is applicable by airport and by season.
OCS enables authorised customers to access the following services, based on
The ability to view flights based on selection criteria for particular airports
The ability for customers to edit their own flight schedules or, where
appropriately authorised, other customers' flight schedules, including
deletions and offer searches. Ad hoc (single date) and series modes are
In addition users can add, edit or delete a flight
simultaneously at both the departure and arrival airports provided both
coordinators databases are accessible via OCS.
An online slot request form for new ad hoc (single date) and series flights
with an automated offer response.
The ability for customers to delete ad hoc or series flights in their own
The ability for the customer to accept, pend or decline offers made from the
coordinator’s principal coordination system.
The ability to download schedule data in predefined formats based on selection
criteria for particular airports and seasons. This can be done either via the
View or Edit flights pages, or directly for large amounts of data.
Graphical displays in a variety of predefined formats showing runway and passenger slot
availability at each airport and season. This is available to all interested
parties, not just registered users of OCS.
The ability to download a file containing the current slot performance against
the use it or lose it rules of the customers own flights at specified airports.
OCS enables users to interrogate the coordinators database with a series of
query statements to obtain simple or complex reports on schedule data held in
Note: Not all the services in OCS are
available for all the airports that can be accessed via OCS.
OCS contains help messages that are intended to enable customers to resolve the majority of questions
that may arise online. The customer, and each individual user, will only be allowed the level of access
authorised by the OCS Portal Administrator in the customer's application to use the OCS. Access by a customer
to a participating coordinator's data is subject to the customer obtaining the permission of the relevant