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You can click this icon to access the Load screen:

To enter Load information manually for a flight and send out related (LDM) messages, right-click the flight leg and select the Load icon.


A Load window appears.

Passenger Per Weight CategoryInfant are not included in the PAX weight.
Passenger Per ClassPAD is Passengers not entitled to a firm booking who may be offloaded at a station enroute to their ticketed destination to accommodate joining passengers who have a higher priority.

Compartment designators and max loadable weights.

For multi-sector flights, you will have all the stations in the TAB.

Click the CPH tab to see the next sector.

Click the NEXT button to see the messages. When you click the SAVE button, the load information is stored in N-OC and the message(s) are sent.


The LDM message will look like this:






SI AAL B/520.C/1050.M/50

CPH B/520.C/1050.M/50

LDM Comment

If Setup parameter "LoadMessageMode" is set to "SLS" or "LDM & SLS", the SLS message will be created. The message will look like this:




SI LDM Comment

The leg display in the Gantt shows the number of booked or actual passengers. The booked or actual load may also be compared against the aircraft capacity and a Load Factor shown as a percentage (Example: ‘LF: 60%’).


For more information about setting this up in N-OC, please contact your administrator. 



The LDM comment can be displayed on the leg. The Setup parameter "LoadMsgNoteType" must be set to a corresponding note.

Load Factors

Load Factors can be displayed on the leg in different formats: 

  • Load Factor = 100
  • LoadFactorNumber = 1.00
  • LoadFactorString = 100%.

Note: See User Preferences for selection. Click the LegInfo checkbox for it to be available.

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