An ICS (iCalendar) calendar is a standard digital format for sharing and storing calendar events.
It includes event details, dates, times, and can be easily imported into various calendar apps, making it a universal way to share and synchronise events across different platforms and also into RosterBuster.
An ICS calendar file typically has the ".ics" file extension. Here's a simplified example of its structure:
PRODID:-//Example Corp//Calendar App//EN
DESCRIPTION:Discuss project updates.
LOCATION:Conference Room A
This example represents a single event within an ICS calendar file. It includes details such as event name, date, time, and location. Multiple events can be included within a single .ics file for easy calendar sharing and synchronisation.
A public link to an ICS (iCalendar) file is a URL that allows anyone with the link to access and subscribe to the calendar. Here's an explanation Public ICS Calendar link:
- A web URL that points to an ICS file hosted online.
- Provides access to a calendar's events, which can be synchronised with various calendar apps and services and also into RosterBuster.
- Offers the convenience of real-time updates.
My Airline Provides an WebCal / ICS Calendar - What to do?
Ready for takeoff with your airline's ics format roster? 🛫 Awesome! First, make sure our RosterBuster team has your airline's ICS configuration all set to soar.
Here's your flight plan:
Copy the Calendar Link provided by your airline.
Open the RosterBuster app and navigate to the cockpit (More > Download Roster > Automatic Download).
Brace yourself! 📅 You're about to enter the ICS Roster Upload screen. Here, paste the copied calendar link and tap 'SAVE' to set your course.
Fasten your seatbelt, and let's get those schedules synced up smoothly! 🚀✈️"
Now, watch your duty roster seamlessly sync into RosterBuster!
Here's how the magic happens:
Open the RosterBuster app
Navigate to More > Download Roster
Spot the config icon in the top-right corner. Give it a tap.
Buckle up and enjoy the ride! 🛫 Your RosterBuster app will automatically refresh your duty roster every 3 hours, ensuring you stay up-to-date with the latest flight plans. ✈️
- Check the interval settings > Every 3 hours.
Also you will see the latest timestamp of the duty roster refresh.
Great news! The flight path for ICS calendar Roster Downloads includes the following airlines:
|Delta Air Lines||DAL|
|CAL Cargo Air Lines||ICL|
|National Jet Express||JTE|
|Northern Air Cargo||NAC|
|Western Global Airlines||WGN|