Planningcharts - Apollodor GmbH


Our Team

Behind the scenes of PLANNINGCHARTS is a team of highly motivated long-haul pilots, programming enthusiasts, and data visualisation experts.

Dieter Spiess gen. Bongard

Spiess gen. Bongard

Managing Director

Dieter is an active Flight Captain on A330/340/340-600 with a professional experience of more than 30 years.

He manages APOLLODOR GmbH and he developed PLANNINGCHARTS from a private project with hand drawn charts to a top-quality professional product.

Oliver Bohland


Data Management Consultant

Oliver is management consultant and IT architect.

He developed the online-shop as well as the data-repository, apis and the backend for the chart generation.

Prof. Dr. Paul Rosenthal

Prof. Dr. Paul

Visualisation Consultant

Paul is an expert in data visualisation at the Institute for Computer Science at the University of Rostock.

He advised the team how to optimize iconography and data visualisation on our charts.

Steffi Krueger


Chart Designer

Steffi works as media designer

She arranged all objects on the charts which could not be placed automatically.

Our History

APOLLODOR GmbH was founded in 2011.

The idea of PLANNINGCHARTS traces back to the early 1990s when a German check captain, who compiled regional relevant information initially on a RFC-copy for his colleagues.

Dieter, Managing Director of APOLLODOR, continued his work for free since 2009. In 2017 PLANNINGCHARTS were rebranded by APOLLODOR GmbH.