Manager Schedule Planning

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Job Detail
Functional Area:
Planning & Development
Total Position:
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day)‎ )
Job Location:
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
No Preference
Degree Title:
Bachelor’s Degree in aviation discipline, engineering, or related field
Career Level:
Department Head
Minimum Experience:
5 Years(5-8 Years of work experience in airline scheduling with 2-3 years of work experience on Airflite/Netline/Oasis and Slot portfolio management)
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply By :
Jan 31, 2023
Posted On:
Jan 14, 2023
Job Description

Role Purpose

Produce and deliver a commercially and operationally optimized schedule across all operations, for the period of 1 year to 3 days prior to departure. Ensure regulatory compliance with respect to schedule change activities. Review, evaluate, implement, track and report schedule needs for

  • Operations
  • Crew Scheduling
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Revenue Management
  • Network Planning
  • Responsible for the development and deployment of short and long term flight schedule (3 days - 1 year); including seasonal adjustments and operating plans
  • Development of long-term plan to assist in the evaluation of future fleet requirement and network expansion
  • Management of slot portfolio; co-ordinate with respective authorities for submissions and approvals
  • Ensuring schedule is filed and maintained with different reservation systems
  • Responsible for maintaining schedule integrity along with high aircraft utilization
  • Continuously optimize the schedule to cater for demand across the network, analyse connectivity of the current network to improve overall network load factor
  • Run scenario-based analysis in coordination with Network planning manager and revenue management to improve flight times
  • To identify tactical deployment of aircraft for short term in liaison with operations and provide input to service recovery situation
  • To participate in maintenance program and proactively incorporate all maintenance program requirements in the schedule well in advance.
  • Aligning and managing communication and approval processes between all stakeholders.
  • Liaise with Sales, RM and flight operations; effectively deploying available aircrafts for charter and ad-hoc operations.
  • Monitor flights and liaise with Revenue Management and Operation Control Centre (OCC) for cancellation and additions.
  • Distribution of schedules to internal and external stake holders (e.g. OAG, INNOVATA)
  • Identify and communicate opportunities with relevant stakeholders increasing asset utilisation
  • Continuous evolvement of schedule to improve AC utilization without compromising on crew legality
  • Continuous Improvement on reducing downtime between flights
  • Detailed knowledge of industry data sources
  • Bachelor’s Degree in aviation discipline, engineering, or related field
  • IATA courses would be of benefit
  • 5-8 Years of work experience in airline scheduling
  • 2-3 years of work experience on Airflite/Netline/Oasis
  • Slot portfolio management
Job related Skills
  • Airline scheduling and slot management
  • Operations, maintenance and crew planning
  • Disruption management