Planning Support Officer Jobs in Sharjah | Air Arabia Careers

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Planning Support Officer Jobs in Sharjah | Air Arabia Careers

The purpose of this role is to support the network planning team with system updates and reporting related activities ensuring effectiveness is in line with the set measures and company’s adopted policies and procedures. Also, to coordinate airport slots and facilitate planning for ad hoc & charter flights requests with a key objective of optimum aircraft usage on profitable routes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Obtain timely approvals from Airports and Civil Aviation Authorities on all schedules and extra flights as per adopted procedures. Manage schedule changes resulting from different causes such as operational requirements, commercial reasons, airport slots approvals, or weather conditions etc.
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of airports/airlines codes based on IATA manual for coding and communicates the data to concerned stakeholders as necessary. Maintain and file ASA agreements and keep an up-to-date traffic right status sheet to be retrieved whenever needed.
  • Implement schedule changes, loading extra flights and cancellation in system ensuring smooth protection of passengers.
  • Generate Weekly Utilization Reports to highlight the average flying hours per aircraft in the assigned region/hub/area.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (Industrial, Planning, Computer), Business Management, Commerce or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • IATA Certified in Network Fleet and Schedule Planning is a plus.
  • Capable of using technology systems and tools; proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel Skills),
  • 2+ years of working experience in a similar role or in an analytical role within the commercial division in the aviation industry, experience with low cost airline is an advantage.
  • Proven skills in analyzing data, identifying pitfalls and recommending cost-effective solutions.

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