Network Scheduling opportunities

Etihad Airways - Abu Dhabi

Synopsis
It’s an exciting time to work for Etihad Airways; we’ve grown from a national carrier to a global aviation group, transforming the industry through creativity and innovation.

With a diversified portfolio of products and services, we care about delivering outstanding travel experiences and ensuring that Etihad is always a choice well made. We do this by leading with thoughtfulness, seeking excellence in everything we do, promoting greater wellness and sustainability for all, and working together to shape the future of aviation.

We currently have a number of opportunities to join our Network Planning Scheduling team at both Analyst and Management level. If you’re a Network Planning professional who would like to grow your career in a dynamic environment built on collaboration, wellness and trust – we invite you to apply.

In this role you will significantly contribute to the development and delivery of an economically and operationally optimized passenger and cargo schedule. You will ensure timely and accurate publication of operating and marketing flight schedules and ensuring that the output is aligned to the broader Etihad Aviation Group’s strategy.
Accountabilities

Manage the schedule delivery/development process that supports the following key deliverables

Short-term (current IATA season) that includes close in re-fleeting, ongoing capacity optimisation, operational integrity maintained, on time performance targets are delivered

Long-term (6-12 months) that includes supporting network/commercial requests to maximise profitability and working with key operational stakeholders to ensure operational compliance

Recommend initiatives/changes to senior management as part of continual capacity optimisation

Annual budget schedule development

5 and 10 year schedule development which also incorporates the long-term fleet strategy

Develop key reports and manage regular meetings with operations to ensure complete transparency through the seasonal stakeholder deck and monthly operational meetings

Ongoing coordination/communication with key stakeholders in the business that includes Network planning, Revenue Management, Alliances & Partnerships, Operations, Government Affairs, Finance and Corporate Communications

Protect and ensure continual enhancement of Etihad’s slot portfolio

Ensure timely and accurate publication of the Etihad’s prime, codeshare and marketing flights

Manage ad-hoc charter requests that add value and do not compromise the Etihad operation

Education & Experience

Substantial schedules planning experience with a reputable airline and with proven ability in developing, presenting and supporting business cases,

Managing projects with a high degree of interaction and communication with all levels in the organization.

Bachelor’s degree qualification (or equivalent) in any discipline

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 to bring “Abu Dhabi to the World”. Over the years, we have grown into Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, which is one of the world’s most acclaimed industry brands.

Our airline flies to over 84 destinations with a fleet of over 100 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving 18.6 million passengers a year and carrying 682,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018.

COVID-19 UPDATE: The health and safety of our communities—including our employees and our candidates remains our top priority. From a recruiting perspective we are continuing to identify people for roles with Etihad in anticipation we will be able to hire, however the process may take longer because we are using more virtual recruiting techniques, and start dates may be delayed because of guidance from the governments in the countries we operate in. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility, Stay safe and healthy.

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