Manager Schedules Planning

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Etihad Airways PJSC


Job description


Etihad seeks to reflect the best of Arabian hospitality - cultured, considerate, warm and generous - as well as enhance the prestige of Abu Dhabi as a centre of hospitality between East and West. Our goal is to be a truly 21st century, global airline, challenging and changing the established conventions of airline hospitality.


We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join the Network Planning function at Management level. As Manager Schedule Planning you will add immediate value by leading a team of professionals to deliver an economically and operationally optimized passenger and cargo schedule, and ensure timely and accurate publication of operating and marketing flight schedules. The Manager Schedules Planning will be responsible for future season schedules, and the development of schedules for long term planning and scenario modeling purposes. The position includes responsibility for schedule publication.


  • Strategy
    Implement the Function/Department strategy to ensure alignment with Company strategy
  • Policies and Procedures
    Implement relevant policies, processes and procedures and monitor adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner
  • Day-to-Day Operations
    Manage the day-to-day operations by providing guidance, encouraging teamwork and facilitating related professional work processes in order to achieve high performance standards
  • People development
    Manage the effective achievement of objectives by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff in order to maximize performance
  • Safety, Quality & Environment
    Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment



  • Build an economically and operationally optimized passenger and cargo schedule. This means maximizing aircraft utilization and profitability within a schedule that is both operationally feasible and contributes to overall operational integrity, with a focus on assisting and driving decisions with the Operations team to deliver targeted On Time Performance
  • Work closely with Operations on planning for the next IATA season, ensuring that agreed planning parameters are met, with any exceptions highlighted
  • Support and be part of the decision making process with the Network Planning team in the development of schedules for long term network and fleet planning purposes, including the annual refresh of the company 10 year network plan, 5 year network plan and annual Budget
  • Support the Network Planning team in the development of ad-hoc schedule scenarios as necessary for modeling and evaluation purposes
  • Make recommendations to the VP Network Planning and Head of Scheduling in regards to the Etihad slot portfolio to ensure the long term requirements for Etihad are secured and not compromised in any way
  • Manage the regular publication of all Etihad schedules (operating and marketing flights)
  • Work closely with the Network Planning team to ensure that all schedules planning activity remains in line with long term and short term network plans
  • Work closely with the Alliances team to ensure timely and accurate publication of Etihad marketing flights and syncronization with partners
  • Work closely with key Operational stakeholders and Finance to disseminate schedule plans and on-sale schedules on a timely and accurate basis
  • Represent Etihad as the lead delegate at seasonal IATA Slot Conferences
  • Maintain positive and productive working relationships with the slot coordinators at IATA Level 3 airports in Etihad’s network



·  Minimum Diploma (2 years or more)

·  Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience within relevant field

·  Analytical skills - Excellent

·  Business Understanding skills - Excellent

·  Planning&Organizing skills - Excellent

·  Project Management skills - Advanced

·  Relationship Management skills - Advanced



About Etihad Aviation Group

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the Etihad Aviation Group is a diversified global aviation and travel group with a business model driven by partnership and an innovative approach to growth. Etihad Aviation Group comprises five business divisions – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates; Etihad Airways Engineering; Etihad Airport Services; Hala Group; and Airline Equity Partners.

About Etihad Airways

From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to 100 international passenger and cargo destinations with its fleet of 115 Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was established by Royal (Emiri) Decree in July 2003, and in 2017 carried 18.6 million passengers., follow @EtihadAirways on Twitter and join Etihad Airways on Facebook.


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Job type
United Arab Emirates
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