Network Planning Controller @ Air Arabia | Sharjah

Network Planning Controller @ Air Arabia | Sharjah

Network Planning Controller @ Air Arabia | Sharjah

Network Planning Controller
Full Time
Sharjah, UAE

Job Description
The purpose of this role is to coordinate airport slots, develop and regularly review Flight schedules for Air Arabia, and facilitate charter flights and requests with a key objective of optimum aircraft usage on profitable routes.  He/she contributes to the long-term/short-term flight planning ensuring effectiveness in productivity in line with the set measures and company’s adopted policies and procedures.


  1. Acts as the main contact for IATA and Airport Authorities relating to coordination of slots, Civil Aviation regulations, IATA calendar, IATA policies and procedures as well as conferences.
  2. Communicates with Airports Authorities and Civil Aviation to obtain traffic rights and approvals on slots for Air Arabia.  Negotiates changes and schedules with airports based on business need, commercial requirements and availability.
  3.  Designs/ modifies short-term flight schedules based on available and future delivery of aircrafts; loads schedules for sales on both planning and reservation systems ensuring optimum aircraft utilization (minimum average 14 block hours) per aircraft per day. 
  4. Checks and verifies schedules to identify any inconsistency, mistakes or discrepancies in schedules prior to validation.  Refers to input from different sources such as Operations, Country Mangers, Cabin Services, Revenue Management, etc.
  5. Obtains timely approvals from Airports and Civil Aviation Authorities on all scheduled and extra flights as per adopted procedures.  Manages schedule changes resulting from different causes such as operational requirements, commercial reasons, airport slots approvals, or weather conditions, etc.
  6. Handles all communication related to scheduling and changes in certain emergencies or last minute updates. Co-ordinates and assists dispatch to manage flight schedule disruptions caused due to AOG or other unforeseen circumstances.


  1. Bachelor degree in Engineering (Industrial, Planning, Computer), Business Management, Commerce or equivalent from a recognized university.
  2. IATA Certified in (Airport Slots and Scheduling) is a must.
  3. Capable of using technology systems and tools; proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel Skills), Internet and Web Search.
  4. 4-5 years of related working experience in the aviation   industry with at least 2 years on supervisory or mid-senior level in network fleet and schedule planning; experience with low cost airline is a plus.
  5. Proven skills in analyzing data, identifying risks and pitfalls and recommending solutions.
  6. Fluent in English, Arabic is desirable.

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Air Arabia  – UAE

TitleNetwork Planning Controller @ Air Arabia | Sharjah       
Hiring OrganizationAir Arabia PJSC
Job LocationSharjah, UAE
Date PostedJan/20/2021
Base SalaryAED
DescriptionListed below
Employment TypeFull Time
Valid UntilJan/29/2021

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