1+ months

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Strategic Planning and Analysis

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 48462 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

The Long-Range Planning organization is part of the broader Revenue organization, at the center of the strategic direction and the everyday functioning of the world’s largest airline. Our responsibilities range from forecasting revenue and capacity to analyzing and optimizing the needs and deployment of strategic assets such aircraft and terminal infrastructure, identifying optimal seating configurations (LOPAs) for our aircraft, analyzing partnerships with other carriers aimed at building our inorganic network, analyzing partnerships with co-branded credit card partners, and from managing available-to-schedule aircraft counts to building the 5-Year network plan and schedule. All in close collaboration with Network Planning, Revenue Management, Alliances, Finance, Crew Planning, Fleet Planning, Tech Ops, Regionals, Marketing and others.

What you'll do

Analyst/ Sr. Analyst position in the Alliances and Partnership Strategy and Finance Team.  Primary Responsibilities will include financial oversight, ongoing negotiation and structuring of AA's Alliances Responsibilities will involve work such as:


  • Maintaining a working relationship with AA's Joint Businesses and Partners:  British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lignus, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Qantas Airways, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue
  • Calculating transfer payments and related settlements between the Joint Business and other partners
  • Supporting the development of new partners
  • Negotiating new concepts, initiatives or unresolved matters
  • Presenting and explaining financial settlements and complex Alliance Share Agreement concepts to internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organization 
  • Ad hoc analysis of other aspects of the Joint Business Agreement including capacity governance, frequent flyer program activity, etc.
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts with internal and external counsel
  • Regular interaction with many other AA departments, including: Network Planning, AAdvantage, Revenue Management, Accounting, Legal, Sales and Finance

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience/training
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience, or Master’s degree in a related field

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis tools including Excel, Tableau, SQL, and SAS
  • Experience in airline Network Planning, Revenue Management, Commercial, or analytical field 
  • Knowledge of corporate database and systems (e.g., MIRS, APAS,DIIO, MIDT, SAP) desirable

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Eager to solve complex problems and puzzles in a constrained and dynamic environment 
  • Ability to leverage understanding of the airline business and commercial goals to draw insights, drive results, and create innovative solutions 
  • Adaptive to new ideas and business processes in an ever-changing marketplace 
  • Ability to perform in cross-functional groups with minimal supervision to drive outcomes which benefit the entire airline
  • Skilled at sharing knowledge to develop the expertise of the team as a whole 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are required with emphasis on financial modeling
  • Structurally minded with ability to document processes
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional groups with maturity and confidence
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Excellent writen and oral communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • International travel requires
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency required

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more.

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.


Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 48462 


Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-12-11
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