18 days old

Director, Fleet Planning and Analysis

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39460 


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 Director, Fleet Planning and Analysis leads the teams responsible for American Airlines’ fleet of more than 1400 aircraft, including long and short-term planning decisions, aircraft orders and retirements, and significant fleet related analytical decisions.

What you'll do
  • Work closely with Network Planning, Technical Operations, and Treasury on aircraft related decisions and analyses – including aircraft orders, retirements, configurations, etc.
  • Responsible for creating and publishing mainline and regional fleet plans and related reporting (aircraft counts and statistics, capital requirements, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive and detailed economic cost analyses of all aircraft types for use with fleet optimization decisions
  • Execute long-term and short-term fleet plan
  • Analyze lease extensions, returns, and aircraft and engine purchases
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Demonstrates the highest standards of personal ethics and integrity
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or equivalent experience; Advanced Degree preferred
  • 7 years of experience in leadership roles, with at least 3 years of leadership experience overseeing analytical functions in the airline/transportation industry

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Strong understanding of airline/aircraft economics preferred
  • Action oriented, results-driven leader with a natural aptitude for engaging employees
  • Extensive experience managing and implementing large, complex projects
  • Exceptional leadership and decision-making skills
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and critical thinking ability
  • Ability to be flexible in rapidly changing conditions and priorities, and to redirect managers and teams toward new ideas and approaches in work methods
  • Demonstrated ability to perform both independently and as a team member, handle multiple assignments, complete projects on time, and perform under pressure


All you'll need for success,continued

Skills, Licences and Certifications

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels, both verbally and written
  • Experience creating comprehensive, professional presentations and delivering effectively to senior management, enabling them to make appropriate decisions for the company’s future
  • Proven ability to build and facilitate relationships at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software products, such as Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Believes in and promotes the American Airlines five leadership attributes:
    • Caring – we care about all team members
    • Collaboration – We succeed as a team
    • Development – We build future leaders
    • Results – We drive to be the best
    • Future – We continually challenge the status quo
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: 39460 


Posted: 2020-11-14 Expires: 2020-12-14

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