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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Network and Schedule Planning

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 18603 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.  At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Network and Schedule Planning Team within the Network and Scheduling Division. This position will be responsible for analyzing and developing future network schedules that are designed to maximize American’s profitability, working collaboratively with all groups within the Network Planning and the rest of the Commercial organization.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Drives network capacity decisions through the use of data and develops efficient and operable schedules
  • Solves complex network problems by developing innovative solutions for the business
  • Drives consensus on capacity decisions working collaboratively with his/her peer
  • Conducts financial forecasting, airline profitability analysis, fleet and strategic planning
  • Prepares in-depth cause and effect analysis on various complex financial issues, and develop competitive industry analyses and key financial performance metrics
  • Presents results and makes recommendations to rest of Network Planning and to Sr. Management, regarding future capacity decisions and market adjustments
  • Deploys aircraft resources to optimize the fleet for maximum revenue potential while working to minimize cost
  • Evaluates information from multiple internal customers and plan solutions that afford maximum probability of profit or effectiveness in relation to cost, risk and operability
  • Regularly evaluates operational schedule alternatives to improve reliability while maximizing revenue and ensure adherence to multiple operational criteria
  • Develops optimal schedules for the American and American Eagle North American network, and integrate world-wide schedules into US Domestic hubs, including American Airlines, American Eagle and oneWorld partners
  • Partners with internal and external operating groups to ensure schedule feasibility and reliability
  • Provides data and analytical support for the Scheduling and Planning processes
  • Regularly uses both manual and modeled solutions to solve both operational and technical system problems
  • Routinely identifies and troubleshoots schedule problems with ongoing optimization of the flight schedule and the business process that supports its build


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • Planning, scheduling, revenue management, finance, accounting, or computer science experience 


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years experience in airline Network Planning, Revenue Management or Financial analysis
  • Previous experience with Airvision Schedule Manager
  • Knowledge of American's worldwide network and its primary competitive networks
  • Operational experience helpful to accomplish reliability and operability functions which position demands
  • Understanding of the airline business, commercial goals and how to translate these into strategic network and fleet plans
  • Proven financial and analytical skills, including ability to logically structure analysis of complex issues and develop creative solutions
  • Flexibility in adapting to new ideas/approaches and business processes
  • Ability to work with cross-functional groups and quickly develop relationships
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Advanced Excel skills

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 18603 


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