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Intern, Network Planning

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: Dallas, TX
Requisition ID: 30680 

Job Description


Network Planning is currently hiring Interns for the Fall (September to December) to gain experience in the Planning and Scheduling areas within the world’s largest airline.  American Airlines is headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with 9 hubs throughout the United States and operates on average 6,700 flights per day to 55 countries.


Role & Responsibilities

Successful candidates will have a passion for problem solving, creative thinking, and continuous improvement. Collegiality and working collaboratively are also critical requirements.

  • Gain knowledge of the airline industry, American Airlines, and competitive issues related to Network Planning
  • Learn department tools, sources of scheduling and planning data and schedule development process
  • Provide data and analytical support for teams throughout each stage of schedule development
  • Develop optimal schedules for the American and American Eagle network
  • Assist in finding opportunities to improve timings, increase utilization, or optimize markets for aircraft size through creative scheduling and problem solving
  • Present ad-hoc project with the goal of solving complex network problems and providing innovative solutions for the business
  • To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours)
  • Major/Minor in an Aviation, Aeronautical, Finance, Business, Economics, Operational Research, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering or related degree program
  • Minimum Sophomore level
  • Must be able to work full-time during regular business hours
  • Participation in Academic Associations and extracurricular activities is preferred
  • Microsoft Office skills required
  • Strong aptitude for complex problem and puzzle solving
  • Flexibility in adapting to new ideas/approaches and business processes
  • Ability to work with cross-functional groups and quickly develop relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels within the organization as well as external contacts
  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

Additional Locations: Dallas, TX
Requisition ID: 30680 


Posted: 2019-06-12 Expires: 2019-07-12

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