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Network Planning and Scheduling Manager - 23328

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 10, 2019
Posting End Date: Jun 19, 2019


Job Description


Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.

To support Air Canada’s continued growth and success, Network Planning is expanding its team, responsible for determining Air Canada’s future flying schedule and route network. Main objective is to develop schedules and provide analysis to manage Air Canada’s route network in accordance with corporate objectives for profitability, growth, and competitive market position.

Significant Interactions

  • Scheduling
  • Revenue Management, Sales, and Alliances
  • Finance
  • Operations (Maintenance, Airports, SOC, Flight Ops, IFS, etc.)
This is a critical position within the Network Planning organization that is responsible for providing analysis and schedules for Air Canada’s route network
  • Identifies and evaluates new market/route opportunities for expansion and growth
  • Assists in optimizing profitability of entire network plan
  • Develops flight schedules for Air Canada’s network, ensuring operational integrity
  • Works with other members of the network planning team to provide analysis and recommendations for the most competitive and profitable route network and seasonal flight schedules, including destinations, routing, capacity, frequency, and flight timings
  • Optimizes deployment of the Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge fleet to maximize asset utilization, revenues and profits
  • Works with Air Canada’s operating groups to understand cost levers and manage schedule plan in cost effective manner, while maximizing profitability
  • Monitors and analyzes competitors’ fleet plans, capacity, networks and schedules; develops appropriate strategic and tactical responses to market opportunities and threats within his/her area of responsibility
  • Optimizes hub traffic flows, balancing commercial objectives and operational constraints and revenue/cost trade-offs. Redesigns/reroutes passenger flows with hub bypasses where appropriate to improve the product, reduce cost, gain competitive advantage, and increase network profitability
  • Effectively uses network planning and scheduling tools



  • High degree of creativity, innovation and resourcefulness in the context of airline planning and scheduling function
  • Ability to translate strategic direction into seasonal schedule with strong insights
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and short deadlines 
  • One to two years’ experience in airline scheduling or planning or revenue management or demonstrated interest in aviation and airline business
  • Core scheduling experience, or ability to learn, is an asset 
  • A degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics or Economics is an asset
  • Self-starter and able to work well under pressure in a team environment
  • Strong MS Office skills 


Bilingual (English and French)
Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.


As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.


Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.




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