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Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling

companyCAE Parc Aviation
locationHong Kong
PublishedPublished: Published 2 weeks ago
Engineering general
Permanent

CAE Parc Aviation, the global leader in resourcing and technical services for the aviation industry, is currently seeking a Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling for our esteemed client based in Hong Kong. This role represents a senior executive position within the company.

Role: Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling

Reports to: General Manager Planning

Location: Hong Kong

Salary: Competitive package

Role Overview:

The Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling will play a pivotal role in shaping the airline's fleet strategy and leading the Fleet and Passenger Scheduling Teams. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring effective planning, coordination, and management of the airline's fleet and hub resources. The primary objective is to support the company's long and short-term network strategy and optimize financial return.

Key Responsibilities

Fleet Planning

      Mastermind the Group fleet strategy and the formulation of the Company's long and short-term operating plans

Establish the Company's long-term fleet requirements to best support those operating plans

Produce economic evaluation for fleet selection, including but not limited to conducting modelling, performing profitability analysis with a view of the long-term investment decision to optimize financial return.

Evaluate different fleet options (size, type, mix) and make timely recommendations to the Fleet Steering Group

Prepare business cases and board papers for aircraft acquisitions and decisions

Run and co-chair the aircraft governance process, including the Fleet Steering Group, with Aircraft Trading and Engineering

Run and chair the LOPA Steering Group and define the optimal configuration for different aircraft types to match commercial and operational requirements

Lead cross departmental teams to execute fleet related projects on time, within budget and in accordance to the business case

Evaluate the commercial performance of the fleet, identify opportunities to optimise profitability and lead change where commercially justifiable

Based on the endorsed fleet plan, define the requirement for new aircraft, including but not limited to induction plan, LOPAs, payload capacity, options for acquisition and cost modelling

Participate in commercial negotiations

Scheduling

      Lead the scheduling teams to devise an operating plan which optimizes the company's key resources

Refine the schedules in conjunction with Passenger Network team to reinforce airline's competitiveness as premium hub carriers

Ensure deliverability of the operating plan and schedules through close collaboration with the operational stakeholders

Manage the ongoing resource optimization process through activities including, but not limited to, monthly aircraft deployment, capacity rationalization and charters

Manage the worldwide slots portfolio strategically

Identify and initiate process and productivity improvements within the various planning processes, leveraging digital data in particular

Others

    Manage the overall system requirements for the Planning team

Requirements

      Bachelor's degree

Minimum 8 years' experience in airline management or a similar role

Demonstrated strong business vision and commercial acumen

High proficiency with data and numbers

Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills

Track record of leading new initiatives and processes for continuous improvement

Trusted to appropriately handle commercially sensitive and confidential information.

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CAE Parc Aviation, the global leader in resourcing and technical services for the aviation industry, is currently seeking a Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling for our esteemed client based in Hong Kong. This role represents a senior executive position within the company. Role: Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling Reports to: General Manager Planning Location: Hong Kong Salary: Competitive package Role Overview: The Head of Fleet and Passenger Scheduling will play a pivotal role in shaping the airline's fleet strategy and leading the Fleet and Passenger Scheduling Teams. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring effective planning, coordination, and management of the airline's fleet and hub resources. The primary objective is to support the company's long and short-term network strategy and optimize financial return. Key Responsibilities