Flight Operations Manager

The tasks a Manager, Flight Operations is expected to perform include:

Directing and co-ordinating flight operation and control activities of air transport company terminal station with sub-ordinate management personnel

Proficient in reviewing flight schedules, flight crew bid sheet for routes, and crew schedules to ensure assignments for schedules and routes are in accordance with personnel qualifications for type of aircraft, federal safety and operational regulations, union contract provisions, and company policy

Proficient in conferring with flight crew personnel to resolve any differences regarding schedule and route assignments

Proficient in co-ordinating activities of sections in flight operations department, such as dispatching, flight control, flight training and meteorology, to ensure maximum operating efficiency

Proficient in conferring with administrative personnel, government regulatory agencies, and representatives of other airlines to propose revision and adoption of rules and procedures governing flight operation activities

Proficient in directing preparation of supplemental training materials or revision of operational manuals resulting from changes in rules and procedures.

Knowledge of computers and IT

Will be updated

Excellent communication skills

Presence of mind

Team spirit

Ability to work under stress


Organizational skills

Interpersonal skills

It is a desk job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working everyday

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include fatigue, body ache, stress etc.

For candidates with over 2-3 yearsexperience ?INR54,000 toINR90,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in Aviation Industry of India

The aviation sector is opening up to foreign direct investment, and the scope is brighter than ever before. As per aviation and aerospace sector estimates, the total spending in the next five years are expected to be around $25 billion for commercial aircrafts, and $100 billion as defence expenditure. All the segments in the aerospace industry, including civil aviation, military aviation are showing decent growth. This indicates good job prospects for Manager, Flight Operations and other professionals across the country.

Airport Authority of India

Private aviation companies across India

Metro cities across India

Will be updated

Universities across India for Bachelor?s degree

Indian Aviation Academy, New Delhi

Air Navigation Services India, Airports Authority of India, New Delhi

GMR Aviation Academy, Hyderabad

Will be updated