Flight Operations Officer

Flight Dispatcher

The tasks a Flight Operations Officer, Air Service is expected to perform include:

Preparing flight plans based on meteorological reports

Calculating fuel requirements

Issuing flight clearance certificates

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

Experience in studying meteorological reports regarding air-current and preparing flight plans

Proficient in calculating fuel requirements, taking into account air-routes, facilities regarding re-fuelling, etc. for guidance of commander and navigator of aircraft

Knowledge of preparing roster of flight crew for scheduled flights and briefing pilots for journey

Basic knowledge of making sure that other necessary arrangements such as crew for stand-by flights, handing and taking over of flight documents, etc. have been made

Basic knowledge of computers

Will be updated

Excellent communication skills

Team player

Ability to work under stress

Interpersonal skills

It is a not a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not 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 daily

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Candidates with one arm (OA) and one leg (OL) are suitable for this job

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 0-2 yearsexperience ?INR12,500 toINR21,000 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 Flight Operations Officer, Air Service and other professionals across the country.

Airport Authority of India

Private aviation companies across India

Metro cities across India

Will be updated

Indian Aviation Academy, New Delhi

GMR Aviation Academy, Hyderabad

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

Will be updated