Manager - Route Planning & Analysis

Date: 28-Nov-2022

Location: Gurgaon

Company: TATA SIA Airlines Limited

Job Overview

The scope includes Route Planning, obtaining of Overflying Permits, Navigation Database management and invoice management related to Overflights & Navigation Database.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Route Planning for International / Domestic flights
  • Undertake study & analysis of all new City Pairs for the Aircraft Type as per communication from NPD as a Pre-Operations activity as also for any Charter operation, Ferry flight for Delivery/Re-delivery, any other ad-hoc requirement
  • Analyze all operational restrictions / rules as per the applicable State AIP / NOTAMs and provide optimum route, inclusive of Overflying charges optimization
  • Identify Ops Specs requirements for each Route (such as EDTO, PBN, PBCS, CPDLC, ADS-C, etc.) and ensure Route planning in concurrence with the Aircraft Type Approvals
  • Highlight need for Ops Specs not currently held by the Aircraft Type for Route optimization and assist with approval process as required
  • Oversee monitoring & review of NOTAMs applicable to the relevant airspace and aerodromes and ensure compliance thereof

  • Propose optimum Destination & Enroute Alternates for a new Airport launch for further assessment from Performance Engineering perspective and finalization thereafter
  • Liase with the relevant Divisions for the required support availability at the offline Airports
  • Oversee the process for application and timely receipt of the required Overflying Permits based upon seasonal Schedule information as received from NPD as also for mid-season launch of new Routes/ Charter operations, Ferry operations, etc
  • Liase with the applicable overflying Countries for any related queries, submissions, etc
  • Oversee the cross-check of the Overflying Invoices and timely submission post Dept Head approval to the Finance Division for settlement
  • Ensure cross-check of the received Navigation Databases as per the AIRAC Cycle and distribution thereof to all stakeholders in a timely manner

  • Identify need for creation of Company Routes in the Navigation Database and communication thereof to the Supplier
  • Liase with the Navigation Database Suppliers for creation of Tailored data as per requirement and resolution of Nav DB related queries
  • Responsible for Navigation Database invoice management
  • Assist CP Technical for IOSA / DGCA / Internal Audit
  • Identify need for Crew communication from a Route Planning perspective and action thereof
  • Any other duties assigned by CP – Technical / VP-Flight Ops / SVP–Flight Ops.

Skills & Attributes

  • Thorough knowledge of Route Planning requirements (AIP familiarity, special Airspace requirements such as NATS, understanding of Ops Specs requirements & application, Jeppesen Manual) is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of the Overflying Permits application process
  • Knowledge of the Navigation Database coding, AIRAC Cycle, management of the Supplier provided Navigation Database files
  • High integrity and good judgement
  • Good people skills
  • Good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to train team members for Route Planning, Overflying Permits & Navigation DB activities

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Route Planning, Overflying Permits & Navigation DB management

Qualification

  • Graduate from a recognized University

Location

Gurgaon

Note

All Vistara employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19