Manager-Scheduling and slot coordination

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Gurgaon

Company: TATA SIA Airlines Limited

Job Overview

The candidate is expected to work in network planning/scheduling and slot coordination activities at Vistara which involves various strategic activities such as managing schedule, implementing business requirement and securing required slots and approvals within required timeline, bring efficiency to network and schedule by timely intervention as and when required, approval for fleet deployment, competition analysis and economic feasibility analyses of routes which will enable the airline to enhance its network to achieve its strategic goals

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement Vistara network on basis of route profitability/feasibility, aircraft availability and slot availability at all domestic and international sectors to achieve strategic goals of the airline
  • On time filing, follow up and securing of required slots at all planned stations to optimize Vistara schedule.
  • Full fledged participation in domestic and international slot coordination discussion to secure best available slots for efficient utilization of the aircraft and meeting strategic requirements of the airline
  • Plan, prepare and secure necessary approvals for basing aircraft at various domestic airports
  • Active participation in preparation and finalisation of annual/long term budget
  • Compiling and timely presentation of competition data, industry information to management
  • Liaison with airports, slot coordinators, regulators, and other internal/external stakeholders for timely implementation of approved route network
  • Compile and maintain airline slot pool profile and historical slot database
  • Monitor route performance in terms of Revenue, schedule integrity and financial viability versus budget
  • Knowledge of codeshare and interline business to support schedule filing requirements
  • Design, generate and circulate Daily, Weekly and Monthly reports related to Network planning activities
  • Participate and lead ad-hoc strategic projects as and when required by the management
  • Active participation in securing charter business, slots and approvals
  • To keep all required documents up-to date for submission to authorities
  • Prior understanding of Vistara’s schedule and operations would be preferred

Skills & Attributes

  • Excellent written and Negotiation skills. Interpersonal skills to manage Airports and regulatory officials is pre-requisite
  • Proficiency in advanced excel, MS word, MS ppt, and other MS office skills
  •  Must be proficient in using SABRE scheduling system
  • Complete knowledge of IATA SSIM and WSG knowledge
  • Must be a strategic and analytical thinker
  • Result oriented and time bound deliveries are key requirement of the role

Work Experience

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in airline operations and managing schedule and slot coordination
  • 2-3 years of experience in cross functional role in full-service airline would be an added advantage


  • Graduate/ Postgraduate from a recognized university




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