Crew Planning Analyst - #242700

Atlas Air, Inc

Date: 05/04/2021 22:30 PM

City: Purchase, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


This position will perform various functions, which primarily entails complex planning and scheduling Flight Crew and planning of short-term crew staffing and allocation plans to comply with government and company regulations while maintaining the operations in an efficient, cost effective, and safe manner. This position plays a pivotal role in ensuring operational excellence while providing customer service to all crew members.


  • Responsible for assigning appropriate flight leg coverage within the short-term planning window while ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), Atlas/ Southern Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and company policies.
  • Ensure that a crewing solution is in place for all difficult destinations and advise management of any impending crewing issues. Participates in daily operations meeting to communicate any impending issues to be addressed and priority level.
  • Determines the impact of flight schedule changes on Flight Crew and work with other departments to optimize reserve coverage.
  • Analyze flight schedule changes, assign Crew members and communicate any Crew related costs to Operations Planning.
  • Determine associated costs for flight schedule changes and identifies cost saving opportunities while maintaining operational reliability.
  • Using a formula, analyze costs that would be associated with customer driven schedule changes and communicate the analysis with Operations planning for customer review and approval.
  • Monitor and analyze reports to determine usage of Crew member x days and commercial flight usage and make necessary amendments to reduce costs.
  • Perform all Crew member schedule development including monthly bid lines in accordance with FAR's, labor agreements, and company policy.
  • Run monthly Bid Awards including initial award, bid conflicts, Vacation, Training, Other (VTO) line construction, (VAC MOU) and publishing. Analyze additional factors that may impact the final line award.
  • Responsible for communicating federal regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) compliance, reassignments, and accommodations to crew members at the planning level.
  • Process and manage crew member requests including availability to fly on days off and trip trades
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Manager of Crew Planning.



  • Minimum of four (4) years of Crew Planning or Crew Scheduling experience required
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience with specific crew management software application. Experience using Airline Information Management System (AIMS) is a plus
  • Minimum High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge Federal Aviation Regulations more specifically Part 121 and Part 117 is required
  • Thorough knowledge of the Atlas / Southern Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) is a must
  • Detail oriented and possess the ability to prioritize duties under pressure
  • Strong communication and decision making skills
  • Detailed knowledge of world geography as it relates to aircraft and Crew movements and Crew positioning
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to function in a high-stress environment

Special Demands:

  • Must be flexible and able to work various hours and weekends.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

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