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Title:  Analyst Route Planning


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  35442

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Position Title: Analyst Route Planning

Position Summary:

JetBlue is looking for an Analyst Route Planning to be based at JetBlue’s Support Center in Long Island City, NY. The Route Planning team is responsible for determining JetBlue’s growth strategy and maximizing the profitability of JetBlue’s route network. The team’s shorter term responsibilities include actively determining new routes, optimizing service levels of existing routes, and performing ad-hoc network and competitive analyses.  Longer term responsibilities include working cross-functionally across the company to advise on major fleet and strategic growth decisions.  The ideal candidate has a passion for aviation, a deep understanding of airline route networks and strategy, strong problem-solving abilities, and developed quantitative and inter-personal skills. At JetBlue we take our mission to Inspire Humanity very seriously. As such, we are looking for someone who embodies our five values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of JetBlue’s route network strategy and pursue its implementation through capacity planning
  • Extensively research potential new markets, prepare profitability forecasts, and build cases for market entry
  • Analyze JetBlue’s performance on a route by route basis, monitor industry capacity changes, and identify areas of opportunity
  • Perform ad hoc fleet- and network-related projects in support of strategic decisions
  • Build relationships with airport partners across the route network
  • Support other teams including the Operations Planning, Commercial, Finance, Government Affairs, Corporate Communications, and Investor Relations
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in aviation, business, economics, mathematics, finance, public policy, or a related field
  • One (1) year of work experience in aviation, finance, management consulting, or a related field
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication ability
  • Must pass a ten-year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of work experience in aviation, finance, management consulting, or a related field
  • Previous experience at an airline in Network Planning, Revenue Management, or Finance with database querying (e.g., MS Access, SQL) and statistical packages (e.g., R, Stata)


Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable Crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture—that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))



  • Computer and other office equipment


Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment


Physical Effort:

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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