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Title:  Manager Future Schedules


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  30685

Position Title: Manager Future Schedules


Position Summary

The Manager leads the Future Schedules Team and is responsible for the medium and long range schedule planning, slot management, and transition of working schedules to the Current Schedules team.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Leads Future Schedules team who are responsible for creating medium and long range schedules.
  • Works with all Operating departments on future schedule issues to ensure schedules align with operating constraints, cost targets, staffing plans and meets the company’s operating metrics.
  • Work closely with the Route Planning team to adjust schedules to align with passenger demand and P&L performance in new and existing markets.
  • Manages JetBlue’s airport slot portfolio: facilitating trades; transfers; coordination with FAA and International slot coordinators; responsible for slot reporting and contract negotiations.
  • Maintains daily fleet plan and integrates the capacity plan into operable schedules and statistics.
  • Manage company’s annual budget planning and quarterly guidance update process
  • Supports other commercial and operational teams with long range planning requests and leading cross-functional projects.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Business, Finance, Economics, Business
  • Five (5)  years of airline planning and scheduling experience and/or related experience
  • Experience organizing/coordinating multiple projects while providing exceptional customer service
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to acquire and present information through independent reading, interviews with subject-matter specialists, or other appropriate methods
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work well with all levels of leadership
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pass a ten (10) year background check, and pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Seven (7) years of airline planning and scheduling experience which includes managerial experience
  • Proficient with industry scheduling tools – Sabre AirVision Schedule, Slot and Codeshare Manager tools, Oasis, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in the rules and regulations governing US Domestic – International Airport slots
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Airline Reservation Systems like Sabre or Navitaire
  • Able to visualize the ultimate plan
  • Understanding of airline scheduling, maintenance requirements, flight crew issues, station limitations, reservations issues, etc. and be proficient with the tools that will optimize the utilization of the fleet
  • Able to effectively handle numerous schedules and scheduling issues at the same time


   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
  • Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System
  • 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))
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understand how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


  • 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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