Aviation / Flights Manager

London (Greater)
£28k - 32k per year + benefits
09 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Jose Cofone
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a leading long-haul tour operator, seeking a proven, experienced Aviation / Flights Manager to supervise the Commercial Aviation function and assisting in the delivery of the companies Aviation strategy.

Aviation / Flights Manager Key accountabilities & responsibilities:

  • Supervising the delivery of the Aviation Function.
  • Assisting in the negotiation and implementation of airline tactical opportunities.
  • Assisting the Finance and Commercial teams in fulfilling IATA BSP procedures and reporting including ticketed reconciliation.
  • Managing the out of system range Allocation function including loading, reporting and transferring to GDS inventory as part of an agreed process.
  • Supporting the UK Sales Centre on Aviation training and development.
  • Assisting in the implementation of fares rules and GDS access for the UK.
  • Assisting in Aviation Revenue Protection procedures.
  • Assisting with the UK/European Staff Travel Policy.
  • Supervising Call Centre/Commercial queries in relation to pricing/time limits and deadlines.
  • Working with the Operations Team in managing the schedule change process.
  • Updating the business on air related matters including capacity changes, route withdrawals etc.
    Assisting with the ticketing function during periods of increased production.

Aviation / Flights Manager Key Requirements

Along with previous travel industry experience the candidate should be competent in:

  • Proficient in multi GDS systems.
  • Qualified to BA Stage 1/2/3 Fare and Ticketing.
  • Able to work weekends and travel overseas when required.
  • Knowledge of airline GDS (Galileo/Worldspan preferred).

Aviation / Flights Manager Salary

  • Basic salary to £32000

The environment is modern, friendly & vibrant and everybody who joins this organisation has the opportunity to develop a rewarding career within an organisation, which is widely considered to be one of the best in the business.

To apply

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