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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 23725 
Join us for a career with endless possibilities.
American is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.
Over the past 5 years, American Airlines has taken delivery of over 500 new aircraft and has invested billions of dollars in new aircraft, technology, infrastructure and most importantly, in our employees. We’ve built the largest airline in the world and are generating record-breaking profits, but we are just getting started. We are transforming our culture by focusing on validating the trust placed in us by our frontline team members and have broken ground on a brand new integrated campus where all 120,000 employees will interact and collaborate.
American Airlines’ Network Planning team is at the center of the strategic direction and the everyday functioning of the world’s largest airline. We decide where we fly, how often and on what aircraft, with the goal of providing the most convenient and connected network for our customers. We work with teams across the company to create reliable and desirable schedules that provide maximum value to all stakeholders while generating sustainable long-term profitability. Network Planning is currently recruiting candidates who have a desire to be a part of a diverse, collaborative, high-performing and interactive team environment.
About The Job
Network Planning is currently hiring Analysts for several teams throughout the organization including Global Planning, Scheduling, Schedule Analysis and Hub Planning, and Fleet and Network Analytics.
Global Planning team members manage the network outlook and capacity decisions for each hub and market, consistent with strategic goals that team members help to define and present to leadership. Analysts develop market-by-market plans to maximize profitability, forecast new routes and conduct ad-hoc analyses to drive long-term value for the network. Global Planners have a passion for strategic thinking, problem solving and continuous improvement. Planners are outstanding at discerning trends and deriving meaning from large volumes of data using advanced Excel skills, Tableau, SQL and other tools.
Schedulers take frequency inputs from Global Planning and ensure that all operational requirements are met. The analysts drive network value by finding opportunities to improve timings, increasing utilization and/or optimizing markets for aircraft size through creative scheduling and problem solving. Schedulers also serve as front-line contact points for all management and operational groups who schedules, including stations/hubs. Successful schedulers have knowledge of American’s worldwide network, a passion for the commercial aviation industry, and a strong aptitude for puzzle solving.
The Schedule Analysis and Hub Planning team is primarily involved with: helping design and maintain analytical tools to model our long-term capacity plans (6+ years); working collaboratively with Corporate Real Estate and Airport Affairs to ensure our infrastructure projects are aligned with AA’s long-term strategic goals; developing, analyzing and maintaining schedule standards, in partnership with OPP and Scheduling, to ensure that the standards are competitive and to balance the company’s strategic and operational goals.
The Fleet and Network Analytics team’s primary responsibility is coordinating fleet decisions within Network Planning and across internal operating and planning groups.  The team also covers the quarterly network review as well as ad-hoc strategic projects that impact the overall direction of the network.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of collaboration with both internal and external groups, developing innovative solutions to complex network and fleet issues and a passion for driving results.     
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
•    Drives network capacity decisions through the use of data and develops efficient and operable schedules
•    Solves complex network problems by developing innovative solutions for the

About the company

Major United States-based airline, operating an extensive international and domestic network, and is the world's largest airline by fleet size and revenue, and the second-most by number of destinations, only after United Airlines. It operates from its main hub at Dallas/Fort Worth, and its hubs at Charlotte, Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Miami, O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C., while its primary maintenance base is at Tulsa International Airport. The company, which is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, also has a significant presence in Boston, London-Heathrow, New York-LaGuardia and San Francisco.

Together with regional partner American Eagle, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries.

In 2016, American Airlines Group Inc. topped Fortune magazine’s list of best business turnarounds.

Founded in 1930, we’re now one of the largest airlines in the world. Throughout the years, American has created more than 900,000 jobs worldwide and supported close to 1,400 nonprofit organizations.

Our culture
A talented and diverse team of professionals lead the way to success at American Airlines. Everyone's unique experiences and perspectives add value to how we approach and achieve our goals in this competitive industry.We want our employees to feel that American is a great place to work. Fostering a culture of respect and inclusion allows team members to achieve their full potential and that's key in helping restore American to the greatest airline in the world.Hear what chairman and CEO Doug Parker says about the importance of diversity at American.

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