Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe - is committed to deliver enhanced customer travel experience at affordable prices. Wizz Air operates a young fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft from 17 bases in 9 countries (Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine Czech Republic, Serbia, Lithuania and Macedonia). Wizz Air carried 13.5 million passengers in 2013. At Wizz Air we believe that people make all the difference. We offer many opportunities of carrier development to our team members who share our passion for our business. Currently there are over 1700 employees in the international Wizz Air team. Our continued growth provides an ever increasing number of job opportunities and carrier advancement throughout our network.

Network Development and Scheduling Manager

Location: Geneva
Job Code: ND&SM 2013/04



Network Development and Scheduling Manager

(Based in Geneva, Switzerland)



As part of our ongoing expansion across Europe, Wizz Air is looking for an additional Network Development and Scheduling Manager, reporting to the Head of Network Development and Scheduling.


The role is divided into three areas of responsibility:


Network development:


  • Building relationships with airports and third parties (regions, tourism bodies, etc.)
  • Assessing new markets based on strategic fit, financial potential, growth opportunity, risks and possible entry points
  • Identifying new routes and bases to add to the network
  • Providing financial forecasts for potential new routes and bases
  • Building and maintaining financial evaluation tools as required
  • Working with the revenue management team to determine amendments to existing routes, frequencies and airports
  • Assessing competition in terms of strategic plans, seasonal developments in capacity and fares, analyzing strengths / weaknesses and recommending actions based on the risks and opportunities
  • Assessing and interpreting market, economic and industry trends and the impact on route choice
  • Managing the base mix cost to ensure it does not exceed budgeted costs


Scheduling & slots:


  • Developing schedules which utilize crew manpower and aircraft efficiently and effectively
  • Loading and managing flight capacity in the scheduling and flight operation systems
  • Building and managing relationships with slot co-coordinators throughout Europe
  • Securing and maintaining airport slots for future schedules
  • Aligning and managing the communication and approval process between the scheduling and operational departments
  • Coordinating data analysis with revenue management to improve revenue generation of different schedule scenarios
  • Developing robust schedule tools to improve efficiency
  • Managing IT system development projects related to scheduling, network & slot management




  • Building and maintaining relationships with applicable CAAs
  • Monitoring and negotiating bilateral agreements in relevant markets
  • Securing route permits in a timely manner




  • University degree
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into recommendations
  • Previous scheduling experience is an asset
  • Good oral and written presentations skills
  • Team work and strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent spoken / written English
  • Ability to live and work in Switzerland
  • Flexibility to travel and requered away from Head Office

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