Alaska Airlines Senior Future Schedules Analyst in Seattle, Washington


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Role Summary The Senior Future Schedules Analyst works as part of the Network Planning Team responsible for initial development of optimized seasonal, annual budget and conceptual flight schedules. This role involves trading off operational, fleet, and revenue considerations to produce industry-leading schedules.

Scope & Complexity This position supports schedule planning and analysis activities for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.

Key Duties

  • Creates, develops and optimizes the seasonal flight schedules based on Network Planning market frequency decisions, operating constraints, crew capabilities, cost targets and fleet plan utilizing complex modeling software to maximize profitability.

  • Acts as the lead for Network Planning in reviewing schedule patterns and adjusting schedules to align with passenger demand and financial performance in new and existing markets.

  • Leads the evaluation of the operational impact of conceptual future schedule adjustments, including new routes, frequency, time, and equipment changes.

  • Serves as Network Planning's representative in the budgetary planning process, producing the annual budget schedule with Finance and various internal operating groups.

  • Maintains strong internal working relationships with hub/outstation, maintenance, crew, operations research group, and others to ensure schedule feasibility and reliability for future schedules.

  • Manages internal tables including fleet plan, market frequency plan, block time databases, airport slot holdings, crew capabilities, station parameter tables and maintenance/spare aircraft allocations.

  • Prepares ad-hoc analyses in support of other commercial teams as it affects future schedules.

  • Leads the communication of network, capacity and schedule changes to Schedule Planning for published schedule updates.

  • Mentors other Analysts on the team to ensure continuum of work and productivity.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills Required

  • Bachelor's Degree with a focus in business administration, economics, statistics, engineering, mathematics, accounting, finance, computer science, or a related discipline.

  • A minimum of 3 years in an analytical discipline.

  • Knowledge of airline fundamentals and economics.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Must be a self-starter who is able to work independently under tight deadlines.

  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Good at multi-tasking and able to reprioritize responsibilities as priorities change.

  • Demonstrates the ability and passion to continuously look for ways to improve the Alaska Airlines network and flight schedule.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Preferred

  • 2 years of airline planning experience

  • Prior experience with airline planning/scheduling tools and data analysis.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable. .


Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. .

Job ID: 32845

Location: Seattle, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular