Crew Planning Manager Wizz Air UK


Date: Jul 31, 2022

Location: Luton, GB, LU2 9LY

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.





Wizz Air, the fastest growing European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 145 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 10.2 million passengers in the financial year ending 31 March 2021. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world's top ten safest airlines by, the world's only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, and a most sustainable company in the airline industry in 2021 by World Finance Magazine.


JOB TITLE: Crew Planning Manager Wizz Air UK 

BASE: Luton  



Purpose of the position: 

Crew Planning Manager will report directly to the Head of Flight Operations Wizz Air UK. The role’s primary responsibility is the oversight on the crew resources and roster creation for Wizz Air UK. Ensuring roster efficiency and compliance with regulations as well as driving system and process improvements. 


  • Leading Crew Planner for Wizz Air UK. Oversight and accountability of the crew planning function within the AOC.
  • Oversight of crew resources available to ensure program coverage and operational resilience.
  • Planning crew routes based on the schedule and duty rules 
  • Optimizing the crew roster to ensure highest crew productivity while adhering to safety and compliance requirements.
  • Responsibility for roster fatigue and wellbeing for +500 crew members. 
  • Ensuring high efficiency of built rosters
  • Taking the lead in process and system improvement
  • Cross functional project management. Cooperation with various stakeholders across the organization (Crew Planning, Cabin and Flights Operation , Training, Human Resources)
  • Ensuring compliance with industry regulations (duty and flight time limitations, Fatigue Risk Management) 


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Growth mindset and can-do attitude
  • Ability to synthesize information into recommendations
  • Good oral and written presentations skills
  • Team work and strong interpersonal skills
  • Good leadership and people management skills
  • Fluent spoken / written English
  • Ability to live and work in London, United Kingdom
  • Flexibility to travel as required away from the Office 
  • Completed university or college degree is a must
  • Knowledge of AIMS Crew and Ops system and knowledge of Working Rules Limitations and Rest Requirements is a must.

Working Conditions: work is performed both in office environments, outdoors, and will occasionally be performed at dangerous work areas (including but not limited to airside territories of airports, hangars, maintenance warehouses, on board of aircrafts, IT server rooms …). Employee may occasionally for shorter periods be exposed to chemicals/hazardous substances (toner ink, aviation fuel and other fluids), working in front of a monitor, loud noise, heat, cold, vibration, slips, trips and falls, electricity, sharp objects, machines at work. 

Work time: full time




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