Airport Operations Assistant |

Safair requires the services of a Flight Operations Assistant (previously known as Flight Coordinator) who will report to the Manager: Aircraft Movement and be based at Bonaero Park.


  • Flight following of all flights;
  • Operational Flight Plan preparation and distribution;
  • Active CTOT Management for all flights;
  • Flight monitoring on all electronic systems as detailed in the MOP for Operations Support;
  • WECOMS updating and flight data capturing of all flights;
  • Distribution of all ETA’s to external and internal service providers through all channels as detailed in the MOP for Operations Support;
  • Flight Preparation (including ATS flight plans, Sign on Sheets, eCFRs, eRTOWs) for the following day for all flights;
  • Change management and distribution of the Aircraft Status Report to all internal departments;
  • Compilation and distribution of the Operational Daily Flight Movement (ensuring all ATS Flight Plan references, CTOTs and crew are reflected);
  • Automated storage of all Loadsheets and eCFRs for departing flights in the designated folder;
  • Updating of the Flight Weather Briefing as detailed in the MOP for Operations Support;
  • Assisting with disrupt operations as and when required;
  • Manning the Operations Land and Mobile telephone line and dealing with all queries that may arise;
  • Capturing of all Part Data fields for all flights originating from Durban and Johannesburg and their pairings
  • Capturing of all eCFRs into WECOMS, post flight;
  • Updating of all relevant WhatsApp groups as required.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent;
  • Private Pilot’s License or Flight Operations Officer Qualification (Despatch Qualification);
  • Commercial Pilot’s License will be advantageous;
  • Restricted Radiotelephony License will be advantageous;
  • Minimum of 1-year Aviation Experience;
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written) are essential, fluency in English;
  • Willing and able to work shifts (including weekends and public holidays);
  • Be computer literate in Microsoft Packages


  • All external applicants, please apply via our website:;
  • No external email applications will be considered;
  • Should no feedback be provided within two (2) weeks from the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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