Flight Operations Assistant


FlySafair requires the services of a Flight Operations Assistant (Previously known as a Flight Coordinator), that will report to Manager: Aircraft Movement and be based in Bonaero Park.


  • Ensuring they are aware of the status of all aircraft during

their shift and to advise the Senior Flight Co-ordinator,

Operations Support Manager and Head of Operations

Support on any deviation from the planned route;

  • In consultation with responsible persons from Operations

Support will formulate alternative courses of action as

deemed necessary to address aircraft delays due to

weather or technical defects, diversions and other

circumstances, in order to minimise disruptions of

schedules and cost penalties for Safair and inconvenience

to passengers and/or clients;

  • Advising relevant parties of any company related delays;
  • Manning of three direct telephone lines to ops desk;
  • Manning of VHF radios to ops desk;
  • Communication with all relevant staff (aircrew,

engineering, management, etc.) as required;

  • Liaise with Flight Line (Maintenance) and arrange apron

services (fuel, tug, etc.) as required;

  • Arrange and provide ground transport for flight crews to

and from requested destinations;

  • Assist in the preparation and finalisation of arrangements

in respect of additional scheduled flights, charter flights

and flights of a training or maintenance nature;

  • Ensure the schedules in the Ops System (Wecoms) are up

to date and current at all times;

  • Ensure the returned Flight Document (CPR) is completed

in accordance with the Safair Operations Manual;

  • Flight Folder Preparation – Legacy and FlySafair;
  • Dispatching of all Legacy crew for contract tours as well

as return documentation of all crew from contract tours;

  • Managing Operations Safe contents and distribution as


  • All pre-flight planning for all operations.


  • Dispatchers licence or equivalent qualification;
  • Commercial Pilots License will be an advantage;
  • Restricted Radiotelephony License will be an


  • Minimum of 21 years of age;
  • Experience in an airline and/or operations related


  • Good communication skills (both oral and

written) are essential, fluency in English;

  • Willing and able to work shifts (including

weekends and public holidays);


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