Airline Operations Control Manager Resume Template

The Airline Operations Control manager works with a team of flight controllers (not air traffic) to ensure smooth airline operations by controlling the deployment of aircraft to each flight as scheduled which makes for smooth crewing, catering, cargo loading and passenger check-in.  The work involved minute-by-minute interaction with all airline operations units including upline and downline stations to ensure aircraft availability. If the aircraft is not available for a given schedule, every other aspect of airline operation is disrupted.

Airline Operations Control Manager Resume Template

Michael B. Trent

Brookhaven, Atlanta, Georgia

Phone:  404-098-2901


To work as a Flight Operations Manager in a larger commercial international airline

Summary of Qualification

  • 13 years in the flight Operations Control for two major airlines, the last 6 years in a management capacity.
  • Excellent leadership, people management and organizing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills in English

Career Experience/Job History

2004 – Present :  Operations Control Manager :  Delta Airlines

  • Make daily plotting of aircraft assignments versus schedules over a 24-hours period using an automated operations control system.
  • Make instant tactical decisions in making last minute aircraft assignment to flights to maintain schedule integrity and minimize disruption
  • Provide appropriate notices to airport, cargo, catering, crewing departments as well as downline station on unplanned flight disruption due to aircraft unavailability

1997 – 2007 :  Station Control Officer :  Northwest Airlines

  • Manage airline aircraft resources to ensure seamless passenger and baggage handling, pre-departure lounge services, boarding management, cargo handling and flight dispatch.


1997 – Present: Various in-house training and 3rd party seminars on airline operations, air transport course, people management, and air flight safety courses,

1999 – 2001: MBA,  University of Cincinnati

1993 – 1997: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Boston University.

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.

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