Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Aviation – Commercial Development, the Air Service and Cargo Development Manager will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of comprehensive air service development strategies to increase air service across both passenger and cargo airlines at MSY. This position uses various methods to track, analyze, and report on industry trends and local market opportunities.
Responsibilities Analyzing airline passenger demand, airline capacity and other data using sources such as Diio, U.S. DOT, FAA, BTS, ARC, and IATA to determine potential new opportunities as well as developing comprehensive plans for pursuing new air service
Responsible for reviewing incentives requested by airlines and monitoring expenditures within policy.
Responsible for monitoring database subscription services and consultant fees in accordance with budget and purchasing policies.
Develop comprehensive plans for pursuing new air service, both passenger and cargo
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Aviation Management, Project Management or a related field from an accredited college
Three (3) years with relevant air service development responsibility
Strong problem-management and strategic planning skills
Effective in oral and written communication
Pass background check prior to hire
An equivalent combination of related experience and education will be considered
Strong understanding of aviation industry standards and protocols
Airport/airline management experience
Master’s degree in relevant field
About New Orleans Aviation Board
The New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) oversees the operation of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the Downtown Heliport as an unattached board of the City of New Orleans. The nine member board is appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans.
Armstrong International serves over 13 million passengers annually with 15 airlines to 53 non-stop destinations. NOAB has annual revenues of $115 Million and has a $1 Billon Capital Improvement Program underway, including the construction of a new 35-gate terminal facility.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the gateway to one of the top travel destinations in the world – New Orleans. Conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown and the historic French Quarter, Armstrong International is poised for the future as the Airport of the Gulf South providing safe, first class customer service to travelers from around the world.