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Senior Analyst, Airport Operations

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 


Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

Job Details

The Senior Analyst, Airport Operations supports the Airport Operations leadership team to enable the department to deliver operational, service, and financial performance.


The Senior Analyst fulfills the planning and analysis functions for all aspects of Porter’s airport operations, including passenger service, ramp operations, aircraft catering, and training.  Works cross-functionally to eliminate barriers to enable departmental leaders to reduce delays.  Meets defined financial performance targets. Constantly seeks ways to drive operational efficiency while supporting team members and passengers.


Works cross-functionally to  improve the department’s financial performance and resource management through modelling, team member scheduling, CAPEX planning, financial planning and analysis, and business case development.


Contributes to the building and sustaining of a high-performance culture of teamwork and commitment to safety, operational reliability, service, and profitability throughout Airport Operations.


The Analyst is engaged in airport operations across the network, focused on financial performance. 



  • Builds planning and analysis models to improve performance and efficiency, and to support business cases for the necessary investments to reach and sustain operational performance targets.

  • Handles special assignments related to operational performance and performance improvement, efficiency, business development, long range planning and other strategic opportunities.

  • Actively contributes to the annual budget process and profitability initiatives.

  • Assist in developing and improving scheduling practices of hourly employees for all departments within Airport Operations.  Working with department and station managers, develop departmental schedules and vacation planning to ensure an efficient use of company resources.

  • Create, maintain and monitor controls to proactively test scheduled hours against budget hours to ensure that schedules conform with authorized resources prior to those schedules being released to Team Members.  Identify schedule adjustments to amend schedules that expend more resources than budget while maintaining the required operational coverage that ensures a safe and reliable operation.

  • Working with the Director, Airport Operations, ensures third party suppliers that support Airport Operations achieve financial, operational and passenger service targets and seeks ways to contain and/or reduce these costs over time while maintaining those targets.

  • Works with station leaders, Porter GSE Maintenance and third party suppliers to ensure ground service equipment (GSE) are properly maintained, safe and reliable to support Airport Operations. Develops near-term and long-term fleet plans, including operational and CAPEX budgets.

  • Participate in Airport Operator Committee meetings as required.

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.



  • Demonstrated planning and analysis skills

  • Financial analysis experience

  • Capable model builder

  • Skilled in SQL, Tableau, Excel, Power Query

  • Must be able to rapidly adapt to change and deliver under minimal supervision

  • Able to obtain and hold all required security clearances

  • University degree

  • Strong communication skills

  • Some travel required

  • Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination


LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ)

  • December 10, 2021
  • 86-21-48


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