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12 months ago
Frontier Airlines Inc
Location: Denver
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Office
Requisition Number 16-0138
Post Date 6/7/2016
Title Dispatcher
City Denver
State CO

The Dispatcher is responsible for operational control of Frontier Airlines flights and jointly responsible with the flight’s Captain for the preflight planning, delay and dispatch release of flights in compliance with Title 14 CFR, Part 121 and Frontier Operations Specifications.  Job duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Preparing dispatch release, a contract between the pilot-in-command and the dispatcher for each flight. 
  • Planning flights considering the effects of enroute winds and weather, balancing safety and economy.
  • Determining the minimum fuel supply necessary for the safe completion of the flight including any required alternate airports. 
  • Calculating aircraft performance.  Must be thoroughly familiar with reported and forecast weather conditions on the route to be flown. 
  • Providing pilot in command with preflight briefing including aircraft and flight status as well as providing all current reports or information on airport conditions and irregularities of navigation facilities and all available weather reports and forecasts for weather phenomena that may affect the safety of the flight. 
  • Monitoring the progress of each flight.
  • Issuing necessary information for the safety of the flight. 
  • Canceling or re-dispatches a flight if the flight cannot operate or continue to operate safely as planned or released. 
  • Recommending flight plan alternatives. 
  • Coordinating aircraft diversions and recoveries. 
  • Negotiating with air traffic control for alternative routings and reductions in air traffic control delays. 
  • Initiating company emergency notification.
  • Coordinating company charter operations. 
  • Updating and maintaining familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations, company manuals and aeronautical charts. 
  • Providing operations expertise to maintenance department and System Operations Control. 
  • Monitoring and processing data provided by flight crews and stations. 
  • Archiving dispatch releases and flight plans. 


  • FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate  required
  • Extensive familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations, aeronautical charts, aviation weather, aircraft performance and flight planning required
  • Minimum of two years dispatch experience preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with several tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to work unsupervised 
  • Familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office applications
  • Sabre Flight Planning experience preferred
  • Flight Explorer Aircraft Situation Display experience preferred
  • Sabre Reservation System experience preferred
  • Arinc SELCAL System experience preferred

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