Duties and responsibilities of Flight Dispatcher are;
All dispatch ers are charged with having a good working knowledge of all regulations and other an Airlines manuals pertinent to the exercise of their Dispatcher Certificates.
Exercising operational control on a co-authority basis with the pilot-in-command, and for the joint responsibility of the safe efficient planning and monitoring of a flight.
The developing, reviewing, authorizing, issuing and revising, as required, of the Operational Flight Plan for all scheduled and nonscheduled flights inclusive of training and test flight operations, in keeping with Safety, Regulatory, Customer Service, and Corporate fiscal requirements.
Authorizing the release of an aircraft to operate in accordance with the terms and conditions established by the Operational Flight Plan.
Analyzing operational conditions and identify any opportunities that may constrain impede or ben efit operational capabilities inclusive of, but not limited to weather, facilities, Air Traffic Control, and aircraft performance.
Performing Operational Flight Watch and for determining if changes to operational and meteorological conditions may affect the safety of flights within a prescribed area or on assigned routes, and for communicating those changes to the Pilot-in-Command.
Formulating and implementing revised Operational Flight Plans when conditions warrant, and for communicating the revised plans to the Pilot-in-Command.
Analyzing operational and meteorological conditions to evaluate and determine the safest and most efficient minimum fuel requirement.
When requested or deemed necessary, to provide the Pilot-in-Command with a thorough and professional flight crew briefing, covering all significant information which may impact the operation of his flight.
Soliciting, interpreting, and maintaining current flight and field condition reports to provide flight crews with the latest operational information.
Capturing up-to-date flight progress information of assigned flight movements (Flight Watch) and to ensure that the flight movement information is both current and accurate.
Providing Weight and Balance (if applicable) with a flight release, which includes total fuel requirements and aircraft weight limitations that maximizes revenue payload potential while satisfying all Safety standards.
Communicating to Air Traffic Control Services all Operational Flight Plan requirements.
Initiating Accident Alarm Procedures, and assessing and issuing Flight Incident Category Reports, as required, inclusive of the corporate notification process and maintaining a written log during the incident.
Resolving with Maintenance Control, the pilot-in-command, Flight Operations Management Pilots as required, problems caused by any aircraft deviation from standard which may limit or impact flight operational capabilities, and to communicate any operational limitations to the Operations Co-ordination and respective operating Branches, as required.
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