Desperately Seeking Brains! Join our expanding team ‒ seeks new Senior/Experienced Analyst

Sick and tired of coming up with gadgets, fighting aliens and solving disasters which could have huge global consequences? If numbers are your thing and you think you have got the ‘Brains’ (geddit?) to make a difference in the world of route development then maybe we can rescue your career here at

Opportunities like this don’t come around all that often (well about every five years). is seeking a new analyst to join our team of data elves at our secret headquarters in our secure bunker under London Gatwick’s runway. is produced by PPS Publications. There are about 30 employees aged 22-106 working on our successful and expanding range of air transport publications and events. See:

About you:

You are an expert analyst, with significant airline/airport relevant route development experience (+5yrs), capable of working independently, researching and writing a self-contained, coherent piece of analysis which can be easily understood by a global readership where English may not be a first language;

You have a comprehensive knowledge of global passenger air transport markets and love keeping up-to-date with the latest airline network developments;

You are an experienced user of Excel (as well as OAG and/or Innovata schedule databases ‒ preferred but not essential). Experience sourcing route passenger data from official sources would be a plus;

You have a high level of geographical knowledge (i.e. fluency);

You are flexible and hard-working, and you will be extremely accurate in your work and 100% confident that it has been robustly researched and is ultimately defensible;

You are confident enough to approach a wide spectrum of senior airport and airline managers, ministers, presidents, movie stars and doormen;

You are prepared to learn new essential publications skills and requirements – for instance you will totally embrace the importance of sourcing the news images which are the hallmarks of;

You will write, update and maintain The Route Shop ( database entries;

You will have a broad mind, a sense of humour, and a preparedness to work in a liberal office environment of dedicated professionals and radicals;

You must be able to live close to our Gatwick HQ;

You will be required to travel internationally on regular occasions throughout the year, representing at global conferences and on high-level visits anywhere in the world. This is a benefit which you can use to your personal advantage;

You will occasionally work on titles and projects for’s sister publications and products.

If you want to join the team, you will be able to undertake brilliant picture research to accompany the news stories and articles that you will be writing. As an equal opportunities employer we will carefully consider applications from Love Island fans before disposing of them in the shredder.

What you can expect from us:

You will be a member of a team comprising the publisher, editor, assistant editor, web developers, graphic designers, and the advertising sales team – first and foremost is a profitable business which must pay the salaries of all these people!

We will support you, guide you, help you, and protect you. But you must stand on your own feet too! You must be a team player. Therefore Manchester United supporters will not fit in.

All applicants, should send an update-to-date CV directly to’s Editor – Closing date for applicants will be 28 July. Interviews will take place at our Gatwick HQ sometime in August/September.


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