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Job Details

Requisition Number 21-0693
Post Date 6/26/2021
Title Dispatcher
Department Flight Operations
City Honolulu
State HI
Part-Time No
Part-Time Weekend No
Shift Varies
Days Off Varies

Aloha and thank you for your interest in the Dispatcher position with Hawaiian Airlines!

At Hawaiian Airlines, we are about welcoming our guests with Hawaiian hospitality and aloha, and taking care of our people, our home and the communities we serve. Join our ‘ohana and be a part of an exciting team of professionals dedicated to serving our kama‘āina and introducing our islands to the world!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handles communication, NavBlue Flight planning system, N-Tracking flight monitoring system, ACARS, SATCOM, HF Radio, telephone communications and the filing of flight plans.
  • Handles inflight emergencies, flight operation irregularities due to mechanical failure or severe weather, schedule interruptions due to airport or airspace issues.
  • Evaluates and monitors past and present weather reports, forecasts and advisories that will affect the areas of operation over which he/she will exercise flight control.
  • Collects and processes NOTAMS (Notices to Airmen), Firing Notices, Operational Bulletins, hourly weather reports and forecasts, space weather, storms, Hurricane, and other severe weather phenomena.
  • Shares joint responsibilities with the Pilot-in-Command for the Dispatch Release of a flight in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulation and Operations Specifications, CFR part 5 SMS (Safety Management System).
  • Exercises a continuous watch over each aircraft in flight, keeping the Pilot-in-Command and stations along the route fully informed of all conditions which might affect its operations.
  • Responsible for Safety, operational reliability, and economy when planning flights.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have thorough knowledge of computer operating systems and applications
  • Must have good command of English language, both oral and written
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with all levels of employees under pressure
  • FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • Previous long range flight planning (ETOPS) experience
  • NavBlue Flight planning experience

*DOT regulations, 14 CFR part 120 identifies this position as performing safety-sensitive functions. You will be required to undergo DOT pre-employment drug testing to determine the presence of Marijuana, Cocaine, Opioids, PCP (Phencyclidine) and Amphetamine prior to any offer of employment or transfer into this position.

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 17 years (2004-2020) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.

Now in its 92nd year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i's biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers nonstop flights within the Hawaiian Islands, between Hawai‘i and more U.S. gateway cities (16) than any other airline, as well as service connecting the islands with Japan and South Korea. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hawaiian has temporarily suspended service in Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti.

The airline is committed to the health and safety of its guests and employees and has reinforced enhanced cleaning procedures across its business. While the experience may be a little different, the authentic Hawaiian hospitality remains unchanged. Additional details on how Hawaiian is keeping guests and employees safe can be found at


Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at Follow Hawaiian’s Twitter updates (@HawaiianAir), become a fan on Facebook  (Hawaiian Airlines), and follow us on Instagram (hawaiianairlines). For career postings and updates, follow Hawaiian’s LinkedIn page.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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