Internship at Operations Planning & Steering (limited 6 months, 80-100%, all genders)

Operations Planning & Steering is right at the heart of SWISS’ daily flight operation. We are about 160 people, across eight teams located at and near ZRH airport, as well as JFK airport. Our responsibilities have a wide range and are clustered in three business areas: Ops Steering, Crew Planning & Control, Ops Research & Innovation.

Starting date: January 15, 2023

You may apply in English or German


  • Location


  • Employment level

    University internship

  • Function


  • Working time

    Full time

  • Salary

    CHF 2'500.- per month for Bachelor degree / CHF 3'000.- per month for Master degree

  • Publishing date


  • Application deadline


You have a passion for aviation and love the smell of kerosene? You are interested in an internship with exciting and varying duties? Then supporting the Operations Planning & Steering management team in their administrative tasks is the right role for you.

Your job profile is mutually wide-ranging and exciting. You bring a broad background that emphasizes communicational, organizational and analytical skills. In addition, you will support running projects and have the chance to get a glimpse into the day-to-day tasks of a global airline operation.

  • Support the Ops Planning & Steering leadership team in their business administrative tasks (e.g., preparation of presentations and analyses, meeting organization, minutes, definition of OKRs, etc.)
  • Are responsible for the internal communication towards a 160 people strong organization going through changes, incl. preparation and publishing of articles
  • Assist with a wide range of projects; e.g., from implementation of innovation projects to definition of new business processes
  • Much more

Sabine Busch

Operation Planning & Steering
Swiss International Air Lines AG

+41 44 564 22 66
E-mail address for inquiries

Subsidized parking or public transport, Company health management, 25 days of annual vacation, Flight benefits, Employee and networking events, Remote working (e.g. from home), Flexible workhours and part-time working models, Discounts, Diversity programmes


Our common goal is to make each customer’s flight a true air travel experience. For this, we go the extra mile – always, in every step of the process, worldwide. Join the SWISS team to become part of our fascinating world, where a job turns into a lifetime adventure.

We are looking for a self-driven, motivated person with an affinity for airlines operations and is willing to support a diverse upper-management leadership team. We can offer an exciting workplace with a wide range of different topics, located at ZRH airport.

  • University degree or an HF Diploma in economics, business administration or similar education
  • Ability to work independently, yet a team-player with strong communication and social skills
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills (English and German); must be competent at writing and illustrating analysis, presentations, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, ideally Teams
  • Ability to interact professionally at all levels of the organization, clearly articulating subject matters in a persuasive manner
  • Affinity for communication and change management of advantage
About Swiss International Air Lines AG

It’s the little differences that make working at SWISS so appealing. The fact, for example, that we treat every detail with care, see quality in terms of hospitality and view nationality through an international lens. In a similar way, we see variety as richness, a job as an experience and SWISS as a world of inspiration. You, too, will be stimulated in our special working environment – one in which, wherever you are, you’ll always feel: Truly SWISS .... where people matter.