Fleet Transitions Officer

  • Full-time
  • Fleet Transition
  • Riga, Latvia


This is your opportunity to become a part of a fast-growing airline that is expanding its business ventures in the charter, ACMI, and Cargo business. We are an EU-based Airline Company with headquarters in Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia), and Lija (Malta).

SmartLynx Airlines specializes in full-service ACMI aircraft lease services and is an acknowledged ACMI, cargo, and charter provider in the EU on Airbus A320, A321, and A330 aircraft. 

From year to year we are growing - in fleet size, block hours, team members, and a number of awards.

SmartLynx Airlines is a proud owner of the 2019 Best Employer in Latvia in the Transportation Sector award.

We are looking for new colleagues from all over the world. We offer a highly attractive relocation package to one of our headquarters or alternatively working from anywhere in the world with occasional travel to visit your Team in one of our headquarters.


  • You will project manage the Entry into Service and Return off lease of the SmartLynx group Airlines in accordance with regulatory and company policies;
  • Provide project status reporting identifying risks and mitigating actions;
  • You will manage the requirements of the in-service aircraft lease contracts;
  • Prepare and manage fleet transition updates to the regulators and internal stakeholders;
  • Create and manage aircraft transition budgets, highlighting any budget opportunities and risks;
  • Maintain the Fleet management Entry into Service and Return Off Lease processes, ensuring a continuous improvement methodology;
  • Liaise with all internal stakeholders, including CAMO, Flight Operations, Compliance Monitoring, Ground operations, Operations Control and Maintenance Control to ensure a smooth aircraft transition;
  • Communicate the SmartLynx Airlines Fleet plan to the aviation authority, ensuring the authority is continually aware of the SmartLynx fleet plans;
  • Liaise with aircraft lessors to ensure the most efficient delivery/re-delivery process is achieved.


  • You should be a university graduate;
  • You should have at least 3 years previous experience within the aviation industry, preferably airline experience, preferably in a technical capacity;
  • Sound knowledge of EASA regulations are essential for this role;
  • Good planning skills that go along with proper time management and flexibility;
  • Previous experience in project management is essential for this role;
  • You should have the ability to think from first principles and work well cross-functionally, including with other departments;
  • You should have the ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities under pressure, and challenging interactions in a high-volume, fast-paced environment;
  • You should be proficient with MS Office programs;
  • Excellent English language skills are essential for this role; 
  • You must be a team player with excellent communication skills and should be self-motivated;
  • Ability to see a broader picture of how your performance affects the business and make informed decisions.


  • Opportunity to work with aviation experts;
  • Advantage of working in developing, international aviation company with friendly, modern and comfortable work atmosphere;
  • Fully paid lunch in the office during lunch hours;
  • Advanced health insurance;
  • Travel for great prices on SmartLynx Airlines charter flights for you and your family;
  • Corporate & Social events;
  • Professional and personal development opportunities while working in a fast-developing multicultural environment.