Basic Function and Scope:
Implement and maintain Kuwait Airways’ overall distribution strategy, ensuring all distribution
channels are available, and fully support commercial business objectives. Ensure that distribution
supplier contracts are maintained, and that all invoices are processed, reconciled and approved
in accordance with company procurement and financial practices. Provide day to day
management of Distribution team.
Tasks and Duties:
a. Supervises the activities of assigned personnel in the Distribution. Performs
supervisory duties and exercises financial authority at the level established by
Management for the position.
b. Acts as primary point of contact for third party distribution vendors and vendors of related
support services. Resolve and respond to day to day business queries; escalating issues
to Head of Distribution, as required.
c. Monitor Kuwait Airways’ presence within contracted third party distribution systems (such
as GDS’, OTAs and Meta-search Engines), ensuring that appropriate content is being
displayed and maintained, and that such systems are optimized to ensure maximum
revenue opportunities are realized for Kuwait Airways.
d. Liaise with Kuwait Airways Scheduling, Revenue Management and Pricing teams, to
ensure that appropriate content is being distributed and updated via organizations such
as ATPCO and OAG, to ensure that contracted GDS participation levels and business
requirements are achieved.
e. Maintain contracts and supporting documentation for all third party distribution vendors
and vendors of related support services, including a log of contracts, with
commencement and expiry dates. Ensure that any applicable updates or notifications are
a. Bachelor's degree in Administration of Science, Marketing or equivalent.
b. 10 years' varied experience in commercial airline or travel agency systems.
Very good knowledge of both spoken and written English.