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48th AFRAA AGM: Sustainable strategies for the viability of African airlines

Lufthansa Consulting is attending the 48th African Airlines Association’s Annual General Assembly (AFRAA AGA) from 20 – 22 November 2016 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Bruno Boucher, Associate Partner and Head of Africa West, Central and North, will be delighted to take on the role as moderator in the panel discussion “Enhancing safety and operational efficiency to develop and sustain a competitive edge” on 22 November 2016.

AFRAA is a trade association of 32 airlines spread across the entire continent. It hails from the nations of the African Union and also includes all the major intercontinental African operators. This year’s main topic is “Managing the Survival and Market Recovery of African Airlines”, therefore the main focus lies on brainstorming and winning solutions for Africa and global aviation. During the event participants get the chance to listen to a large variety of speeches by all different kind of aviation experts, to take part in working sessions as well as in panel discussions.

Award

Best of Consulting

Lufthansa Consulting has been awarded the coveted consultancy prize "Best of Consulting 2018" by the German weekly business news magazine WirtschaftsWoche. The aviation consultants took part in this competition for the first time and achieved their goal straight away with first place in the category “Competitive Strategy”. The award went to a project which was successfully completed with Czech Airlines (CSA), the national airline of the Czech Republic. Lufthansa Consulting and CSA jointly developed an ancillary revenue strategy and a branded fares concept. The implementation of the overall project resulted in a significant increase in ancillary revenues and thus in a positive operating profit for Czech Airlines.