Regional Market Africa

About Lufthansa Consulting Africa

Traditionally the most active region for Lufthansa Consulting, Africa remains full of opportunities in the aviation business. Be it the creation of a new airline for passenger and/or cargo traffic, the turnaround of an existing airline, a privatization project, the improvement of an airport, the experts of Lufthansa Consulting can help you. We are recognized for our high quality services and exemplary respect of the highest ethical and professional standards of aviation consulting on the continent. We are active members of many international aviation associations and in particular very active with AFRAA (Aviation Suppliers and Stakeholders Convention - www.afraa.org ).

As responsible for Central, West and North Africa, I am available to meet you at your convenience to discuss any potential project.

Latest activities

  • 25 - 27 Nov 2018 , Kingdom of Morocco

    AFRAA 50th Annual General Assembly

    The AFRAA AGA is the largest air transport event in Africa which brings together airline CEOs, executives and decision makers to discuss aviation developments in Africa. This year the AFRAA will celebrate its 50th AGA which will be hosted by Royal Air Maroc.

    Meet Bruno Boucher, Associate Partner and Head of Market Africa, at the event.

    AFRAA 50th Annual General Assembly website

  • 05 - 07 Nov 2018 , Cairo, Egypt

    AACO 51st Annual General Meeting

    AACO is the association of 33 Arab airlines based in the Middle East and North Africa. The Arab region's air transport market is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. AACO members have been growing in double digits for the last seven consecutive years despite the downturns that affected the industry.

     AACO being the platform of cooperation between its members and various stake-holders in the aviation industry, established partnership programs: one is the Partner Airlines, where non-Arab Airlines can join AACO and benefit from its joint work, the second is the industry partners, where aviation stakeholders benefit from AACO events and activities to strengthen their relations with member and partner airlines.

    Meet Alexander Manakos, Head of Market Middle East, at the event in Cairo.

    AACO 51st Annual General Meeting website

     

  • 30 years competence as independent Lufthansa Group subsidiary

    This year Lufthansa Consulting is celebrating its founding as a limited company 30 years ago. All in all, the aviation consultancy has now been providing expertise and services to clients for more than 40 years starting in 1976 as a department of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

    Lufthansa Consulting operates worldwide, providing specialist expertise in all areas of commercial aviation and offering a range of custom-made services to airlines, airports, aviation authorities as well as to related industries and institutions. The German management consultancy currently employs 100 full-time and freelance staff, and in addition to the headquarters in Frankfurt has an office in Moscow and Rio de Janeiro. In-house consulting work for the Lufthansa Group companies has gained in importance over the past five years.

    What sets the company apart from its competitors is the way in which it supports its customers and helps them to implement solutions developed in projects with a passion for the aviation industry. This hallmark has paid off: more than 3.000 projects were successfully concluded over the past 30 years. Lufthansa Consulting has even more reason to celebrate. This year, the aviation consultancy was awarded as one of Germany’s leading consultancies from an esteemed German business magazine for the third time in a row. 

    The info graphic shows the highlights from 1988 until today. 

  • 16 - 18 Jul 2018 , Accra, Ghana

    Routes Africa 2018

    Routes Africa is the longest standing aviation forum bringing together leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss air services to, from and within Africa for over a decade. By uniting the region’s key decision makers, Routes Africa provides a platform for key decision makers to update their industry knowledge, discuss potential and existing air services, and network with industry influencers.

    Routes Africa brings together top-level speakers from across the sphere of aviation to discuss the most pressing issues facing the industry. Will the Single African Air Transport Market agreement enable large airlines to emerge and dominate the industry? How can the region's airlines tackle the challenges faced by aging infrastructure and rising oil prices? Delegates look forward to actionable insights to update their industry knowledge during the Routes Africa conference programme. 

    Meet our Lufthansa Consulting delegates Luisa Grasshoff and Karel Sucha at Routes Africa. Please contact Africa@LHConsulting.com to arrange a meeting.

    Routes Africa 2018 website

  • Hat trick: Lufthansa Consulting awarded as one of Germany's leading consultancies for third time in a row

    Lufthansa Consulting has made it into the “brand eins” list of the best consultants in Germany for the third time! The company is successfully represented in two categories and is placed under the best consultants in the industries Transportation, Traffic & Logistics and in Aviation & Aerospace, Defense. As in the previous year, the aviation experts were able to impress with their high level of perceived customer satisfaction by achieving a result of 2.5 out of 3 in the client survey.

    “brand eins” is a renowned German business magazine with a reach of over 92.000 copies. Their fifth annual ranking of consulting companies is distinguished and highly respected within all kind of industries and known as the largest in Germany. Only 293 consultancies out of 19.000 management consultancy firms in Germany have made it onto the list for 2018.

    For the evaluation, over 1.700 consultants were asked for their recommendations. In the second step, 1.500 clients rated the consulting companies based on their personal experiences.

    Lufthansa Consulting is honored to receive this prestigious accolade yet again and looks forward to continue its role as a top consultant.

    Read more on the “brand eins” German interactive website

Projects

Preparation and implementation of an airport concession

Airports in the Republic of the Congo

To ensure a professional management of the airports Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire and Ollombo Lufthansa Consulting provided comprehensive support to the Government of the Republic of the Congo to identify a strategic partner for the airport concession

Successful start-up support for national carrier

African national carrier

A solid business plan and hands-on implementation support got an airline from the drawing board to the runway in just 1½ years. Applying the expertise in every airline area, finance, commercial and operations, the airline was set up based on European standards. Long-term on-site support enabled the airline to achieve growth and serve both regional and international routes.

Development of airports financial model

West African airport company

Capital and operational expenditure assessment and criteria for a balanced approach to infrastructure upgrade and capacity increase for the development of a financial model of the airport company. Air traffic forecast to derive minimum investment essential to comply with aviation safety and security requirements as well as capacity enhancement to ensure efficiency and service quality.


Clients