Regional Market CIS

About Lufthansa Consulting CIS

Lufthansa Consulting was one of the first international aviation consulting companies to work in the CIS region right from the start. Since 1992 until today we have been fully committed to supporting all aviation and transportation stakeholders such as airports, airlines, governments, financial institutions as well as investors.

You benefit from state-of-the-art solutions and a committed new team for CIS and South East Europe. We are eager to invest our expertise and energy to help your company and to develop these regions.

Communication is a key success factor for efficient projects which lead to exceptional results. We specifically employ Russian native speakers as part of our core staff and involve them in projects in the CIS region, wherever appropriate.

Please do not hesitate to contact Stanislav Solomko, Associate Partner (Russian native speaker), or Askhat Torshin, Permanent representative in Russia and CIS (Russian native speaker), to discuss your venture.

Latest activities

  • 27 - 29 Nov 2018 , Hamburg, Germany

    GAD World

    This year the GAD Forum is celebrating its 25th anniversary. 500+ airports, airlines, investors, financiers, governments and regulators are expected to attend this the world's leading airport development and finance event in Hamburg. The event covers sessions about  privatization, investment and transformation in avation industry. The agenda includes sessions and discussions led by experts on the most pertinent topics ranging from capacity constraints to smart technology for airports.

    Lufthansa Consulting is an Associate Sponsor and speaker at this prestigious event.

    GAD World website

  • 14 - 15 Nov 2018 , Moscow, Russia

    Wings Of The Future 2018

    The Wings of the Future is one of the largest international air transport forum for Russia & CIS market. It’s being held for the 15th time this year and will become a source of information, contacts and solutions for aviation business in Russia & CIS.

    Meet Stanislav Solomko, Head of Market Russia & CIS, at the event.

    Wings of the Future 2018 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. 

  • Trend long-haul low-cost airlines – also a success model in Russia?

    As in previous year, Lufthansa Consulting recently took part in the annual Aircraft Finance and Lease Russia & CIS 2018 conference in Moscow. Askhat Torshin, the company’s Permanent Representative in Russia, attended the largest event for aviation finance topics in the Russian and CIS market and contributed the speech “Long-haul LCCs: what has changed from Laker Airways times?”.

    Long-haul low-cost carriers are not a new occurrence, the trend has been growing over the last years, with newcomers and major airlines establishing their own subsidiaries in the Asian, European, American and Australian market. There is no long-haul LCC in the Russian market yet. Isn’t this the right time to introduce a Russian long-haul low-cost airline? What ideal characteristics should be taken into consideration for a successful strategy? The Lufthansa Consulting expert takes a deeper look into these questions by analyzing the development of long-haul LCCs based on the beginnings of Laker Airways, the pioneer of this business model.

    You can find the whole presentation in our download section.

    Aircraft Finance and Lease Russia & CIS is dedicated entirely to covering the issues of aviation finance, aircraft and engine lease and fleet modernization in the region. The agenda for 2018 concentrated on issues such as reshaping the international transport market, macroeconomic forecast in Russia and CIS, taxes in international aircraft leasing within the beneficial ownership concept, and many more related topics.

  • 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

Air Astana: climbing to a new growth level

Air Astana

An expansion plan grounded in reality and operations trimmed for efficiency: managing the growth is as important as realizing the potential for it.

Development of airport master plan

Airport in Kazakhstan

To meet the projected capacity of 14 – 18 million annual passengers, a master plan concept defined the strategic development of the airport for the next 20 years. A new terminal and the development of the airfield system were planned. Optimized utilization of the existing facilities of the airport created additional space for the new passenger terminal, air cargo area and aircraft parking stands.

Feasibility study and business planning

Start-up airline in Georgia

As a reliable basis to evaluate the feasibility of a new airline in Georgia, Lufthansa Consulting carried out a realistic assessment of the air traffic market potential and analyzed the financial viability of the intended start-up.


Clients