Regional Market Middle East

About Lufthansa Consulting Middle East

The aviation sector has developed tremendously in the Middle East and is a key region for our company. We have provided management consultancy services to significant players in the area and contributed to their success. We see the Middle East aviation industry as an important driver of economic growth. The challenges facing airlines, airports and authorities in the different countries are as diverse as the different nations in the region.

Due to its favorable geographic position the Middle East offers exciting opportunities for your future business ventures and developments. I would be happy hear from you and discuss your plans.

Latest activities

  • 04 - 06 Nov 2019 , Kuwait

    AACO 52nd AGM

    The AGM is the major event on AACO calendar which brings together the CEOs of 33 member airlines in addition to a large number of stakeholders, AACO partner airlines and industry partners, as well as international and local press which are gathered together for two days of networking, brainstorming on industry issues and high-level discussions. 

    Lufthansa Consulting is a member of the AACO and Mr Alexander Manakos, Partner and Head of the Middle East Region at Lufthansa Consulting will attend the AGM.

    AACO AGM website

  • 21 - 24 Sep 2019 , Adelaide, Australia

    World Routes 2019

    World Routes is the global meeting place for every airline, airport and aviation stakeholder. The event presents an unrivalled platform for route development professionals to discuss, develop and plan network strategy on a global scale. Providing unique cost and time-saving benefits, World Routes is an important event in the aviation calendar and attracts the most senior decision makers from the world’s leading aviation organisations.

    Over three concentrated business days, 3,000 delegates will take part in over 13,000 face-to-face meetings to discuss new and existing air services. Industry experts provide valuable insights into key air service development issues currently affecting the route development community. World Routes brings together top-level speakers from across the sphere of aviation, including airlines, airports, destinations, aircraft manufacturers and more, to discuss the most pressing issues facing aviation now and beyond.

    Visit the Lufthansa Consulting booth number 11 in the exhibition area. Our delegates look forward to discussing your most pressing issues and your plans for the future.

    World Routes website
     

  • 29 Apr - 01 May 2019 , Dubai, UAE

    Airport Show

    Showcasing over 350 leading global aviation companies and gathering together over 7,500 of the industry’s most innovative and influential experts, Airport Show is the largest annual airport exhibition in the world. Attending Airport Show is a unique opportunity to discover the latest emerging aviation trends and advanced technologies that are creating the next generation of modern airports.

    Network with industry leaders and high-level policymakers, discover cutting-edge solutions that are shaping every sector of aviation and experience keynote addresses from the foremost authorities on the most pertinent issues affecting the industry today.

    Meet Alexander Manakos, Partner and Head of Middle East at Lufthansa Consulting to discuss your airport business development plans.

    Airport Show website
     

  • 29 Apr - 01 May 2019 , Dubai, UAE

    Global Airport Leaders Forum

    Global Airport Leaders' Forum brings together global airport leaders to discuss key strategic issues and challenges facing airports as new technologies come online and tougher regulations create downward pressure on traditional revenue streams. The forum will explore how airports can adapt their business models, implement smart innovations and embrace collaborative partnerships with airlines to adapt and flourish in the digital age.

    The Global Airport Leaders Forum is the annual B2B exhibition and it is an ideal platform for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia’s aviation authorities to get first-hand knowledge about emerging aviation trends, network with global industry leaders and source the latest technologies. 

    Meet Alexander Manakos, Head of Middle East at Lufthansa Consulting, at the event.

    Global Airport Leaders' Forum website

  • Lufthansa Consulting launches new image film

    Lufthansa Consulting launches a brand new corporate video as a further basis for dialogue with clients in digital media.

    The film, which is available on the Lufthansa Consulting YouTube channel, shows the exciting developments in the aviation business and some of the major challenges like increasing competition, digitalization, capacity constraints or efficiency demands. With powerful images from aviation and consultants at work, it demonstrates that our clients can rely on us as an experienced and innovative partner in this environment. 

    Lufthansa Consulting is an award-winning consultancy working on projects throughout the world. One of the key messages in the film is that our consultants speak the clients' language, listen to their specific needs and work closely with them to implement the solutions devised in projects.

    As the only airline-affiliated management consulting firm with a great passion for the aviation business we would love to be challenged by you!

    Enjoy our new video and feel free to contact us at any time!
     

Projects

Functional and performance improvement

Cargo airline in Egypt

The airline’s economic success and competitiveness were significantly improved through performance excellence plans. The optimized use of client resources was ensured by improving the organizational structure and prioritizing tasks.

Air Cargo Facility Development

Airport in Egypt

Design of a fully mechanized cargo terminal with a capacity of 320,000 tons/year. In the frame of a cargo area extension of an Egyptian airport a fully integrated cargo city including cargo terminals, forwarder buildings, facilities for the handling of special cargo and related infrastructure were developed. A security concept observing all latest international rules and regulations helped our client to implement a state-of-the-art cargo handling concept.

Maintenance Cost Reduction

Airline in the Middle East

Significant savings in airline maintenance costs achieved through identification of shortcomings in maintenance processes and identification of key cost drivers. The project management provided on-site support to develop cost saving initiatives and successfully implement the cost reduction measures.


Clients

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.