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

  • 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

     

  • 16 - 18 Oct 2018 , Toronto, Canada

    Tiaca's International Air Cargo Forum & Exhibition 2018

    TIACA’s International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition is the premier air cargo industry event. Over 4,000 air cargo decision makers and more than 300 exhibitors from around the world gather at ACF to network and address current industry challenges and opportunities. The ACF is a way to network and showcase your business to thousands of leaders and buyers from across the entire air cargo supply chain. 

    Meet Alexander Manakos, Head of Market Middle East, at the conference.

    Tiaca's International Air Cargo Forum & Exhibition 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. 

  • 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

  • 11 - 12 Apr 2018 , Baghdad, Iraq

    Iraq Airports Aviation Forum

    The Iraq Airports Aviation Forum,(IAAF) a dedicated industry event is held under the patronage of H.E. Khadim Fenjan Al Hamami, the Minister of Transport, Republic of Iraq and organized in association with Iraq Civil Aviation Authority, Iraqi Airways and Baghdad international Airport, that will focus on the progress of all the segments of its airports and aviation industry needs.


    IAAF will feature over 50 leading companies and showcase their latest technology, products and services and will attract the Iraqi and international speakers, who will deliver presentations on developments, technological innovations, proven effective business practices and share their knowledge at the concurrently held conference which will gather over 150 delegates and 1500 trade visitor’s will attend the event.


    IAAF provides an unique opportunity to the Iraqi and global industry players to meet the senior decision makers from the Ministry of Transport, Iraqi Ariways, Iraq airports directors, procurement heads of the several key departments at the Ministry, Airports and Iraqi registered careers.

    Meet Catrin Drawer, Associate Partner and Head of Southern Africa and Indian Ocean, at the forum.

    Iraq Airports Aviation Forum website

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