Lufthansa Consulting 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 with the speech “Long-haul LCCs: what has changed from Laker Airways times?”.
By implementing an integrated commercial approach, airlines can increase their ancillary revenues tremendously. Especially when competing with low-cost carriers on short- to medium-haul routes, a well-balanced ancillary revenue concept has to be in place which includes all core marketing elements. Lufthansa Consulting’s Senior Consultant Karel Sucha and his client Czech Airlines jointly attended the Ancillary Merchandising Conference 2018 and presented a case study about the carrier’s revenue growth since the implementation of Lufthansa Consulting’s strategy.
As the world is changing, the business models of airlines are also evolving. Adapting to changes helps airlines to survive and innovation is the key. However, innovation is not a lucky accident. Systematically implementing the key elements for an effective corporate „Innovation Capability” ensures a dynamic innovation activity progress and output. Maciej Mazurowicz, Managing Consultant at Lufthansa Consulting presented the solution approaches at the EMBRAER Airline Business Seminar held in Barcelona, Spain on May 17th 2017.
A selection of high-caliber speakers from a range of industries in the transport and logistics sector address an exclusive executve cirlce. They discuss innovative solutions and best practices employed in successful change projects in the aviation industry.
Public-private partnership (PPP) present an optimal investment platform for mega-cities with multiple-airports with a need to establish a balance between public service goals and private capital objectives by considering private ownership / capital participation / management versus central coordination. Stanislav Solomko presented this topic at Airport Development Russia and CIS.
With tourism as a cornerstone of the Egyptian economy, accounting for approx. 11% of the country’s GDP, the direct and indirect contribution of the Civil Aviation Sector in the country is already quite obvious. However, tourism growth has been significantly reduced since the Arab spring in 2011. Lufthansa Consulting has considered approaches that could stimulate aviation related growth beyond the tourism segment to strengthen the civil aviation sector, its role for the national economy and for the overall growth of the Egyptian economy.
Using Cologne/Bonn airport and Greek airports as case studies Panagiotis Poligenis examined how the civil use of military airports can support the infrastructure development of the regions if the location of the air force base is suitable for civil use. The Safety and security aspects of civil-military co-ordination in ATM seminar was held in Athens for the Flight Safety Foundation, a non-profit regional organization.
Planning is a key factor to airline success: foreseeing and preparing for future demand growth. Regional Jets have enough range to carry people within the most populated areas of Central Eurasia/Middle East. Building scenarios through a rigorous process of simulations is the best way for an airline to find its optimum fleet type fit. The presentation was held at the Embraer Airline Business Seminar in Istanbul.
Over the next few years a number of large international events will take place in Russia. These occasions will have a challenging impact on the country's airport industry. Lufthansa Consulting advises the airports concerned how to prepare for the high service standards required by airlines and visitors. This excerpt is from a speech by Peter Belinskiy, Senior Consultant, at the International Conference Air Transport Infrastructure Russia and CIS.
Asset management should deliver capacity to the airline in the most efficient manner and requires a continuous improvement process. Asset value retention strengthens the company's ability to grow and remain competitive. The presentation was held at Aviation and Asset Management in the Middle East.
The CIS region shows clear opportunities for economic growth which will also drive growth opportunities in air travel. Airlines can achieve relatively strong yields in a low risk environment with little competition. Foreign businesses currently face high barriers to enter the market. Experts held the presentation at the Aircraft Finance and Lease Russia and CIS conference.
A well designed cooperation between airlines and jet operators can create additional business for both parties. The cooperation can only succeed if the constraints are controlled through a joint approach. Cooperation agreements would enhance the importance of business aviation in Latin America and motivate governments and private investors towards faster solutions. Liége Emmerz, Associate Partner, held the speech at LABACE 2012 in Sao Paulo.
With a clear strategic focus, African airlines and airports can ensure that they become part of the future of African air traffic. Lufthansa Consulting explored the current aviation developments in Africa at the Transport Logistic conference.