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

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

    AACO 51st Annual General Meeting



  • 16 - 18 Oct 2018 , Toronto, Canada

    29th 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.

    29th International Air Cargo Forum & Exhibition 2018

  • 04 - 07 Jun 2018 , Munich, Germany

    Transport Logistic

    The trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management has been taking place in Munich since 1978. The event, which is accompanied by a conference program, presents solutions for every requirement. It combines innovative products, technologies, and systems with pooled expertise and a strong sales focus. Also part of Transport Logistic is the air cargo Europe exhibition and conference. 

    Sustained growth in e-commerce, progressive digitization of logistics processes, revolutionary impact of “Industry 4.0” on transportation and logistics: The challenges of the future are enormous. The demand for innovative products and technologies is greater than ever, with the aim to bring people, markets, and goods together in a way that is faster, more efficient, and more sustainable.

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

    Transport Logistic

  • 20 - 22 Nov 2017 , Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    50th AACO Annual General Meeting

    The 50th Annual General Meeting will be held in Sharjah from 20-22 November 2017, under the High Patronage of Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. It is the major event of the Arab Air Carrier Organization bringing together the CEOs of all member airlines, numerous stakeholders, AACO partner airlines and industry partners, as well as international and local press, which are gathered together for two days of networking and brainstorming. The event consists of working sessions, discussions and possible forecasts regarding the Middle East market developments. 

    Alexander Manakos, Partner responsible for Lufthansa Consulting’s business activities in the Middle East, will attend the conference.

  • 12 - 16 Nov 2017 , Dubai, UAE

    Dubai Airshow

    The Dubai Air Show is one of the largest aviation events in the world, connecting aerospace professionals from all areas of the industry. The exhibition will showcase the latest and most innovative trends in military and commercial aviation. Around 1100 exhibitors from 63 countries and over 66 000 trade visitors are expected to attend in order to facilitate and enhance successful global trade. In addition to the Gulf Aviation Training Event and the Futures Day, this year’s show will also include a lot of new features and workshops. For instance a UAV Summit and a newly created cargo zone will be organized for the first time. Moreover airport solution themed exhibitions and conferences will be introduced as well as a space pavilion designed to address future projects and developments.

    Meet Alexander Manakos, Partner and Market Leader for the Middle East, at the Air Show.  


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.