Experience

Transaction Support and Business Planning

Review of business plan in relation to the proposed refinancing of a major continental European airport. Support to one of the bidders for BAA plc in relation to business planning, strategic options and regulatory implications. Continue reading


Traffic Forecasting

Public market transactions: Rome, Chicago Midway, Hochtief, Brazilian Airport Privatisation, St. Petersburg, Almaty, London Gatwick, Madrid/Barcelona, Auckland, Prague, Belfast City, BAA Group, Copenhagen, Mumbai, Budapest, Bratislava, Amsterdam, London City, Birmingham, Aqaba, Nantes, Rome, Leeds Bradford, Naples, Riviera Maya, Hobart, Milan … Continue reading


Route Development

Leading role in the design, implementation and management of Route Development Funds in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.  Instrumental in the delivery of: 50+ new routes from Scotland (including services to New York, Atlanta, Boston, Toronto and Dubai); nine new … Continue reading


Policy, Planning & Consultation

Principal consultants to the UK Department for Transport in the formulation of the 2003 Aviation White Paper setting policy for UK aviation for 30 years. Support for BAA on its consultation for a new runway at Stansted. Advising UK Department … Continue reading


Infrastructure Planning & Development

Advice for IATA on BAA’s ten-year Capital Investment Plans at London Heathrow – both in terms of cost efficiency and alignment with airline requirements. Advice on drafting of masterplans (including planning issues) for Bristol and Liverpool airports. Supporting role in … Continue reading


Commercial & Retail Enhancement

Providing detailed retail layout and category plans for Belfast City Airport to support a bidder valuation. As part of the vendor due diligence support for the Gatwick Airport sale, evaluated the retail contribution of each major passenger segment and the … Continue reading


Cargo Support

Experience coming soon


Airline Support

Strategy Forecast of volume and yield impact of proposed changes to the pricing structure and marketing approach for a European flag carrier. Major project supporting a G20 country in a review of the sustainability of its airline sector. This included … Continue reading


Regulation

Support for UK CAA in economic regulation of designated airports. Advising the UK Department for Transport in its negotiations with the European Commission on recently issued state aid guidelines for airports. Advising Manchester Airport on its response to the Office … Continue reading