John Carter

Managing Director
  • 30 years aviation experience.
  • Specialises in airport transactions and M&A, airport operations, asset management and route/network development.
  • 35 completed airport transactions globally as Principal / Advisor.

Role at AviaSolutions

Partner – leading AviaSolutions’ three core business disciplines:

  • Airport advisory
  • Airline and Lessor advisory
  • Network / Route Development

Previous Experience

BAA (now Heathrow Airport Holdings) – 15 years

Head of Business Development, responsible for a wide range of airport related M&A activity.

  • Leading bid teams to acquire Budapest and Oman airports and implementing the transition.
  • Managing the disposal of assets including World Duty Free, Lynton Properties, Indianapolis Airport, and various Australian airports (Melbourne, Perth, etc.)
  • Range of Operational Roles including:
    • Strategy and Regulation
    • Route Development
    • Retail
    • Security and Engineering
    • Market Research


  • MBA – University of Surrey (UK)
  • BSc (Hons) Economics and Business Finance – Brunel University (UK)