Airports

Aviation and aerospace executives trust the Alton Aviation Consultancy team to deliver the objective, data-driven insight and guidance required to inform their business strategies, allocate capital, prioritize resources, and manage risk.

Airports

Aviation and aerospace executives trust the Alton Aviation Consultancy team to deliver the objective, data-driven insight and guidance required to inform their business strategies, allocate capital, prioritize resources, and manage risk.

Overview

Our experts primarily support public and private clients in planning and financing airport infrastructure. We also cover various aspects of the airport operation and each phase of the infrastructure development life cycle — strategy and master plan definition, corporate planning, operational and process optimization — with also a special focus on digitalization.

Policy & Regulation

Strategic advisory for policy planning and sector organization including institutional regulation, financing and the corporatization of airports.

Strategy & Business Plan

Corporate strategy definition and business planning: revenues, OpEx and CapEx

Transaction Advisory

PPP structuring and airport privatizations and acquisitions: development of buy-side, sell-side, and lender’s commercial and technical due diligence studies.

Market Potential Analysis

Clients benefit from our perspective on relevant industry trends and an in-depth assessment of the market characteristics and competitive situation at specific airports.

Traffic Forecasting

Our econometric traffic forecasting models and bottom-up scenario planning considers airline strategies, fleet plans, and other market factors.

Capacity and Demand Analysis

Alton translates the results of our infrastructure analysis and traffic forecasts into a consolidated model to identify potential bottlenecks and required capacity expansions in the future.

Investment Program Definition

Infrastructure forecasting, including identification and evaluation of development options, and projection of maintenance and expansion CapEx, forms a core part of Alton’s advisory service.

Air Services Development

Supporting best-in-class route development practice at airports, Alton supports the initiation of proactive marketing measures with pre-selected airline clients to ensure sustained air traffic growth.

Airport Services Development

Our business planning for ancillary aviation activities and services includes ground handling, cargo terminal operations, aviation fuel supply, and airport security.

Non-Aeronautical Revenues

Alton supports the development of individual business plans for key non-aeronautical activities including retail, car parking, lounges, and advertising.

Operational Due Diligence

In support of achieving operational improvements, Alton provides analysis of productivity and operational efficiency, process optimization, asset management, and identification of cost reduction initiatives.

Evaluation of ICT investments

Alton’s experienced team helps clients review the existing airport technology landscape, conducting gap analysis with leading practices, and providing ICT procurement strategy and implementation roadmap.

What We Do

What We Do

Strategy & Transactions

Alton combines industry and functional expertise to successfully manage the development of integrated company reviews, business plans, and financial models for airports, supported by comprehensive benchmarks to help our clients to assess and improve their performance.

Core ServicesDescription

Policy & Regulation

Strategic advisory for policy planning and sector organization including institutional regulation, financing and the corporatization of airports.

Strategy & Business Plan

Corporate strategy definition and business planning: revenues, OpEx and CapEx

Transaction Advisory

PPP structuring and airport privatizations and acquisitions: development of buy-side, sell-side, and lender’s commercial and technical due diligence studies.

Traffic & Infrastructure Forecasting

We use sophisticated forecasting to enhance understanding of market dynamics and support airport infrastructure planning and development.

Core ServicesDescription

Market Potential Analysis

Clients benefit from our perspective on relevant industry trends and an in-depth assessment of the market characteristics and competitive situation at specific airports.

Traffic Forecasting

Our econometric traffic forecasting models and bottom-up scenario planning considers airline strategies, fleet plans, and other market factors.

Capacity and Demand Analysis

Alton translates the results of our infrastructure analysis and traffic forecasts into a consolidated model to identify potential bottlenecks and required capacity expansions in the future.

Investment Program Definition

Infrastructure forecasting, including identification and evaluation of development options, and projection of maintenance and expansion CapEx, forms a core part of Alton’s advisory service.

Commercial Planning & Development

We provide a deep dive into the commercial side of the airport business to understand potential space for improvements in aeronautical and non-aeronautical revenue.

Core ServicesDescription

Air Services Development

Supporting best-in-class route development practice at airports, Alton supports the initiation of proactive marketing measures with pre-selected airline clients to ensure sustained air traffic growth.

Airport Services Development

Our business planning for ancillary aviation activities and services includes ground handling, cargo terminal operations, aviation fuel supply, and airport security.

Non-Aeronautical Revenues

Alton supports the development of individual business plans for key non-aeronautical activities including retail, car parking, lounges, and advertising.

Operations & Technology

Alton has engaged with multiple clients on leading-edge issues for airport operators and technology companies.

Core ServicesDescription

Operational Due Diligence

In support of achieving operational improvements, Alton provides analysis of productivity and operational efficiency, process optimization, asset management, and identification of cost reduction initiatives.

Evaluation of ICT investments

Aton’s experienced team helps clients review the existing airport technology landscape, conducting gap analysis with leading practices, and providing ICT procurement strategy and implementation roadmap.

Case Studies

Case Studies

Alton’s value to clients is derived from hundreds of years of industry and consulting experience. The selected case studies demonstrate some of our team’s capability.

Case Studies

Our Team

Our principals bring decades of pragmatic, hands-on aviation and aerospace management experience to our client engagements. Our globally diverse team includes seasoned industry executives from across the value chain–experts in business strategy, corporate finance, operations, quantitative data analytics, and aerospace technology.

Aviation Industry Insights

Alton Aviation Consultancy’s senior leaders are globally recognized for their thought leadership.
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