New Generation Mobility: Financing Considerations for OEMs

Financing Considerations for OEMs Although progress in the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) space has attracted a wave of investment, the amount of funding raised has waned since its peak in 2021. Apart from EHang and AutoFlight’s recent certification under the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC), all other players across the world are continuing to… Continue reading New Generation Mobility: Financing Considerations for OEMs

A Glimpse of the Chinese Advanced Air Mobility Market

Overview of Chinese AAM Market Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) has emerged as a topic of considerable interest within the global aviation industry. While the Western hemisphere has demonstrated significant enthusiasm towards the AAM industry, there has been similar attention emerging in the East. This article focuses the spotlight on the dynamics of the Chinese AAM… Continue reading A Glimpse of the Chinese Advanced Air Mobility Market

New Generation Mobility: Operator Considerations – (Part 2)

Operator Fleet Procurement Considerations In our previous short post, we discussed the importance of product market fit and social acceptance as operators procure their eVTOL fleets. Certification and financing are two equally important considerations for operators. Product Market Fit – Vehicle selection based on an operator’s unique use case and mission requirements (discussed in the… Continue reading New Generation Mobility: Operator Considerations – (Part 2)

New Generation Mobility: Operator Considerations – (Part 1)

Operator Fleet Procurement Considerations With the expected launch of eVTOL services at the Paris Olympics in 2024 and the Osaka World Expo in 2025, aspiring eVTOL operators seeking to be early adopters need to develop their business plans and go-to-market strategies to support this vision. Vehicle selection is a key component of the equation, and… Continue reading New Generation Mobility: Operator Considerations – (Part 1)

2024 Singapore Airshow AAM Forum Key Takeaways

The 2024 Singapore Airshow brought together global aviation leaders to share their insights on current developments for aviation, the challenges to overcome, and their outlook on the industry.   Alton Aviation Consultancy, as knowledge partner of the Airshow, facilitated the highly anticipated Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) AeroForum. The AeroForum featured four panels with industry and… Continue reading 2024 Singapore Airshow AAM Forum Key Takeaways

Asia Pacific’s Flight Path: Seizing Opportunities in an Evolving Landscape

The Asia Pacific (APAC) region has long been a cornerstone of the global aviation sector, significantly contributing to aviation growth over the past few decades. While the region’s cautious approach to re-opening and economic slowdown following the pandemic have led to a slower recovery than other parts of the world, COVID-19 is now in the… Continue reading Asia Pacific’s Flight Path: Seizing Opportunities in an Evolving Landscape

Podcast: AAM Industry Insights with Alton Experts

AAM Industry Insights with Alton Experts Join our AAM experts, Joshua Ng and Alan Lim, as they share insights on the podcast hosted by ‘eVTOL Insights.’ In this episode, Joshua and Alan cover Alton’s expanding role in the AAM space, discuss the upcoming Singapore Airshow Mobility Forum, and provide an outlook for AAM in 2024.… Continue reading Podcast: AAM Industry Insights with Alton Experts

AAM Entry-Into-Service Considerations – Airport Shuttle Service

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AAM Entry-Into-Service Considerations – Airport Shuttle Service As advanced air mobility (AAM) nears initial commercialization in the middle of this decade, we take a look at the initial entry-into-service considerations at one of the promising early use cases for AAM – the airport shuttle service. We breakdown the stakeholder considerations into four main areas: Use… Continue reading AAM Entry-Into-Service Considerations – Airport Shuttle Service

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM): Implications for Transport Service Providers

New Value Propositions Operators have broad ambitions for eVTOLs and are particularly excited by the potential of these new-generation vehicles to revolutionize air transport by lowering costs and / or by opening up new revenue streams. With the increased focus on climate change, the ability of eVTOLs to have zero emissions is also an increasingly… Continue reading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM): Implications for Transport Service Providers

2023-2033 Global MRO Demand Forecast

Global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) spend will grow 2.2% annually over the next 10 years, from $112bn to $138bn, in response to faster than expected traffic recovery and fewer retirements, according to a new report from Alton Aviation Consultancy.   The global aviation advisory firm’s independent annual Global MRO Demand Forecast, provides in-depth insight… Continue reading 2023-2033 Global MRO Demand Forecast