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
Over the next 10 years, the worldwide commercial aircraft fleet will grow 3.3% annually from 29,000 to 42,000, notwithstanding the ongoing geopolitical and supply chain challenges impacting Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) production rates, according to Alton Aviation Consultancy. The global aviation advisory firm’s independent 2023-2033 Commercial Aircraft and Engine Fleet Forecast offers detailed insight into… Continue reading 2023-2033 Commercial Aircraft and Engine Fleet Forecast
Two decades have passed since the introduction of inflight WiFi onboard. Since then, there has been significant developments in cabin connectivity technology, not only to meet the growing demand from passengers to stay connected but also from airlines and operators alike. This paper focuses on the current trends in cabin connectivity and its implications for… Continue reading The Connected Cabin
With over $8 billion raised by major AAM Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and 12,000 orders placed by customers spanning the globe, the AAM industry continues to advance and shape the future of aviation. Despite nil industry revenue recognized to date, significant progress towards commercialization has been made: OEMs have designed vehicles for… Continue reading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Entry-Into-Services: Key Milestones Ahead
Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director Jonathan Berger was invited to provide the opening keynote presentation at Aviation Week’s annual MRO Latin America conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he shared his insights on the major aviation and MRO industry trends and their impact to the Latin American regional competitive dynamics.
Advanced air mobility, also known as AAM, is a new concept of air transportation. While there are three major types of aircraft – Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) vehicles, Electric Short Takeoff and Landing (eSTOL) vehicles and Electric Conventional Takeoff and Landing (eCTOL) vehicles – the eVTOL space has been truly exploding, with significant… Continue reading eVTOL orders: 2022 wrapped
Alton Managing Director John Mowry delivered a macroeconomic assessment and outlook at Aviation Week Network’s Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance Americas conference in Dallas on February 7, 2023. John shared his insights on the economic direction of the Americas, considering key factors driving the engines market including GDP, air traffic, demand, currency, oil prices… Continue reading Macroeconomic Assessment and Outlook, Q1 2023
The low-cost carrier (LCC) business model has been evolving, including prior to the pandemic. Driven to facilitate connectivity and capture a slice of alternative higher-yielding segments, many LCCs have pivoted operations at their hub airports to enable this new direction. Ground Handling Agents (GHAs) have had to adapt to such evolving business model requirements from… Continue reading Sustainable Efficiency: The Future of Ground Operations at LCC Hubs
At a recent ISTAT Learning Lab session, Alton Aviation Consultancy managing director John Mowry, alongside Evan Wallach, President & CEO of Global AirFinance Services presented an overview of then-current state of the aircraft and engine asset backed securitization (ABS) market. The session reviewed the impact from the pandemic, Russian seizure of aircraft and higher interest… Continue reading State of Aircraft and Engine ABS Market
At the 2022 Airline Economics New York conference, Alton’s Managing Director John Mowry kicked off the multi-day event with an initial review of the commercial aviation finance industry. Aircraft trading, equity markets, and debt financing dynamics were explored.