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13 May 19

Alton Managing Director Adam Cowburn Meets with the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste

Alton Aviation Consultancy managing director and co-founder Adam Cowburn met on 13 May 2019 with the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, His Excellency Taur Matan Ruak, to discuss opportunities and challenges in the aviation sector. Mr. Cowburn was joined in the meeting at Palácio do Governo by distinguished Timorese aviation experts Pedro Carrascalão and João Tavares. The group discussed the importance of robust and sustainable air links to the economic security, tourism growth, and continued development of Timor-Leste. Also discussed was the role that a potential “aviation task force” might play in coordinating the use of Timor-Leste’s aviation assets and in optimizing the development of the aviation sector for the benefit of the country. Mr. Cowburn affirmed...

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15 Jan 19

Alton Aviation Consultancy Recaps Successful 2018, and Announces Expansion Plans for 2019

NEW YORK (January 16, 2019) -- Following a year of dramatic organic growth in its core advisory business, Alton Aviation Consultancy is pleased to recap key 2018 activities and announce further expansion into 2019. Alton advises aviation and aerospace companies across the entire value chain on strategy and business plan development, financial transaction support, and operational performance improvement. Clients include airlines; lessors and aircraft financiers; aerospace manufacturers; maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and aftermarket service providers; and the financial and investment community. In 2018, Alton’s market acceptance was exemplified by the privately-held firm growing substantially in size over the prior year, supported by the opening of new offices in Tokyo, Japan and Dublin, Ireland. Over the...

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27 Nov 18

Alton Aviation Consultancy Joins the Pledge 1% Movement, Makes Commitment to Integrated Philanthropy

NEW YORK (November 27, 2018) -- Alton contributes 1% of its revenue to the humanitarian relief organization Airlink, and 1% of its employee time to improve the communities in which it works. Alton Aviation Consultancy announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Pledge 1% empowers companies to donate 1% of product, 1% of equity, 1% of profit, or 1% of employee time to improve communities around the world. Alton Aviation Consultancy has joined an impressive network of companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. Alton has elected to contribute 1% of its...

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13 Nov 18

Alton Aviation Consultancy Announces Brian Rynott as a Managing Director

NEW YORK (November 13, 2018) — Alton Aviation Consultancy is pleased to announce that Brian Rynott has joined the company as a Managing Director. Based in New York, he will contribute across all of the firm’s advisory practices, with an emphasis on aircraft financing and leasing, airline advisory and restructuring, and strategy and management consulting engagements. Brian is an accomplished aviation industry executive and leader, bringing Alton Aviation Consultancy and its clients nearly 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Alton, Brian held the position of Chief Investment Officer with Intrepid Aviation, a commercial aircraft lessor, where his primary responsibilities included implementing, managing and directing the company’s risk and portfolio management groups. Earlier in his career,...

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01 Oct 18

Airline Economics names John Mowry as one of the ’40 Under 40’

NEW YORK (October 1, 2018) — John Mowry, a founder of Alton Aviation Consultancy and one of its Managing Directors, has been named as one of the ’40 Under 40’ by Airline Economics. For the third year running, the publication has listed the leading 40 individuals, aged under 40, in the commercial aviation industry. The shortlist this year was triple the size of previous years, making John’s achievement all the more impressive. Since 2017, John has worked closely with his colleagues to build a new aviation consulting platform that now has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Beijing, Dublin, and Tokyo. With 17 years of aviation industry experience behind him, he brings his clients deep domain...

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26 Sep 18

Alton Aviation Consultancy strengthens Asia presence with opening of Tokyo office

TOKYO (September 26, 2018) — Alton Aviation Consultancy, a boutique aviation consulting firm, has further extended its global reach with the opening of a new office in the Shinagawa district of Tokyo. With its existing offices in New York, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Dublin, Alton now has a local presence in the world’s leading aviation and aerospace centres. The Tokyo office will be led by the firm’s newly-appointed Director, Yuichi Takayama, who has significant experience providing advisory services to clients in the Japanese aviation sector. Mr. Takayama has successfully managed a wide range of aerospace projects with both commercial and public sector clients. Yuichi earned an Aerospace MBA at Toulouse Business School in France and spent...

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10 Sep 18

Alton Aviation Consultancy expands to Europe with Dublin office and appoints new Managing Director

DUBLIN (September 10, 2018) — Alton Aviation Consultancy, a specialized aviation consulting firm with offices in New York, Hong Kong and Beijing, has further broadened its global reach with the opening of its new office in Dublin. Concurrent with its opening, the company has appointed Enda Clarke as Managing Director with leadership responsibilities for the Dublin operation. Prior to joining Alton Aviation Consultancy, Mr Clarke held the position of Chief Executive – Technical at Santos Dumont, with responsibility for co-leading its aviation consultancy, technical and asset management services business. Mr Clarke brings over a dozen years of proven aviation advisory experience–most of them, working with senior executives in airlines, leasing companies, and aircraft investment firms. At...

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15 May 18

Aviation and Aerospace Consulting Veterans Celebrate Successful Launch of Alton Aviation Consultancy

NEW YORK (May 15, 2018) — Alton Aviation Consultancy is celebrating its successful first year as an independent boutique advisory firm focused on the aviation and aerospace industries. Experienced consulting executives Adam Cowburn and John Mowry set out to serve the aviation community with an agile, client-centric approach that aligns with rapidly changing global market dynamics. They have been joined by seasoned aviation consultants Laetitia Achille and Jonathan Berger, both Managing Directors, in addition to Directors Ma Min and Adam Guthorn, and a global team of managers and associates. “Alton is dedicated to delivering the objective, data-driven guidance and insight that our clients require to inform business decisions regarding capital allocation, resource prioritization, and risk management”...

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UPCOMING EVENTS
  • 18 Oct 19   2019 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York

    Alton’s Managing Director John Mowry has been invited to the 2019 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers event, held at The Intercontinental New York Barclay, on October 17-8, 2019. Mr. Mowry will join a panel discussing the state of the aviation ABS market and the future outlook. John Mowry brings 17 years of aviation industry experience to […]

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