Events

Upcoming Events

2021 ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference

???: 24 Aug 21 | ??: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic | ????: Jonathan Berger


Jonathan Berger, Managing Director at Alton Aviation Consultancy, has been invited to moderate an expert panel discussion at the annual ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference which is being held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from August 22-24. The ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference is the premier annual maintenance and technical purchasing conference in Latin America. Entitled ?Manufacturers and Airlines, there relationship during the pandemic and the recovery?, the session will cover how this ?black swan? event was different from previous industry downturns and how the OEMs and their customer airlines collaborated to minimize the negative impact resulting from COVID-19. With over 30 years? industry experience, Jonathan Berger leads Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Global Aerospace & MRO advisory practice, specializing in strategic planning, market analysis, operational improvement, and M&A due diligence. Alton Aviation Consultancy is a leading independent, global advisory firm offering full coverage of the aviation industry?s value chain and delivering the data-driven guidance and insight required to inform clients? business strategies, capital allocation, resources prioritization and risk management. Alton?s clients include airlines, manufacturers, MRO and aftermarket service providers, lessors, and...

2021 ISTAT Latin America

???: 25 Aug 21 | ??: Mexico City, Mexico | ????: Leah Ryan


Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director Leah Ryan will be delivering the morning keynote presentation at the upcoming ISTAT Latin America Conference, held at the Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City, on August 25-26, 2021. Leah brings two decades of global risk management and aviation finance experience to Alton with specialities in the aircraft leasing and lending sectors across the full spectrum of origination, due diligence, and analysis underwriting and syndication. Leah has worked on country-level opportunity assessment and large-scale restructuring and repossessions. She has a deep understanding of complex jurisdictions, credit and asset assessment, transaction structuring across leasing and lending products, portfolio and process management, and model development. Prior to joining Alton, Leah managed multi-billion-dollar asset portfolios for operating lessor GECAS and its lending business PK AirFinance, across developed and emerging markets. She has a proven track record in transaction underwriting and structuring, contract negotiation, relationship management, communication strategy, and execution and cross-functional team leadership. Leah earned her Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Management from Trinity College, Dublin. Alton Aviation Consultancy is a truly independent, global firm offering full coverage...

2021 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York

???: 20 Oct 21 | ??: New York | ????: John Mowry


Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director John Mowry has been invited to participate on a panel discussion at the 2021 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers conference, to be held at Metropolitan Club, on October 20-21, 2021. Mr. Mowry's panel is entitled "Financing & investing in aircraft & engines in a cyclical industry" and will be moderated by Phil Seymour, President IBA Group. Additional panelists include Ted O'Byrne, Managing Director & Co-Head of Aviation with Carlyle Aviation Partners, Marc Iarchy, Director with World Star Aviation, and Vahan Callan, Senior Managing Director with DelMorgan & Co. John Mowry brings nearly 20 years of aviation industry experience to his global client base, including more than a decade of experience providing advisory and consulting services. Based in our New York office, John brings deep domain expertise and objective counsel across a wide range of aviation matters. John is a skilled subject matter expert to operators, lessors, and equity and debt investors on a wide array of aviation asset classes, including aircraft, engines, and inventories. He has advised investors on the selection, acquisition, and financing of billions...

2021 Airline Economics School of Aviation Finance, Investment & Leasing New York

???: 20 Oct 21 | ??: New York | ????: Ganesh Nair,   John Mowry


Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director John Mowry and Engagement Manager Ganesh Nair have been invited to the 2021 Airline Economics School of Aviation Finance, Investment & Leasing New York event, to be held at Metropolitan Club, on October 20-21, 2021. Mr. Mowry will deliver a presentation to attendees entitled "The impact of defaults on aircraft leasing economics" while Mr. Nair's presentation is entitled "How investors can use maintenance cash flow modeling to manage and mitigate risk". John Mowry brings nearly 20 years of aviation industry experience to his global client base, including more than a decade of experience providing advisory and consulting services. Based in our New York office, John brings deep domain expertise and objective counsel across a wide range of aviation matters. John is a skilled subject matter expert to operators, lessors, and equity and debt investors on a wide array of aviation asset classes, including aircraft, engines, and inventories. He has advised investors on the selection, acquisition, and financing of billions of dollars in aircraft and aircraft operating leases, frequently working on large, confidential transactions. Accredited as...

Prior Events

INSOL Virtual Conference 2021

???: 07 Jun 21 | ??: Virtual | ????: Leah Ryan


COVID-19 has caused an enormous downturn in airline passenger demand and revenues leaving airlines struggling to cover high fixed costs, such as aircraft lease rents. Leah Ryan, Managing Director of Alton Aviation Consultancy, has been invited to participate on a panel that will explore the particular challenges faced by airlines and those who service them, including as lessors, airports, maintenance providers and manufacturers, as well as the role of governments and regulators. The panel will also consider the restructuring tools that have been deployed in this archetypal cross-border industry and expected future developments.

2021 MRO Americas

???: 27 Apr 21 | ??: Orlando | ????: Jonathan Berger


Alton Managing Director Jonathan Berger has been invited by Aviation Week to moderate two panel discussions at the 2021 MRO Americas Conference in Orlando, Florida on April 27-28, 2021. The first panel will discuss the impact of post-pandemic fleet demographic changes to the MRO supply chain. Distinguished panelists include Mr. Tommy Hughes, CEO - VAS Aero Services, Mr. Fred Sontag, VP - GA Telesis, and Mr. Giovani Spitale, VP - Boeing. A second panel will discuss the booming air cargo market and the impact to MRO supplier strategies and operations. Distinguished panelists include Mr. Fred Murphy, CEO - FEAM, Mr. Cam Murphy, President - FEAM, Mr. Daniel Wenniger, VP - Airbus, and Mr. Henning Jochmann, Senior Director - Lufthansa Technik.

2021 Airfinance Journal Japan

???: 22 Apr 21 | ??: Tokyo, Japan | ????: Bradley Dailey


Alton's Hong Kong-based Director Bradley Daily has been invited by Airfinance Journal to present at the Japan 2021 virtual conference regarding how the pandemic has reshaped the leasing business in Japan.

2020 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Hong Kong

???: 02 Nov 20 | ??: Hong Kong | ????: Jian Zhu,   John Mowry


Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director John Mowry and Manager Jian Zhu have been invited to the 2020 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers event being held at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong on November 2-4, 2020. Mr. Mowry will join the Ratings & Valuation Panel and Ms. Zhu will present on maintenance cash flow modeling for ABS and other transactions. John Mowry brings nearly 20 years of aviation industry experience to his global client base, including more than a decade of experience providing advisory and consulting services. Based in our New York office, John brings deep domain expertise and objective counsel across a wide range of aviation matters. John is a skilled subject matter expert to operators, lessors, and equity and debt investors on a wide array of aviation asset classes, including aircraft, engines, and inventories. He has advised investors on the selection, acquisition, and financing of billions of dollars in aircraft and aircraft operating leases, frequently working on large, confidential transactions. Accredited as a Certified Appraiser by ISTAT, he has valued the comprehensive aviation assets owned and leased by the...

2020 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York

???: 14 Oct 20 | ??: New York | ????: John Mowry


Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director John Mowry has been invited to the 2020 Airline Economics Growth Frontiers event, held at Metropolitan Club, on October 14-15, 2020. Mr. Mowry will join two panel discussions. The first panel titled "Financing & Investing in aircraft & engines in a cyclical industry" while the second is titled "Aviation ABS and the future of aviation securitizations". John Mowry brings nearly 20 years of aviation industry experience to his global client base, including more than a decade of experience providing advisory and consulting services. Based in our New York office, John brings deep domain expertise and objective counsel across a wide range of aviation matters. John is a skilled subject matter expert to operators, lessors, and equity and debt investors on a wide array of aviation asset classes, including aircraft, engines, and inventories. He has advised investors on the selection, acquisition, and financing of billions of dollars in aircraft and aircraft operating leases, frequently working on large, confidential transactions. Accredited as a Certified Appraiser by ISTAT, he has valued the comprehensive aviation assets owned and leased...

2020 Airfinance Journal North America

???: 28 Jul 20 | ??: New York | ????: John Mowry


Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director John Mowry will contribute as a panelist at the 39th Annual Airfinance Journal North America event, the first to be held virtually, on July 28-30, 2020. Mr. Mowry will join a panel exploring the market impacts on ABS vehicles and implications for constituents. Moderated by Drew Fine, a Partner at Milbank LLP, other panelists will include Carla Schriver, Vice President at Goldman Sachs, and Betsy Snyder, a Director of Corporate Ratings at S&P Global Ratings. John Mowry brings nearly 20 years of aviation industry experience to his global client base, including more than a decade of experience providing advisory and consulting services. Based in our New York office, John brings deep domain expertise and objective counsel across a wide range of aviation matters. John is a skilled subject matter expert to operators, lessors, and equity and debt investors on a wide array of aviation asset classes, including aircraft, engines, and inventories. He has advised investors on the selection, acquisition, and financing of billions of dollars in aircraft and aircraft operating leases, frequently working on large,...

2020年 新加坡航展

???: 12 Feb 20 | ??: Singapore | ????: Jonathan Berger


Global fleet and MRO growth forecasts continue to exceed expectations, creating a healthy market opportunity for maintenance providers, OEMs, information technology suppliers. Today?s e-enabled aircraft produce terabytes of valuable operational data which, if efficiently and effectively leveraged, have the potential to dramatically improve operational performance and the customer experience. The potential gains of using big data analytics, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and robotics to support predictive maintenance are huge. But their application will present challenges and implementing them in a cost-effective manner will take time. In partnership with Alton Aviation Consultancy, the MRO Business Forum at the Singapore Airshow will gather industry experts to discuss Next Generation MRO in a Digital World. Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director Jonathan Berger will provide an overview of the global demand for MRO services including key drivers of growth, and moderate a panel on technology trends.

2020年 拉丁美洲MRO大会

???: 22 Jan 20 | ??: Cartagena, Colombia | ????: Jonathan Berger


MRO Latin America is the premier event in the region for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry, providing a world-class venue for all those involved in the MRO sector to exchange ideas and best practices, share experiences, debate issues and challenges and gather knowledge. This year's event is being held in Cartagena, Colombia from January 22-23, 2020. Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director Jonathan Berger has been invited to present a session titled Market Forecast & Key Trends. Jonathan will present the current status and upcoming trends for the Latin American MRO market and aviation industries, including challenges and opportunities for the future in Latin America and global markets.

2019 African Airlines Association Annual General Meeting

???: 10 Nov 19 | ??: Mauritius | ????: Sascha Feuerherd


Sascha Feuerherd, an Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director, will be one of the expert panelists speaking at AFRAA AGA in Mauritius. This annual African air transport summit and conference gathers top leaders of the air transport industry from across the globe. Holding the AGA in Mauritius will focus the global industry?s attention on the opportunities in trade and tourism in the region and the rapidly growing African economies in general as links are being strengthened within the continent and to new as well as traditional markets. Deliberations over the course of the AGA will focus on the main theme: ?Success in an integrated and interconnected Africa?. Industry leaders will discuss growth potential through positive synergies in servicing our increasingly complex and demanding market. We expect the discussions at the AGA to be enriching to both the audiences and to the discussants thereby resulting in new ideas and new directions on how to make the Single Air Transport Market (SAATM) a win-win experience for all. With so many representatives from the Association?s member airlines, industry partners, international and regional associations, leading...

2019 Arab Air Carrier Organization Annual General Meeting

???: 04 Nov 19 | ??: Kuwait | ????: Sascha Feuerherd


Alton Aviation Consultancy Senior Advisor Samer Majali and Managing Director Sascha Feuerherd will both be attending the AACO AGM in Kuwait. AACO's 52nd Annual General Meeting will be held in Kuwait on 4-6 November 2019, under the Patronage of H.E. Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, Minister of Finance, and by kind invitation of Mr. Yousef A. ALJassem Al-Saqer/ Chairman of Kuwait Airways and Chairman of the 52nd AGM. The AGM is the major event on AACO calendar which brings together the CEOs of 33 member airlines in addition to a large number of stakeholders, AACO partner airlines and industry partners, as well as international and local press which are gathered together for two days of networking, brainstorming on industry issues and high-level discussions. Sascha brings over 25 years of international experience in consulting and project management focusing on the aviation sector. He has successfully consulted airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities as well as aircraft manufacturers over nearly two decades. Sascha leads Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Airline practice. Samer brings 40 years of aviation experience in executive management and consulting focusing on airline management...