Case Studies

Case Study

SalamAir

Engaged to launch Oman’s first low cost carrier from concept to first commercial flight in under 1 year.

  • AOC Certification
  • 3 x A320 aircraft
  • 8 destinations
  • $15m start up budget
  • 125 staff

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Air Malta

Achieving EC approved turnaround and rebranding of destination airline Air Malta.

  • Negotiating European Commission’s rules to enable state aid
  • Turnaround plan, rebranding, repositioning and culture change
  • 12 A319/A320 aircraft
  • 500 redundancies, from 1,400 to 900 staff
  • $250m revenue
  • From €70m pa deficit to €6.25m operating profit (50% from new revenue, 50% from savings)
  • Becoming one of Europe’s most punctual airlines
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Caribbean Airlines

Turnaround and launching a brand new airline saving a strategic asset for Trinidad & Tobago.

  • BWIA was losing $40m pa on a $270m turnover
  • Persuaded Government of Trinidad and Tobago to close BWIA & launch new airline Caribbean Airlines in 3 months
  • Winning the US FAA’s support
  • Code-share with British Airways
  • Integration of local airline Tobago Express
  • From 1,900 to 1,100 staff
  • Achieved financial break-even in 3 months
  • Profit of $4m in 7 months, with increasingly positive cash flow
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MRO Business Improvement

  • One of largest Low Cost Carriers in the EU
  • 100 + aircraft
  • 4 operational bases & 6 different MROs
  • Reviewed organisational structure, assessed fleet maintenance task application, developing tools to integrate and retain the most efficient check cycle.
  • Established common maintenance philosophy, procurement, engineering and maintenance task applications uniformly applied
  • Achieved €18m cost saving pa
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Fleet Optimisation & Renewal

  • Asian operator
  • Optimising fleet of 25 narrow body aircraft
  • Assessed aircraft taking into account age, maintenance, lease conditions for return and future costs
  • Reviewed future requirements for network, operating costs, maintenance capabilities and market rates
  • Provided optimised solution ensuring the best cost model and long term operational fit was delivered
OUR EXPERIENCE

Airlines & Aviation bodies

The AMG team have advised and held C-Level, Strategic and Operational Senior Management positions with the following Airlines and Aviation bodies:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air 2000
  • Air Atlantic
  • Air Europe
  • Air Liberté
  • Air Malta
  • Air Southwest
  • ANA
  • British Airways
  • bmi – British Midland
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Caribbean Airlines
  • CityJet
  • Cirrus Aviation
  • DHL
  • EASA
  • Eastern Airways
  • Easyjet
  • flyDubai
  • Gatwick Airport
  • GB Airways
  • Go-Fly
  • IAG
  • IATA
  • Iberia
  • ICAO
  • Jazeera
  • KLM
  • Malev
  • Meridiana
  • Monarch
  • Oneworld
  • OpenSkies
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Olympic Airways
  • SalamAir
  • TUI
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • UK CAA
  • UK MOD
  • Wizz Air

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