Airline Start-ups

We have a bespoke financial model for start-up airlines. Using this model, we have provided the business planning for the Middle East’s first low cost carrier Air Arabia, Spice Jet in India and also Air Lithuanica. We have also carried out due diligence on behalf of a number of private equity investors evaluating airline investment opportunities.

  • Business Planning
  • Fleet Evaluation
  • Operating Cost Analysis
  • Due Diligence on behalf of Investors
  • Network Performance Forecasts
  • Growth Plans
  • Financial Modelling

Related Case Studies

Air Arabia

Assignment: Full business plan and strategy for the start-up of the United Arab Emirates based Air Arabia.

Full business planning, financial modelling, initial management and system set-up for successful UAE-based Air Arabia, the first and only flag carrier to be designed as an LCC. Highly successful IPO.

Spice Jet

Assignment: Full business plan and strategy for the start-up of Spice Jet.

Full business planning, financial modelling, initial management, system set-up and advice in relation to a capital-raising exercise including participation in the investor Road Show.

IMDC/Royal Brunei Airlines

Assignment: RBI Turnaround Strategy.

Re-optimisation of the Royal Brunei route network, analysing route and network profitability, researching and recommending new market expansion opportunities and evaluating the impact of a fleet upgrade on network profitability.

DVB Bank

Assignment: Analysis of Wizz, a leading central European LCC which led to the acquisition of an equity stake.


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