Airlines & Aviation
The airline and aviation industry is one of the most regulated and scrutinized in the world. FTI Consulting helps airlines and aviation-related companies around the world navigate the changing environment in which they operate. Our airline and aviation experts leverage our extensive experience to serve as a valued partner. We understand today’s challenges and the expectations of tomorrow. Using our deep sector knowledge and actionable expertise, we help clients make sound decisions about the strategic, operational and financial aspects of their business.
How We Help
Turnaround & Restructuring
For clients in crisis, our restructuring experts improve cash flow and cash flow management, secures additional financing, negotiates loan covenant waivers and guides complex debt restructurings. Our team provides value through restructuring process management, liquidity management, balance sheet restructuring, lender and creditor recoveries, and reorganization plans.
We leverage our aviation experience to provide support across your entire transaction life cycle. Our deep sector expertise enables our team to quickly understand and respond to the issues you are facing. Whether representing buyers, sellers or lenders, our transaction experts deliver comprehensive due diligence advice and hands-on support.
Our global aviation and business transformation experts help management reshape strategy, optimize operations and stabilize the balance sheet through business plan reviews and diligence, fleet optimization, sourcing, procurement and supplier management, labor optimization and negotiations, and network optimization, as well as maintenance and ground operations improvement.
Valuation & Dispute Advisory
Our airlines and aviation professionals are prepared to solve industry challenges and maximize value with recovery and valuation services, hedging and derivative analysis, and solvency opinions. We assess the economic impact of government regulations and provide anti-trust analysis and testimony, price-fixing and damages/claims testimony, and cyber-security advisory services.
Communications & Regulatory
Our airlines and aviation strategic communications advisory services include managing media relations, investor relations, labor and union relations, and internal communications; multi-stakeholder communications planning (e.g., customers, vendors, lessors, business partners); digital communications (e.g., microsite, video, infographics); and public and government affairs.