From the world’s largest carriers to new start-ups, Ascend provides specialist advisory services to successfully compete in today’s global market.
Find out how we can help, step by step.
Market Research and Analysis
Aircraft Selection and Acquisition
Launch and Operations
Benchmarking and Monitoring
What's the market outlook for passenger and cargo traffic?
How can I compile and validate a robust and sound business plan?
Which aircraft should I operate and where do I find new or used aircraft to buy or lease which meet operational and economic needs?
How can I implement a successful launch strategy and evolve the business?
What market conditions have changed?
Do I need to revise my fleet, network or operations strategy?
Bespoke Market Research and Sector Analysis
Regulatory Advisory Services
Commissioned Business Plans
Fleet and Network Advisory Services
Aircraft Type Certificates and Air Operator Certificates
Organisational Structure and Staff Recruitment Advisory Services
Monitoring and Revised
Business Health Checks
Industry Trend Analysis
Stage 1. How we can help:
We can help you analyse the current and future market and understand potential demand with our independent traffic and fleet forecasts. We also advise on domestic and international regulatory frameworks.
Stage 2. How we can help:
Our analysis and plans focus on the key principles, best practice and the opportunities available to manage and grow a new business.
Stage 3. How we can help:
Ascend has a proven track record in helping airlines choose the right aircraft types for the best margins, tailored to suit your network and operating profile and geographical requirements. We advise on the optimal fleet mix by aircraft size, age, region and highlight opportunities and niches in the market.
Stage 4. How we can help:
Ascend advises new start-ups on the commercial financial, technical, legal, political and insurance aspects of airline operations, as well as problem leases and tax regulations. We also help you manage issues surrounding regulatory approvals.
Stage 5. How we can help:
Our team of experts will keep you informed of all the latest market changes and the competitive environment.
Global Fleet Forecaster to understand global fleet composition and distribution over the next 10 years.
Ascend Online Fleets to analyse competitors' fleet deliveries and plans.
Values Enquiry Service to understand current and future portfolio valuations.
Ascend Online Fleets to identify potential acquisitions.
Values Enquiry Service to model lease rentals or purchase prices based on current market values.
Ascend Online Fleets to monitor competitors' future fleet and route plans, and assess new start-ups.
Market Commentaries for Ascend's opinion on market performance and outlook.
Portfolio Service to monitor market lease rate and value fluctuations.
Ascend Online Fleets to profile competitors' fleet, utilisation and financial performance.
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We have over 45 years experience in commercial aviation and deliver a first-class range of solutions to help maximise ROI on the aircraft and services you provide.
Call us today to arrange a "no-obligation" discussion with our trusted and independent team of experts.
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