ACC Aviation, the expanding global aviation services group, is adding a new pillar of expertise to its business from September with the creation of a Technical Services division. The new division sees ACC add a fourth practice area to its aviation consultancy offering.
The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic hit the aviation industry on the crest of a decade-long wave of growth. While the impact of the pandemic on aviation, aviation finance and investments cannot be understated, some of its consequences were in the making well before patient zero’s first cough in Wuhan, says Viktor Berta, ACC Aviation’s VP of Aviation Finance Advisory.
ACC Aviation reports positive growth in the second quarter of 2021, driven by US and UK Charter as well as steady growth in its consulting division.
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) was trending pre-pandemic before Covid-19 overshadowed it and airlines put on hold new fleet decisions or deferred deliveries. However, as the industry starts to return it is expected to come back strong.
ACC Aviation reports a more than 20% year on year growth in the first quarter of 2021, despite the harsh impact on aviation brought about by the global pandemic. This follows a 200% year on year growth in charter sales in 2020.
ACC’s Director of Consulting, Rob Watts, reflects on the rise of sustainable investing, the growing importance of ESG in aviation financing and the implications for airlines and investors.
For operators looking to make the most of sudden demand spikes this summer, ACMI leasing offers a flexible, short-notice solution for utilising or accessing additional fleet capacity.
ACC Aviation CEO, Phil Mathews, looks at the root cause of the current aviation industry crisis and the six key emerging trends in 2021.
ACC Aviation’s expert aviation consultancy team provides insight on the strategies that airlines can implement to address the current oversupply of capacity in their markets, look at ways to unlock capital and address problems related to managing cash flow.
ACC Aviation welcomes David Macdonald as Head of Global Business Development to maximise commercial opportunities across ACC’s complementary service proposition.
The industry downcycle caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant drop in air traffic and an increased demand for aircraft parking. In this article, ACC’s experts revisit some of the solutions operators have adopted for aircraft storage, as well as key considerations and associated costs.
ACC Aviation welcomes Conor Sproat as Vice President – Leasing to further enhance the business’s market-leading ACMI leasing capabilities.
ACC Aviation appoints Mike Jennings to the role of Vice President, Commercial Sales to further grow their regional footprint across the Americas.
Since the onset of the pandemic, airlines have sought to tackle liquidity issues by leveraging unencumbered assets to raise the capital necessary to help them get through the downturn. One avenue in particular has gained traction among airlines that own assets and are looking to raise additional capital: a sale and leaseback (SLB).
ACC’s wet leasing experts explore the possibility of ACMI leasing during and after COVID-19, and how the current market circumstances have impacted ACMI lease rates, aircraft availability and contract terms.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, many people around the world became used to empty shelves in stores, as supply chains struggled to cope. While these issues have largely been remedied, sustained high demand across eCommerce and a newly emerged PPE market have meant cargo aircraft charter continues to play a valuable role in bridging the gaps in capacity.
While the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are still being felt around the world, airlines must effectively manage their assets, operations and cash flow to ensure sustainability and, ultimately, long-term business success. In the third and final instalment of this three-part series, we explore options for airlines looking to raise additional capital to secure longevity, during and after COVID-19.
As part of initiatives and efforts for the aviation industry restart and recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and ACC Aviation have launched an interactive capacity-sharing portal for African airlines, under their “AFRAA – Powered by ACC” strategic partnership.
While the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are still being felt around the world, airlines must effectively manage their assets, operations and cash flow to ensure sustainability and, ultimately, long-term business success. In the second instalment of this three-part series, we delve into how revisiting and realigning business models can position airlines to better meet the demands of a post-coronavirus market.
While the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are still being felt around the world, airlines must effectively manage their assets, operations and cash flow to ensure sustainability and, ultimately, long-term business success. In the first in this three-part series, we delve into how fleet right-sizing can help airlines overcome issues of overcapacity resulting from the impact of COVID-19.
COVID-19 has dealt a major blow to the aviation industry. We know that, eventually, there will be an end to the pandemic and that aviation will recover – but how?
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and ACC have announced a strategic partnership for the provision of market-leading aviation services that will support the development of Africa’s aviation industry.
Spreading to more than 100 countries, the COVID-19 outbreak is causing disruption on an unprecedented scale. Governments worldwide have instructed national lockdowns – and with airlines unable to fly, aviation is one of the industries being hit hardest by this global crisis.
The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft has been grounded globally for almost a year. With the aircraft not expected to return to service until mid-2020, we reflect on its impact in 2019 and the potential repercussions for the year ahead.
Our relationship with personal transport is changing. Electric VTOL vehicles are almost certain to be the next big thing in aviation; but why do we need them, and how will they change the way we travel?
In recent years, grey charters have been making headlines. Our experts talk about the growing trend in illegal charter operations and how you can avoid them.
ACCtalks about the changing market dynamics caused by the global grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and the potential opportunities for its predecessor, the Boeing 737 NG.