Airline Finance Services

LNS Aero International offers clients a wide range of airline finance services. These focus on:

✈  Cost Saving Programs.  ✈  Result Improvement Programs.  ✈  Merger and Acquisition services.  ✈  Controlling and Management Information Systems.  ✈  Financing, Capital Investment, Funding Opportunities and Venture Partnerships.

The airline environment is characterized by a high demand and growth volatility, fast changing market conditions especially in regard to fuel cost and high customer expectations. Therefore Cost Cutting Programs play an important role within the volatile environment of the airline business. LNS has a long standing history of successful cost cutting initiatives in all areas.

In order to sustainably improve the overall results it is also important to include the revenue side. Furthermore, process efficiency can be improved and the cost of capital optimized. LNS Aero International has developed a dedicated Airline & Corporate Improvement Program based on various proven initiatives and with the clear goal to achieve result improvements in a short period of time. Due to the high similarity of businesses in the airline and corporate aviation industry, Mergers & Acquisitions are a viable opportunity to achieve growth and reduce costs. However, particularly in this market, M&A transactions have to be thoroughly prepared and analyzed from a strategic point of view in order to truly benefit from the advantages of such growth strategy.

As airline experts with profound expertise in all areas related to the airline business, LNS Aero International supports its clients in defining the optimum M&A strategy, identifying adequate targets or investors and maximizing value creation. LNS Aero International offers support throughout the whole M&A process – from the first contact with potential targets or investors to negotiations support and closing. This includes organization of RFP’s and submitted Proposal analysis, commercial due diligence, financial modeling and review or challenge of existing business plans.


Benefit from our experts...

Following a successful M&A process, LNS Group International’s experts also support clients during the integration phase. In order to efficiently steer an airline it is of major importance to have a Management Information System (MIS) including the necessary data as well as key performance indicators available. It is also important to have a controlling function in place that bundles all planning, steering and reporting processes. LNS Group International can introduce an MIS as well as state of the art controlling processes. Furthermore, LNS can establish airline benchmarks/comparisons with regards to geographical regions, business models and dedicated airline functions.     

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