Network evaluation, lease restructuring and fleet selection

A specialist team completed an initial diagnostic for the new CEO on the airline’s commercial and fleet strategy that resulted in various network and related fleet restructuring options and recommendations being put to the Board. Nyras then assisted with the development of a long term business plan and provided support for a fleet selection process during a competitive tender between Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier.

Strategic options and fleet planning advice

Advised a European regional airline in key areas including an assessment of various network restructuring options plus the ensuing contract negotiations with aircraft lessors and an outsourced flying contractor.

Aircraft financing transactions

Our fleet advisory team has collective past experience of having worked on aircraft financing transactions for 140 aircraft involving various forms of lease and debt finance totalling some USD3.7bn.

UK airline acquisition due diligence

On behalf of a potential investor, we conducted an industry due diligence on a UK airline, with particular focus on the commercial areas, the growth opportunities, the potential for MRO as well as an evaluation of the network and fleet synergies.

Aircraft brokering

Mandated by an airline to confidentially broker the disposal of two aircraft to third parties. This involved identifying likely interested parties and supporting discussions.

Aircraft asset investment/leasing advisory support:

Mandated by various clients to source aircraft assets and to provide advisory support on valuation and negotiation.