Expertise

We have over ten years’ experience in the aviation sector as consultants to airports and governments in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.  Our services include long-term demand forecasting, transaction support, planning assistance, strategic advice, pricing and tariff strategy, competition/regulatory advice, and carpark optimisation.  Our aviation experience is complemented by our deep understanding of tourism and market-leading skills in economics, financial modelling and forecasting, which we use to provide evidence-led insights that are grounded in reality.  If you’re looking for a credible and commercially astute advisor, then Fresh Info is the right consulting partner for your business. The examples below demonstrate the breadth of our expertise in the aviation sector.
  • Development of 25-year passenger and aircraft movement forecasts for Melbourne Airport and Launceston Airport. Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016-2017
  • Development of an integrated Demand Management Strategy for Melbourne Airport. Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016-2017
  • Preparation of Melbourne Airport’s FY18-22 Aeronautical Services Agreement Pricing Proposal. Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016-2017
  • Evaluation of different tariff design options and customer impacts for Melbourne Airport, Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016-2017
  • Development of 25-year passenger forecasts for Gold Coast Airport, Townsville Airport and Mount Isa Airport. Queensland Airports Limited, 2011-2017
  • Development of 25-year passenger forecasts for Cairns Airport and Mackay Airport. North Queensland Airports, 2009-2017
  • Development of 20-year forecasts of international passenger movements, aircraft movements and tonnes of freight for Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka. Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, 2016
  • Development of 25-year passenger and aircraft movement forecasts for Brisbane Airport. Brisbane Airport Corporation, 2016
  • Development of 20-year forecasts of domestic and international passenger movements, aircraft movements and tonnes of freight for the 10 largest airports in India
  • Assessment of the impacts of different regulatory pricing models on Melbourne Airport, Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016
  • Development of 50-year passenger forecasts for Sunshine Coast Airport. Infrastructure Capital Group, 2016
  • Development of 20-year passenger forecasts for Christchurch Airport. Christchurch International Airport Limited, 2016
  • Reviewing models used for long-term projections of aviation activity. Ministry of Transport, 2016
  • Preparation of a cost recovery model for Melbourne Airport’s FY18-22 Aeronautical Services Agreement Pricing Proposal. Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016
  • Estimating the effects of “open skies” on Australian aviation markets. Austrade, 2015-2016
  • Assessment of an aeronautical cost of capital for Melbourne Airport. Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016
  • Inbound and outbound travel demand analysis for Newcastle Airport. Newcastle Airport, 2015-16
  • Assessment of the price elasticity for aeronautical services for Melbourne Airport Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2015
  • Preparation of a cost recovery model for aeronautical services for Terminal 3 at Melbourne Airport for the 2016-2026 period Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2015
  • Empirical analysis of impacts of foreign ownership restrictions on competition in aviation markets. Transport Canada, 2015
  • Analysis of aspects of the proposed strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines. NZ Ministry of Transport, 2014
  • Evaluating the cost effectiveness of contact gates for Melbourne Airport in short to medium term planning Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2014
  • Analysis of the economic effects of New Zealand’s international air transport liberalisation policy. Ministry of Transport, 2013
  • Economic assessment of international air route underwrites. Government of the Cook Islands, 2012 & 2013
  • Modelling and analysis to evaluate the feasibility of using Hamilton Airport as the failover option for Auckland Airport. Hamilton Airport, 2012
  • Pricing of car park services at Adelaide Airport using a post-tax revenue model. Adelaide Airport, 2011
  • Review of New Zealand aviation indicator data and development of recommendations for filling data gaps. Ministry of Transport, 2011
  • Quantitative public interest analysis of a proposed alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue. NZ Ministry of Transport, 2010
  • Economic analysis of the key drivers of the New Zealand aviation sector. New Zealand Ministry of Tourism and Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, 2009 – 2010