Business Sectors
ACA has brought together a team of highly successful executives skilled in different disciplines who have worked for firms across the aerospace and aviation sector, from airlines and airports to manufacturers and financial firms. This gives ACA deep insight and understanding, often based on direct hands-on experience of senior managers, in most sectors of commercial aerospace and aviation. Click on a specific area of interest to explore the expertise that ACA has to offer to different sectors.

Emerging Markets

ACA's professionals have worldwide experience which we use to assist multilateral agencies in due diligence activities. ACA's strength in this area benefits vendors and purchasers of aviation products as they deal in the global marketplace. ACA has also developed expertise in alternative aviation fuel and its economic potential for stimulating economic growth in the emerging markets. See for more information.

Relevant Engagements

  • Forecasted growth in passenger and cargo demand for primary airport in country with newly discovered petroleum reserves.
  • Developed strategic plan for a privatized engine overhaul company whose domestic business base was eliminated by repossessions.
  • Arranged aircraft financing for a newly-established airline in Nigeria.
  • Raised capital from OPIC for a Caribbean-based airline.
  • Due diligence review of start-up airlines in Africa and Latin America for financial institutions.
  • Explored ways to use South Africa's leadership in Fischer Tropsch aviation fuel to help meet U.S. alternative aviation fuel objectives with South Africa government officials, academic institutions, and industry representatives.
  • Provided benchmark analysis for major Latin American and U.S. airlines.
  • Conducted numerous Definitional Missions for the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, including: airport expansion projects in Namibia, Tanzania, and Zambia; the reconstruction of the aviation sector in the former Yugoslavia; and the upgrade of Russian airports.
  • Developed a bottom-up financial forecast for a South American airline to support a financing package.
  • Advised Latin American and Central Asian governments on privatization of their carriers.
  • Facilitated receipt of fourth and fifth freedom rights in Africa.
  • Advised Southeast Asian government on aviation policy for newly privatized airline.
  • See Emerging Markets Locales for a list of countries and projects