Airline Fleet Planning


Kestrel Aviation Management offers a comprehensive business planning, fleet planning and aircraft evaluation advisory service that has guided the strategic decision-making of a variety of airline, corporate and government operators worldwide.
Kestrel Aviation Management analyses multiple equipment and route combinations using bespoke software and evaluation ground rules developed with the client. This assists in determining the optimum fleet mix for an operator’s current and future network as well as likely costs and profitability that result from different equipment choices.
Comprehensive data is maintained on the technical, operational and economic characteristics of all commercial aircraft and large business jets currently in service or under development. Kestrel Aviation Management is therefore well equipped to undertake comparative economic studies of most new or used aircraft types to any degree of detail.
Kestrel Aviation Management’s aircraft evaluation and fleet planning activities are supported by excellent working relationships with operators, maintenance contractors, financiers and airframe and engine manufacturers.

Kestrel Aviation Management offers:

  • Aircraft comparative technical evaluation
  • Aircraft specification definition
  • Payload performance analysis
  • Comparative operating economics
  • Cash Flow & Profitability Analysis
  • Fleet mix optimization.