Consulting provides ground breaking strategic consulting services to airports, airlines, charter companies and other aviation companies and individuals. Our talented team employs a client-focused approach that will identify opportunity and enhance overall performance. The services listed below assist our clients to achieve desired results.

Management Advisory - Aashna Airways provides a variety of management advisory services including the following :

  • Industry analysis
  • Business and organizational strategy
  • Change management
  • Cost reduction strategies
  • Business process improvement
  • Air carrier privatization
  • Network planning
  • Corporate aviation strategic planning and fleet development
  • Fleet planning and deputation of VLJ & Regional Jets
  • Assistance in Management of Feeder and Trunk routes fleet planning for state-level Non-scheduled operations

AirlinesAASHNA Airways - Aviation & Tourism Consulting Services specializes in services to small to medium and start-up airlines. We also offer these services to aircraft charter companies, Fixed Base Operators (FBO's) and other aviation companies.

Route analysis - Our airline consulting team consists of experienced individuals that provide detailed analysis of either existing and/or future routes :-

  • Operating and Net Margins
  • Yield and Unit Cost Development
  • Traffic Figures
  • Route Development
  • Distribution of Operating Costs

Marketing and Distribution Services - Our airline marketing professionals have a proven track record when it comes to a positive impact in the bottom line. Airline marketing and distribution consulting services can scale to your specific needs. Everything from an analysis of your current strategy to providing full planning an implementation services.

Airlines Management and Turnkey Solutions – Our consultancy services assist in extensive proprietary modeling and benchmarking capabilities provide realistic analysis in any geographical region or on a global scale. Other roles are to provide an independent outside opinion to help quantify alliance contributions and to assist in strengthening negotiating positions. Specific capabilities include:

  • Airline Alliance Marketing
  • Code Sharing Arrangements
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Equity Investment
  • Loyalty & Frequent Flier Program Development
  • Web based e-loyalty Program
  • Airline Network Synchronizing
  • Synergy Assessment
  • Pricing and Segregated Bouquet of Market driven Fare approach
  • Scheduling
  • Revenue Management
  • Crew Planning and duty Roosters with FDTL Planning
  • Maintainence Planning

Fleet planning/analysis - In order to generate significant revenue and reduce operating costs, an airline must continually decide which markets to serve and how often, when to fly and which type of aircraft to assign to a specific route. It also needs to evaluate the profitability of various scheduling alternatives and codes hare opportunities to stay ahead of the competition.

Start-up airlines – As consultant we offer a full range of support services for start-up carriers, such as development of business plans and assistance with the certification process to receive formal government approval required to launch operations. We work with start-up clients to create effective organizational structures capable of getting off the ground and supporting future growth requirements. Based on industry reach, our staff can independently interview and assess personnel and provide recommendations for the key positions required for start-up certification. Our consultants can provide invaluable advice along the path to transition from concept to operation.

Business plan development – Aashna Airways -Consulting helps airlines develop investor-grade business plans to evolve towards a successful capital or strategic transaction. During the past three years we have worked with entrepreneurs and executives in the aviation industry at nearly every stage of development. Our team has prepared business plans for clients seeking various levels of capital - ranging from seed investments to millions in debt and equity financing's. Aashna Airways also works with intermediaries and investors to provide professional-quality, partner-level business planning solutions to their clients and portfolio companies.

Financial plan development - Financial plan development involves much more than just the spreadsheet management. Over the past years, we have developed a robust methodology for the development of accurate financial plans that contain just the right amount of "stretch" to keep an airline striving for that next level of performance. One of the key deliverables of every financial plan we develop is a series of "vital signs" or measures that help the airline to monitor its performance on an ongoing basis. If your airline lacks quantifiable measures of performance and customer satisfaction, give us a call to discuss how we could help you to increase your profits.

Mergers/Acquisitions Consulting - These transactions are highly-specialized and require many areas of expertise in order to maximize value and minimize adverse legal and tax ramifications. Aashna Airways offers this expertise by providing direction in the following areas:

  • Business Valuation
  • Due Diligence
  • Buyer Qualification
  • Seller Documentation
  • Financial Analysis - Buyer and Seller
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financing the Transaction
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Lease Assignments
  • Non-Disclosures
  • Corporate Resolutions
  • Closing Requirements
  • Transition Planning
  • Succession Implementation

Complete Forecasting – Aashna Airways employs a real-world approach to passenger and Cargo forecasting depending on Geographical locations and Countries. This has been achieved by our Managing Director- Mr.Koustav M. Dhar’s robust experience in South East Asia, Middle East and Europe, where he served in different Senior management capacities and consulting for last three years in Different Consulting roles with Gerhson Lehrmann Group consulting. Our Proprietary Forecasting Tools allow us to create a virtual look into the future based on the current reality and trends,with a careful look at both the realities of the industry and trend lined data models.

Maintenance Consulting - Our Searched skilled A&P mechanics with IA offer specialized services relating to airline maintenance issues. We strive to help our customers achieve their goals in obtaining a Safe, Quality Product that is On-Time, Reliable and Under Budget. Our specialties in such Manpower assistance include:

  • Aircraft records verification
  • Aircraft Due Diligence
  • Valuation Opinions
  • Planning & Implementation
  • Operational Audits
  • Inspections
  • AD Research
  • Director of Maintenance consulting for small operators

Valuation/Opinion – Aashna Airways can provide airline specific valuation services. Although engineers/appraisers can do extensive cost analysis, the modern investor needs consultants and business appraisers who can also understand specific business strategies, market research, and the investment oriented market and income approaches to value. This is especially needed when analyzing intangible assets such as business equity investments, goodwill, intellectual properties, or trademarks.

Tourism Marketing and Planning - Aashna Airways - Consulting offers a unique and comprehensive solution for the Tourism community through our service bureau offering, backed by a team of experienced subject matter experts who use the world-renowned suite of Our decision-support tools to help solve business problems and identify opportunities. This practical application of hands-on expertise and state-of-the-art technology enables your Travel and Tour Management to obtain industry “best practices” benefits through a turnkey approach. We provide day-to-day tactical solutions by serving as your complete marketing, call center, Marketing tie-ups, e-tools, Package planning, Affiliation planning and scheduling, Hotel and Route network planning, pricing and revenue management, or Tourism Manpower developement. By using our consultants as an extension of existing staff, your Tourism Projects has immediate access to trained personnel, ready to work on special projects.

Travel Portals enrolments and E-Travel Distribution – Aashna Airways has developed a pattern of success for Travel and tourism agencies in the small to medium range to follow. The approach begins with a detailed assessment of the true market for such service. Additional consulting services can then be employed to match the correct service to the market to ensure long-term success. Aashna Airways is the only consulting company offering a result-oriented guarantee ( for details).

E-Commerce and Design – Aashna Airways offers cutting edge e-commerce technology solutions and consulting specifically tailored for airlines and tourism companies.