Client Focused Global Expertise
Tough Challenges Call For A Tough Consultant
Since 1984, Boyd Group International has been delivering superior consulting and research to clients across the aviation industry. Our independent, futurist approach provides the competitive edge necessary to grow, prosper, and to take advantage of the evolving changes in the aviation business environment.
Unrivaled Industry Expertise. The foundation of our consulting practice is the understanding that no part of this industry is independent of events in other areas. Fleet demand affects airports, suppliers and airlines. Airline strategies will bear on airport planning. Breakthroughs in powerplant technology will affect supply chains, even down to GSE suppliers. Even an environmental rule in the EU can affect how airports in Arizona will need to plan. This is the advantage of engaging Boyd Group International: our broad reach of aviation expertise gives our clients the benefit of industry-wide perspectives to their unique project.
At Boyd Group international, or clients get not just experience. They get the invaluable benefit of enormous depth of expertise in current and emerging aviation trends. That's the Boyd Group Advantage.
Great ideas and new concepts are the foundation of business success. But not every innovative concept can be accomplished - it depends on a company's strengths, weaknesses, market position, financial resources, and competitive situation.
Boyd Group International understands that professional aviation planning means ascertaining the levels of risk/reward in any project or new strategies. This expertise is woven into every project we accomplish. In addition we focus on assisting clients in strategy risk analysis.
Planning involves extensive analysis, comparing approaches to achieving goals. Having hard data. Having the ability to what-if outcome analyses. Knowledge of what competitors are doing. This represents another Advantage of Boyd Group International. Our data and decision-analysis tools are the most advanced in the industry.
Boyd Group International offers a range of data and planning services, based on our Aviation DataMiner™ suite of products. From forecast traffic to fares and load factors in specific markets, Aviation DataMiner™ is the new standard in air traffic data. Click here for details on the analytical firepower available.
Boyd Group International assists airports in a range of areas - all geared toward meeting the new challenges that will manifest in the future. Our data and research is superior, due to our Aviation DataMiner™ and our industry-leading Airports:USA™ enplanement and traffic trend forecasts.
Strategic & Tactical Planning
Air Service Development Master Plans
Air Service Recruitment Programs
Airline Route & Market Proformas
Airline Presentations & Liaison
Community Team Building™
Passenger & Cargo Forecasts
Economic Impact Studies
Federal Grant Applications
Aviation DataMiner™ Business Intelligence Software
General & Business Airport Planning
Master Plan Forecasts
For a comprehensive outline of services we offer airports, click here.
Airlines call on the expertise of Boyd Group International because they know we are blunt, to-the-point, and our independent research gives us insights not present at other consulting companies.
Industry Trend Analyses
Passenger & Cargo Market & Trend Research
Strategic, Competitive, & Tactical Planning
Route & Market Evaluation
The independent, cutting edge research of Boyd Group International is relied upon by this sector of the industry because we have a clear, demonstrable track record of identifying emerging trends long before they take place. From "regional jets" to technology-driven early fleet retirements, Boyd Group International has shown it has the futurist expertise to give its clients the competitive edge.
- Industry Demand Forecasts
- New Product Feasibility Analyses
- Fleet Trend Forecasts
Financial institutions from investment banks to aggressive hedge funds call on Boyd Group International because of our unrivaled understanding of current and future trends in all areas of aviation.
- Industry Trend Analyses
- Fleet Trend Analyses
- US & International Airline Trends
- Aircraft Demand Studies
Top law firms call on Boyd Group International for aviation expertise in a range of projects, from analysis of issues, to effects of federal regulation, to assistance litigation strategy.
- Litigation Support
- Expert Testimony
- Airline, Labor, & Airport Bankruptcy Analytical Support
Boyd Group International has provided cutting-edge consulting and research to firms involved in all areas of aviation. The following are examples of the diverse and in-depth expertise the firm brings to its projects.
General Electric Aircraft Engines. Boyd Group International has provided a number of strategic analyses for GEAE, including feasibility review for investing $1 billion in product upgrades to support planned stretch models of the Bombardier CRJ. The firm has also provided General Electric with several global forecasts of airliner demand.
Suncor Energy of Canada – Corporate Shuttle Re-Organization. In 2009, Boyd Group International completed a complete re-structuring of this large oil firm’s air operations, which shuttled over 30,000 employees monthly into and out of is private airport in northern Alberta.
Royal Air Maroc – Gateway Analyses. Boyd Group International completed a comprehensive analysis of US gateways for the Moroccan national carrier. In the process, flows of traffic and goods were analyzed across the carrier’s system, matching and quantifying revenue streams between the Middle East, North Africa, and East Africa to points in the United States.
DFW International Airport . Boyd Group International completed a strategic plan for DFW International Airport that outlined the structure of the US airline industry, competitive position of American Airlines, and opportunities to position DFW as a global portal capitalizing on international trade flows.
New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport. Boyd Group International has assisted MSY in a range of air service strategic issues, including facilitation meetings between airport staff and the CEO of Southwest Airlines to discuss post-Katrina service needs. In 2008, the firm assisted in the review and negotiations between the airport and Aeromexico, which resulted in the carrier’s decision to implement service to Mexico City.
Intel. Boyd Group International accomplished a complete review of Intel's corporate shuttle system, including fleet utilization, schedule flows, and re-equipment options.
JBT Corporation. Boyd Group International completed a global strategy plan for the largest GSE producer. This included growth by business unit by region, potential for new manufacturing facilities, threats from emerging Chinese firms such as TienDa and Guantai, as well as the potential for their iOPS system, which is in operation at DFW Terminal E.
Embraer Aircraft Corporation. Boyd Group International worked extensively with Embraer in the market development and demand forecasts for the ERJ-145 series of airliners. The firm later participated in market reviews for a follow-on product line, which resulted in the development of the 170/190 E-Jet platform.
Embraer Aircraft Corporation. Boyd Group International directed a global perspective planning session on-site in Brazil for this manufacturer of airliners ranging in capacity from 37-to-115 seats, including review of changing airline business models, emerging economies, and competitive platforms.
Frontier Airlines Tactical Response Plan. In response to increased a fundamentally changed competitive situation due to Southwest’s entry into the Denver market, Boyd Group International developed a tactical plan for Frontier Airlines to maintain traffic and revenue share. This included a review of the carrier’s expansion opportunities at mid-size and small communities.
OEM Market Assessment - Spirit AeroSystems (Formerly Boeing). This company, formerly the main assembly division for Boeing Aircraft, engaged Boyd Group International to review global potential for additional growth markets in the areas of major component design, manufacturing and overhaul.
Frontier Airlines Market Opportunity Analyses. Boyd Group International applied its analytical resources in assisting Frontier in identifying current and potential route opportunities as it planned an exit from Chapter-11 bankruptcy.
We are proud of the scope and depth of the assistance we have provided to our clients since our founding in 1984. Below is a representative list of entities which have engaged the firm in consulting assignments.
We would point out that some consulting firms will dishonestly list as "clients" airports that may have only attended a meeting, rather than engage the firm in any projects. We list as clients only organizations that have engaged Boyd Group International as a firm.
We look forward to working with you. Give us a call at (303) 674-2000 to discuss your specific needs and how we can give you the Boyd Group Advantage