Oliver Wyman

Fleet Management & Acquisitions

Overview

Oliver Wyman CAVOK's Fleet Management & Acquisitions team lead the industry in aircraft delivery & re-delivery support.

Over 500 aircraft & 380 engine transactions have been completed.

Oliver Wyman CAVOK provides end-to-end support through the entire asset management life cycle, including:

  • Aircraft repossessions, inductions and re‑delivery
  • Records preparation
  • MRO support (including Technical Representative, Records Specialist, Materials Coordinator)
  • Maintenance program preparation
  • Project management and lessor coordination
  • On-site coordination 

 

Case Studies

Testimonials

Oliver Wyman CAVOK was always willing to adapt and pivot as the project timeline changed
Fleet Manager U.S. Regional Airline

Offerings

Aircraft Induction & EIS

  • Pre-purchase inspection
  • Aircraft acquisition
    • Locate and evaluate completeness of historical records
    • Evaluate records against delivery conditions and regulatory requirements
  • Integration
    • Review aircraft records in preparation for conversion
    • Build component integration spreadsheet for load into Mx IT system
  • Conformity
    • Prepare finalized conformity package 

Technical Records Management

  • A best-in-class system is critical to an effective lease management program
  • Missing records can lead to significant and unnecessary repair costs at redelivery
  • Electronic Records Repository (ERR) platforms such as AirVault® and STREAM® organize the process and allow for concurrent aircraft redeliveries
  • If ERR systems are not available, an Excel spreadsheet can be a surrogate, but concurrent redeliveries and discrepancy resolution are challenges

Asset & Maintenance Cost Optimization

  • Strategy scenario analysis
    • Assess the financial and risk impact of strategies
  • Strategic retirement planning (the “MCO”)
    • Optimize use of assets including lease return conditions
  • LLP and Module part management
    • Optimize part usage
      based on hard and soft LLP limits using part swapping/sequencing
  • Value realization and operationalization
    • Surplus material and LLP trading functions and strategic partnerships

Aircraft Re-Delivery

  • Typically starts 3–6 months prior to return
  • Records review/status/ monitoring
    • Verify compliance with maintenance obligations
  • Physical inspection of aircraft and workscope definition
  • Transition services
    • Regulatory services, registration, and export C of A
  • Electronic technical records and data confirming compliance status

Boeing Aircraft Transactions Accomplished

B717-200

B737-400SF/PAX

B737-700

B737-800BCF

B737-900

B747-400

B747-400PAX

B747-400F/BCF/BDSF

B757-200

B767-200/300

B777-200F

B787-8

 

Airbus Aircraft Transactions Accomplished

A321-200

A350-900

 

Other Aircraft Transactions Accomplished

Airvan

ATR-72/500

Beechcraft King Air

Cessna C-207

Cessna Caravan

CH-46E

CHC-8-315

CRJ200

CRJ700

EMB145

J-41

Piper Navajo

S-61T

Saab 2000

UH-1H(2)

UH-1H(5)

UH-1H(T)

UH-1ST

In the News

  • Oliver Wyman CAVOK performs industry and market due diligence in support of VSE Aviation, Inc. acquisition of 1st Choice Aerospace, Inc. Read More

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  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager David Marcontell receives the 2018 Nuts & Bolts Award. Read More

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  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas says a U.S. mechanic crunch due in early 2020s. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says growing MRO demand will come with labor challenges. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Robbie Bourke says next-generation aircraft will comprise more than half of Eastern Europe’s fleet in 2027. Read More

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  • What's the future of the independent MRO community? CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager Dave Marcontell shares his expectations for this year's MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas looks forward to discussing implementation of new FAA flight standards and more at this year’s MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says “fleet of the future is here… it’s a great time to be in commercial aviation!” Read More