Oliver Wyman CAVOK is leading the airline industry with unmatched expertise, proprietary tools, and proven methodologies supporting initial startup and changes to Part 119, Part 121, Part 135, and Part 145 operations.
Comprised primarily of former airline and regulatory leadership, Oliver Wyman CAVOK is proud to be one of the first Qualified Certification Consultants (QCC) of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a certification consultant, we provide services to prepare a prospective Part 121 applicant for the FAA formal application process in certification.
Oliver Wyman CAVOK's expertise guides new applicants in gaining certification and existing carriers in obtaining regulatory approval for major operational changes, new aircraft fleet and achieving a single operating certificate. In fact, Oliver Wyman CAVOK has successfully supported most US airline mergers since 2008 to obtain a Single Operating Certificate (SOC). In addition, Oliver Wyman CAVOK can provide experienced teams to help guide and manage projects.
The combination of Oliver Wyman CAVOK’s proven expertise and unique proprietary tools enables our clients to best navigate the complexities of certification and operational improvements without losing focus on current operations.
Leading Passenger Airline
Oliver Wyman CAVOK was retained to lead the client through the process of acquiring a combined FAA Operating Certificate. Oliver Wyman CAVOK has supported most of the major airline mergers in the United States over the last 10 years and has developed unique tools and perfected processes for achieving Single Operating Certificate (SOC).
Oliver Wyman CAVOK’s in depth history and experience with Single Operating Certificate (SOC) initiatives has allowed the firm to develop proven project execution methodologies and propriety tools. The project methodology allows operators to meet the FAA guidance while providing tailored implementation options for operators to meet their specific deliverables.
Oliver Wyman CAVOK was able to assist the client in completing their SOC efforts as planned over an 18 month project timeline. Oliver Wyman CAVOK's project methodology, proprietary tools, and expertise were once again successful.
Achieving SOC on schedule allowed for synergy recognition and the remaining integration efforts to proceed on track.
Leading Cargo Carrier
The client, an established air carrier, recently expanded into cargo operations by adding a new fleet type. The client asked Oliver Wyman CAVOK to assist with the Entry-Into-Service process. This included reviewing and updating impacted, required airline manuals, and project management support through the FAA’s Major Change Process Document (MCPD).
Utilizing Oliver Wyman CAVOK's extensive airline operations experience with FAA Order 8900.1, Element Design Data Collection Tool (ED DCT), and unrivaled relationship with the FAA, a detailed project plan with tailored implementation options for the operators to meet their specific deliverable.
Oliver Wyman CAVOK provided advisory counsel, end-to-end monitoring, risk mitigation, and assistance in attaining all cargo operations. Developed and monitored the completion of manuals and maintenance program modifications to support aircraft operations per the schedule of events.
Successful completion of the B737-F addition to the client’s Air Operating Certificate by the target revenue service date.
I can’t think of anything they could have done differently. This was a well-executed project.Chief Operating Officer Low-Cost Carrier
- New fleet type Entry Into Service (EIS)
- ETOPS Authorization
- Flag Carrier Authorization
- Part 121 Single Operating Certificate (SOC)
- EASA Air Operating Certification
- Part 121 Air Operating Certification
- Part 135 Air Operating Certification
- Part 145 Repair Station Certification