Owning Airport Infrastructure – Things You Need to Know

Infrastructure investments, particularly those in transportation and aviation, have been an increasing focus for private investors. In recent years, more investors have started showing interest in airport facility assets and the accompanying service businesses, mainly because these feature real asses with long term lives and high barriers to entry. These businesses still require professional management, however, to maximize their value.

Outsource what you can

Gone are days when you would have to spend aggressively on your own team for management of airport facility assets without a proven track record of success. There is now a much greater focus on hiring professional management companies to quickly implement state of the art systems and reporting. There are companies that specialize in management of aviation assets, and they offer a scalable solution for institutional investors, concentrating on accountability, profitability and real time reporting. Keep in mind that outsourcing is not just about operating more efficiently, but it is also about availing expertise. Aviation asset owners hire a team that’s well-experienced in the marketing of assets and can drive results. You also have a team that is well known in the industry and can bring industry leading best practices.

Selecting a professional management company

If you need help with airport facility assets and operations, you need a team that has experience with Aviation Infrastructure Management and Development. Aviation assets are subject to certain risks, and to the best outcomes result from having a team that has a proven track record of accomplishment in the industry. Management companies with experience in Fixed Base Operations (FBO), Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and Aircraft Charter and Management (ACM) understand the needs of the flying public and position aviation assets correctly in a competitive market.   Select companies have experience working for institutional investors such as private equity firms, family offices and financial institutions. Carefully review and diligence a company’s work history and experience, and be certain to ask for references from previous projects.

Global Aviation Infrastructure LLC has the necessary experience and expertise in on-airport aviation asset management, and we are here to help you. Get in touch with our team to learn more about how we can help you maximize the value of your aviation assets today.

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  • January 19, 2018

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