AFRAA-Alton Aviation Consultancy Workshop on Aircraft Procurement


AFRAA, in partnership with Alton Aviation Consultancy will hold a workshop on Aircraft Procurement on 27 June 2023 at 13.00hrs EAT (10.00hrs UTC) in virtual format.

Held under the theme: “Aircraft Procurement – an African Perspective”, the Workshop will provide an overview of best-in-class aircraft procurement strategies and practices. Alton experts will provide insights outlining how broader fleet procurement decisions are closely tied to network requirements while also exploring how lessors assess the viability of aircraft placement options.

The workshop will be tailored to consider implications for African airlines. Other esteemed industry experts and colleagues with a range of experiences and perspectives relating to fleet procurement will also be presenting during this event.

Event agenda

The Workshop will run for 2.5 hours. For your reference, please find a detailed agenda below:

13:00 – 13:10 Welcome and Introduction

·         Remarks by AFRAA Secretary General, Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé

·         Remarks by Alton Managing Director, Mr. John Mowry

13:10 – 13:30 Presentation on the African Market Outlook by AFRAA
13.30 – 14:00 Presentation by Alton experts on Fleet Decisions & Network Planning Strategy by Mr. Raffi Kasparian and Mr. Clark Johns
14.00 – 14:30 Presentation by Alton expert on Aircraft Procurement from OEMs/Lessors by Mr. Brad Dailey
14:30 – 14:40 Break
14:40 – 15:10 Presentation by Alton expert on Engine Maintenance Procurement by Mr. Adam Guthorn
15:10 – 15:40 Presentation by Alton experts on How Lessors Make Aircraft Placement Decisions by Mr. Ronan Murphy and Mr. Ganesh Nair
15:40 – 15:55 Interactive session with airlines – to be led by AFRAA / Alton
15:55 – 16:05 Wrap up and closing

Who should attend?

AFRAA Secretariat hereby invites representatives of the following functional areas of your airline to participate and kindly requests you to nominate any of them to attend this important Workshop:

  • Finance / Treasury
  • Fleet management
  • Procurement
  • Commercial
  • Network
  • Maintenance

How to register

Kindly register your airline’s representatives via the link:

For any enquiries on registration and logistics, please contact Ms. Dicie Okaya (