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20 Sept 2021

The Gulf’s big three – Emirates, Etihad & Qatar Airways – face significant challenges. Shakeel Adam of Aviado Partners reviews how they might plan a return to growth and profitability

The Gulf’s big three – Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways – all have significant challenges to restore their fortunes. Shakeel Adam, managing director of Aviado Partners, takes a deep dive into their strategies, network and fleets as they plan a return to growth and profitability

"In the two decades preceding Covid-19, Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways – commonly referred to as the ME3 – dramatically influenced the global long-haul market. As with other leading carriers in the world such as Singapore Airlines, Qantas and Air New Zealand, which all were national champions in their early days, these airlines played an integral part in shaping global travel while transforming their countries supported by exceptional airport infrastructure and setting new standards for service."

Read the full Feature Article authored by Aviado's Managing Director Shakeel Adam here

About Aviado-Partners Consulting GmbH

Aviado Partners Advisory Services GmbH is a specialist management consulting firm providing objective, independent and evidence-based analysis, advice and implementation support to airlines, airports, rail operators, hotels and other transportation related companies around the world. The firm advises management, boards, investors, governments, leasing companies and other stakeholders across all the key commercial and strategy issues. Aviado Partners' team members and associates have worked with leading international full service and low cost airlines, global consulting firms, financial institutions and manufacturers both as members of senior management as well as an airline consultant. The Partners and Associates have led or had significant involvement in numerous merger, acquisition, restructuring, start-up, aircraft selection and performance improvement assignments in Asia, the United States, Canada, South America, Russia & the CIS, Africa and the Middle East.

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