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About us

Altair Advisory is led by Patrick Edmond, who was formerly Group
Strategy Director at Shannon Group plc, operator of Shannon Airport in Ireland,
and concurrently Managing Director of Shannon's International Aviation Services Centre industry cluster, one of the leading aerospace clusters in Europe.


Patrick previously headed up Commercial and Network functions at three airlines,
and as a "recovering network planner", he has extensive first-hand experience of what it takes to design airline networks for efficiency, profitability and sustainability. Along with skills gained in aircraft leasing and strategic consulting, Patrick brings over two decades of strategy and commercial development know-how. He has worked and lived in Ireland, the UK, France, Germany and the US, and speaks French, German and Irish.

Patrick is also an experienced writer, frequent industry commentator in print and broadcast media, and regular conference presenter and moderator.

Altair Advisory also draws on a team of experienced specialists and data providers across various aviation sectors as required for particular assignments.

Recent media


CONNECT 2022, Tampere, FinlandConference moderator

ISHKA Aviation Finance Festival, Dublin, June 2022: "Leaner and Meaner: the outlook for startups and restructured airlines" (moderator)

FTE Ancillary 2022, Dublin: How can airlines take their ancillary strategies to the next level?

Shannon International Leasing Conference 2022: How can leasing companies align sustainability and economic returns?

CONNECT 2023, Tangier, MoroccoConference moderator

Revolution.Aero conference, Dublin, April 2023: "The Regional Revolution" (moderator)

ISHKA Aviation Finance Festival, Dublin, May 2023: "Lessors and SAF: evaluating new business opportunities" (moderator)

CONNECT New World 2023, Santo Domingo, DR: Conference moderator

Isle of Man Aviation Conference, Douglas, June 2023: "Sustainability and Social Licence"

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