James Ager joins York Aviation as principal consultant

02 April 2023 Consultancy.uk 1 min. read
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York Aviation has strengthened its team with James Ager, who has been appointed to the position of Principal Consultant.

A qualified accountant, James Ager brings over 30 years of experience in airline sector to the firm, gained both in consulting as well as in industry. He specialises in topics including financial and commercial topics, airport strategy and management, and transformation.

“I am delighted to join the team at York Aviation. Respected for their attention to detail and breadth of expertise, I look forward to supporting new and existing clients to find the answers they need as the aviation industry continues to respond to the challenges and opportunities ahead,” said Ager.

James Ager joins York Aviation as principal consultant

Headquartered in Macclesfield, York Aviation is a consulting firm of air transport experts providing services around aviation policy advice, economic impact assessment, air traffic forecasting, airport capacity assessment and planning.

Ager brings a proven track record of delivery, having worked for British Airways, covering various financial and commercial roles throughout the UK; and Manchester Airports Group, where he was Head of Strategy for Aviation. Most recently, as an Associate at Steer, Ager advised clients on a broad range of areas including long-term forecasting, pricing, airport economic regulation, strategy, and transaction services.

“We are excited to have James join the York Aviation team, bringing with him his depth of airline and airport experience,” said Louise Congdon, Managing Partner of York Aviation.

“As we advance our ambition to be Europe's leader in dependable consultancy services to the air transport sector, having James on board allows us to ensure that all our work maintains the quality and rigour our clients have come to know and value.”

Reflecting on his first month at the consulting firms, Ager said: “Thank you to all my new colleagues at York Aviation for making me feel so welcome.”