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Dr. Toni Reitz

Head of Lufthansa Airline Consulting Region EMEA
3 posts since
Sep 04, 2018
Phone: +49 69 696 5015
Having studied theoretical nuclear physics, I entered the Lufthansa group in 1989. It turned out to be an encounter with another world: airplanes instead of symmetry groups, profit and loss instead of general and special relativity. A long way lead me from project to project, regarding cost accounting, SAP implementation, new reservation systems features, repositioning of companies, and many more. I became a consultant in this way. Meanwhile I am – by experience, not by rank – the most senior consultant with Lufthansa Systems, and the head of management consulting. Situations varied all the time, but one conviction remained firm: if we want to do something helpful, it has to be clear, simple and accurate.
Dr. Toni Reitz blog post

Airline start-ups: Why make the same mistakes others have already made?

Thursday, Apr 04, 2019, 9:16
According to my personal experience, a lot of conceptual work is necessary before the first flight takes off. This is the reason why I would like to give new players on the market an initial support by providing a very high-level checklist for each step required to start an airline.

Low Cost Carrier at the End of the Happy Road

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018, 16:22
Low Cost Carriers (LCC) revolutionized the airline world. They successfully challenged the legacy airlines. But success also creates new challenges. The happy road, where LCCs have just dictated the game, may have come to an end. Many new questions need to be answered soon by the LCCs to continue on their (happy) road of success.

Managing a Patchwork: Airlines in Consolidation

Friday, Sep 14, 2018, 12:22
In order to survive in today's dynamic market, airlines need a full array of flexible tools, scalable from very local activities to global changes of structure. Partnering and consolidation are the answers to this. But entering this fields is higly complex. Let me explain you, why.
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