Andy RICOVER – Airport and aviation planning and policy


Andy Ricover, is an air transport specialist with 22 years of experience in air transport economics, privatization, aviation policy, traffic forecasting, regulation, due diligence and valuation analysis. He has worked in air transport projects in 73 countries* with major consultancy firms, operators, bid consortiums, governments, law firms and development agencies.

He advises airports, airlines and air traffic control providers, regulators and civil aviation authorities on matters of institutional reform in the air transport sector, in the review and formulation of aviation policy, and in the examination and design of regulatory frameworks. He has carried out extensive traffic forecasting studies and market analyses.

He has advised the public and the private sectors on numerous PPP processes at all different stages, from design (institutional, strategic and regulatory setting) through implementation, for the public and for the private sector and provided expert testimony in several arbitration cases concerning airports and airlines.

His work has taken him to all corners of the world, including recently the conduct of a national air transport policy review in Malaysia.

Links, Quotes, Publications

Haiti’s Air Transport Market Review (CLICK)

Airport PPPs mythbusters – Jeff Delmon, World Bank GroupAndy Ricover, IndependentVickram Cuttaree, World Bank Group
The myths surrounding airport public-private partnerships often distract policymakers from the opportunities that these transactions can offer. But an open mind, commercial awareness, and the use of experienced advisers can cut through the clamor. (CLICK)

Assessment of Potential Impact of Implementation of the
Yamoussoukro Decision on Open Skies Policy in the SADC
Region (CLICK)