Director, John Strickland, is a graduate of the University of York and has held senior positions including network planning and revenue management with a number of airlines including British Caledonian, British Airways, KLMuk and Buzz. He was instrumental in the decision by KLM to establish the low cost airline Buzz and in shaping its network. His 37 years of experience have exposed him to the business models of regional, global, legacy and low cost carriers.
JLS Consulting was established in 2003 and now serves a wide range of clients including airports, airlines and investors whose businesses require strategic insight, guidance and advisory services concerning the air transport industry.
John provides expert independent business and financial commentary on the sector for leading media, including the BBC, Sky, CNN and the Financial Times. He is also a regular conference chair and moderator at industry events, frequently interviewing leading senior executives.