Contributor Profile

John Strickland

Job TitleDirector

Company NameJLS Consulting


John Strickland has 37 years of experience in the air transport industry, embracing all the major airline business models and holding senior positions with airlines including British Airways and KLM UK. He was instrumental in the decision by KLM to establish the low cost airline Buzz and in defining its network strategy.

He founded JLS Consulting in 2003 to provide strategic advisory services for the air transport industry. Working internationally at Board Level, clients include airports, airlines, investors and other industry partners, who benefit from his expertise and excellent personal network.

John is a leading commentator on the airline sector for media worldwide, providing informed business and financial analysis for the news agenda. He is seen regularly on channels including the BBC, Bloomberg and CNN.


Conference Sessions

  • A Conversation with Sir Tim Clark

    Monday11:00 - 12:0001 Jun 2020
    Live Webinar

    One of global aviation’s most respected leaders, the President of Emirates Airlines, Sir Tim Clark, will be speaking to John Strickland about his time at the ai...

    • Language: English
  • A Conversation with Joszef Varadi

    Wednesday11:00 - 12:0003 Jun 2020
    Live Webinar

    CEO of Wizz Air, Joszef Varadi will be interviewed by John Strickland as part of the virtual ATM conference this year. Mr Varadi has led one of European aviatio...

    • Language: English
  • The Making of Emirates: The Legacy of Sir Tim Clark

    Monday11:00 - 12:0029 Jun 2020
    ATM Global Stage

    Join us for a one to one with the President of Emirates as he looks to the future and takes part in one of his final interviews before stepping down from his ro...

    • Language: English
  • 2020 - Another Challenging Year for Airlines

    Tuesday11:30 - 12:3030 Jun 2020
    Inspiration Theatre 1

    ATM airline expert John Strickland presents his assessment of this year's outlook for airlines.  With tensions in the region making life difficult, adding to ai...

    • Language: English
  • Low Cost Carriers on the Rise in the Gulf

    Tuesday13:45 - 14:4530 Jun 2020
    ATM Global Stage

    The region already has significant Low Cost Carrier presence but we are seeing new players emerging to tap into the segment and also the development of hybrid b...

    • Language: English

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