About AiQ Consulting - Aviation Consultantancy

About AiQ

AiQ provides innovative aviation consultancy including operations, efficiency, optimisation, modelling and forecasting services. Working with worldwide airports and stakeholders to solve the most complex challenges. Looking to the future of aviation is important to us, enabling clients to understand and realise the impact of new disruptive technologies and business models. This may be for investment decisions, infrastructure master planning, improving sustainability, achieving net-zero carbon, or simply improving operational efficiency. Whatever your need, we can help.

Our award-winning aviation consultancy assesses the entire airport from an operational, forecasting, demand, capacity or environmental perspective. Our services include modal connections, aircraft, passengers, baggage, transfer systems, ground support equipment and associated ancillary equipment needs.  We realise a problem, analyse, develop models and provide recommendations to solve the most complex challenges. Giving you the big picture as well as highly detailed insights and analysis.

Our deep operational and behaviour expertise enables smart decision making through a choice of outputs based on budgets and needs from graphs, 2D and 3D animation as well as virtual reality to engage stakeholders. Using our bespoke modelling software TransvisionAiR® and our Airport Recovery Tool teamed with our vast operation experience, we create simple and clear models. Providing airports and stakeholders with practical recommendations for investment decisions and efficient operations.


Our Experience

Located at Heathrow, AiQ has been continually engaged with the airport for the last 14 years. Our experienced team has been involved in the demand, efficiency and capacity assessments of all major terminals, baggage and apron developments at Heathrow airport since 2006.

Our proven track record extends to other worldwide highly constrained airports such as Schiphol, Sydney, Hyderabad, Budapest, Bristol, Manchester, Gatwick, Stansted and Leeds Bradford. View our case studies here. Whether you are a 1 million passenger regional airport or a 150 million passenger hub we can help.

Issues concerning passenger flow, baggage handling systems, check baggage screening, ground handling operations, scheduling, and much more have been solved by us in many international airports.

Our History

AiQ Consulting was born from a successful business management consultancy advising multinationals & SMEs for 30 years since 1989.  AiQ founders, Adrian Todd and Derek Allen have advised businesses through three major recessions helping them apply lean processes and make operational efficiency savings. This experience has been transferred to the rest of the team through mentoring and personal development to create a strong and commercially aware team. This business experience, teamed with our in-depth airport operational knowledge is the perfect combination to assist airports through complex problems and challenging times.


We believe AiQ Consulting is the right solution:

  • Operational airport experts
  • Agile, providing swift responses to project demands
  • Cost-effective analysis and models
  • And, most importantly, – we are trusted and respected
  • Holistic approach, improving airport-wide efficiencies
  • Ability to engage and understand all involved stakeholders
  • In-house modelling software, enabling efficient decision making