Director, John Strickland, is a graduate of the University of York and has held senior positions with a number of airlines including British Caledonian, British Airways, KLMuk and Buzz. John was instrumental in the decision by KLM to establish the low cost operator Buzz and in its selection of new routes. His 30 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 growing range of airlines and airports as well as a number of clients from other sectors whose businesses require insight on and advisory services concerning their interface with the air transport sector.
Panel discussions and one to one executive interviews, for which senior speakers are recruited, are devised and run for conference and event organisers.
Media work is undertaken for numerous global media organisations including the BBC, CNN, Reuters, Sky, Al Jazeera, ABC Australia and business specialists Bloomberg and CNBC. John also contributes to a wide range of respected written publications including the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones Newswires, Business Week, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Gulf News, USA Today and the Chicago Tribune