Complete Aviation Solutions (CAS) is a specialist aviation services and consultancy firm that aims to provide cost-effective solutions to the aviation industry.
CAS has over one hundred years of collective experience in the aviation industry at senior management level and our team of consultants are results driven with a keen eye for detail, while still being versatile and dedicated to delivering value-based.
France, USA and Indonesia
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Philip Warth, Director
Phone: +61 407 224 489
Philip has worked within aviation for the past fifteen years. Initially studying to become a Commercial Pilot, Philip decided to move into the management side of the industry. With a strong operational, project management and executive management background, Philip has been involved in a number of initiatives that have seen the aviation landscape change in Australia. Philip was a key member at Virgin Blue delivering into service the Embraer fleet of aircraft which was a first of type fleet introduction in Australia. During this time Philip was heavily involved in the oversight of the project and was responsible for a number of key infrastructure deliverables including the implementation of the E-Jet simulator in the Alteon facility at Brisbane Airport. Following on from this Philip moved into the V Australia start up team tasked with the introduction of the Boeing 777-300ER to Australia, another first of type.
Following on from his time at Virgin, Philip joined Strategic Airlines. Here Philip implemented and lead the Project Management Division for the Strategic Group of companies. The division was responsible for all the forward development of the Commercial, Corporate and Operational departments and oversaw the transition of the business from a Charter Operator to a Regular Public Transport airline. During Philip's time at Strategic he was promoted to the Group Executive Business Planning and Strategy tasked with managing all regulatory approvals, Government and CASA liaison, and the entry and launch into new markets. Philip also holds a Bachelor of Aviation (Management) and has undertaken post-graduate Law and Project Management Institute (PMI) training.
David Hanlon, Director
Phone: +61 422 009 673
David started his career as an accountant having gained a Bachelor of Business and a CPA qualification. With this degree David worked up through the ranks of both large and smaller corporations to hold various roles as Financial Director and Company Secretary.
David then moved into the aviation sector with the launch of Virgin Blue. At Virgin David held many roles including Corporate Affairs Manager, Head of Infrastructure, Commercial Manager before becoming Head of Ground Operations. David was chosen as a member of the V Australia start up team and was one the first senior managers employed by the airline. During his time at Virgin David was responsible for the acquisition of terminal infrastructure from both the receivers (of Ansett) and the airport authorities, project management of the construction of a Hangar and Training Facility at Brisbane Airport, lead the Productivity Commission submission for Virgin in 2007 and founded Virgin's lounge product and business model.
Following on from Virgin David joined Strategic Airlines to manage their launch into the US market and other business ventures.
Andrew Parle, Principal
Phone: +61 403 587 890
Andrew has extensive experience in the aviation and tourism industries over many years. He has held senior positions with the Commonwealth Government and Tourism Queensland. For almost 20 years Andrew was a lead negotiator for the Australian Government in air services negotiations with various countries and was responsible for Australia’s aviation relationships with States in Africa, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia /Pacific. In his six years with Tourism Queensland he was Director Aviation and Economics based in Brisbane and International Regional Director for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, based in Shanghai.
During his time at CAS, Andrew has successfully completed a number of projects for clients such as:
Implementation of a number of foreign carriers to the Australian market including interaction with CASA, Border Agencies and the Department of Infrastructure
Development of a China Strategy for a major international airport
Undertaken a government relations role for a major airline group
Andrew is a Principal with Complete Aviation Solutions.
Robert Dean, Senior Consultant
Phone: +61 413 876 223
Bob has had over 32 years’ service with major International Australian carriers. During this time, he gained hands on experience in all aspects of Airport management roles of major airline operations. This includes the Corporate overview of Airport Operations of multiple airports in an international / domestic role both with airline staff and with contracted Ground Handling Companies.
Bob has worked in overseas locations including Singapore, China, Japan, India for a major international airline.
A variety of additional roles include:
Aviation Industrial Award Restructuring
Management of International & Regional (Australian) Airport Operations
Clients airline contracts and negotiations including International Airport Security Screening Agreements
Procurement Specialist in IATA SGHA - Ground Handling, Service Agreements, Catering, Cargo. Code share, Engineering, Security, Service Agreements, setting of agreed KPI’s and the management of the contracts
Operational Management roles in Airport Services covering Europe, South Africa, S.E. Asia.
Head of Team for new start-up airports and oversaw the Training and development of those operations in an International and domestic environment.
Airline Manuals including Drug and Alcohol Policies.
Bob is currently a Senior Consultant with CAS.
Michel Regi, Europe Principal
Michel worked his way up from a checking agent to Vice President of an international airline over his 40 years of experience within the aviation industry. Michel's career took him to many different parts of the world such as Africa, Asia and the Pacific islands and while doing so exercised a strong management ability. During Michel's time in the industry he has worked in a number of levels within an airline of varying responsibilities, such as Airport and Operation Manager, and Commercial and Marketing Manager. Michel also has experience as a Cargo Manager in a number of countries.
Further to Michel's operational and commercial experience he has lead and implemented a number of new routes and stations with both UTA and Air France.
Following on after 25 years with international legacy carriers, Michel moved to a smaller international airline and joined Air Caledonie International during the development of the carriers long haul services. Michel was an integral part of the team that was in charge of the A330 and A320 aircraft implementation from concept to delivery. At Air Caledonie Michel implemented new fare structures, the airlines frequent flyer program and negotiated numerous interline agreements.
Michel was then directly responsible for the launching of flights to Osaka, Tokyo and then to Seoul, with the opening of local representative offices. At that stage Michel launched a new inflight entertainment system including hardware acquisition and content placement. Michel was then promoted to Vice President Commercial and was in charge of all commercial and marketing activities around the world.
In addition to the CAS Management Team, a number of contract staff and consultants are available to povide specialist advice specific advice for your project. CAS prides itself on providing the right resource, with the right background and experience, while ensuring that your project is delivered in budget and on time.
Contact us to find out more about our staff with backgrounds in aviation project management, airline management, airport operations and tourism solutions.