Air Transport Business Development, Inc. (ATBD) and
its staff of airline professionals have completed assignments with airline
industry organizations, including: AeroRepublica, airblue, Boeing, Ascend Air,
CIT Aerospace, Copa Airlines, Deutsche Bank, Eos Airlines, Sabre Airline Solutions
and Skybus Airlines.
Read what our industry-leading clients have to
say about ATBD...
"Copa Airlines can recommend ATBD for its depth and breadth of airline
expertise. Staffed by airline industry veterans, ATBD has proven a wise investment
for Copa to refine and develop its operations to the best practices in the airline
--Captain Larry Ganse,
Senior Vice President Operations and COO,
"Dave Hopkins and ATBD did a tremendous job for us at Surf Air. As SVP of
Aircraft Programs, Dave outlined the vision and path for us to take and then
took the initiative to get us there. He successfully assisted Surf Air in securing
not only our first aircraft but also all the engine and maintenance contracts we
needed to safely fly them. Dave worked with all of the vendors, both small and large,
in the aircraft supply chain establishing solid foundations.
Dave is very professional and detailed oriented who brings energy and a positive
outlook to any environment or team."
Founder, Senior VP Finance,
"ATBD has been a wise choice for CPA's aircraft program and IT requirements. ATBD
brings a wealth of practical, hands-on experience with start-up airlines that has
substantially reduced costs, lead-times and risk for both aircraft and IT acquisitions."
CEO of California Pacific Airlines
"Pelican Products has benefitted from ATBD's wealth of experience
and expertise in the Aviation market. ATBD delivered both valuable and
immediately relevant analysis and insights that will drive meaningful
revenue enhancement results for our group in the years to come. They offer a
refreshing approach to consulting services, with a more practical and less
conceptual take on the exercise. Pelican and ATBD will continue this
relationship by working together on new projects in the future."
Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales
Pelican Products, Inc.
"Ascend contracted ATBD to assist in the evaluation of aircraft for US
transcontinental service. Dave Hopkins and his team have provided exemplary
support to Ascend. I give ATBD the highest marks for their expertise,
professionalism and efficient manner in getting the job done."
--Joseph A. Watters,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
"ATBD's extensive experience in aircraft and equipment evaluation and selection
was invaluable to Skybus."
--Ken Gile, President,
"Dubai World Aviation is normally skeptical of advisory and consulting
services. But, after working with ATBD and seeing the results, our staff are
impressed and are specifically asking for ATBD for consulting, due diligence
and airline operations improvement projects."
--Tom Ronell, CEO,
Dubai World Aviation
Read also what our suppliers and partners are saying about ATBD...
"Founded in 1982, Kao & Kao, C.P.A.s, has been providing accounting, tax and
consulting services to corporate enterprises in many business sectors.
ATBD has been an accounting & tax client of Kao & Kao, C.P.A. since December of
2006. ATBD is a highly professional and responsive organization that demands the best
from its service providers and rewards them with prompt payment."
--Karl Kao, CPA
Managing Partner, Kao & Kao CPA
"Graef Aviation provides expert technical services to the air transport industry.
We have been providing advice and counsel as a contractor to ATBD since 2005. I have
maintained a business relationship with ATBD's founder, Dave Hopkins, since 1985. ATBD
provides top quality services and support to its customers and contractors."
--Jack Graef, President
"12 Point Design is the sole information technology service provider for all of
ATBD's requirements including web and e-mail hosting, maintenance, support and security.
ATBD has been a valued customer for the last two years. We find their staff to be
professional, responsive and a pleasure to work with."
--Shawn K. Hall, CEO,
12 Point Design
"Air Transport Business Development, Inc (ATBD) has been a client of True
Creative for over four years. During that period ATBD has evolved and grown
into an accomplished company. It is an exceptional consortium of individuals
with integrity and diligent work habits.
We have worked closely with ATBD to create a corporate identity. Following logo
development, we produced successful marketing materials and launched a website.
The success of these projects relied on a close relationship with ATBD, which
has been built on high standards and clear communication.
We continue to be impressed with ATBD's ability to responsibly partner with
businesses and vendors with successful outcomes.
Dealing with ATBD is a positive experience. I am always impressed with their
professionalism in all aspects of business. I look forward to the continued
growth of our relationship."
--Dean Timmons, Owner,