About ICF
Rob Walker
Principal, Aviation

Rob has more than a decade of aviation experience across a wide range of markets and projects.

Rob has more than a decade of aviation experience across a wide range of markets and projects. He is an experienced forecaster in mature and emerging markets, producing detailed bottom-up forecasts and longer-term econometric-driven demand projections. Often, his projections involve airport systems with overlapping catchment areas.

Combining his airline and airport experience, Rob is a master planner. He produces detailed traffic forecasts for design day modeling and provides air service marketing capabilities for airports. He regularly uses NetWorks—our network planning model—to deliver precise market and airline traffic analysis for airlines in support of their network strategy and business plans.

Before joining us in 2010, Rob worked at British Airways and Virgin Atlantic in various commercial positions, including sales and marketing, revenue management, strategy, and network planning. Working closely with areas such as government, legal affairs, and economic forecasting, he has shaped strategy for work related to growth, mergers, fleet plans, and sales.

Areas of expertise

Insights

Report
COVID-19 air traffic recovery update: A view one year into the pandemic
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Airline and demand recovery
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Into the unknown: Airline schedule planning in the age of COVID-19
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Aviation recovery: Impacts and implications for airports
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How a combination of measures and technologies aims to reduce the global footprint of commercial aviation
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How low-cost carrier route volatility can help airports not just survive, but thrive
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UK aviation and Brexit: Pragmatism vs politics
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How new technology aircraft are transforming air service
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