The Story of Visual Approach
Visual Approach Analytics brings decades of industry experience in airline fleet and network planning. We leverage a history of flight operations, cargo network planning, fleet planning, aircraft market analysis, and new aircraft negotiations to bring unique perspectives to the aircraft and network discussion.
The Values That Drive Us
Striving to be the best even as we rise to be better.
We constantly search for new perspectives through data-driven discovery
We aren’t perfect, but we constantly strive to be
Whether through historical context, aircraft type nuance, or cultural differences, we look to understand nuances at play
The Visual Approach Team
We wouldn’t be where we are today without the expertise, drive, and minds behind our analytics.
Founder and Managing Director of Analysis
After nearly two decades in the industry, Courtney Miller has a breadth of experience spanning operations, sales, fleet and network planning, cargo planning, market forecasting, and data analytics.
Courtney was recently with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft where he coordinated aircraft transactions with both lessors and airlines in a sales capacity. Deeply committed to using analytics to find different perspectives, he led Bombardier’s Americas airline analysis team for seven years, responsible for building analytical models and business cases in support of aircraft transactions.
VP – Business Development
From commercial airlines, corporate aviation, micro mobility
to Air Force One and everything in between, Dean Constantinidis has been fortunate to have a broad transportation background.
Currently based in New York, Dean has worked with small startups to large multinationals and world leaders. The
challenge to solve complex challenges and explain solutions in an understandable and analytical way, drives
him. An optimist on the never ending journey of learning – with a special skill of finding the best flat white coffee within
½ a mile!
Mr. Dechavanne is the head of Commercial Aviation Valuation Services at Collateral Verifications LLC. He is an ISTAT Certified Senior Appraiser and graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronaitical University where he received his Bachelors degree in Aviation Business Administration with a concentration in International Transportation Management.
In 2001, he joined CIT Aerospace as a Marketing Analyst, tracking aircraft values, industry trends, issues of concern to CIT’s aircraft portfolio, as well as assisting the marketing department on special projects for the placement of new and used aircraft.
In 2004, he joined OAGBACK Aviation Solutions as the Manager of Valuation Services and was promoted to head their Asset Management group in 2006 where he managed all of the aspects of their valuations, technical, advisory, and aircraft remarketing services.
While at OAGBACK Aviation, he also developed and maintained their Commercial Jet Aircraft Value Guide and Commercial Jet Lease Rate Guide. As a recognized expert in his field, he has been published and quoted in such publications as the Chicago Tribune, Airline Fleet and Network Management, Airline Business, Air Transport World, Air Finance Journal, Air Cargo World, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Flight Global, MSNBC, and various other industry publications.
Cranky Flier LLC
Brett’s experience spans back to 1996 where he began his aviation career as an intern for USAir’s sales team. Since, he has worked at America West, Eos, United Airlines, and PriceGrabber.com in pricing and product planning roles.
Brett currently leads the Cranky Concierge team, bringing his industry-leading pricing and ticketing experience to the traveling public. He also authors the best-known blog in the aviation industry CrankyFlier, and partners with Visual Approach in producing Cranky Network Weekly – a competitive network analysis provided to hundreds of airline network planners, airline investors, and airports.
Brett’s experience brings full context into the network and pricing decisions of airlines, and what they mean for the aircraft business.