We enhance your Airport!

TH Airport Consulting combines practical experience in operation, planning, construction and start-up of airport terminals with scientific approaches for analysis and optimization of airport processes. Through our detailed knowledge of the airport functions as well as the specific requirements of the customers and operators of airports we can offer the best consulting services to our clients.

Today, TH Airport Consulting is a well-known international consultancy for airports. We are proud to be part of the fascinating aviation industry, supplying airports with creative ideas and profound knowledge for their daily and long-term airport business. It is our mission to partner with our clients, provide service excellence and build sustainable and trustworthy relationships.

Our research in cooperation with airports and universities on "Airports of the Future" and the "Passenger Experience" enables us to incorporate the most modern concepts and ideas to enhance your airport.

Our Values mit Breite

Team

Torsten Hentschel

Managing Director

Torsten Hentschel

Torsten Hentschel has been working in leading positions at airport operators and consultancies and can look back on 23 years of international airport experience. Having led or participated in more than 50 airport consulting projects worldwide, he specializes in terminal planning, security and operations processes as well as the passenger experience.

Torsten is a permanent member of the ACI Europe Committee for Facilitation and Customer Services as well as the ACI Africa Committee for Security and Facilitation and frequently presents on the latest topics relevant to the airport business. As rapporteur of the ACI EUROPE Taskforce on the Passenger Experience he is one of the contributors to the widely acknowledged “Guidelines for Passenger Services at European Airports”. For this engagement Torsten has been rewarded with the prestigious ACI EUROPE World Business Partner Award in 2015.

Before founding TH Airport Consulting, Torsten was the Head of Terminal Planning and Airport Processes at an international airport consultancy and until the year 2000 Head of Building Construction and Planning at Leipzig International Airport.

Recent airport projects include:

  • Hamburg: Development of Pier South as well as Walk-boarding Gate Facilities on Apron 2
  • Frankfurt: Concourse B Re-Configuration Study and development of Terminal 3 Pier G
  • Tirane: Airport Cappacity Assessment
  • Jeddah & Medina: Airport assessment and optimization for the Hajj pilgrimage

Thorsten Nicolaus

Sr. Airport Consultant

Thorsten Nicolaus

Thorsten Nicolaus has been working as an expert for renowned airport consultancies in senior positions for 30 years with experience at more than 20 airports. He has joined our team in 2010 and since then contributed his valuable ideas on a strategic as well as analytical level to the success of our projects.

His specialties include airport capacity planning and analysis, evaluation of options based on strategic objectives and KPIs, definition and management of terminal requirements as well as the planning of specific airport systems such as APM (automated people movers) and BHS (baggage handling systems).

Recent airport projects include:

  • Frankfurt: Requirements Management and Design Review for the new Terminal 3 including Pier G
  • Hamburg: Terminal Development and Capacity Planning
  • Tirane: Airport Capacity Assessment
  • Jeddah & Medina: Airport assessment and optimization for the Hajj pilgrimage
  

Chenye Yu

Airport Consultant

Chenye Yu

Chenye Yu has joined TH Airport Consulting in 2018 as Airport Consultant. With an academic background of urban and traffic planning (M.Sc. in Traffic and Transport from TU Darmstadt; B.Sc. Urban and Regional Economics from East China Normal University) and first practical experiences in airport planning, she brightens our team with her young but creative competence.

Having practical experiences in airport master planning at Frankfurt International Airport and writen her master thesis on “Requirements of low cost passengers on hub airports and the impacts on airport master planning” at Fraport AG, Chenye concentrates herself ever since in airport terminal planning and passenger experiences.

Recent airport projects include:

  • Hamburg: Development of Pier South as well as Walk-boarding Gate Facilities on Apron 2
  • Frankfurt: Concourse B Re-Configuration Study and development of Terminal 3 Pier G
  • Tirane: Airport Capacity Assessment
  

Mark Longrée

Associate Partner

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Mark Longrée is a highly knowledgeable architect specialised in the field of Aviation & Transportation planning and architecture. He has 18 years experience in Project Development and Project Management for both the design of new terminals and the redesign of existing terminal infrastructure. His experience encompasses a large amount of high profile projects around the world where he demonstrated the ability to lead large project teams and to coordinate multiple architecture and engineering disciplines.

Mark is the Managing Director of our partner company IMPaC ADC and frequently joins forces with us.

Recent airport projects include:

  • Frankfurt: Concourse B Re-Configuration Study and development of Terminal 3 Pier G
  • Brussels: Re-development of the existing Terminal Infrasteucture
  • Jeddah & Medina: Airport assessment and optimization for the Hajj pilgrimage
  • Nice & Lyon: Investment advice on capacity, expansion and CAPEX
  

International Engagement

We are World Business Partners with ACI EUROPE as well as ACI Africa and are active members of the ACI EUROPE "Committee for Facilitation and Customer Services" and the "Taskforce on the Passenger Experience". Through these memberships, we have developed an excellent network in the airport industry and stay always on top of the latest trends and developments.

TH Airport Consulting contributed to the development of the ACI EUROPE "Guidelines for Passenger Services at European Airports" which provides a methodology to enhance the Passenger Experience in a comprehensive and systematic way. Since its first release in 2014 we have been involved in the further development and update of the Guidelines.

On a regular basis Torsten Hentschel presents on recent topics regarding the airport business and in particular the Passenger Experience at international meetings and conferences.

ACI EUROPE rewarded Torsten Hentschel, Managing Director of TH Airport Consulting, with the “World Business Partner Award – 2015” for his outstanding contribution to the ACI EUROPE Facilitation & Customer Services Committee as well as the “Guidelines for Passenger Services at European Airports”.

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Our Network

To guarantee always the best consulting services for various airport projects of all sizes, we join forces with experienced airport experts and consultancies.

IMPaC ADC

We frequently partner with our colleagues from IMPaC ADC on terminal and master planning projects.

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LOGO Infraconsult

We benefit from the expertise of Logo Infraconsult on project and start-up coordination as well as airport logistics.

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PassePartout Training Ltd.

Since 2015 TH Airport Consulting cooperates with PassePartout Training Ltd., a PRM expert, for providing services to enhance Passenger Experience for elderly travellers at airports.

"Together we make airports more enjoyable for elderly travellers and help airports to generate more revenue in the future", Torsten Hentschel & Willem Godefroy

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