Marsh & Mclennan Companies


CAVOK was founded in 1996 and acquired by Oliver Wyman, a Marsh & McLennan company,  in 2007 . It draws on the consulting firm’s strategic and operational expertise in aviation. By combining the operational knowledge of CAVOK with Oliver Wyman’s management consulting experience in the aviation industry, our clients gain access to unique depth and breadth of experience, tools, and acumen.

In early 2015, Oliver Wyman acquired TeamSAI and integrated the operation into CAVOK. This transaction brought together two of the largest and most capable consulting and technical advisory firms in aviation and further demonstrated our joint commitment to being at the forefront of the industry.  In 2017, UK-based Avisa also joined CAVOK establishing our first European office and expanding our technical services capabilities to include Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) operations.

CAVOK subject matter experts possess decades of aviation experience from working with airports, MROs, military and government agencies, and more than 30 different airlines globally. More than 70 percent of employees hold Federal Aviation Administration certification and licenses. CAVOK has actively sought to hire people with in-depth understanding of all facets of airline operations, and the results for the client are significant, measurable, and sustainable. Our collective career history gives us the breadth and scope to offer practical advice, problem solving, and strategic planning to domestic and international aviation and travel-related companies.

We have helped a variety of firms improve their unit-cost performance, enhance employee and asset productivity, redesign and automate business processes, evaluate and enter new markets, start business operations, and implement continuous improvement environments that last long after we are gone. We involve the client’s employees throughout every phase of a project, making them an integral part of the team. Additionally, we know how to help a client present a project for corporate-wide approval and cultural acceptance.


CAVOK has created a technical consulting framework for effective compliance and performance, with the client’s individual operating philosophy, culture, and organizational structure as the foundation. CAVOK builds a system on top of that foundation for process mapping, documentation, training, execution, and measuring.

CAVOK M&E Solutions provides long-term technical services support to operators desiring to capitalize on a center of excellence for typical back-office functions such as engineering, planning, and materials services.

Examples of Industry Relationships

We maintain industry relationships with a number of major aviation organizations, allowing us to remain abreast of trends, debates, and pending changes.

  • As a member of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA,) we serve on industry panels and participate in their annual symposium.
  • Our long-standing relationship with the FAA allows us to stay abreast of current policy, regulatory changes, and legal interpretations. This exclusive insight provides value to our clients unmatched by our competitors.
  • CAVOK is a contributing member of the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) Maintenance Reliability Program Working Group. We offer a unique industry perspective because we work with numerous industry players on their reliability programs.
  • CAVOK continues to work with the Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) on safety initiatives relating to the air charter industry. Additionally, a member of the CAVOK leadership team serves on the ACSF Board of Governors.