ROBERT J. KOKONIS leads Toronto-based aviation advisory, AirTrav Inc., a firm he co-founded in 2001. He has spent 29 years in the aviation and travel sectors, with companies such as Air Canada, Finnair, Royal Jordanian, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Worldspan. AirTrav provides commercial, financial, fleet, fuel, operational, regulatory and risk management advice to airlines, airports, governments and trade associations like IATA and National Airlines Council of Canada, both of whom AirTrav has worked with on aviation-related matters. AirTrav also acts as the Affiliate in Canada for ICF Aviation (formerly SH&E), a global full-service aviation advisory. AirTrav performs due diligence for banks, private equity firms and law firms on aviation investment deals, aircraft lease restructurings, M&A transactions, privatizations, reorganizations, bankruptcies and lawsuits.