Dave Emerson is a partner and director in Bain & Company's Dallas office. He is a leader in Bain's global Airlines practice.
Dave has more than 25 years of industry and consulting experience. He has served clients in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Dave has extensive experience with large scale transformations at airlines around the globe. He has deep expertise in airline revenue optimization, network and fleet strategy, operational cost reduction, maintenance strategy, customer improvement and NPS.
His previous work experience includes being a yield management and revenue enhancement analyst with America West Airlines in Phoenix.
Dave earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, with high distinction. He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
- “Air Traffic 2020–2023,” Webinar, August 2020
In the News
- “Europe’s transport unions are growing in strength,” The Economist, October 2018, Airlines & Transportation
- “The dragons take off,” The Economist, April 2018, Airlines & Transportation
- “Reviving Midwest Express: $100 million and a good cookie recipe,” USA Today, August 2017, Airlines & Transportation