Enroute delivers to its clients a unique blend of professionalism and technical expertise devoted exclusively to the aviation consulting sector. Our motivation is to turn our client’s dreams into real-world success beyond expectations, while enjoying doing our work. Passion, enthusiasm, and essential technical skills are our signature.
Enroute’s professional staff benefit from a breadth of worldwide expertise in airport and civil aviation development. Led by a team of experience aviation professionals, Enroute is structured into two main practices, covering Aviation & Airport Planning, and Airport Engineering:
Alfonso Díez Mentzel
MSc, Aeronautical Engineering
Mr. Díez’ expertise in the Aviation Consultancy domain spans over more than 25 countries around the world.
His specialties include ICAO Airport Planning & Design Standards and Recommended Practices, Aeronautical Studies, environmental aspects of Airport Planning & Engineering, management of large, complex projects in an international environment, Airport Technical Due Diligences, CAPEX assessment, and Project Implementation Management, including procurement under FIDIC and International Financing Institutions rules. He regularly serves as expert with the ICAO TCB, supporting different Civil Aviation Authorities.
Recent representative experience includes managing the Pre-qualification and Tender processes for the expansion program at Sharm-el-Sheikh Airport, on behalf of the Egyptian Airports Company; Issuance of a new version of the AIP for Madrid-Barajas Airport, Spain; Update of Tocumen International Airport Master Plan, Panamá; and the Environmental Impact Assessment for the Master Plan Update, Warsaw International Airport, Poland.
Mr. Díez is also a lecturer for different Airport Planning and Aerodrome Certification courses, and has recently co-authored an aerodrome certification manual published by Aena and the Madrid Polytechnic University.
José Mª Blanco Menduiña
Partner – Airport Engineering
A Professional Engineer with over 22 years experience in the fields of airport planning, airport engineering, and aviation & airport consulting.
Mr. Blanco’s specialties include airfield civil works engineering, airfield systems engineering (lighting & signing, electrical distribution systems, navigation aids and other aeronautical facilities), aviation safety management studies & consulting (aeronautical safety studies, airspace obstruction analysis, safety & risk Assessments) and master planning.
He has worked in several countries for Aviation and Airport Authorities and has been involved in the planning and development of a significant number of major airport projects. He has recently served as Airfield Civil Works, Systems, and Facilities Design Manager for the development of Sharm-el-Sheikh International Airport (Egypt). Other significant references include the development of airfield civil works and facilities projects for major airports such as Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona, and Palma de Mallorca International Airports in Spain, and the New Sucre Airport, in Bolivia.
Mr. Blanco is also a lecturer for aviation safety management and obstacles limitation surfaces analysis courses, organized by the Madrid Polytechnic University.
Santiago Lerma Villegas
Partner – Airport Planning
Mr. Lerma is an Aeronautical Engineer with over 18 years experience in airport planning, aviation & airport consulting and airport infrastructure design.
He is specialized in airport master planning, conceptual and preliminary design, and functional design of airport terminal areas using self-developed simulation software for capacity calculations, in addition to standard software applications such as SIMMOD, INM, and EDMS. His international experience covers projects in countries such as Egypt, Bolivia, Honduras, Panamá, Costa Rica or Gabon, and includes involvement as ICAO expert in assisting local authorities with relevant airport planning issues.
Mr. Lerma’s experience also covers airfield civil works engineering, including geometrical design, pavements design and evaluation (using, inter alia, multilayer models), drainage and related systems, fuel hydrants and other aeronautical facilities. In this domain, he has recently served as Design Manager for Civil Works for the Sharm-el-Sheikh International Airport expansion program, Egypt.
Mr. Lerma is also an expert in operational safety for aviation. He is a lecturer for Airport Noise Analysis courses in the Airport Planning, Design, Operations and Management Master Program by the Madrid Polytechnic University.