Blue Swan’s Brightest – October’s most popular Americas newsletter stories

It’s the first full week of November, so let’s take a look back at the most popular stories from last month’s The Blue Swan Daily Americas newsletters…

#10 – Campinas and Santiago airport concessions – airports need to discuss facilities with their airlines

#9 – United has no plans to change Basic Economy carry on restrictions

#8 – Boomers prefer desktops for travel planning and put a lower priority on budget

#7 – Trade tariff concerns are clear, but Delta sees positive corporate trends through early 2019

#6 – Allegiant’s passengers are a lot more affluent than you think

#5 – Low Cost Long Haul becomes ‘an inevitable fixture’, the ‘party’s over’ in terms of interest rates, ‘loyalty is the key in corporate travel’ and ‘connecting the unconnected’ – insights from CAPA Low Cost Long Haul Global Summit

#4 – JetBlue adds Guayaquil in growing international footprint, but retreats out of former focus market Washington Dulles as underperforming routes are culled

#3 – Ontario International is on to a winning track as it rises from Los Angeles International’s shadow, but politics could thwart its development plans

#2 – American and United up commissions to TMCs as corporate revenues grow

#1 – Air Canada Rouge helps shock Air Canada back to life as leisure business acts as ‘defibrillator for mainline’