APAC is the fastest growing aviation market in the world, says Amex GBT

The Air Monitor 2019, published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), finds that fare levels should remain stable on many of the world’s major…..

Baby Boomers are increasingly travelling with a smartphone, seeking out authentic experiences and showing more interest in alternative accommodation options

Baby boomers are an important market for the travel sector and account for a significant share of the spend across the industry. The grey nomads…..

Istanbul becomes the eighth global city to join the 100 million passenger per annum club

At this time last year The Blue Swan Daily reported that in 2017 Paris had joined the exclusive club of cities whose airports collectively handle…..

Air travel hit new heights in 2018, but regional growth variation is becoming wider

Global air travel grew by a very healthy 5.9% in 2018. That is the latest observation from ForwardKeys, which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 17 million…..

Amadeus’ 8 travel trends you need to know for 2019

Industry powerhouse, Amadeus has released its top eight travel trends for 2019. From personalisation, to NDC and mobile, it’s going to be a big year…..

Travel companies are risking losing one-third of their customers due to the lack of payment choices they currently offer

More than one third of British, American, Chinese, French and German travellers surveyed globally (36%) are unhappy about not being able to pay the way…..

From maintenance to human resources… AI and Blockchain permeate a range of business functions at Delta

Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain and machine learning have become mainstays in the vernacular of every type of business worldwide. It is debatable how fast the…..

ICAO 2018 review – record profits, LCC market share increasing, air transport carrying over one third of world trade, but a bad year for accidents

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has issued a series of reports reviewing air transport industry activity in 2018. They highlight positive airline profits as 2018…..

The airport transaction deals of 2018 – fewer in number and quality, things could improve in 2019

Any article on airport transaction deals of 2018 has to be qualified by the fact there were comparatively few of them. While the days of…..