All change – not really, as United’s rising CEO gets excited about spending more time with employees

Once United Airlines’ president Scott Kirby assumes the CEO role at United in May-2020, not much will change with the airline’s strategy, but obviously Mr…..

Overcoming the hurdles of 2020 – the key stories from the opening morning of the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit in Malta

The enormous publicity attracted by a sixteen year old Swedish girl has rattled the airline industry and is prompting government talk of aviation taxes to…..

CAPA Global Aviation Awards for Excellence recognises top aviation leaders – British Airways, Swoop, Spirit Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines and airBaltic secure coveted awards

British Airways, Swoop and Spirit Airlines, have been recognised among the top airlines at CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence in Malta. The nine…..

The emissions debate – UNWTO calls for enhanced cooperation between the transport and tourism sectors to effectively transform tourism for climate action

As The Blue Swan Daily reported earlier this week, the anti-flying movement has gained greater momentum in the past year. This comes almost as a…..

AirAsia challenges the view that we don’t fly because we enjoy the food with opening of aeroplane food restaurant in Kuala Lumpur

It is often said that we don’t fly to enjoy the food, but many airlines still invest heavily in their onboard product to try and…..

Air New Zealand is trialling edible coffee cups on its flights and in its lounges in effort to reduce waste

Air New Zealand has confirmed that it is trialling the use of vanilla-flavoured, edible coffee cups on its flights and on the ground as one…..

Opening the door for Madrid to better compete with Europe’s top hubs – Air Europa slips alongside Iberia into IAG to help deliver 360° hub vision

Iberia’s CEO Luis Gallego has said the International Airlines Group (IAG) around EUR1 billion purchase agreement for Air Europa Lineas Aereas will allow the Madrid…..

Avatar has ‘goliath’ ambitions, but can we believe in the reality of its proposal?

Avatar Airlines, a proposed US LCC start up with a convoluted past, is looking for a thumbs up from the US Department of Transportation (DoT)…..