Life in HEL – social experiment tests Helsinki’s ‘best airport’ assumption

Whether a delayed departure, flight cancellation or a missed connection, we have all been trapped inside an airport for longer than we wished. Well, one…..

Singapore Airlines to increase capacity to Sydney as new A380s are introduced

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is further increasing capacity to Sydney as it introduces new 471-seat A380s, featuring its latest cabin products. SIA has announced that one…..

CityJet open to additional regional acquisitions if part of a legacy flying contract

Irish regional carrier CityJet has ambitions to become the leading Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI) provider in Europe as it seeks to carve out…..

The Blue Swan Start-up Report – October 2017

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a monthly wrap of the key start-up activity for Oct-2017, including three key launches: China Air Cargo Corporation launched…..

Check in! – hotel highlights across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news, including: Hyatt House enters Europe after Düsseldorf hotel opening Marriott Rewards…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Qantas: Qantas…..

The ‘Old World’ fights back – Europe the fastest growing region for international air passenger growth

Figures published by Airports Council International (ACI) show that international passengers increased at a higher rate in Europe than they are in other regions in…..

Delta exudes optimism about continued pricing traction in the corporate sector

Delta Air Lines is encouraged by growing momentum its ability to increase business fares after battling pricing challenges in that sector for roughly two years……

Taxes, charges and fees are pushing up airline fares to the detriment of passengers, argues IATA

Competition in the airline sector has been a driver of innovation and cost reduction and has delivered major benefits for consumers in terms of increased…..

Asia Pacific continues to see impressive growth in aviation

IATA’s 20 year air passenger forecast expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, with more than half the growth in the Asia Pacific region,…..

Update on the longest routes in the world – Nov 2017

United Airlines launched its new daily Los Angeles-Singapore service on 29-Oct-2017, utilising Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The new route now sits second of the list of world’s longest routes and first…..