INSIGHT: Hub network dynamics differ among world’s leading airports

From an Air Service Development perspective a number of factors underpin air connectivity, ranging from geographical location and airport infrastructure to airline business models and…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. IATA director general…..

There’s no place like home for Qantas

As the chilly winds blow outside Australia, Qantas is moving along pretty nicely at home. Average revenue per passenger kilometre is up a whopping 8%…..

The potential effect of the Catalonian crisis on air transport and tourism in Spain

As this is written, the Spanish government is set to seize direct control over the affairs of Catalunya (Catalonia) a province of 7.5 million people…..

United Airlines plans digital push

United Airlines is planning major upgrades to its app over the next few months as part of a digital push. Earlier this year, usage of…..

Cobalt Air looks at hub and long haul business strategies to beat Cyprus seasonality

Independent Cypriot carrier Cobalt Air was recognised at the recent CAPA – Centre for Aviation Awards for Excellence as the Airline Start-Up of the Year……

Australia is in an alternative payments revolution

Payments company Worldpay has predicted Australians will greatly increase the use of alternative payments over that of credit cards in the next five years. Credit…..

Air Passengers seek more technology to give them more control over their travel experience

It is no real surprise to learn that the results of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2017 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) has revealed that…..

INSIGHT: From Manchester to Moscow… how the Airport-Airline relationship differs across EMEA

From an Air Service Development perspective a number of factors underpin air connectivity, ranging from geographical location and airport infrastructure to airline business models and…..

Australian domestic aviation activity for Aug-2017 increases by 2% year-on-year

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics released its domestic aviation activity report for Aug-2017 highlighting a 2.0% increase year-on-year equalling 5.21 million passengers. According to BITRE,…..

Primera Air adds Toronto to its transatlantic network after Canadian licence award

Scandinavian carrier Primera Air has confirmed the expected expansion of its long haul operation from the UK and France with the addition of flights to…..