Air New Zealand hosts 2017 Annual Shareholders Meeting

Air New Zealand hosted its 2017 Annual Shareholders Meeting in Auckland yesterday, highlighting key results of the last year and the outlook for the future……

easyJet’s electric vision to decarbonise and reduce noise from aviation operations

European low-fare carrier easyJet is to collaborate with Wright Electric to build and operate the first electric short haul aircraft from around ten years from…..

Air China finally expands Australia network after several years of market share declines

Air China is accelerating expansion in Australia as it launches flights on 11-Dec-2017 from Brisbane to Beijing. Brisbane will be served with four weekly flights…..

TTF outlines options to enhance trans Tasman air travel

As previously reported by the Blue Swan Daily, Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has been working towards “sorting out the trans-Tasman issue” by calling for…..

Exclusive: Singapore announces new low cost startup to operate domestic flights

Singapore has traditionally been a leader in international liberalisation, Singapore Airlines has been a world leader in the full service market and the government has…..

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.   Dubai Airports…..

How New Zealand’s regional airlines are filling in network gaps – but corporate contracts may remain elusive

New Zealand’s regional airline network is expanding as it emerges from a period of uncertainty following changes to Air New Zealand’s regional operations in recent…..

IATA calls for tighter control over European airport monopolies as airport charges double

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the European Union to significantly strengthen economic regulation of major European airport monopolies by focusing on…..

Tigerair changes its stripes and goes for quality

Tigerair Australia seems out to prove a tiger can change its stripes. The airline has today announced two new planned inflight products designed to make…..

Advito and BCD release 2018 Industry Forecast

The 2018 Industry Forecast has been released by consultancy group, Advito and corporate travel management company, BCD Travel. The report is designed to assist procurement…..

New Zealand continues to see upward trend in tourism and migration

Traditionally a quieter time for tourism in New Zealand, August proved to be an impressive month for both tourism and migration. Visitor arrivals were up…..