Peach revises Airbus order to include two A321LRs, first Asian airline to operate the aircraft

Peach revised (18-Jul-2018) its purchase agreement with Airbus concluded in Nov-2016, updating its order from 10 A320neos to eight A320neos and two A321LRs, becoming the…..

Cathay Pacific reports pax up 4% in Jun-2018

Cathay Pacific reported (18-Jul-2018) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2018: Passengers: 2.9 million, +4.1% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): +4.0%; Europe: +12.2%; Northeast Asia: +5.8%; Southeast…..

AirAsia Group CEO notes favourable developments in terminals, fuel and regulation

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, via his official Twitter account, reported (17-Jul-2018) favourable developments in low cost terminals, oil prices and regulation by the Malaysian…..

Thai Airways reports Jun-2018 pax up 3%, ending period of declining pax

Thai Airways reported (17-Jul-2018) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2018: Passengers: 1.6 million, +2.7% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): +3.6%; Australia: +5.7%; Regional: +3.5%; Europe: +3.3%;…..

AirAsia X lowers fares as it moves from Melbourne Tullamarine to Avalon

Malaysia’s AirAsia X has set a 5-Dec-2018 date for the launch of services at Melbourne Avalon Airport and is offering return fares to Kuala Lumpur…..

Japan amongst the fastest growing holiday destinations for Australians

Skyscanner Australia, has revealed new passenger data which highlights Japan as the fastest growing destination for Australian tourists in 2018. With more than 440,000 Australians choosing…..

NDC 101: What you need to know about IATA’s New Distribution Capability, according to Amadeus

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) has been around now for some time, and some industry leaders are even suggesting changing the name to “Old Distribution…..

Airline Insight: SunExpress

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airport Insight: Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Bitcoin Watch – Cryptos jump up to 10% following positive news and developments of the week

Bitcoin’s value jumped almost 10% overnight to around USD7,330. The prices of Ethereum, ripple, and lite coin also got a boost increasing by between 5-10%……