Visitor arrivals to Taiwan up 5% in Aug-2018, visitor arrivals from Asia up 6%

Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (25-Sep-2018) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Aug-2018. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 953,252, +4.8% year-on-year; Asia: 866,236, +5.8%; Mainland China: 256,944, +2.8%;…..

Airbus to increase A320 Tianjin assembly line production in 2019

Airbus said production at its A320 family final assembly line in Tianjin will increase from four and a half aircraft per month to five aircraft…..

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers first of 13 737 MAX aircraft to Jet Airways

SMBC Aviation Capital delivered (25-Sep-2018) its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft (MSN 44863) on sale and leaseback to Jet Airways. The full transaction, originally…..

IndiGo to commence services to Kuala Lumpur in Nov-2018

IndiGo, via its official Facebook page, announced (25-Sep-2018) plans to commence daily Delhi-Kuala Lumpur and Bangalore-Kuala Lumpur services, effective 15-Nov-2018. Kuala Lumpur will be the…..

Is an ANA partnership with Virgin Australia – and an investment – on the cards?

During this decade Japan has developed as one of the most popular and fastest growing destinations for Australians. Last year there were nearly 500,000 Australian…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

Airline margins under increasing pressure, says IATA

The financial health of the global air transport industry is often described as cyclical in nature. Global highs, historically, are as common as global lows……

Airline Insight: Air Malta

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: Macau 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 – Google ends ban on cryptocurrency advertising

According to reports via CNBC, Google is ending its ban on cryptocurrency advertising starting from Oct-2018. The original plan was designed to protect consumers from…..