Video of the week – ‘You can’t change yesterday, but you can do a lot about tomorrow’

Martin Gauss, executive board chairman and CEO of airBaltic, highlighted CO2, taxes, SES, EU261 and fuel as his expected key topics of discussion in 2020…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Iceland

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

India Government issues EoI for divestment of Air India, Air India Express and AISATS

India‘s Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) issued (27-Jan-2020) a preliminary information memorandum inviting EoI for the divestment of 100% of the government’s stake in Air…..

IATA: Coronavirus could disrupt Chinese air travel, but history shows effect would be temporary

IATA stated (24-Jan-2020) that while there is a risk the novel coronavirus outbreak could cause a sizeable disruption to the Chinese air travel market, history…..

Rostourism recommends tourists refrain from visiting China

Russia‘s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) recommended (24-Jan-2020) Russian citizens refrain from travelling to China for tourism purposes until the normalisation of the situation relating…..

Business travellers are back into routine of tiredness, fatigue and homesickness – but majority still have a buzz about being back on the road

We increasingly hear about the impact that regular business travel can have on our welfare and mental well-being. Yet, for many of us, we still…..

From droughts to bushfires – and now a potential pandemic – Australia’s already slowing travel market takes another hefty blow

In Australia, it seems “it never rains, but…”. The widespread bushfires ravaging much of Australia’s south and east coasts follow years of drought, rendering the…..

CHECK IN! – latest hotel highlights from across the globe

The Blue Swan Daily brings you the first of this week’s round up of some of the latest accommodation news from across the globe. ‘A way…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Ryanair

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Emirates Airline to launch Dubai-Singapore-Penang service

Emirates Airline announced (27-Jan-2020) plans to launch daily Dubai-Singapore-Penang service, effective 09-Apr-2020. The carrier plans to operate the route with Boeing 777-300ER equipment in a…..

Carbon credits or carbon complacency? Offsetting can improve climate awareness image and attract the eco-anxious, but more needs to be done

Carbon offsetting in aviation currently is one of the major mechanisms companies implement to offer a ‘carbon neutral’ product and image. Offset programmes allow passengers…..