Malaysian Transport Minister: ‘We would like to see more competition’ among airlines

Malaysia‘s Minister of Transport Anthony Loke Siew Fook welcomed the entry of more foreign airlines into the Malaysian market, stating: “We welcome competition and we…..

Jetstar Asia, Scoot and SIA agree to cease pre selection of travel insurance for customers

Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) reported (15-Nov-2018) Jetstar Asia, Scoot and Singapore Airlines (SIA) agreed to cease the practice of pre selection of travel insurance…..

Cebu Pacific impacted by A320neo delivery delays, resulting in slower growth for 2019

Cebu Pacific has been forced to dial back capacity growth plans for 2019 due to expected delivery delays with Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family…..

Sabre ups its NDC game by agreeing to acquire Farelogix

Sabre announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Farelogix, an innovator in the travel industry with advanced offer management and NDC order…..

China Southern Airlines will exit SkyTeam alliance from 2019

China Southern Airlines announced (15-Nov-2018) it will not renew its agreement with SkyTeam from 01-Jan-2019. The airline will complete transition arrangements in 2019.

Scoot to move to Singapore Changi Airport T1 in 4Q2019

Scoot announced (15-Nov-2018) plans to relocate from terminal 2 to terminal 1 at Singapore Changi Airport in 4Q2019. The transition is expected to facilitate the…..

Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies

There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as…..

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. South African Airways…..

With each wave of airline restructuring hit by inevitable resistance from traditional labour forces, can aviation unions be a force for good?

All major European carriers have overhauled their cost structures in the last decade or so in the face of liberalisation, the rise of LCCs and…..

Vietnam Airlines on target for 10.5% pax growth in 2018

Vietnam Airlines GM UK Phan The Thang said the airline is on target to record 10.5% year-on-year growth in passenger numbers to 24.3 million in…..