Corporate Update: Cathay Pacific will not follow Singapore Airlines in offering lie flat product on all flights

The Cathay Pacific Group has opted not to follow rival Singapore Airlines (SIA) in upgrading its regional business class product to lie flat. Cathay Pacific…..

IHG pilots new hotel room lighting technology as study reveals almost 80% of travellers struggle to sleep when staying away from home

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has partnered with a global leader in innovative LED lighting solutions, to pilot the use of state-of-the-art circadian lighting to help…..

Airports Council International’s performance indicators reveal that two-thirds of the world’s airports are loss-making, most of them handling less than one million ppa

Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its annual Airport key performance indicators (KPIs) on global air transport demand for 2017 and one of the…..

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. Ryanair Sun CEO…..

Addressing the corporate and business travel markets more effectively – there are few more valuable segments

There are few more valuable market segments than the repeat travellers in corporate programmes and SMEs. Yet airlines have mostly failed to capitalise fully on…..

WTTC: Japan remains the world’s third largest travel and tourism economy in 2018

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reported (20-Mar-2019) Japan retained its position as the world’s third largest travel and tourism sector economy during 2018, generating…..

China and South Korea sign expanded bilateral air services MoU

CAAC announced (15-Mar-2019) China and South Korea held a new round of aviation discussion between 13-Mar-2019 and 15-Mar-2019 to exchange views on current market conditions…..

All Nippon Airways to implement ANA FAST TRAVEL measures at Okinawa Airport

All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced (19-Mar-2019) plans to implement the following ANA FAST TRAVEL measures at Okinawa Naha Airport, commencing 20-Mar-2019: Installation of inline baggage…..

CTM announces outlines key strategic initiatives under three phase growth programme

Corporate Travel Management outlined (CTM) (20-Mar-2019) details of its three phase strategic development plan: Phase one: Establishing a global network through acquisition over FY2014 to FY2017:…..

Asian travel growth will be partly at the expense of the Pacific region with Macau, Thailand, Maldives, China and Taipei leading five-year growth in visitor receipts

Earlier this year, The Blue Swan Daily reported that between 2018 and 2023, the Asia Pacific region is expected to enjoy a steady 5.5% average…..