Hong Kong extends entry restrictions indefinitely

Hong Kong SAR‘s Government announced (06-Apr-2020) plans to indefinitely extend the entry restriction on non Hong Kong residents and quarantine and airport transit measures due…..

CAAT bans all international commercial services to Thailand from 06-Apr-2020 to 18-Apr-2020

Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) announced (06-Apr-2020) a ban on all international services into Thailand from 06-Apr-2020 to 18-Apr-2020. The ban excludes the following:…..

GSV submits USD2.5bn offer to take over holding company of Malaysia Airlines

Golden Skies Ventures (GSV) submitted a USD2.5 billion offer to Morgan Stanley to take over the holding company of Malaysia Airlines (Reuters/Straits Times/The Edge Markets/South…..

Thai Airways rolling out ‘assistance pay packages’ for employees

Thai Airways plans to roll out “assistance pay packages” for employees in response to the coronavirus outbreak (The Thaiger, 03-Apr-2020). President level management will receive…..

Coronavirus statistics snapshot – global flight frequencies are down 58% this week and in some individual major markets now exceed 90%

The reduction in global flights continues into April, but this month could mark the bottom of the curve as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads further globally,…..

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. Radisson Blu…..

Shifting Sands – an update on latest travel developments across the Middle East

The Middle East market has been a story of growth for so many recent years as the development strategies from the likes of Emirates Airline,…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Air Niugini

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…..

IATA urging Asia Pacific states to provide financial support for aviation

IATA reported (03-Apr-2020) it is urging Asia Pacific states to take urgent action in providing financial support to their aviation industries impacted by the coronavirus…..

IATA: Indonesia could lose more than 45m pax in 2020 due to coronavirus

IATA forecast (03-Apr-2020) the following impacts on Indonesia‘s aviation sector in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak: Change in passenger demand: -33% year-on-year; Passenger demand…..

Trat Airport, Samui Airport and Sukhothai Airport closing until 30-Apr-2020

Bangkok Airways announced (04-Apr-2020) the closure of the following airports: Trat Airport from 05-Apr-2020 to 30-Apr-2020; Koh Samui Airport and Sukhothai Airport from 07-Apr-2020 to…..