There is still much work to do with checked baggage reconciliation; PinPoint from Amadeus and Sigfox collaboration is one of many paths that could ease the pain

The International Air Transport Association’s Resolution 753 on baggage tracking enables airlines to address the challenge of baggage mishandling by implementing cross-industry tracking for every…..

International premium traffic and revenues are in line with that of a year ago, but global passenger yields have shown recent decline across both economy and premium cabins

Latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) covering the third and start of the fourth quarter of 2019 shows a continued softening in…..

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. Vietnam Airlines ‘Cooperating…..

European islands: airlines are helping to drive tourism growth

Europe has seven island markets listed as separate countries/territories in the CAPA – Centre for Aviation and OAG databases for aviation data on capacity and…..

British Airways works with Hangar 51 accelerator programme partner to bring AI to its airside operation and boost punctuality and safety

British Airways says customers flying from London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 can expect a faster getaway as the airline employs latest artificial intelligence and wearable tech…..

Top 20 International Routes by Capacity

In this week’s Did you know, we would take a closer look at the top ranked international routes by capacity. Top 20 international routes by…..

Country Insight: #9 – Brazil

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Amadeus and KPMG are working to bring the world’s of business travel and compliance together

Amadeus, leading travel industry technology provider Amadeus and business advisory firm KPMG (UK) are developing a collaboration which aims to bring the world’s of travel…..

US airline majors have positive short-term view on corporate demand, but 2020 outlook is clouded with uncertainty

The three large global US airline majors, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are ending 2019 with an overall positive view of corporate…..

Driving the future distribution – Hahn Air issues first airline ticket and flies passengers on blockchain, while NDC is a talking point

Airline distribution platform Hahn Air has this week issued a real-world ticket enabled by blockchain technology on the open-source travel distribution platform Winding Tree. This…..