Japan Airlines forecasts stronger domestic pax growth during 2019 golden week

Japan Airlines reported (19-Apr-2019) the status of reservations for the 2019 golden week vacation period from 26-Apr-2019 to 06-May-2019: Passengers reservations: Domestic: 1.1 million, +27.8%…..

Air Niugini issues seasonal suspension of Port Moresby-Tokyo Narita service

Air Niugini plans to seasonally suspend weekly Port Moresby-Tokyo Narita service from 27-Oct-2019 to 27-Dec-2019 (Routes Online.com, 18-Apr-2019). The airline will resume operations on 28-Dec-2019…..

Cathay Pacific to use A321neo for China network expansion

Cathay Pacific plans to use A321neo aircraft, scheduled for delivery from 2020, on mainland Chinese routes as part of a wider plan to better manage…..

Cebu Pacific increases capacity at Cebu, Clark and Manila to meet demand

Cebu Pacific announced (17-Apr-2019) capacity increases at the following hubs, through a combination of additional services and larger aircraft, to address growth in demand from…..

Visitor arrivals to Japan up 6% in Mar-2019, departures up 7%

Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) reported (17-Apr-2019) visitor arrivals to Japan for Mar-2019. Details include: Total foreign visitors: 2.8 million, +5.8% year-on-year; China: 691,300, +16.2%;…..

Jet Airways temporarily suspends all services

Jet Airways announced (17-Apr-2019) plans to temporarily suspend all services, effective 17-Apr-2019 until an as yet unannounced resumption date. The airline, on 16-Apr-2019, stated: “Jet Airways…..

Malaysia Airports may focus more on its home market after gaining 35 year extension to operate 39 Malaysian airports

Malaysia’s government has extended the rights of Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) to operate, manage and maintain 39 airports and short take off and landing airports…..

Did you know? Top 20 Airlines by Fleet Size

In this week’s Did you know, we would take a closer look at the top ranked airlines by fleet size. Top 20 Airlines by Fleet…..

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. Copa Airlines CEO…..

Country Insight: #71 – Bolivia

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…..