Philippines‘ Department of Tourism reported (09-Dec-2019) visitor arrivals to the Philippines for Oct-2019. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 638,549, +21.9% year-on-year; South Korea: 158,380, +29.4%; China:…..
Australia’s hotel room count surpasses 300,000 milestone, and it is already closing in on the 400,000 figure
New property openings in November have helped pushed Australia’s hotel inventory above 300,000 open rooms, according to data from STR. Australia ranks as the 12th…..
Air France-KLM announced (09-Dec-2019) plans to launch an expanded codeshare agreement with Qantas Group‘s Jetstar Airways and Jetstar Asia, effective late Dec-2019. Under the agreement, Air…..
Jin Air plans to extend the suspension of Seoul Incheon-Hong Kong service until 28-Mar-2020 (Routes Online, 06-Dec-2019). The airline previously planned to resume the service…..
Himalaya Airlines, via its official Facebook account, announced (06-Dec-2019) plans to commence twice weekly Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur service on 09-Dec-2019. Nepal Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo…..
Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) announced (07-Dec-2019) it will not take further action against Hong Kong Airlines‘ air operator’s certificate “for the time being”…..
Sri Lanka‘s Tourism Development Authority reported (07-Dec-2019) visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka for Nov-2019. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 176,984, -9.5% year-on-year; India: 31,677, -19.1%; China (including Hong…..
All change – not really, as United’s rising CEO gets excited about spending more time with employees
Once United Airlines’ president Scott Kirby assumes the CEO role at United in May-2020, not much will change with the airline’s strategy, but obviously Mr…..
Paid loyalty programme is the ‘the most powerful’ kind of loyalty programme, electric propulsion will ‘only happen if there is money to finance it’, airlines ‘have got to bring’ retailing experience into the industry – insights from CAPA’s World Aviation Outlook Summit
The enormous publicity attracted by a sixteen year old Swedish girl has rattled the airline industry and is prompting government talk of aviation taxes to…..
QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: As the British public go to the polls this week, and with Brexit still delivering economic uncertainty, which airports in the country have seen the largest capacity growth during a challenging 2019?
In our weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily tests your knowledge and insight into the aviation and travel…..