Webjet: China domestic travel bookings up 230% since Feb-2020

Webjet reported (01-Apr-2020) the company expects to be well placed to capture a pick up in travel activity once the impact of coronavirus passes and…..

Japan PM promises stimulus programme for airlines

Japan‘s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government is planning a stimulus programme for the nation’s airlines affected by the coronavirus pandemic (Reuters, 01-Apr-2020). Mr…..

Vietnam Airlines suspends additional domestic services from 01-Apr-2020 to 15-Apr-2020

Vietnam Airlines announced (01-Apr-2020) plans to suspend the following daily services from 01-Apr-2020 to 15-Apr-2020: Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City; Hanoi-Da Nang; Ho Chi Minh City-Da…..

Indonesia AirAsia temporarily suspends all commercial operations

Indonesia AirAsia temporarily suspended all commercial operations from 01-Apr-2020 (Avia Tren/Retail News Asia, 01/02-Apr-2020). Domestic services will be suspended until 21-Apr-2020 and international routes will…..

Starting along the path to recovery? Chinese survey reveals almost two thirds of nationals would be happy to travel again in 2020, but travel safety and health remain big worries

The first shoots of a post-COVID-19 environment are starting to grow in China as authorities increasingly believe the virus has mostly run its course domestically……

Coronavirus: The view from the other side – trying to look on the brighter side of life

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, right…..

Advancing Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: San Francisco International Airport

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…..

Visitor arrivals to Singapore down 51.2% in Feb-2020

Singapore Tourism Board reported (31-Mar-2020) visitor arrivals to Singapore for Feb-2020. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 732,127, -51.2% year-on-year; By market: Indonesia: 115,230, -46.2%; Australia: 54,779,…..

Visitor arrivals to Taiwan down 62.6% in Feb-2020

Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (31-Mar-2020) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Feb-2020. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 357,357, -62.6% year-on-year; Asia: 312,578, -64.0%; Japan: 114,053, -21.3%; Vietnam:…..

Visitor arrivals to Vietnam down 18% in 1Q2020, arrivals drop 68% in Mar-2020

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported (31-Mar-2020) visitor arrivals to Vietnam for Mar-2020 and for the three months ended Mar-2020. Details include: Mar-2020: Visitor arrivals:…..