Brisbane travellers to benefit from improved premium products thanks to Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is significantly improving its position in the Brisbane corporate travel market as it increases business class capacity by over 40% and starts…..

Weathering the storm – Delta avoids Irma disruption through meticulous planning

We often hear stories of airline flight cancellations due to bad weather and the personal accounts on the disruption caused to travellers. Weather events are…..

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.   Ryanair CEO…..

Lion Air confirms plans to commence services from eight cities to Jeddah in Oct-2017

Lion Air Group, via its official Facebook account, announced (07-Sep-2017) Lion Air plans to commence services from Balikpapan, Banda Aceh, Bandung, Padang, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Solo and Tanjung Karang to Jeddah in mid Oct-2017. The…..

Virgin Australia to increase Melbourne-Hong Kong frequency to daily

Virgin Australia announced (07-Sep-2017) plans to increase Melbourne-Hong Kong frequency from five times weekly to daily, effective 12-Nov-2017. Virgin Australia Airlines acting group executive Rob Sharp said: “Hong Kong…..

China Eastern Airlines to operate daily Shanghai-Brisbane from Nov-2017

China Eastern Airlines confirmed (07-Sep-2017) plans to increase Shanghai-Brisbane frequency from four to seven times weekly, effective Nov-2017. China is currently the second largest international visitor market for Brisbane…..

Beyond bots and robots – exploring the unrealised potential of cognitive computing in travel

Many travel executives understand the power cognitive computing has to transform their industry. However, even the most advanced travel companies are only making initial forays…..

Philippine Airlines responds to growing demand with new nonstop service to Auckland

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adding capacity to Auckland and beating Air New Zealand in offering the first nonstop link in the growing New Zealand-Philippines market……

High Tech – investment in technology is enhancing passenger satisfaction

Today, almost every passenger is using a smart device as an essential travel tool and this is now dictating the services they expect from airlines…..

Skyscanner white paper: The evolution towards seamless flight shopping experience

The future of airline shopping and travel searching must be geared towards providing value and relevance to travellers, rather than simply focusing on price. This…..