Singapore Airlines increases premium offering to Christchurch

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is more than doubling premium capacity in the Christchurch market next summer as it introduces A350 service. Summary Singapore Airlines will introduce…..

Firm increases in passenger and cargo demand underpin improved financial performance for Asia Pacific airlines

Preliminary aggregated financial performance figures released last week by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed that Asia Pacific airlines achieved USD8.8 billion in…..

Airline Insight: Hop!

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airport Insight: Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Bitcoin Watch – Former VISA UK CEO wants crypto to be used on a daily basis

Former VISA UK CEO Marc O’Brien announced he is the newly appointed CEO of cryptocurrency startup, Crypterium. The organisation is designed to allow users to…..

IATA: Chinese airlines fly 55% more traffic than US carriers at similar economic development stage

IATA reported (20-May-2018) Chinese airlines fly 55% more passengers than airlines based in America did when the US was at a similar stage of economic…..

AAPA notes more LCC penetration in China

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) DG Andrew Herdman, speaking at the CAPA Airline Leader Summit, stated (18-May-2018) LCCs have penetrated “significantly” in Southeast Asia,…..

Cathay Pacific pax down 1% to 3.0m in Apr-2018

Cathay Pacific reported (18-May-2018) the following traffic highlights for Apr-2018: Passengers: 3.0 million, -0.8% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): -1.2%; Europe: +4.0%; China: +2.6%; Southeast Asia:…..

Ruili Airlines orders 15 737 MAX, 44 737 MAX BFE

Ruili Airlines, via its official WeChat account, announced (19-May-2018) an order for 15 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and 44 737 MAX buyer furnished equipment (BFE)……

Kuala Lumpur may not be Southeast Asia’s busiest airport, but right now it is the fastest growing amongst its peers

If asked what is the busiest airport hub in Asia one would tend to think first of terms of Hong Kong, Singapore, or perhaps Bangkok;…..