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. Southwest Airlines still…..

United Airlines is in the midst of deploying more business class seating in the trans-Atlantic

United Airlines plans to grow business class capacity in its trans-Atlantic markets by nearly 20% during the first half of this year as part of…..

New Philippines airport could support the formation of the ‘Crypto Valley of Asia’, but there is major competition for the title from nations across the region

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) plans to develop a new USD80 million airport in the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport to attract further…..

Business travellers are back into routine of tiredness, fatigue and homesickness – but majority still have a buzz about being back on the road

We increasingly hear about the impact that regular business travel can have on our welfare and mental well-being. Yet, for many of us, we still…..

From droughts to bushfires – and now a potential pandemic – Australia’s already slowing travel market takes another hefty blow

In Australia, it seems “it never rains, but…”. The widespread bushfires ravaging much of Australia’s south and east coasts follow years of drought, rendering the…..

Deceleration in economic growth and increased capacity will limit the ability of operators in North America achieving substantial pricing traction in 2020

Airfares in business and economy cabins will only grow by +1.5% in North America in 2020 as a deceleration in economic growth and increased capacity…..

CHECK IN! – latest hotel highlights from across the globe

The Blue Swan Daily brings you the first of this week’s round up of some of the latest accommodation news from across the globe. ‘A way…..

Carbon credits or carbon complacency? Offsetting can improve climate awareness image and attract the eco-anxious, but more needs to be done

Carbon offsetting in aviation currently is one of the major mechanisms companies implement to offer a ‘carbon neutral’ product and image. Offset programmes allow passengers…..

Contagion – How improved global air connectivity may be facilitating the spread of deadly viruses

We may have read books and watched films on how viruses can mutate and quickly spread from one single host to billions of people in…..

With an uncertain future, American Express Global Business Travel says travel buyers need to take a ‘nimble’ approach to programme management

Looking to 2020, it can seem that the only thing we can be certain of is uncertainty and with increased economic and geopolitical volatility ahead,…..