American Airlines to expand preorder meal service to American Eagle premium cabins

American Airlines announced (19-Feb-2020) plans to expand its preorder meal service to include premium cabins on American Eagle services, effective 11-Mar-2020. Nearly 1900 daily frequencies will become eligible…..

KLM to introduce premium economy on its long haul fleet: CEO

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines president and CEO Pieter Elbers said the carrier will introduce premium economy products on its long haul fleet, in order to bring…..

Is loyalty dead? Avios – Barclays and Accor – Visa deals show programmes are very much alive and looking at ways to benefit members

There are growing voices suggesting that the days of customer loyalty are long behind us now. The blame has been put on the different mindset…..

Uber is most expensed brand, but North American business travellers are gravitating towards scooters and food delivery

Although familiar brands including Uber, Starbucks, Lyft and Delta Air Lines remain dominant brands in corporate travel, Scooter rentals and food delivery services are gaining…..

CHECK OUT! – latest hotel highlights from across the globe

The Blue Swan Daily brings you the second of this week’s round up of some of the latest accommodation news from across the globe. Scandic Hotels….. launches co-branded travel and accommodation site with announced (18-Feb-2020) a partnership with to make all of the travel and accommodation search engine’s accommodation and travel offerings through a co-branded partnership website……

Aeroflot extends option to upgrade class for miles to more passengers

Aeroflot allowed (17-Feb-2020) passengers holding optimum fare economy or comfort class tickets to use their Aeroflot Bonus miles to upgrade to a higher class. The upgrade can be…..

Norwegian Air to launch credit card for frequent flyer members

Norwegian Air plans to introduce a credit card for members of its frequent flyer programme (Forbes, 17-Feb-2020). The Norwegian Reward World Mastercard is a loyalty card enabling members to…..

Corsair to close to double front cabin size in the coming years

Corsair director revenue management Julien Houdebine said the carrier plans to grow its fleet to 13 by summer 2023 and will expand its front cabin size…..

Spanish Minister for Ecological Transition: Increased air travel taxes ‘interesting’

Spain‘s Minister for Ecological Transition Teresa Ribera said proposals to apply more taxes to air travel are “interesting and reasonable [since] those who travel in…..

In the ever-changing world of travel technology, is the customer finally set to become king?

Travel suppliers are being urged to follow a path towards “complete retailing” through the dynamic creation of relevant and personalised offers to consumers. The observation…..