Mon Chauffeur – SNCF collaborates with Karhoo to offer first and last mile connections to France’s high-speed trains

French rail group SNCF Mobilites is working with urban mobility marketplace Karhoo to offer its customers a better travel experience to and from TGV stations…..

‘It’s oh so quiet’ – new ‘Quiet Mode’ one of a range of new features available for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV rides

Since its formation, Uber has expanded mobility options by delivering new modes of transportation to the demands of users. With different price points for passengers…..

Airlines investing in airports – a rare breed, but there’s actually more than you’d think

There has been a lot of talk recently about airlines investing in airports. Is it a new trend? Is it even manageable? Well, the CAPA…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. IHG launches upmarket…..

Video of the week – Understanding aviation and making money: industry perspectives

CAPA – Centre for Aviation attempted to address some of the big questions impacting aviation as part of more than ten hours of agenda content…..

KLM to introduce ‘Light’ airfare on long haul

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plans to adjust its check in baggage policy on long haul services, introducing a ‘Light’ airfare which does not include complimentary check…..

BRA planning ‘not to fulfill’ A220 order, instead favouring ATR 72-600: CCO

BRA – Braathens Regional Airlines CCO Ulrika Matsgård reported the carrier plans to phase out its fleet of Avro RJ100 aircraft in favour of owned ATR 72-600 equipment (AIN Online, 17-May-2019). She…..

Belgian start up Air Antwerp to launch short haul European routes

Belgium‘s Official Gazette reported (15-May-2019) Air Antwerp plans to initially commence services from Antwerp International Airport to three European destinations with one Fokker 50 aircraft previously operated by VLM Airlines Brussels (travel-magazine.be, 19-May-2019). KLM and CityJet will act as…..

EU and China sign ‘landmark’ aviation agreements to enhance aviation relations, boost connectivity

EU and China signed (20-May-2019) two “landmark” aviation agreements to strengthen cooperation, boost competitiveness of the EU aeronautical sector and enhance overall EU-China aviation relations. Details include: Bilateral…..

Amazon enters flight bookings. Is this the beginning of the biggest ever potential upheaval in airline distribution?

For several years since the advent of the large data aggregators like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon, there has been speculation about the potential for…..

‘We’re in a downturn, but it is the best downturn we’ve ever had (so far)!’ Has the airline profitability bubble burst?

easyJet and Ryanair may have European-centric networks, but they are world-renowned brands having successfully surfed the LCC wave to ranked among the world’s largest operators……