Don’t Panic! seems to be the message from the UK’s Transport Department as Brexit deadline looms

The UK Department for Transport has issued a set of “technical notes” or guidelines on what will happen to air services to and from the…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

Airline margins under increasing pressure, says IATA

The financial health of the global air transport industry is often described as cyclical in nature. Global highs, historically, are as common as global lows……

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. Travelodge delivers strong…..

Airline Insight: Air Malta

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: Macau International 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 – Google ends ban on cryptocurrency advertising

According to reports via CNBC, Google is ending its ban on cryptocurrency advertising starting from Oct-2018. The original plan was designed to protect consumers from…..

Colombia and Finland sign MoU for direct air connectivity

Colombia Aerocivil, via its official Twitter account, announced (21-Sep-2018) Colombia and Finland signed an MoU to expand air connectivity and to allow “in a near future” for the…..

KLM launches ‘Follow my Bag’ on trial basis

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launched ‘Follow my Bag’ on a trial basis with select customers, enabling travellers to track checked baggage via the KLM app (Luchtvaartnieuws, 24-Sep-2018). The…..

Lufthansa Group ‘Light’ fares only bookable via direct channels from 09-Oct-2018: VIR

Verband Internet Reisevertrieb (VIR – German Association of Online Travel Distribution) criticised (24-Sep-2018) a new Lufthansa Group distribution policy. VIR alleged the group’s ‘Light’ hand baggage only fares…..