Life after COVID-19: an ‘enormous potential’ for growth, but will it be a ‘V’ shaped return

Munich Airport president and CEO Jost Lammers said there is “enormous potential” for “dynamic growth” post-coronavirus, despite “massive” passenger traffic decreases in 2020 (TRBusiness, 30-Mar-2020). Mr…..

TUI Group to receive EUR1.8bn govt loan to bolster financial position during the coronavirus crisis

TUI Group announced (27-Mar-2020) the German Government approved a EUR1.8 billion bridging loan from the German development bank KfW. Funds will be used to increase TUI’s existing credit…..

UK Foreign Office to provide GBP75 million in repatriation ops funding

UK‘s Foreign Office committed (30-Mar-2020) to funding GBP75 million to assist airlines to operate repatriation services due to the coronavirus pandemic. Virgin Atlantic, easyJet, Jet2.com and Titan Airways have signed an MoU enabling airlines to…..

US and Russia agree to hold high level talks on oil market

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to a consultation between US and Russian energy ministers concerning oil prices, in response to the global slump…..

Coronavirus: The road is long, with many winding turns, that lead us to (who knows) where, who knows where?

It is now over 50 years since The Hollies released the now globally famous song “He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother” and the lyric, “the…..

Video of the week – Bringing cost-efficiency and transparency to meetings and group bookings in a strategic way

With many of us across the world now in some form of isolation, working from home, even taking on the role of teachers for our…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Montenegro

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

easyJet grounds entire fleet in response to coronavirus

easyJet announced (30-Mar-2020) it has now grounded its entire fleet in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the implementation of national lockdowns in numerous European countries. The carrier…..

Air Corsica to partner with Air France to maintain connectivity between mainland France and Corsica

Air Corsica announced (26-Mar-2020) plans to collaborate with Air France in order to maintain territorial connectivity between mainland France and Corsica in light of the closure of Paris Orly Airport. All Air Corsica services…..

UIA asks for state loan, counts on support from shareholders

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) president Yevhenii Dykhne said the carrier is asking for a concessional loan from a state bank to help the carrier mitigate the…..