Despite challenges, OTA bookings climb in Europe and more than a third will be completed via mobile websites and apps by 2022

Despite economic and political challenges in the region, Europe’s travel market continues to expand and gross travel bookings were expected to climb 2% for the…..

Introducing Marriott Bonvoy…the new name and look for Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest

Marriott International has revealed Marriott Bonvoy, as the new loyalty brand that will replace the current Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest…..

Back to basics – airlines need to think very differently when flying families as parents call for ‘notebooks, pencils and crayons’ as travel essentials

Holidays are all about relaxation, yet the uncertainty of travelling to new environments has the potential to have the opposite effect for parents of young…..

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. National Air Services…..

Unlocking the value of slots at congested airports – How does the aviation industry ensure congestion doesn’t limit growth? 

Airport slots undoubtedly have a “value”, especially at congested facilities. It is sometimes argued that unlocking that value can lead to more commercial outcomes than…..

Kiss and Fly – the high cost you can pay to say goodbye to friends, family or colleagues at the UK’s airports

In previous stories we have highlighted the important role passenger car parking has historically played in the airport business model. But, with growing demand, restrictions…..

Did you know? Top 20 Asia Pacific LCCs by Capacity

With Asia Pacific having one of the largest growth opportunities for aviation in the world, LCCs are forming a large part of this growth. For…..

Advantage Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

Country Insight: #97 – El Salvador

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..