Corporate sector drives yield and profit improvement at Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) recorded the first yield increase in several years in 1Q2018, driven partially by improved demand from the corporate sector. Summary Corporate demand…..

Royal Brunei drops Dubai stop on Bandar Seri Begawan – London route, but will need to rely on sixth freedom rights to make it work

Royal Brunei Airlines has confirmed the delivery of a fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner later this summer will help facilitate the introduction of non-stop flights between…..

AFRICAN INSIGHTS – Against a backdrop of long-standing liberalisation discussions, Africa continues to suffer regional capacity variations

The African market has continued to witness strong capacity growth into 2018 although continued regional variations dominate the capacity story as we still await the…..

ATOL report reveals around three million Brits are happy to book a holiday on the day of departure, and thanks to Norwegian they can also now select destinations by temperature!

A new report from ATOL, the UK government-backed holiday financial protection scheme, has revealed that an amazing three million Brits a year are more than…..

Airline Insight: Cathay Dragon

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: Zürich 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 – Bitcoin dives for a second day in a row to USD7,500

Bitcoin has taken a hit for the second day in a row, diving to around the USD7,500 mark. This drop represents an almost 15% decline…..

Value Alliance launches cross-booking portal with some limitations

The Value Alliance has a launched a new website with a booking portal enabling cross-bookings between member airlines. Summary The Value Alliance has launched a…..

Singapore-Europe market growth accelerates as LOT launches Singapore-Warsaw service

LOT Polish Airlines launched services to Singapore on 16-May-2018, driving further growth in the Singapore-Europe market. Highlights LOT Polish Airlines has launched services to Singapore,…..

There remains an appetite for airline partnerships, and LCCs head the target list

Partnerships of various permutations, whether they are cross border JVs, alliances with full service carriers or LCCs forming their own alliances, are an increasingly important…..