Aircraft fleet deal helps ease leisure airline seasonal stresses

In a perfect world we would have level demand on routes across the year, but we all know that things are not that simple. For…..

ANALYSIS: October 2017 – Africa capacity insights for the month

In the continuation of a regular new series, The Blue Swan Daily offers a capacity snapshot in time and looks at the month ahead to highlight…..

Corporate travel round up of the month

Each month the Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the key news stories and information related to the corporate travel world.   HRG promotes…..

Engine failure forces Air France A380 to divert into Goose Bay – IMAGES and VIDEO

A serious uncontained engine failure forced an Air France Airbus A380 to divert into the small Canadian town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay in the province…..

Vultures already circle as wounded Monarch Airlines falls into administration

It has become a perennial problem in the competitive European airline sector over recent years, but despite a significant restructuring UK carrier Monarch Airlines has…..

Can we safely live in a world full of drones making data-driven decisions in real time?

While unmanned aircraft technology is not new, the thought of thousands of drones constantly buzzing around our skies still feels like it belongs in a…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Avianca, Ryanair, Philippine Airlines and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

NDC, airline distribution, travel apps, payments: CAPA presents a blockbuster travel agenda in London

Airline sales and distribution practices are evolving at a mind numbing rate. Apps are being developed that utilise the power of artificial intelligence combined with…..

Brexit will be disaster for UK airlines? Will pilot unions threaten Open Skies?

As uncertainty swirls around the impact of any post-Brexit arrangements for the future of British airlines in the EU, there is similar ambiguity over the…..

The WOW factor – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to Iceland’s growing LCC

Having lived in the shadow of Icelandair’s effective European and North American network strategy since it launched services in 2012, WOW air has now exploded…..

easyJet’s electric vision to decarbonise and reduce noise from aviation operations

European low-fare carrier easyJet is to collaborate with Wright Electric to build and operate the first electric short haul aircraft from around ten years from…..