Additional security checkpoint set to enhance Star Alliance’s Heathrow T2 experience

Star Alliance hopes a new security area within Terminal 2B at London’s Heathrow Airport will enhance passenger transfers between member airlines at the UK hub……

Propulsion companies well on the way to being service focused for revenues

As the airline sector continues to evolve we are getting closer and closer to the day that airlines are giving away seats for free and…..

Air New Zealand to join the blockchain party

Air New Zealand recently announced that it would be partnering with Swiss travel platform Winding Tree, a blockchain-based distribution platform for the travel industry. Initially…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – jetBlue Airways, Air Seoul, EasyJet, Thai Airways 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…..

From mainstream to niche airliner – is the A350-1000 arriving at the wrong time?

Airbus this week confirmed it had secured Type Certification from European and United States airworthiness authorities for its new A350-1000 – the largest version of…..

Social network and gamer Tencent joined the USD500 billion club this week: and China on track to conquer with AI

As Tencent Holdings’ share price went through HKD420 this week, the massive social media operator passed through the USD500 billion capitalisation level. Only five other…..

Aerocare cleared of union allegations then immediately sold to offshore giant, Swissport

Australian baggage handler company Aerocare announced it will be acquired by global cargo and handling services provider Swissport “in the coming weeks”, under an arrangement to recapitalise and position the…..

US airlines show customer service gains as bumping and mishandled bag levels hit new lows

Here’s some statistical analysis from the new Americas version of The Blue Swan Daily that highlights involuntary boarding and mishandled baggage rates in the domestic market…..

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. AirAsia GroupCEO Tony…..

Monarch administrator wins appeal to retain London slots; Birmingham and Manchester slots already reallocated

The UK Court of Appeal has overruled a previous decision to return the slots of collapsed carrier Monarch Airlines to slot coordinator ACL for reallocation…..

Traxo claims to have the solution to the increasing problem of corporate travel booking leakage

Itinerary intelligence and travel data aggregation technology solutions specialist Traxo says it has found a solution to the increasing level of business travel now being…..