Russia tax change could limit import of foreign airliners

The Russian government is once-again considering the removal of the current tax breaks it offers on imported commercial airliners as it seeks to promote and…..

Uber – disrupting itself?

Transportation Network Company Uber, surely the best known globally of the TNCs, is frequently in the news for one reason or another. Earlier this year…..

Spiele ohne grenzen: the shambles that is the Berlin airport system

For the capital city of Europe’s largest national economy (and the World’s fourth largest, by GDP) the commercial airports in Berlin have been criminally underused…..

Waking up to the pilot shortage issue… the problem is now

For years there has been much talk about the looming shortage of pilots, but it is becoming clear that unless some immediate action is taken…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Icelandair, Spirit Airlines, GOL 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…..

WOW air uses Iceland to bridge transatlantic divide for smaller US communities

Icelandic low-fare carrier WOW air is to expand its network in the United States with the introduction of new flights from its Reykjavik hub at…..

Video Analysis: Qantas releases FY2017 results, records 2nd highest underlying profit in its history

Qantas Group released its Full Year 2017 financial results today, which included information on its fleet, loyalty programme and outlook for FY2018. Qantas today reported…..

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. Virgin Australia CEO…..

‘Virtual Airport’ to revolutionise the aviation industry

The municipality of Bad Taxenheim in rural Germany has announced plans to construct a vast virtual airport and aerotropolis designed to transform the way the…..

Dubai International Airport continues its meteoric rise as it closes in on 90mppa landmark

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) surpassed 43 million in the first half of 2017, according to official traffic reports from operator Dubai Airports……

RwandAir takes off from Cotonou and expands its west African footprint

RwandAir will commence operations to Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali) and Dakar (Senegal) from its new hub in Cotonou (Benin) from September 30, 2017 as it…..