Lufthansa circles with intent as airberlin relies on government loan to continue flights during administration process

German carrier airberlin has become the second major European airline to file for insolvency proceedings after Gulf carrier Etihad Airways pulled the plug on its…..

European airports’ best first half year in 10 years reminds planners of the forthcoming ‘capacity crunch’

Figures released by ACI Europe reveal that European airports had “by far the best first half year traffic performance in more than 10 years” in…..

Asian markets provide best value for money for long haul city breaks from Europe

A trio of Far Eastern cities have been named best value for a long haul city break in a new barometer of costs for holidaymakers…..

The Blue Swan Start-up Airline Report

This report is a monthly digest on all things regarding start-up airlines. We endeavour to provide a concise overview of key and relevant stories within…..

Malaysia Airlines confirms London launch date for A350 services

Malaysia Airlines has updated its flight schedules and confirmed a January 2018 scheduled debut for its new Airbus A350-900 widebodies. As recently suggested by the…..

Airlines extend their range as Turboprop flying reaches new lengths

Over the weekend it emerged that African carrier Air Tanzania is considering using its expanding regional Dash 8-Q400 turboprop fleet to introduce a new flight…..

British Airways builds on the benefits of incentives to further boost its Transatlantic network

British Airways (BA) hasn’t been afraid to expand into new US markets this decade using the efficiency of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft and…..

Travellers see inflight broadband as an essential freedom

Inmarsat, the British-based firm providing global mobile satellite communications technology, released a new global survey of 9,000 airline passengers in 18 countries revealing how inflight…..

UAE, Poland, Croatia, Iceland and Romania the winners as Brits change their holiday habits

In the last 20 years, UK tourists have turned their backs on the traditional two-week summer sun holiday during the last week of July and…..

Emirates tie-up with flydubai will deliver more than 50 destinations to its global network

An extensive partnership between United Arab Emirates (UAE) carriers Emirates Airline and flydubai will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers enhanced…..

Tarom releases RFP for long-haul aircraft as it eyes China and USA routes

Romanian national carrier Tarom is to push ahead with the acquisition of up to three widebodied aircraft to support its long-haul network development. The formal…..