Understanding differing regional traveller sentiment profiles is an important step in creating the right approaches to boost traveller experience

The recently unveiled GBTA Business Traveller Sentiment Index, produced in partnership with RoomIt by CWT, provides many insights into how business travellers feel about their…..

Top 20 International Routes by Capacity

In this week’s Did you know, we would take a closer look at the top ranked international routes by capacity. Top 20 International Routes by…..

Advantage Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

Country Insight: #35 – South Africa

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Alitalia business class revenue up 12% in Jul-2019 driven by high value passenger strategy

Alitalia reported (20-Aug-2019) revenue increased 8.1% year-on-year in Jul-2019, driven by a 33.7% increase in corporate travellers and a 12.4% increase in business class revenues. Business class…..

Lufthansa Group will ‘not be chased away’ from home markets: CEO

Lufthansa Group chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr said the group will “not be chased away” from its home markets, adding it has the “financial strength to…..

FAS finds average fare for SSJ100 operated services 20% higher: report

Russia‘s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) reportedly found the average fare for services operated by Sukhoi SuperJet 100 is 20% higher than for services operated by other aircraft…..

Cork Airport: Advances in aircraft technology have ‘aided our trans Atlantic ambitions’

Cork Airport head of communications Kevin Cullinane stated: “Once aircraft such as the [Boeing] MAX are certified to fly again and airlines take delivery of the…..

British Airways takes another major step along the path to sustainable fuel as it invests in Europe’s first plant to turn household and commercial solid waste into fuel

British Airways says it is one step closer to powering its future fleet of aircraft with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish after it was…..

The size of the bleisure market proves hard to define as it emerges almost two-thirds of travellers are secretly extending business trips for pleasure

A new survey from La Quinta by Wyndham has found that the northern hemisphere summer is proving a popular time for bleisure travel, the activity…..

Copenhagen airport has lofty long-haul ambitions and is not afraid to steal long haul routes from rivals to feed its own hub

Copenhagen Airports’ CEO Thomas Woldbye recently said the company aims to attract “even more long haul routes” to draw passengers from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany,…..