Airport Insight: Washington Dulles International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Bitcoin Watch – Bitcoin drops below USD8,000 and becomes hot topic of upcoming G20

We have said this three times already this week, however Bitcoin is continuing its downward spiral today. The cryptocurrency struggled to hold the USD8,000 mark, even…..

Hainan Airlines to launch first direct service from Beijing to Dublin and Edinburgh in Jun-2018

Hainan Airlines announced (15-Mar-2018) plans to launch twice weekly Beijing–Dublin–Edinburgh-Beijing and Beijing-Edinburgh-Dublin-Beijing services with A330 aircraft on 12-Jun-2018. Hainan Airlines signed cooperation agreements with Dublin Airport, Edinburgh Airport, Tourism Ireland and VisitScotland. Ireland‘s Deputy Prime Minister…..

Virgin Atlantic to increase London Heathrow-Johannesburg frequency

Virgin Atlantic plans to increase London Heathrow-Johannesburg frequency from seven to 14 times weekly, effective 28-Oct-2018 (Buying Business Travel, 15-Mar-2018). Services will be operated with Boeing 787-9 equipment, configured with Virgin…..

Wizz Air to allocate 21 aircraft to European bases in 17 weeks

Wizz Air has announced plans to allocate 21 aircraft to European bases, supporting the launch of four destinations, 700 additional weekly departures and the commencement of…..

Air Belgium receives AOC, aims for mid Apr-2018 inaugural service

Air Belgium, via its official Facebook and Twitter accounts, announced it received an AOC. “It won’t be long before you’ll be able to book your…..

Blue Panorama Airlines ‘continues to widen its network of leisure destinations’: VP commercial

Blue Panorama Airlines VP commercial Remo Della Porta commented (Mar-2018) on plans to serve Cape Verde. “With this new connection and the forthcoming introduction of the fifth Boeing 737-800 Next…..

Copenhagen Airport CEO: Pax composition has ‘changed considerably in recent years’

Copenhagen Kastrup Airport reported (13-Mar-2018) it handled 3.9 million passengers in the first two months of 2018. Copenhagen Airport CEO Thomas Woldbye said the “composition of travellers at Copenhagen has…..

SAS extends upgrade bidding programme to EuroBonus award passengers

SAS has announced passengers can now use EuroBonus points to bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business. Upgrades are available to bid on domestic and…..

Africa World Airlines schedules Accra-Freetown service from late Mar-2018

Africa World Airlines scheduled the launch of three times weekly Accra-Freetown service with Embraer 145 equipment on 26-Mar-2018, according to the CAPA Route Changes Database. Freetown will be the…..

Intra-European system capacity set to rise +4.5% in summer 2018 – its slowest rate of growth since 2014

Ahead of the launch of the summer 2018 flight schedules later this month, The Blue Swan Daily analysis shows that intra-European capacity is expected to…..