easyJet debuts in German domestic market as it goes on Lufthansa offensive

easyJet has put more than one million seats on sale for its new winter season flights from Berlin Tegel, including the introduction of its first…..

Watch our follow up with CTM Founder and MD Jamie Pherous

A few weeks back we gave you a taste of what makes CTM founder and managing director Jamie Pherous tick when we caught up with…..

Millennial business travellers are the most security-conscious who travel in groups says CWT

Millennial business travellers are much more sociable than older business travellers, and are also most concerned about their personal safety, according to data released today…..

ANALYSIS: December 2017 – Africa capacity insights for the month

In the continuation of a regular new series, The Blue Swan Daily offers a capacity snapshot in time and looks at the month ahead to highlight some…..

IATA DG and CEO: ‘Airport infrastructure is not being built fast enough to cope with growth’

IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac noted (05-Dec-2017) airport infrastructure “is not being built fast enough to cope with growth” in passenger traffic. Mr…..

Germania opens new sales channel through Amadeus Altéa Inventory System

Germania opened (05-Dec-2017) a new sales channel via the Amadeus Altéa Inventory System. The system supports the carrier’s “reorientation of its digital offering”, and will enable greater “seat-only” sales via travel…..

SAS to offer ‘SAS Go Light’ to passengers travelling from Scandinavia to the US from 14-Dec-2017

SAS announced (05-Dec-2017) plans to expand the ‘SAS Go Light’ concept, which offers a lower price to passengers travelling without checked baggage, to passengers travelling on services…..

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport duty free store introduces Alipay

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport introduced (05-Dec-2017) Alipay payments at the Sheremetyevo Duty Free Heinemann store, in partnership with VTB24. Alipay is also available at the airport’s Urozhay and Kroshka-Kartoshka cafes……

French Blue lodges shortened name with US DoT for Paris Orly-San Francisco-Papeete service

French Blue updated (30-Nov-2017) its regulatory situation regarding the launch of twice weekly Paris Orly–San Francisco–Papeete service with A350-900 equipment, planned for 11-May-2018 (Outremer Aviation, 05-Dec-2017). French Blue stated…..

Finnair to increase frequency to popular destinations in summer 2018 and winter 2018/2019

Finnair announced (05-Dec-2017) plans to increase frequency to the following destinations during the summer 2018 season: Lisbon: Increased to daily, effective Jun-2018; Barcelona: Up to 18…..

TACV privatisation expected to be completed by the end of 1Q2018: Minister of Finance

Cape Verde‘s Minister of Finance Olavo Correia said the privatisation of TACV is expected to be completed by the end of 1Q2018 after an evaluation of the…..