Qatar Airways reconfirms and upgrades order to 50 larger A321neo ACF aircraft

Qatar Airways reconfirmed (07-Dec-2017) and upgraded its order for 50 A320neo aircraft to the larger A321neo ‘Airbus Cabin Flex’ (ACF) aircraft. The revised order is valued at…..

Kenyan Gov’t to develop airport city for Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport

Kenya‘s Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development James Macharia, via his personal Twitter account, stated (07-Dec-2017) in order to “keep up with the…..

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. easyJet CEO Johan…..

flydubai announces new destinations in Europe

flydubai announced (06-Dec-2017) plans to launch daily Dubai–Krakow service on 08-Apr-2018 and daily Dubai–Catania service from 13-Jun-2018, operating with Boeing 737 MAX 8 equipment in codeshare with Emirates. flydubai is the…..

British Airways expands London City and regional operation, to receive two new E190 aircraft

British Airways announced (07-Dec-2017) plans to expand its London City Airport and regional operations. Details include: Add two new E190 aircraft in Jan-2018 and Apr-2018, increasing fleet to…..

Vietnam, India, Iran, Colombia and Saudi Arabia to be fast growing markets until 2040: ACI

ACI World‏, via its official Facebook account, stated (06-Dec-2017) Vietnam, India, Iran, Colombia and Saudi Arabia are projected to be the fastest growing markets in the period from…..

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…..