ACI Europe: Pax up 8.5% at European airports in 2017

ACI Europe reported (06-Feb-2018) 2017 passenger traffic at European airports increased 8.5% year-on-year, with EU airports increasing 7.7% and non-EU airports reporting a increase of 11.4%. The highest…..

Aigle Azur acquiring slots for Paris CDG-Viracopos service: report

Aigle Azur reportedly filed to acquire slots at Campinas Viracopos Airport, with the intent of launching three times weekly Paris CDG-Viracopos service from Jul-2018 (Airway…..

Qatar Airways to commence Doha-Hatay service in Apr-2018

Qatar Airways announced (05-Feb-2018) plans to commence three times weekly Doha-Hatay service on 04-Apr-2018. The airline will operate the service with A320 equipment configured with…..

TACV commences Fortaleza, Paris and Recife services from new Sal Airport hub

TACV commenced twice weekly Sal-Fortaleza service on 01-Feb-2018 and twice weekly Sal-Paris CDG and Sal-Recife services on 02-Feb-2018, according to the CAPA Route Changes Database……

Kuwait Airways to commence Trabzon and Tbilisi services in Jun-2018

Kuwait Airways plans to commence three times weekly Kuwait-Trabzon service on 09-Jun-2018 and twice weekly Kuwait-Tbilisi service on 11-Jun-2018, according to a 05-Feb-2018 GDS display……

Nigerian President ratifies air services agreements with five countries

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari ratified (05-Feb-2018) air services agreements with Algeria, China, Qatar, the Republic of the Congo and Singapore on 05-Feb-2018. Senior special assistant…..

Attention Travel Managers: Airline negotiations made easier with CAPA Route Capacity Analyser

Supplier contracts with airlines can be an exhausting and time-consuming task and the last thing you want to be doing is wasting time determining what…..

Ryanair expands its low fare formula into Jordan after Israel network shows success

European low cost carrier, Ryanair, is to expand its network in the Middle East after agreeing to introduce operations in Jordan with a network that…..

IAG’s Willie Walsh demands an end to the “monopoly” Heathrow Airport has over its terminals, but is that really feasible?

International Airlines Group (IAG)’s CEO, Willie Walsh, recently called on the UK Government to end London Heathrow Airport’s “monopoly” over its terminals, stating: “Most major US airports have…..

Rolls-Royce outlines a vision for the future with its digitally driven IntelligentEngine

Rolls-Royce has used this week’s Singapore Airshow in the heart of the booming Asian aviation market to launch its pioneering IntelligentEngine vision, a future based…..

Airline Insight: Tibet Airlines

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…..