Surf Air seeks to redefine the future of flying as membership ‘airline’ rides the waves in Europe

Now in its fourth year of operation in the United States of America (USA), Surf Air has this week taken to the skies in Europe…..

Berlin Brandenburg delays put pressure on Schoenefeld and Tegel to support Berlin boom

When the UK departs the European Union in 2019, Berlin will replace London as the continent’s largest city and it will perhaps have a brand…..

Flybe’s new focus on profitable routes as it hits peak fleet in summer 2017

After strong growth since the end of the financial year to March 2015, UK low-fare carrier Flybe says its fleet numbers reached a peak in…..

Oneworld partners hold hands in time of operational adversity

It seems completely logical if one airline has had to park many of its short-haul aircraft for the short-term due to the forced suspension of…..

Norwegian Air Argentina to operate international and domestic routes with bases in Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Mendoza

Norwegian has launched its first long haul services from Spain with three US cities – Los Angeles, New York and Oakland (commenced Jun-2017) – and…..

UK tourism remains resilient in face of recent terror attacks

Tourists flying to the UK this summer appear so far to be relatively undaunted by recent terror attacks, according to intelligence provider ForwardKeys. The company,…..

Boeing provides a glimpse at potential ‘797’ middle of the market solution; a ‘big niche’ of potentially up to 4,000 airliners

There has been much debate over the past couple of years of the potential need for a middle of the market aeroplane to replace the…..

Qatar Airways reveals first routes for its Qsuite ‘First in Business Class’ concept

Gulf carrier Qatar Airways will place its new Qsuite business class concept into commercial service later this month, just days after unveiling the product onboard…..

New A380plus aims to prolong the life of endangered Airbus species

Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus” in the hope of securing additional customer for the slow-selling aircraft. The study…..

Circumventing the barriers of ownership and control regulation

There seems to be a growing consensus in the airline industry that the rules restricting the foreign ownership and control of airlines are archaic and…..

Infographic: Aircraft Deliveries 2017

With the biennial Paris Air Show opening at the Le Bourget business aviation airport this weekend  The Blue Swan Daily brings you an exclusive infographic, focusing…..