Volaris reaps rewards from its pioneering subscription model

Mega rental car companies Avis and Hertz are just beginning to test the stickiness of the subscription model, and Netflix-like services are still rare in…..

Latest data from IATA highlights moderate pick up in passenger demand that the US-China trade war is weighing heavily on the air freight sector

The latest monthly data releases from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlight the challenging market conditions. Its traffic data for Aug-2019 shows demand (measured…..

Qantas retires final Boeing 747-400, retains six 747-400ERs

Qantas, via its official Twitter account, retired (12-Oct-2019) one Boeing 747-400 (VH-OJU). As previously reported by CAPA, the aircraft was first purchased in Jan-2000 and…..

JEJU air and Jetstar to codeshare on Gold Coast-Seoul service

JEJU air and Jetstar Airways plans to commence codeshare on Jetstar’s planned three times weekly Gold Coast-Seoul Incheon service, scheduled to commence on 08-Dec-2019 (Routes…..

Air New Zealand announces new cabin product, Economy Stretch

Air New Zealand chief revenue officer Cam Wallace, speaking at the CAPA New Zealand Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit, announced (16-Oct-2019) a new cabin product…..

Video of the week – WestJet continues its quest to grow its corporate share

During the past few years Canada’s second largest airline WestJet has been working to build up its base of corporate customers, and much runway remains…..

Riding the retail revolution – Sabre highlights the trends fuelling the transformation of hoteliers into retailers

As technology and consumer behaviours change, so do the brands and experiences guests seek and value. Hoteliers must adapt their mind-frame in order to stay…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

Country Insight: #20 – Malaysia

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Christchurch International Airport deploys robot in Digital Innovation Zone

Christchurch Airport deployed (14-Oct-2019) robot Pepper into the ‘Digital Innovation Zone’ of the terminal for “a few hours each Monday to Friday”. Christchurch Airport CEO…..