Is an ANA partnership with Virgin Australia – and an investment – on the cards?

During this decade Japan has developed as one of the most popular and fastest growing destinations for Australians. Last year there were nearly 500,000 Australian…..

Air New Zealand first A321neo to enter service in Nov-2018

Air New Zealand confirmed (26-Sep-2018) its first A321neo will enter commercial service in mid-Nov-2018. The aircraft is the first of 13 A320neo family aircraft (seven…..

Air Niugini opens upcoming Port Moresby-Shanghai Pudong service for booking

Air Niugini CEO Tahawar Durrani announced the carrier has opened its Port Moresby-Shanghai Pudong route for reservations (NBC News/Xinhua, 25-Sep-2018). The carrier is due to…..

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 5% in Aug-2018, visitors from Australia up 3%

Statistics New Zealand reported (25-Sep-2018) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Aug-2018. Details include: Total international visitor arrivals: 246,682, +5.4% year-on-year; Oceania: 127,360, +4.1%;…..

Air Vanuatu planning domestic and international capacity expansion, looking at new markets

Air Vanuatu CEO Derek Nice reported the airline plans to increase international capacity and will “also be working on the growth and development of our…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

Airline margins under increasing pressure, says IATA

The financial health of the global air transport industry is often described as cyclical in nature. Global highs, historically, are as common as global lows……

Check in! – hotel highlights across South Pac

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific. Auckland Airport to convert former Qantas…..

Airline Insight: Air Malta

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…..

Airport Insight: Macau International Airport

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…..