INSIGHT: Hub network dynamics differ among world’s leading airports

From an Air Service Development perspective a number of factors underpin air connectivity, ranging from geographical location and airport infrastructure to airline business models and…..

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. IATA director general…..

There’s no place like home for Qantas

As the chilly winds blow outside Australia, Qantas is moving along pretty nicely at home. Average revenue per passenger kilometre is up a whopping 8%…..

United Airlines plans digital push

United Airlines is planning major upgrades to its app over the next few months as part of a digital push. Earlier this year, usage of…..

Australia is in an alternative payments revolution

Payments company Worldpay has predicted Australians will greatly increase the use of alternative payments over that of credit cards in the next five years. Credit…..

Air Passengers seek more technology to give them more control over their travel experience

It is no real surprise to learn that the results of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2017 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) has revealed that…..

Australian domestic aviation activity for Aug-2017 increases by 2% year-on-year

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics released its domestic aviation activity report for Aug-2017 highlighting a 2.0% increase year-on-year equalling 5.21 million passengers. According to BITRE,…..

Australian financier AMP buys UK’s Leeds-Bradford Airport

Australia’s AMP Capital has agreed to acquire 100% of Leeds-Bradford Airport (LBA) in West Yorkshire, UK, from Bridgepoint Advisers Limited for an undisclosed sum, reputed…..

Passenger traffic is expected to double by 2036 says IATA

Passenger numbers are expected to hit 7.8 billion in 2036, almost doubling from the 4 billion expected in 2017, says the International Air Transport Association…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Qantas: Once…..

Blockchain: more than just a buzz word

While blockchain technology is yet to be fully utilised within travel and aviation, we are constantly hearing that it is poised to revolutionise our industry……