The need for speed – Lockheed Martin unveils ‘quiet’ supersonic airliner while Boom Aerospace prepares for demonstrator debut

As you come in to land at London Heathrow you see a former British Airways Concorde parked and preserved close to threshold of the southern…..

Air Niugini amends Kagamuga Airport services until further notice

Air Niugini reported (21-Jun-2019) services to Mount Hagen Kagamuga Airport will be operated with Link PNG Dash-8 aircraft due to runway maintenance, effective immediately. The…..

Avis adds new ‘split my bill’ app feature for the bleisure set

Bleisure is now a mainstay in the travel industry, and all types of businesses are attempting to capitalise on opportunities of ever increasing populations mixing…..

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…..

Rex pax up 4% in May-2019, load factor down to 63%

Regional Express (Rex) reported (24-Jun-2019) the following traffic highlights for May-2019: Passengers: 111,000, +4% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): +5%; Passenger capacity (ASKs): +6%; Passenger load…..

Brisbane Airport Corporation to develop USD208m automotive precinct with race track and dealerships

Brisbane Airport Corporation announced (21-Jun-2019) plans to develop BNE Auto Mall, with stage one due to open by 2021. The AUD300 million (USD208 million) automotive…..

BITRE: Rex tops domestic OTP in May-2019, Qantas has highest cancellation rate

Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (23-Jun-2019) overall domestic on time performance for May-2019. Details include: On time departures: 84.7%; Regional Express: 87.8%; Virgin…..

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. Monthly Share…..

Country Insight: #52 – Ukraine

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…..

Cebu Pacific accelerates its focus on the regional market within Asia Pacific

Cebu Pacific is accelerating its focus on the regional market within Asia Pacific and upgauging following a new Airbus order. Long haul services to North…..

Gender equality needs to accelerate – high level female appointments remain few and far between at North American airlines

JetBlue made a significant move in 2018 when it named airline veteran Joanna Geraghty as president and COO. Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada, also named…..