Moody’s Investors Service outlook for Australian airports turns negative

Moody‘s Investors Service reported (02-Apr-2020) Australian airport revenues will decline materially in 2020 due to coronavirus related disruptions, namely the government led containment measures that…..

Starting along the path to recovery? Mainland China hotels are almost a third full, and that is cause for celebration

At the start of this year such a headline would have been met with horror, but right now it allows observers and analysts across the…..

If our technology breaks we have learnt to turn it off and back on again. Well, from next week this is now a mandatory requirement every 51 days for Boeing 787 operators!

Control-Alt-Delete, the famous three-finger salute that allows us to force shutdown, reboot or restart our personal computers when they run into operating problems. Most of…..

CHECK OUT! – latest hotel highlights from across the globe

The Blue Swan Daily brings you the second of this week’s round up of some of the latest accommodation news from across the globe. The Mandarin…..

Air New Zealand reduces domestic schedule by 95%

Air New Zealand adjusted (02-Apr-2020) its domestic network as New Zealand moved to ‘Alert Level 4’ in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The airline will…..

Webjet outlines near term cost saving initiatives

Webjet reported (01-Apr-2020) the following interim business initiatives to mitigate near term financial impact, expected to generate cash flow savings of AUD13 million (USD7.9 million)…..

Australian Government to provide additional USD30.3m in EMDG programme

Australia‘s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham reported (01-Apr-2020) the government will provide an additional AUD49.8 million (USD30.3 million) under the Export Market…..

Fiji Airways to launch inaugural freight service on 05-Apr-2020

Fiji Airways announced (01-Apr-2020) it will operate cargo only Nadi-Sydney service with A350-900 on 05-Apr-2020, marking its first dedicated freight service. The aircraft will handle…..

Starting along the path to recovery? Chinese survey reveals almost two thirds of nationals would be happy to travel again in 2020, but travel safety and health remain big worries

The first shoots of a post-COVID-19 environment are starting to grow in China as authorities increasingly believe the virus has mostly run its course domestically……

Coronavirus: The view from the other side – trying to look on the brighter side of life

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, right…..

Advancing Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..