Melbourne Airport to open luxury shopping precinct at Terminal 2

Melbourne Airport unveiled plans to open a new temporary luxury shopping precinct at Terminal 2, offering a variety of high end retail outlets across fashion,…..

Canadian Transportation Agency approves Air Tahiti Nui and American Airlines codeshare

Canadian Transportation Agency approved (12-Jun-2017) Determination No. A-2017-70 which allows for a codeshare agreement between Air Tahiti Nui and American Airlines on the Los Angeles-Vancouver route. The agreement…..

Hotel wrap up of the week

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a wrap of everything related to hotels. Keep an eye out for future wrap ups and news. Frasers Hospitality…..

Malaysia Airlines permanently reduces capacity to Perth despite being the 2nd largest source of international visitors to WA

Malaysia Airlines has decided to permanently downgauge its Perth product from the A330-300 to 737-800, resulting in a 44% reduction in capacity, due to increased…..

New Zealand Transport Minister: Sichuan Airlines service a testament to intl air transport policy

New Zealand‘s Transport Minister Simon Bridges stated (13-Jun-2017) “New Zealand is in a strong position to attract airlines, with a liberal international air transport policy that…..

Visitor arrivals to Australia up 15% in Apr-2017

Tourism Australia reported (13-Jun-2017) visitor arrivals to Australia rose 15% in Apr-2017. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 701,300, +14.8% year-on-year; New Zealand: 116,200, +1.8%; China: 100,700,…..

Jetgo Australia Airlines to launch Hervey Bay services

Jetgo Australia Airlines, via its official Facebook page, announced (13-Jun-2017) it will launch services between Brisbane and Melbourne-Hervey Bay. Subject to regulatory approval, the services…..

Talofa Airways to launch services to Tonga on 01-Jul-2017

Talofa Airways, via its official Facebook page, confirmed (08-Jun-2017) the launch of four times weekly nonstop services from Tonga to American Samoa and Samoa are…..

World Bank announces USD20m project aimed at strengthening tourism in PNG

World Bank announced a new USD20 million project aimed at strengthening tourism in Papua New Guinea, which has seen international arrivals grow by an average of…..

Marlborough Airport ‘landlocked’ by airbase, seeking space for aircraft and vehicle parking

Marlborough Airport chief executive Dean Heiford said the airport is “landlocked”, preventing further development, and reported a meeting will be held with New Zealand Defence…..

Alliance Airlines selects new ground services provider at Bundaberg Airport

Alliance Airlines CEO Lee Schofield confirmed the carrier has selected “another company” for ground handling at Bundaberg Airport, although the airline is “not in a…..